Director of Development
The Salvation Army 3,560 reviews - Shreveport, LA

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Plans, develops and coordinates all phases of donor development and the solicitation of financial support for The Salvation Army programs and services for the Corps; plans, develops and coordinates public relation programs with the media, private and public sector organizations and churches; serves as liaison to the Divisional Headquarters Community Relations and Development Department staff.

Required Experience:
Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission and philosophy; modern principles and practices of individual, corporate, foundation, grant-seeking, and special events fund raising; ability to interpret charitable solicitation laws, The Salvation Army policies, and local, state, and federal laws as they relate to fund raising and charitable solicitation; donor records management and administration as well as data and trend analysis; the principles and practices of budgeting and financial management; the principles and practices of effective communications and public relations. Ability to produce the highest possible monetary return for The Salvation Army through an effective and efficient Financial Development Program; design, plan, administer and monitor the day-to-day operations of a Regional Financial Development Program and to ensure compliance to the mission of The Salvation Army; lead, motivate, encourage, and inspire volunteers working on financial development activities; work effectively with Divisional administration, field staff, legal counsel, and office staff; conduct the affairs of the office responsibly, efficiently, and economically, and to motivate the staff to do likewise. Ability to travel throughout the assigned territory on a frequent basis to work with divisional and local unit financial development staff, their donors, and professionals of their communities.

Required Education:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Marketing OR a related field with specialized training in Fund Raising Management highly desirable AND three to five years of progressively responsible experience in fund raising and fund-raising management OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

$35,000 - $40,000 annually

Additional Comments:
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.

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3,560 reviews
Battling to provide social services, The Salvation Army is more than 4 million strong -- including some 3.4 million registered volunteers....