The Salvation Army

Major Gifts Associate

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Compensation Min
USD $22.75/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $22.75/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position:   Major Gifts Associate

Department: Development; Divisional Headquarters, 701 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia

Availability of Position:  Immediate

Schedule: Full-Time; 35 hours per week; Monday-Friday 8:30 – 4:00                                  

Reporting Relationship:  Director of Major Gifts and Donor Relations Directors

Salary and Grade: $22.75 per hour; 76 Non Exempt


The Salvation Army is hiring and offers an excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation and sick time.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition Program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!
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Position Overview: This position is a highly responsible administrative and resource development support position, reporting to the DMG and supporting the DRDs.


Job Duties:

Primary responsibilities include assisting the Donor Relations Directors with moves management through database maintenance, recordkeeping, prospect research, event coordination and correspondence development and donor communication.


The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the candidate will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalency.
  • Ability to work independently and with good initiative and judgment, under direction of Director of Major Gifts.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, math and, especially, writing skills.
  • Must be well-organized with an ability to prioritize and complete assignments within a given timeframe.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of conducting research and preparing data; internet research and database research skills.
  • Computer proficient, with strong competence and experience with Microsoft Office programs, especially Word, Excel, and Salesforce databases; comfortable with online proposal development and submissions.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.
  • Must have an understanding of and embrace the mission of The Salvation Army and be able to cogently articulate that mission in communications with funders and prospective funders.


Contact: If you may be interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter online.

Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at 

Prospective employees can apply online at  No phone calls please


Updated by the Divisional Human Resources Department on 7/25/23.


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.


Requisition No. 1827


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