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Major Gifts Fundraising Regional Director

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/26/2015
Categories: Fundraising
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Regional Resource Development Director


Come join the largest charitable organization in the nation!  The Salvation Army has an outstanding career opportunity based in South Carolina, 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 in South Carolina, and 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 Charlotte, NC. The candidate should live in the central or upstate region of South Carolina.



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 send a cover letter and resume to


Equal Opportunity Employer


We will accept applications from May 26 – June 26