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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. 

Executive Secretary

Executive Secretary - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $23.79 - $26.74 Hourly

Job Summary: Performs research and a variety of secretarial and advanced, complex/technical administrative support work necessary for major conferences with minimal supervision; researches and follows through all cases handled by the Secretary for the major conferences to include constructs/prepares, formats, types and distributes the agendas and minutes for these conferences; coordinates information and arrangements for conferences; files and records information; serves as supervisor to other office personnel involved in the preparation of conference materials; assists with daily office matters; ensures the office business is handled appropriately in the absence of other personnel; answers the telephone and provides general information regarding the office operations; maintains office supplies; serves as backup to other office personnel. Responsible for the management and administration of the department in relation to conference materials; supervises the employees involved in the preparation of conference materials and organization of the department as it relates to the conferences. Assists personnel in coordinating, organizing, prioritizing and expediting the unit’s work load. 

Education and Experience:  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 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. Ability to scan documents, maintain computer databases, type and transcribe from dictation. Advanced knowledge of Word and intermediate knowledge of Excel. 

Licenses:  Valid state driver's license.

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 usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org 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: USN.RECRUIT@usn.salvationarmy.org

Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory