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Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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Come join the largest charitable organization in the nation! The Salvation Army has an outstanding career opportunity 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. The candidate should be based in northern, MS. The region of travel will include northern MS and northwestern AL.


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 in Mississippi and Alabama. They will respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers. 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. There are also frequent staff meetings in Jackson, MS.


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 experiencePrior experience with a donor/contact management system

Excellent communication skills.

Track record of achieving goalsExperience 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 send a cover letter and resume to search@carrassessment.com.


Equal Opportunity Employer


We will accept applications from: March 27-April 27 2015

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