Come join the largest charitable organization in the nation! The Salvation Army has an outstanding career opportunity based in the southeast region of Texas, for a Major Gifts professional to expand their skills and grow with one of the oldest and most
successful development programs in the United States.
This position will raise funds to enable the Mission of The Salvation Army by aggressively developing and nurturing current and prospective donors including individuals, foundations and corporations in the assigned geographic region that will include: Beaumont,
Bryan/College Station, Freeport, Galveston, Port Arthur and Texas City, and will respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers in those cities. The candidate must live in this region including
the greater Houston area. The incumbent will be responsible for designing, revising, and implementing a plan for every donor in their portfolio. There is required day and overnight travel up to 40% of the time, primarily within the assigned region.
The successful candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or three years Major Gift fund-raising or a combination of related experience
- Prior experience with a donor/contact management system
- Excellent communication skills.
- Track record of achieving goals
- Experience developing relationships with the expressed purpose of causing a prescribed action outcome.
Candidates should recognize that The Salvation Army is a Church and be able to uphold the Mission of The Salvation Army. Candidates must also be able to verbalize a strong personal connection to the Mission of our organization.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. For consideration, please click on the link below:
Application Submittal Period: September 23 - October 23, 2013.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Equal Opportunity Employer