Annual Giving, Development – General, Donor Relations/Stewardship
4 Year Degree
Are you looking for a fulfilling new career path? Would you like to work for one of the largest Christian organizations in the world that is “doing the most good?” This opportunity might be just what you are looking for!
The Salvation Army Miami Area Command , Florida Divisional Headquarters is seeking an experienced Director of Development professional in the Miami – Southern Florida area to administer, lead, plan, and supervise all areas of the Development Department, which results in fiscal stability, programmatic accountability and enhancement of the department and its areas of operations which include: donor services, marketing and public relations, volunteers, special events and fundraising from individuals, corporations and foundations.
The Salvation Army operates in communities across the United States. We are committed to meeting human needs wherever we can by providing food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, housing for homeless, children’s programs and many other programs. The Salvation Army began work in Washington, D.C. in June 1885 and continues to serve anyone in crisis in the District, Suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Whether it’s a hot meal, help paying a bill or a more long-term solution, every county in the region includes either a Salvation Army Corps or field office ready to help.
Under the general direction of the Area Commander, the Director of Development:
Directs all donor services functions for the Miami Area Command; supervises the Donor Care Manager to ensure the highest level of quality in ongoing donor solicitation and recognition programs; monitors to ensure that the financial resources for facilities and programs are available to meet the growing need of the citizens that The Salvation Army serves.
Coordinates with managers, the fundraising and donor recognition efforts, including direct mail, foundation and corporation solicitations, and volunteer program in such a way that will ensure the enhancement of those relationships.
Directs all communications, marketing and public relations functions for the Miami Area Command; supervises the Communications Manager to ensure that every point of contact (Advisory Board Members, donors, Corporate partners, community leaders, volunteers, clients, disaster victims, etc.) is aware of The Salvation Army’s mission and its services; develops and directs new marketing and public relations strategies to promote awareness and enhance financial support.
We are looking for candidates with a proven track record of success and the following skills and experience:
Bachelor’s degree preferably in a related field like Business Administration, Marketing or a related field with specialized training in Fund Raising Management highly desirable, and three to five years progressively responsible experience in fund raising, donor management. Bilingual in Spanish/English would be an asset but not a requirement.
The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, cell phone, home office set up including a lap top computer, reimbursed travel expenses, full health coverage, retirement, professional development, and paid time off!
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
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church with its own distinctive governance and practice. The Army's doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God's saving purposes. Its religious and charitable objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion ... and, pursuant thereto, the advancement of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole'.