The Salvation Army – Charleston Area Command (SA-CAC) seeks an experienced development professional to assume leadership responsibility to advance the fund-raising and communications programs (direct marketing, major gifts, planned giving, special events, volunteerism, board engagement, grants, corporate/foundation giving, donor services, communications/social media, public relations and advertising).
The SA – CAC office is located on Tennessee Avenue in Charleston (Area Command includes all of Kanawha, Putnam, Roane and Clay counties). This position leads both through strategic management and direct fund raising efforts. Programs within the Charleston Area Command include social services, Boys & Girls Clubs, family stores and religious programming.
The successful candidate for this position will have:
A minimum of five years professional experience in annual giving/major gifts solicitation/corporate-foundation giving, board development or campaign experience;
Demonstrated leadership of a functional development operation;
An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution (CFRE designation is preferred);
Some knowledge and successful experience with Board development/strategic planning;
Ability to meet and communicate effectively with people;
Organizational and planning skills, including ability to work in a team environment;
Ability to lead and motivate both board volunteers and staff;
Self-motivated and goal-driven; and
Strong relational and interpersonal skills, poise and ability to work with top level business and community leaders, board members, major corporate/foundation leaders.
A comprehensive salary and benefits package is offered. E-mail, fax or mail the following information: a cover letter of inquiry, a current resume, references and salary history by