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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. 

 

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: The Recruiting Specialist is responsible for recruitment, evaluation, and revision of job descriptions, collaboration for hiring needs, knowledge of current employment law and legislation, and new hire orientation. This position leads recruitment for National Headquarters (NHQ) and works with the Human Resource (HR) Manager and section/department heads for all recruitment needs. Other daily responsibilities include conducting phone screens, resume reviewing, scheduling interview, preparing candidates for interview, collaborating with hiring manager, and extending offer.

Manages the recruitment process for all NHQ position (including internships). Works closely with hiring managers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the hiring needs for each position. Collaborates with the HR Manager to create and maintain NHQ job descriptions as needed. Prepares new hire paperwork for National Business Council. Conducts orientation for new employees and quarterly NHQ on boarding.

Manages the full recruiting lifecycle across a variety of open roles by helping management find, hire, and retain quality talent. Collaborates regularly with the National Secretary for Personnel (NSP) and HR Manager to design, refine, and implement innovative recruiting strategies.

Manages NHQ employee recruitment process, including interviewing applicants, testing applicants (as needed), verifying references, and ordering background checks. Engages daily with job boards, social networks, and platforms to find qualified candidates. Screens resumes and prospects, assesses qualifications, conducts interviews, and manages candidates throughout interview process (from preparing them for interviews to assisting with final offer negotiations). Maintains a database of candidate records, including active and passive prospects, and other candidate relationships. Maintains and updates applicant tracking.

Updates and maintains employee personnel files in a timely manner, ensures all necessary documents are in the files, and maintains the confidentiality of these files.

Processes advertising invoices for payment.

Coordinates, as directed, along with the HR Manager special employee functions at NHQ, including annual outing, employee recognition, and other special outings.

Responsible for tracking and responding to correspondence in recruit mailbox.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency required, supplemented by secretarial courses from a technical or vocational school and four years’ experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work in a general office environment, HR office environment preferred.

Ability to maintain the strict confidentiality of the nature of the work and section. Ability to apply discretion and tack while handling sensitive personnel matters.

Knowledge of English grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of effective and efficient record keeping practices and procedures. Knowledge of basic mathematics.

Ability to work effectively and efficiently on several projects at once with frequent interruptions and limited supervision without becoming frustrated or disorganized.

Knowledge of or ability to learn the principles and practices of employee recruitment, screening, testing, and selection. Knowledge of interviewing skills and applicable laws governing interviewing questions/practices.

Knowledge of ADP, MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Professional. Familiarity with MS Access, Publisher and Power Point is desirable. Basic knowledge in the use of graphics.

Ability to proof/edit and format documents accurately. Ability to maintain databases.

Ability to answer the phone in a courteous and tactful manner.

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.

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: This position provides art and design for the Program and Publications Department and assigns, schedules and monitors work for the department’s graphic design team.

Maintains and updates design, graphics and production standards for the Program and Publications Department in consultation with department leaders and graphics design team; responsible for assigned design, illustration and layout, including pages/section of The War Cry and other publications and content for online publishing; delegates responsibilities for design projects to department graphic designers, monitors development and schedules for these projects so objectives and deadlines are met and are up to quality and efficiency standards. Coordinates with the same to ensure that all production deadlines are met efficiently and economically; reviews and recommends graphic art improvements and resources; assists in budget preparation and development.

Creates, selects, conceives of artwork, design and layout for projects and publications, delegating such assignments to graphic design team members in conjunctions with editorial director/department leaders.

Oversees Graphic Designer for War Cry. Manages/supervises, reviews, coordinates, assigns, prioritizes, monitors, and evaluates the work of direct reports and sectional employees/personnel; plans, prioritizes, coordinates and monitors employees’ work in progress and upon completion; instructs and trains in proper methods and procedures; conducts performance evaluations; provides constructive and positive feedback to employees to improve productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness; interview potential new employees and provides Section Head with recommendations for employment. Defines responsibilities for graphic designer to work with external vendors (printers, ebook and print on demand providers, etc.) to establish protocols for sending and receiving files and information to accomplish information transfers according to schedule.

Coordinates, assigns, prioritizes, monitors, the work of graphic art personnel; provides constructive and positive feedback to improve productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness; provides recommendations on applicants applying for employment in graphic design capacities.

Oversees design and art for The War Cry.

Applies software and hardware tools to section objectives, including identification and implementation of content management systems. Instructs staff on use of same. Creates teams in Microsoft Teams based on department projects and serves as owner of these teams.

Works with freelance photographers and artists and Salvation Army graphics personnel across departments and territories, to obtain and supply graphic arts resources; and assigns these tasks to graphic design personnel.

Establishes regular meetings involving graphic design team and department editorial personnel.

Prepares presentations as needed for conferences, seminars, and training sessions.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in graphic design, Fine Arts, visual communication and four – five years progressively responsible experience performing graphic arts design and graphic arts management with supervisory duties in an office environment.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of graphic arts production, electronic publishing techniques, principles and practices of layout and design. Knowledge of color theory and photography reconstruction. Knowledge of basic computer graphics design software for use in layout and printing. Skill in painting, drawing and colorization software.

Ability to create reproducible artwork from abstract concepts. Ability to plan and prioritize work in order to ensure compliance with established deadlines. Ability to work in a team environment to contribute to the goals of the department. Ability to supervise, maximize, and evaluate the work of subordinate personnel.

Working knowledge of Adobe Create Suite, website software, and html language.

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.

The Salvation Army has an outstanding opportunity for a Corporate Relations Manager professional at the Salvation Army National Headquarters located in Alexandria, Virginia area to expand their skills and grow with one of the oldest and most successful development programs in the United States.

The Salvation Army operates in communities across the United States. We are committed to meeting human needs wherever we can by providing food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, housing for homeless, basic needs assistance, children’s programs and many other programs.

The Corporate Relations Manager will improve donor communications and stewardship as well as assist in cultivating new relationships in partnership with the Director of Brand Management & Corporate Relations. The Corporate Relations Manager will manage donor accounts and will regularly interface with donors and Salvation Army corporate fundraising leads in each of the four territories.

  • Pursues new corporate funding in collaboration with the Director of Brand Management & Corporate Relations and territories.
  • Develops relationships between The Salvation Army and corporations whose business activity crosses territorial boundaries with the purpose of substantially supporting The Salvation Army work.
  • Serves as primary relationship manager, in collaboration with territorial fund raisers, and the Director of Brand Management & Corporate Relations, of an assigned caseload of corporate funders whose interests extend beyond territorial boundaries.
  • Achieves assigned goals and established metrics.
  • Works with the Communications Department and Web Communications Director to ensure partnership activations are appropriately promoted through earned and owned media channels.
  • Works with NHQ Finance, ensures corporate partner gifts are accurately routed and provides backup (documentation, contractual agreements, etc.) regarding further disbursement of funds and communicates remittance and reporting requirements to the involved territories.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Director of Brand Management & Corporate Relations.

The successful Community Relations Manager candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 5+ years of experience working in nonprofit fundraising, partnership development or marketing
  • An understanding of the multi-faceted corporate philanthropy and corporate fundraising landscape
  • Experience working with and recruiting board members and volunteers
  • Graphic design, project management and/or writing skills/experience a plus

The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, full health (employees do pay a portion), life, dental insurance coverage, retirement, professional development, reimbursed travel expenses, and paid time off!

For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

search2@carrassessment.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

The Salvation Army has an outstanding opportunity for a Fund Development Manager professional at the Salvation Army National Headquarters located in Alexandria, Virginia area to expand their skills and grow with one of the oldest and most successful development programs in the United States.

The Salvation Army operates in communities across the United States. We are committed to meeting human needs wherever we can by providing food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, housing for homeless, basic needs assistance, children’s programs and many other programs.

The Fund Development Manager will provide fundraising and development outputs within the National Community Relations and Development Department to reach revenue goals in the area of foundations, Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) and other national partnership opportunities, in support of the Assistant CRD Secretary.

  • Responsible for sensitive, technical, detailed and visible development processes; evaluates deadlines and plans, coordinates, and administers a variety of details associated with projects and functions occurring in the department including writing reports, grants and/or proposals, creating presentations, and coordinating marketing campaigns working with individual and foundation partners; serves as communication, recordkeeping and reporting liaison between NCRD and SAWSO offices.
  • Ensures the updating of SAWSO Constituent Relationship Management system (Salesforce) and works with SAWSO and NHQ Finance departments to manage accuracy.
  • Provides coordinating support by processing gifts, entering information in the database and producing reports for the NCRD leadership team.
  • Researches, compiles, interprets, and summarizes information for various presentations, applications, reports, spreadsheets, surveys, proposals, and special projects; maintains awareness of department projects requiring in-depth research, analysis and documentation for the supervisor’s review; prepares work product appropriate for presentation to national, territorial and divisional committees.

The successful Fund Development Manager candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Marketing, Communications or a related field AND three years progressively responsible experience working in a general office with at least three years performing marketing and/or fundraising related assignments
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, full health (employees do pay a portion), life, dental insurance coverage, retirement, professional development, reimbursed travel expenses, and paid time off!

For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

search2@carrassessment.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: Provides technical assistance and training to system users; answers user inquiries and requests for assistance regarding systems operations; diagnoses system issues and operator problems; recommends/performs remedial actions to correct problems based on in-depth knowledge of The operating system; assists the Commissioner’s Conference Operations Manager (CCOM) on the maintenance of user accounts and various levels of user access; sets up regular maintenance schedule and performs or ensures preventative maintenance is performed by users; performs system task assignments. Holds end user training and orientation sessions; assists the CCOM in maintaining both the membership roster and the electronic calendar of the entire Commissioners’ Conference (CC) infrastructure – the CC calendar to coordinate with the National Calendar.

Develops user-friendly and creative manuals and guides for the use of the CC application. Populates and maintains the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ (FAQ) online mechanism within the application, creates training videos and uploads onto dedicated Salvation Army CC media channels. Publishes monthly TSAMM-CC user tips and tricks.

Assists the CCOM in revising and updating the CC Manual for review and approval.

Serves as the lead person for maintaining the accuracy and relevance of all training resources, including the maintenance and upkeep of the FAQ section within the CC application, CC media channels, and all other repositories, answering user inquiries and requests for assistance by videoconference, email, phone and in person by troubleshooting and testing in order to identify and solve issues/problems. Diagnoses system or operator problems; recommends/performs remedial actions to correct problems based on the knowledge of the CC operations.

Supports the CCOM in managing memberships and user transitions, ensuring those who need access, receive and maintain access, and those who rotate out are released from authorized use. Assists the CCOM is determining the type of access privilege an authorized individual would have. Creates and implements preventative maintenance schedule for end user systems. This includes software updates. Sets up regular schedule for update/maintenance. Ensures users perform the needed preventative maintenance.

Monitors and maintains the CC application Ticket System/service log; keeps a record/documentation of issues encountered with the system, determines what specific issues are recurring; generates tracking reports for discussion with the CCOM and the National Chief Secretary.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and at least seven years’ experience of performing a variety of increased technical and administrative support and training in an office environment.

Ability to become proficient with an entirely new operations software platform. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel and PowerPoint.

Ability to plan and conduct training/instruction classes for end users. Ability to effectively teach and orient users in systems by developing relevant training materials. Ability to analyze and resolve problems, to debug and troubleshoot.

Ability to learn The Salvation Army culture, and the philosophical underpinnings of the Commissioners’ Conference system.

Licenses and Certifications: May require a valid driver’s license and/or passport.

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.

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: Performs a variety of complex/technical and often confidential administrative data analysis work and functions with a broad scope of responsibilities necessary for the smooth operation of the section. Compiles and extracts data and prepares technical reports and spreadsheets. Analyzes data for external partners and assesses trends for future improvements. Prepares data and statistical information for media reports, territories, and in house. Prepares online fundraising reports for large datasets using Salesforce software. Collects and analyzes four National Statistical System reports, compressing for the National Annual Report. Processes and tracks sectional invoices to ensure timely payments. Arranges and coordinates meetings for Community Relations Department (CRD) Commission reporting committees and taskforces.. Tracks and reconciles budgets. Reconciles and prepares reports for charity miles accounts. Answers telephone and responds to inquiries regarding sectional operations and services. Prepares all national and international donor acknowledgement correspondence. Ensures section runs smoothly when Executive Assistant is absent. Maintains the NCRD email boxes, as well as conference email boxes during major conferences.

Coordinates information and arrangements (travel, transportation, lodging and meeting facilities) for all national committees and commissions hosted at NHQ by the Community Relations Section, to include Community Relations and Development Commission, and any subordinate committees, task groups.

Serves as the backup for front desk coverage as needed. The Receptionist will greet, assist, and provide direction and information to clients, visitors, and other guests of the organization and provide assistance to callers and visitors by answering questions and directing calls appropriately.

May serve as a lead worker to other sectional Administrative Assistants; trains and instructs in methods and procedures; assigns and monitors work in progress and upon completion informs Executive Assistant of any issues with the quality or production of work.

Education and Experience: Associates Degree in a science, IT, business or financial field and four years’ experience performing a variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work.

Knowledge of accepted practices and techniques involved in report preparation, record keeping, public relations, interpersonal relations, and business communications both oral and written.

Good working knowledge of and an ability to work efficiently in Microsoft Office; experience in Advance Excel and Access preferred; ability to create tables, charts, matrix and graphs in required software. Ability to interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports Ability to identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets with the purpose of understanding or making conclusions from the data for decision making purposes using statistical tools like Microsoft Excel, Access, SPSS and others.

Demonstrated ability to appropriately post and remove content to be displayed on the various NHQ web sites.

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.

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: The Salvation Army has an outstanding opportunity for an External Communications Manager professional at National Headquarters located in Alexandria, Virginia area to expand their skills and grow with one of the oldest and most successful development programs in the United States.

The Salvation Army operates in communities across the United States. We are committed to meeting human needs wherever we can by providing food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, housing for homeless, basic needs assistance, children’s programs and many other programs.

The External Communications Manager will be the primary contact for incoming Salvation Army and SAWSO requests, the External Communications Manager will be responsible for assisting with requests, developing recommendations for spokespersons; drafting initial messaging for review and approval from the Director of Communications; providing background on reporters and media outlets; preparing national spokespersons for media interviews, etc.

Media Relations - serves as the primary media contact for The Salvation Army National Headquarters and SAWSO, screening/responding to all news inquiries from national news outlets and coordinating response for local news inquiries.

Content Development - researches, writes edits and distributes press releases, articles, opinion pieces, brochures, etc., ensuring communications are technically correct and error-free to appropriate media and outlets.

National Agency of Record - supports the Director of Communications with guidance of The Salvation Army’s national public relations agency and takes part in regular agency meetings, reviewing news media, social media and special event strategies from the agency.

Strategic Owned Communications - works with the agency to monitor and measure the Army’s earned and paid media presence and plans strategies accordingly. Supports the Director of Communications and the public relations agency in the planning and implementation of the national Red Kettle-Kick off with the Dallas Cowboys.

The successful External Communications Manager candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Three to Five years’ experience in related field at an organization; OR any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Knowledge of communications, including traditional and social media.
  • Ability to write original copy, content and promotional materials.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language, Spanish a plus

The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, full health (employees do pay a portion), life, dental insurance coverage, professional development, reimbursed travel expenses, and paid time off!

For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: search2@carrassessment.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: This position provides graphic arts support for the Publications department and other departments requested and approved by the Art Director; provides resources for website as required; prepares multi-media presentations as needed. Works with staff as part of the section’s design team to handle projects as assigned for The War Cry, Peer and other books and publications.

Creates, designs, edits and prepares illustrations, logos, artwork and layouts as directed by the Art Director. Retouches and improves photographs. Creates and designs original artwork, illustrations and paintings in a variety of media to be used by the Publications department for print and electronic publications.

Creates graphic design artwork for the various departments. Duties include design and lay-out of brochures, programs, one-page handouts, newsletters, signage, Salvation Army and SAWSO (Salvation Army World Service Office) annual reports, and other printed materials.

Digital assets include mobile app design, photos, ads, infographics, web graphics, web pages, e-newsletters, co-branded and donation-specific corporate partner social media assets, and other digital files. Creates digital presentation materials, including graphic design elements and slides, for webinars, training events/modules, advisory board meetings, executive presentations, etc. Creates and manages graphics for National conferences and meetings. Responsibilities could include magazine advertisements, app design, website design, leadership brief, program, pocket programs, brochures, signage and other collateral. Designs on-screen graphics for use in produced video materials, in coordination with the Multimedia and Digital Communications Developer.

Troubleshoots and repairs computer software problems related to graphic arts programs as necessary.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in graphic design, Fine Arts, visual communication and three – five years progressively responsible experience performing graphic arts design and layout work in an office environment.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of graphic arts production, desktop publishing techniques and the principles and practices of layout and design, color theory and photography reconstruction. Knowledge of basic computer graphics design software for use in layout and printing. Skill in painting, drawing and colorization software.

Ability to create reproducible artwork from abstract concepts. Ability to plan and prioritize work in order to ensure compliance with established deadlines. Ability to work in a team environment to contribute to the goals of the department.

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.

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: Primarily assists the General Counsel with conducting legal research, drafting contracts, reviewing internal national minutes/policies and resource center case files, reviewing and editing legal documents, filing documents and reports to various state departments, and drafting service mark applications and cease and desist letters, as well as handling some administrative duties. Other key responsibilities include managing the email box and tracking/calendaring important deadlines and dates.

Conducts substantive and expansive legal research using Lexis Nexis. Researches and reviews internal legal case files and policies. Conducts legal intake meetings with National Headquarters staff and officers. Reviews legal opinion letters.

Attends and assists with the Legal Commission bi-annual meetings. Assists with training workshops and other special projects. Coordinates conference calls, photocopying and scanning documents.

Education and Experience: B.A. degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and at least two – three years of work experience, preferable in a legal department of an association or in a law firm setting and approved paralegal coursework.

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Knowledge of laws, legal codes and general knowledge of the law. Knowledge of MS Office Suite.

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.

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: Provides administrative support for all functions of the National Community Relations & Development (NCRD) section in the preparation and distribution of information services for internal and selected external audiences; responsible for processing and answering mail/telephone calls from callers requesting assistance, or having questions, concerns, and complaints; responsible for processing applications and booking airline tickets for use of donated charity airline miles; prepares and processes business airline reservations for NCRD Secretary, voucher for signature, reserves rental cars for business travel, proofreads and provides editorial assistance in the preparation of publications, presentations, and special reports developed for mass distribution; serves as senior proofreader for print projects; supports and proofreads print production projects relating to the work and communications needs of the National Advisory Board as needed.

Serves as backup for Executive Secretary on proofing and processing new business cards for National Headquarters (NHQ). Serves as backup to the Receptionist/Switchboard as necessary: monitors the security of the building through the front desk monitor to allow access from the garage levels; allows access to the building through the front door to ensure that all visitors are properly signed in; receives, greets, and announces visitors in a courteous and tactful manner; provides assistance to callers and visitors by answering questions and providing instructions and referrals; screens sales representatives soliciting to The Salvation Army.

Processes Exceptional Service Award certificates by obtaining calligraphy services, National Commander signature and returning to requesting Army office according to their deadline.

Picks up newspapers at reception and delivers to NCRD workroom.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED equivalency supplemented by secretarial courses from a technical/vocational school and four years’ experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work characteristic/unique to the office/section’s purpose.

Ability to learn and become proficient in multiple computer software applications utilized in this role. Ability to integrate, analyze and interpret data from various sources. Knowledge of print production terms and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain a variety of filing systems (paper, video, DVDs and electronic) to ensure timely retrieval of information upon request. Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation; equal skills in Spanish a plus. Ability to write, think and communicate quickly, clearly and concisely. Ability to think creatively and contribute new ideas.

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.

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: Relieves the National Community Relations & Development (NCRD) Secretary of administrative functions; organizes, prioritizes, coordinates and expedites the departmental administrative support work load; provides administrative and liaison work related to the National Advisory Board (NAB); plans, implements, and manages all logistic, technical, and administrative arrangements for NAB conferences; coordinates and manages all policies and procedures related to the purchasing of office supplies, furnishings and equipment; manages the bid process for all production projects generated by the department; ensures the office runs smoothly; supervises administrative support staff; performs all departmental confidential work; ensures the timely compliance with the electronic timesheet system for all departmental employees; coordinates and manages departmental compliance with the proper utilization of electronic mail boxes; some travel required.

Serves as the Coordinator for all NCRD special event activities of the National Advisory Board and National Community Relations and Development section. Works with NCRD Secretary, Territorial CRD leaders, and event vendors/contractual employees to assist in organizing, developing, and executing high quality special events for The Salvation Army in the USA; manages day to day registration, and tracking/reporting of event revenue and expenses for events, transportation schedules, packing and shipping materials. Assists with hotel logistics including hotel site visits, negotiating, securing and finalizing hotel contracts, meeting space details, audio visual needs, menus and registration details.

Manages NCRD Secretary’s email inbox, folders, and calendar on a daily basis and serves as gatekeeper for the Secretary’s schedule.

Proofreads and/or edits work of a confidential, complex and/or technical nature such as proposals, agendas, schedules, letters, agreements, contracts, etc.

Education and Experience: Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college or university in management or information services and three years experience serving in an office manager/advisory board or board of director liaison role with supervisory experience or seven years experience as the administrative and event logistics liaison for a nonprofit or business advisory board or board of directors.

Knowledge of general office procedures, supervision and management of personnel. Ability to supervise, inspire and evaluate the work of office personnel. Knowledge of desktop publishing software with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Adobe Photo-Shop. Ability to meet attendance and travel 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.

This is an on-site position

Job Summary: Provides a range of strategic advisory, capacity-building and resource development assistance to The Salvation Army territories; designs and implements programs, strategies, systems, processes, training workshops and curricula; conducts territorial training in organizational and program development (including strategic self-assessments and faith-based facilitation), program management and technical subjects; provides general assistance to Salvation Army field offices to includes assisting offices to develop strategies and priorities, identifying and securing funding sources and preparing proposals, and monitoring project activities to assess achievement of objectives and assuring compliance with contractual obligations, preparing budgets and monitoring budget execution.

Participates in home office activities to include, but not limited to, strategic planning program development and reporting and managing relationships with International Headquarters (IHQ), Salvation Army donor offices and Salvation Army implementing territories. Provides grant writing assistance, serves as SAWSO’s technical leader and representative in the Antihuman Trafficking Sector keeping current ton trends and new developments in the field of antihuman trafficking.

Represents SAWSO internationally on consortiums requiring expertise related to antihuman trafficking, liaising with IHQ and other Salvation Army development office personnel to accomplish global initiatives in this area. Travels to implementing territories, international headquarters, or development/donor offices as needed (2-3 months per year).

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a master’s degree in international development, international affairs, social sciences related to Antihuman-Trafficking. Though not required, a doctorate degree in Antihuman-Trafficking will be considered and ten years of directly related professional experience in providing technical and knowledge driven solutions, in country-led development in the Antihuman-Trafficking sector and five years of senior level program management experience, and three years of experience living in a developing country and working with international Antihuman-Trafficking programs, preferably in a management role.

Specialized expertise in the following areas: child protection, early childhood development and anti-human trafficking program design, curriculum development and facilitation/training. Additional skills required: monitoring and evaluation, participatory community development, and international project/program management. Possesses an in-depth professional and field-based knowledge of development principles, concepts, and practices, especially as they relate to managing child protection and anti-human trafficking programs/projects/activities in developing countries. Has thorough knowledge and understanding of the economic, political, social, and cultural characteristics of development challenges and opportunities in the child protection and anti-human trafficking sector.

Technical expertise required: international anti-human trafficking, child development, child protection, psycho-social counseling, and empowerment of youth. This includes in-depth knowledge of international standards and models for child protection and anti-human trafficking as well as experience working with government stakeholders, such as the Ministry of Social Welfare.

Ability to speak a second language (preferred).

Ability to travel extensively both domestically and internationally.

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

Equal Opportunity Employment


The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Such equal opportunity for employment will apply to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfers and layoffs or termination.

Additionally, read our International Positional Statement on Disabilities.

Employment opportunities by territory:

The Salvation Army has four territories within the United States. Use the interactive map to discover career opportunities around the country.