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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. 

 

Administrative Specialist - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $18.79 – 21.14 hourly

Job Description: This is a temporary position through June 2016. 

Provides a variety of complex/technical administrative support work in relation to the planning and implementation of the 2016 National Community Relations Conference.  Files, composes, prepares, types, proofreads, and/or edits correspondence, proposals, agreements, documents, agendas, schedules, reports, vouchers, etc.; ensures the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of the same.  Compiles and produces conference income/expense reports.  Takes minutes for planning meetings and all related conference calls.  Coordinates with office personnel on logistical issues related to hotel arrangements.  Keeps conference web site current by updating, posting and removing displayed content.  Functions as the conference registrar by maintaining the conference registration database, monitoring registrations, compiling all registration information and producing periodic reports. 

Requirements: High school diploma or GED equivalency supplemented by secretarial courses from a technical/vocational school and four years experience performing a variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Benefits after 60 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.

 

Communications Manager - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $2,624.47 - $2,952.52 bi-weekly

Job Description: Develops and manages The Salvation Army World Service Office’s overall communications strategy; oversees all SAWSO communications; develops marketing and collateral materials; cultivates outreach opportunities; may travel domestically and internationally.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in english, journalism, communications or public relations, (Master's degree preferred.)  Six years of professional experience in a significant, fast paced/high energy communications environment, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Requirements: Knowledge of the world and international development, account management, and project management experience preferred.  Ability to perform journalistic quality research and writing for a variety of audiences.  Excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading and editing skills a must.  Technical expertise in copyediting, photography, photo editing, layout and graphics, video scripting and production, and print and web publishing procedures.  Good working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Publisher, Photoshop, InDesign.  Operational knowledge of laptop computer, photocopy machine, digital video camera, digital camera.

Benefits after 60 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: $1,535.10 - $1,725.50 biweekly

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 and Young Salvationist magazines; edits, proofs, revises and corrects page production files for War Cry and Young Salvationist as assigned; responsible for updating and maintaining the department’s style manual; 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 the Administrative Assistant in her absence.

Requirements: 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 MS Word and Excel.  QuarkXpress experience preferred.

Benefits after 60 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.

 


National Headquarters Mission Statement

National Headquarters facilitates the delivery of resources enabling the four territories in the United States to more effectively preach the gospel of Jesus Christ while serving suffering humanity in His name.  It coordinates a united voice on all issues of national concern and represents the Commissioners' Conference to International Headquarters, while serving as liaison to other national and international organizations on issues of common concern.

 

 


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.o[email protected]


Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory