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Salvation Army National Headquarters Employment Opportunities

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. 
 

Minutes Editor
Assistant to the Editorial Director
Echelon Support Assistant


Minutes Editor - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $19.96 - $22.45 Hourly

Job Summary: Edit, format, and prepare minutes submitted by national conferences, commissions, and committees.  Edit, research, prepare, type, proofread, and format material with limited supervision and direction such as minutes, correspondence, agreements, resolutions, manuals, etc.  Research, compile, interpret, and summarize information for various reports and special projects; research files, records, etc., to resolve problems and/or correct documented information.  Develops and maintains electronic and manual files of a variety of correspondence, records, reports, templates, and documents; utilizing the bring-up filing system; purging files to obtain and update information; ensuring the files are maintained in an organized and efficient manner. 

Education and Experience: High school diploma or G.E.D. supplemented by secretarial courses from a technical/vocational school, and one to three years' editorial experience, and other experience performing a variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work characteristic/unique to this office/department’s purpose, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

Knowledge of general office practices, efficient record keeping, techniques involving report preparation, record keeping and business communications both oral and written.  Solid computer skills including proficiency with electronic messaging, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, with advanced skills in Microsoft Word (tables, sectioning/pagination, inserting objects/pictures, tracking).  Proficient understanding of the English language with the ability to follow grammar and punctuation rules.

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 [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Assistant to the Editorial Director - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $19.96 - $22.45 Hourly

Job Summary: This position performs key communications, liaison, marketing, circulation, content curation, production scheduling and financial recordkeeping and processing functions involving publishable communications that represent and explicate the mission of The Salvation Army for internal and external audiences. 

Education and Experience: B.A., B.S., preferred, a minimum of A.A. or certification in Publications or related field and four years experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Ability to write, proofread, edit text in a variety of formats, including correspondence, press releases, and news items. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Filemaker, internet and e-mail. Ability to learn new software. Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language. Ability to perform routine mathematical computations. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying/carting objects (less than 50 lbs) 5-10% of work time.

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 [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Echelon Support Assistant - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $17.12 - $19.25 Hourly

Job Summary:  This position supports the national scaling efforts of Echelon; a strategy for The Salvation Army to engage the Millennial demographic by creating young professional auxiliary groups. This position is part time (20-25) hours per week.  Responsible for assisting the National Youth Secretary (NYS) in the overall support of Echelon activities; including assisting in the management of established chapters, and developing new chapters nationwide.

Assists the NYS with Echelon related communications to territories, divisions and local commands. Assists the NYS with consultation to developing Echelon chapters, consultation to operating Echelon chapters, maintaining and developing the Echelon website. Manages the national Echelon database. Travels to and supports the Echelon Leaders Council meetings and activities. Creates reports and briefs on Echelon activities to NYS and Echelon Leaders Council. Researches socio-economic and cultural trends with the Millennial demographic. Manages the Echelon email inbox.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet, and Lotus Notes (preferred) with the ability to learn and become proficient in other specific computer software as needed. Excellent knowledge of the English language including proper grammar skills and punctuation. Excellent communication skills. Ability to organize, prioritize, schedule and complete multiple projects with similar completion date requirements with minimal supervision. Ability to build and maintain effective and professional relationships with Salvation Army Officers, community relations professionals, and young adult professionals across the country. Ability to plan project schedules and resolve operational issues. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community relations. Working knowledge of how to conduct valid research via the Internet.

Education and Experience: Minimum of a Bachelors degree in the following fields: business, communications, marketing, or public relations or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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 [email protected] 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: [email protected]


Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory