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Director, Major Gifts Fundraising

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 06/25/2015
Categories: Fundraising - Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Divisional Resource Development Director


Come join the largest charitable organization in the nation!  The Salvation Army has an outstanding career opportunity in our Arkansas and Oklahoma Division for a highly successful 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 lead, train and mentor a team of professionals to raise funds to enable the mission of The Salvation Army in Arkansas and Oklahoma.  The candidate will develop and nurture current and prospective donors including individuals, foundations and corporations in an assigned geographic region of the Division; respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, advisory organization members, Salvation Army employees and leaders. The position has direct oversight for a team of professionals.   As such, is responsible for training, mentoring and accountability of its members.   There is required day and overnight travel up to 60% of the time, typically within the two-state region.  The selected candidate will office in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Five years successful major gift fund-raising experience
  • Successful experience leading a team of professionals
  • Prior experience with a donor management system
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Track record of achieving goals


The Salvation Army is a Church and candidates must be able to uphold and exemplify the mission of The Salvation Army; verbalizing a strong personal connection.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to


Equal Opportunity Employer