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Major Gifts Manager II

GA - Norcross, GA 1000 CENTER PLACE 30093 , Norcross, Georgia, United States of America Req #4699
Monday, February 25, 2019

The Salvation Army; an internationally recognized non-profit, faith based organization, has job opening for the Major Gifts Manager II for the Metro Atlanta Area Command located in Norcross Georgia.


Job Summary

The Major Gifts Manager II is a critical part of the Development team for the Metro Atlanta Area Command with specific responsibilities in coordination with the Senior Major Gifts Manager for the oversight and/or coordination of major funding particularly from individuals within the command; provides oversight and/or coordination and preparation of proposals for all requests for major individual funding appropriate to The Salvation Army, seeking out new funding opportunities for Army programs around the command; works directly with the Director of Development and team to develop comprehensive development plans that include the cultivation of major gift resources, multi-year commitment funds and other strategic support in order to position The Salvation Army for achievement of sustainable annual funding.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge desirable; Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, philosophy, culture, protocol, and organizational structure; Knowledge of principles and practices of personnel and business management team building, and supervision; Knowledge of effective and efficient methods for organizing and maintaining records and ability to perform the same; Knowledge of the principles and practices of fund-raising management; Knowledge of the principles and practices of major gifts administration; Knowledge of local, state and federal laws governing fund-raising and taxation; Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate programs, meetings, and special events related to fund-raising; Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a variety of major gifts fund-raising strategies in order to determine their effectiveness in achieving short ; Ability to develop and administer a fund-raising budget; Ability to maintain the security and accountability of donated funds and/or assets; Ability to provide leadership to peers and subordinate development and fund-raising staff; Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army; Ability to prepare and maintain reports in an accurate, complete, and timely manner; Ability to work independently and with limited supervision;

Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with The Salvation Army Officers, employees, members of advisory organizations, and the community; Ability to perform all duties with a understanding of the mission, ministry, philosophy, culture, and protocol for The Salvation Army and conducts all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism and donor care; Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively; Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing including the providing of clear instructions to employees; Ability to speak before small and large groups of people; Ability to establish goals and objectives and monitor their effective implementation;

Ability to apply discretion and independent judgment and exercise confidentiality;

Ability to be creative in generating ideas and enhancing development programs, as well as demonstrating and practicing the ability to be a self-starter;

Ability to use/operate general office equipment and personal computer.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field;

And Five (5) years related work experience and/or training; Seven (7) years preferred; CFRE preferred Or Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities


Licenses and Certifications

Must have a Valid State Driver’s License

CFRE preferred


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions.

Ability to meet attendance requirements; Ability to travel to various locations in order to participate in public meetings, conferences, etc.; Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints. Work may be performed in an 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 but not limited to the office environment.


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.


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Application Submittal Period:  02/25/2019 - 03/09/2019


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


Other details

  • Job Family GA-EXEMPT
  • Pay Type Salary
  • GA - Norcross, GA 1000 CENTER PLACE 30093 , Norcross, Georgia, United States of America