Department: Community Relations and Development
Availability of Position: Immediately
Schedule: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Reporting Relationship: Divisional Director of Gift Planning
Description of Position: This position is a highly responsible administrative and support position, reporting to the Divisional Director of Gift Planning. Duties require a high degree of initiative, follow through, and organizational skill; professionalism, customer service, stewardship and fund raising insight in communications with key internal and external constituencies (e.g. corps officers, gift planning donors, prospective gift planning donors, Advisory Board/Council/Committee members, financial advisors, attorneys/paralegals etc.); an ability to act independently in managing and following through with projects as assigned; an ability to understand and consider the implication of various communications as they relate to department-wide fund raising programs and priorities and an integrated development operation; excellent telephone, customer service, and writing skills (including composing sensitive correspondence); prepare timely and accurate gift planning illustrations using gift planning software; assist in preparing other documents to be submitted to prospects, donors, specific internal/external constituencies for review, etc.; maintain and update relational database (SalesForce) as it relates to gift planning records on a daily basis.
Requirements: Minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Crescendo or SalesForce is a plus. Must be highly organized, with demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication, data analysis, project management, and information systems management. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate professionally and effectively with key constituencies (both internally and externally), with an ability to deal well with sensitive situations and confidential information. Must be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team. Must understand and appreciate the mission of The Salvation Army, ready to support the Army’s mission objectives through the position’s duties.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.
Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.
Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ
and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
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