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The Salvation Army, Golden State Division

Director of Development

The Salvation Army, Golden State Division
San Francisco, California, United States

Date Posted: 10/09/2007
Categories: Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
STATUS: Exempt/Full-Time (40 hours/week)

For over 120 years, The Salvation Army has been dedicated to serving those in need throughout Central California. The Salvation Armys primary purpose is to meet human needs without discrimination and to share the Love of God with those around us.

The Salvation Army Golden State Division currently has an overall budget of over $40 million dollars and serves hundreds of thousands of people each year. For more information on The Salvation Army go to,

OVERVIEW: The Development Director is responsible for all fundraising efforts for The Salvation Army in the Golden State Division. The Director will be responsible to supervise all development department staff, work with local unit Advisory Boards and committees, assist with the development of annual strategic plans, and will be responsible for creation and implementation of local area development plans.

Bachelors degree in Business, Marketing or related field.
Minimum of 10 years development experience or a minimum of 5 years executive level experience (CFRE is desired).
Must have strong experience in all aspects of development including major gifts, planned giving, direct mail, public relations, grantwriting, and internet fundraising.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Capable of maintaining a high level of integrity and confidentiality.
Detail oriented, accurate and precise.
Capable of handling and controlling multiple projects and people.
Must have strong leadership skills and work well in team environments.
Must have database skills (Raisers Edge is desired).