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Positions listed here are open at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA only.  Please contact your local Salvation Army for job opportunities in your area. Click here for Salvation Army opportunities by territory.

You must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S. to apply. 

 

Senior Administrative Specialist – This is an on–site position

Hiring Range: $22.57 - $25.38 Hourly

Job Summary: Maintains, creates, organizes, updates and generates reports from systems to support all staff members of the Publications Section for administrative, editorial, production, circulation, fulfillment and marketing functions. Broad scope of responsibilities and handling of sensitive materials makes this a pivotal position in keeping the section running smoothly and helping staff members meet publishing deadlines and objectives. Composes, types, prepares, transcribes, proofreads, and/or edits a wide variety of paperwork including that of a confidential, complex, and/or technical nature, including material to be published, with limited supervision and direction, such as interviews, correspondence, proposals, agreements, agendas, schedules, reports, and minutes; ensures the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of the same. Maintains and updates database for manuscripts/contributors using software database, circulates and records submissions and tracks submissions and other content in software. Generates correspondence from software to communicate with contributors. Generates invoices for payment to contributors. Prepares, maintains, and submits various sectional invoices and check requests for further processing; codes, copies, inputs into the computer, mails out, and files; provides various report print outs for the section and finance department. Prepares, types, and processes correspondence (includes but not limited to private and confidential) and reports for Editor-in-Chief and other publications staff members as required, maintains copies and file for same.  Coordinates Literary and other conferences for the section, to include, but not limited to, financial tracking, registration, travel and accommodation arrangements, coordinates collateral materials, arranges for facilities and handles communications with same, serves as the primary contact for delegates, special guests, etc., creates summary reports on financial tracking, critiques, works with Finance to validate all costs and billing. Makes work-related travel arrangements for Editor-in-Chief and section staff as directed; maintains travel/itinerary for Editor-in-Chief. Works directly with hotel conference coordinator to arrange hotel and room accommodations, room reservations, needed equipment and requests/needs of conference attendees and visitors to National Publications. 

Education and Experience: Minimum of associates of arts degree or equivalent training, and four years’ experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work, including support functions for multi-person office/department or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, database software, internet, and e-mail.  Knowledge of basic mathematics and basic research skills. Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Assistant Controller – This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $83,441.42 - $93,871.60 Annual

Job Summary: Prepares accounting reports including financial statements and footnotes, financial statements and narrative for the annual report, budgets, payroll, vendor, and income tax reporting, and watchdog agency surveys.  Manages the general ledger; develops reports; supervises the payables, payroll, invoicing, and journaling functions of the general ledger inclusive of related staff; reviews and recommends improvement of all internal control processes. Serves as back up to the Controller and Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting and five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting/financial functions with supervisory duties; experience in non-profit accounting functions a plus; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications:  CPA candidate preferred.  Master’s degree in accounting considered.

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.


 

Director Digital Fundraising Systems  – This is an on–site position

Hiring Range: $91,785.72 - $103,258.74 Yearly

Job Summary: Develops and manages an effective, efficient and state-of-the-art network of Internet/Intranet applications that will support all online fundraising; coordinates and manages all approved, national online fundraising initiatives; facilitates the development and implementation of web-based technologies and strategies that effectively support the advancement of internal/external communications and online fundraising for all levels of Salvation Army administration and advisory organizations; collaborates with the National Community Relations and Development Secretary and the four USA territories; trains divisional and territorial users in methods, procedures and web technologies established for the effective implementation of online fundraising; coordinates technical needs and applications between the external vendor and the four USA territories; serves as the primary point of contact with all approved external vendors relative to the development and management of outsourced digital systems; develops requirements for Request for Proposals for new vendors then identifies, evaluates RFP responses, and recommends new digital fundraising vendors; supervises the Online Fundraising Specialist; 25% of time in travel responsibilities.

Education and Experience: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in a related field; Masters in related field is preferred and five to seven years of progressive experience as an online fundraiser, web developer/analyst, or similar internet-related experience.

Licenses and Certifications: A valid driver license

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Editorial Assistant – This is an on–site position

Hiring Range: $1,706.77 - $1,918.31 Bi-Weekly

Job Summary: Coordinates and develops necessary elements and content under the supervision of the Youth Publications Editor to help produce a high quality Christian magazine and online presence.  Serve as a member of departmental teams to implement and develop communication strategies, methods, and systems to increase the publication’s readership.  Produce, gather, organize, write and edit content for the national youth publication.  Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive social media communication strategy, in conjunction with the publication department’s communication strategist.  Develop online exclusive content for the magazine’s website and social media platforms.  Pitch interview opportunities to artists’ PR agents.  Research trends, new products, and technological opportunities to stay at the forefront within the publishing industry to our specific audience.  Occasional travel to conferences, training, and youth events required.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in journalism, communications, or a related field.  Three to four years’ experience working in a related field.  Salvationist preferred.  Thorough knowledge of the Christian Bible, evangelical beliefs and practices, and in particular, Salvation Army beliefs and practices.  Ability to communicate the gospel message and Christian themes clearly in written form.  Knowledge of website functionality, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Cloud Suite applications.  

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Project Manager – This is an on–site position

Hiring Range: $46,741.85 - $52,591.10 Annual Salary

Job Summary: The Salvation Army is a Christian charitable organization with staff and programs (including churches, schools, clinics and children's homes) in 128 countries. The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) exists to provide technical, managerial and resource development support to The Salvation Army in the implementation of community development programs around the world.

The Project Manager provides project management guidance and support to the Program Department on all project types (Mission Support, Community Development, Emergency Response); works closely with all program and finance staff in the processing of projects from start to close. Provides project management guidance and support to The Salvation Army Implementing Territories on behalf of SAWSO (The Salvation Army World Service Office) as project support office; communicates regularly and develops cooperative relationships with project officers and other TSA staff for the effective management of projects. Communicates regularly and develops cooperative relationships with International Headquarters and donor offices to ensure SAWSO is aligned and is collaborating effectively as a project stakeholder within The Salvation Army project management systems.  

Serves as a facilitator and coordinator of USA territory-supported international sponsorship related activity. Facilitates regular discussions with USA territory sponsorship representatives, hosting occasional meetings at National Headquarters; participates on the global TSA Community of Practice or working groups regarding international sponsorship coordination, transition and projects. Communicates regularly and develops cooperative relationships with USA territories in the management of projects and to enhance the effectiveness and value of SAWSO's project support.

Participates in other activities including, but not limited to, strategic planning, organizational learning, and program development and reporting for the benefit of SAWSO.

Travel to implementing territories, international headquarters, or donor offices may occasionally be required.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and international project management certification or certificate preferred. One to three years' experience of living and working in a developing country preferred. Knowledge of and experience with international development project management theory, programs and their requirements, ability to track and shepherd projects through a life cycle from start to close, ensuring both financial and programmatic compliance; ability to work closely with many staff in a team oriented environment. Ability to speak a second language preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet. Ability to attend occasional night meetings. Ability to perform limited lifting of objects weighing 25-40 pounds.  

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.
 

 

For more information please contact:

The Salvation Army National Headquarters
Human Resources
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5500

You may also e-mail resumés to: USN.RECRUIT@usn.salvationarmy.org


Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory