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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. 
 

Assistant to the Editorial Director
Editorial Assistant
Sr. Administrative Specialist
 

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.

 

Editorial Assistant - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $1,630.90 - $1,833.03 Bi-Weekly

Job Summary: Coordinates and monitors manuscripts submitted to Crest Books; primarily responsible for working with authors, editors, production and printing personnel for Crest Books and Word & Deed Journal; develops content and layout for War Cry and communicates with War Cry; performs copyediting of manuscripts for books and journal—seeing books and journals through the publishing process; corrects manuscripts as necessary and updates formats as needed; formats in electronic mode each issue of Word and Deed; responsible for copyediting of The War Cry; edits, proofs, revises and corrects page production files for War Cry; ensures all correspondence for Crest Books and Word and Deed is handled and completed; handles layout assignments as needed; serves as primary back-up to administrative functions for handling and processing of Crest Books inventory, mailings, fulfillment. Supports department’s electronic communications objectives by developing SEO lexicon and network of contributors and supports social media initiatives as directed.  Secures copyright requirements for Crest Books and Word and Deed as well as Library of Congress cataloging-in-publication data and ISBN numbers.

Education and Experience: Degree from an accredited college or university in English, journalism, publishing, or a related field preferred, and at least two years’ experience performing journalism, publishing and editing/proofing work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Knowledge of desktop publishing techniques and software (inDesign preferred).  Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

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.

 

Sr. Administrative Specialist - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $21.57 - $24.25 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. 
records.

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 [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]


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