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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. 

 

Multi-Media Developer - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $2,674.34 - $3,008.61 bi-weekly

Job Description: This position is responsible for creating and developing multi-media based products for the Christian Education Department.  This would include social media communications, videos, animations, graphics and electronic resources for the Territories. Maintains dialogue through social media outlets on behalf of the CE Department, and provides reports on the status of such dialogue. Provides metrics on activity involved with electronic communications. Formats and distributes e-communications as needed. Maintains and operates with database to accomplish all e-communications. Provides support to all Territories and consults to authorized administrators and content writers for any website, blog or social media site established by the CE Department. Recommends and/or designs website and electronic communications methods and provides technical and design support for same. Provides basic technical support and troubleshooting for hardware and software used for electronic communications. Researches, gathers, and develops content for the distribution to Territorial Websites.

Requirements: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in a related field; three to four years experience working in a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Knowledge of Macintosh computers and peripherals with the ability to troubleshoot and perform maintenance on same.  Knowledge of website functionality (software and design).  Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Dream Weaver, CSM tools, Flash, Photoshop, Quark/InDesign, Adobe: After Effects and Premiere.  Ability to work with databases and cloud technology.  Strong knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation.

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.

 

National Pathway of Hope Coordinator - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $2,674.33 - $3,008.62  bi-weekly

Job Description: Coordinates and supports the efforts of four US territories in the successful and impactful implementation of the POH (Pathway of Hope) national initiative.  Coordinates, plans and conducts monthly conference calls with Territorial Program Specialists, Territorial Social Service Directors and/or Territorial Pathway of Hope Coordinators.  Prepares agendas, minutes, monthly reports.  Provides data or narrative support for fundraising efforts.  Participates in community research and planning studies.  Assists with the ongoing development of policies and procedures, goals and objectives and outcome based measures related to the POH.  Develops an action plan to address program development challenges/needs.  Maintains a PH database which consolidates program data across multiple territories and system providers, updating information as needed.  Coordinates and conducts training sessions.  Creates specific promotional material that can be shared with interested parties, legislators, government personnel, national groups, etc.

Requirements: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience required; Minimum ten years of experience in Salvation Army or other non-profit organization management.  Proven success in large project management.  Extensive knowledge of Salvation Army programs and services.  Significant public presentation and training skills.  Must have significant knowledge of and experience with Salvation Army organizational structures, terminology.  Knowledge of data systems preferred.

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.

 

Spanish Translator - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $1,689.10 - $1,900.50 bi-weekly

Description: Translate documents, articles, manuscripts and curriculum material.  Various special assignments will include media projects, proof reading, correspondence, etc.  Ensures that curriculum is cogently translated into Spanish, but that the content harmoniously fits with the cultural nuisances of Latin and Spanish cultures.  Maintains and organizes files which would include documents, graphics and correspondence.  

Requirements: Associates degree or equivalent from a two years college or technical school in related field and two years of related experience in Spanish translation or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must speak fluent English and Spanish and possess strong grammar skills in both languages.  Must have experience in translating for various Latin cultures and remain up-to-date on language developments.  Strong computer skills required.  Familiarity with Christian terminology a must.

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.

 

Administrative Specialist - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $19.15 - $21.54 Hourly

Job Description: Performs a wide variety of secretarial and administrative support work for the Director of Brand Management & Corporate Relations; prepares and types correspondence, reports and minutes; processes a variety of paperwork; files, records and updates information, materials and spreadsheets; processes and responds to mail; answers the telephone and provides general information; assists with assigned projects; assists with annual program and Christmas campaign statistics;  maintains the Director’s schedule and travel arrangements; prepares for meetings and conference calls;  assists with NHQ website and Red Shield Tool Kit to ensure it is current and relevant.

Requirements: High school diploma or G.E.D., supplemented by secretarial courses from a technical/vocational school, and four years experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative support work characteristic/unique to the department’s purpose, 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.

 

Donor Relations Specialist - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $24.13 - $27.15 Hourly

Job Description: Assists the National Development Director in implementing fundraising strategies that support The Salvation Army nationally and globally. Responsible for coordination of all National Development Office activities, meetings and events. Maintains all fundraising databases. Coordinates Development staff travel. Prepares donor reports and related collateral materials. Drafts correspondence, emails, notices and meeting agendas. Responds to development-related inquiries by telephone and/or in writing. Coordinates delivery of funding proposals from concept to full proposal. Processes gifts, prepares gift acknowledgements and maintains donor files and records. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Communications, Business Administration, Sales & Marketing, or other related field and two to four years’ experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative, stewardship, advancement services, or related support work characteristic/unique to the development office’s purpose, preferably in a not-for-profit  or academic environment. International development experience a plus 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.

 

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 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.

 


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: [email protected]


Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory