Description:Do you want to change the world? Are you ready to join an organization that is \"doing the most good\"?The Salvation Army has an outstanding career opportunity based in southeast Texas for a 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 raise funds to enable the Mission of The Salvation Army by aggressively developing and nurturing current and prospective donors including individuals, foundations and corporations. The candidate will respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers. The candidate must live in the southeastern Texas region. The incumbent will be responsible for designing, revising, and implementing a plan for every donor in their portfolio. There is required travel throughout the southeastern Texas region, including Beaumont, Galveston, Texas City, Bryan/College Station, Orange, Port Arthur and Freeport.Required Experience:The successful candidate must meet the following minimum experience requirements:* Three years Major Gift fund-raising* Prior experience with a donor/contact management system* Excellent communication skills* Track record of achieving goals* Experience developing relationships with the expressed purpose of causing a prescribed action outcomeRequired Education:OR in lieu of three years Major Gift fund-raising experience, the successful candidate must meet the following minimum education requirement:* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.Candidates should recognize that The Salvation Army is a Church and be able to uphold the Mission of The Salvation Army. Candidates must also be able to verbalize a strong personal connection to the Mission of our organization.Bon-a-fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ):This position requires an active Christian faith in harmony with Salvation Army doctrine and practice.Certifications:Valid State Driver's LicenseCFRE and /or CFRM desiredCompensation:We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.Additional Comments:Physical Requirements:Manual dexterity. Ability to sit, walk, and stand on a frequent change basis in order to perform the duties of this position. Ability to lift objects weighing between 25-50 lbs. Ability to travel throughout the Division, by automobile, on a regular basis to work with donors/prospects, and professionals in their communities. Travel may include overnight trips. Must live in or be willing to relocate to the travel area required for the position.Working Conditions:Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts with noise, dust, dirt, and the like. Work is also performed in a home office setting, and, in a variety of multiple Corps and Area Command offices.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.To apply, please complete our on-line application using the apply icon at the bottom of this posting.Application Submittal Period: May 2, 2016 - June 2, 2016All 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/DisabledPosted by StartWire. Apply now!
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