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Director of Development

Company: The Salvation Army
Date Posted: January 12, 2018

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has a job opening for a Director of Development located in Charleston, SC.

Job Summary

Responsible to the Corps Officer for supportive service to the Command programs through the Development Department. The Development Department is responsible for the cultivation of donor’s to ensure continued growth in The Salvation Army through donor development and relations, grants and foundations, newsletter, mail appeals, special events and other solicitations. Assist in public relations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission and philosophy.

Knowledge of Christian theology and The Salvation Army doctrine.

Knowledge of acceptable fundraising methods and strategies.

Ability to prepare effective printed materials for educational and promotional purposes.

Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

Ability to plan, coordinate, and evaluate fundraising events including direct mail campaigns.

Ability to administer a budget and monitors expenditures for compliance with the same.

Ability to prepare and maintains reports in an accurate and complete manner.

Ability to research funding sources and prepare grant proposals.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Relations, Communications or a related field,


Five years of experience performing fundraising and public relation functions through all forms of media


any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.

Ability to speak before large groups in person, by radio and television.

Ability to travel to various locations in order to participate in public meetings, conferences, etc.

Duties are usually perform seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.

Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Additional Information

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Fax: (843)371-5598


Please submit resume before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: January 29, 2018

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled