Development Director - Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg, VA 2215 PARK AVENUE 24501, 2215 PARK AVENUE, LYNCHBURG, Virginia, United States of America Req #22578
Friday, September 23, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Corps Development Director II at the Lynchburg Corps, located in Lynchburg, VA.


Job Summary

The candidate will be under the direct supervision of the Commanding Officer and the indirect supervision of the Divisional Development Director. The Director of Development will create, implement, and oversee their strategic approach to increase fundraising results through major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, direct mail, special events, community relations and in-kind resources.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, philosophy, culture, protocol, and organizational structure is preferred, but not essential. Essential functions of the job include fund-raising management, moves management systems, foundation grant writing, special events planning and management, and management of volunteer resources. Proficiency in the use of computer Fund Raising software, Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, and Internet.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Five years of experience in a comprehensive development program with progressively responsible experience and demonstrated success, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications

Valid Driver's License is required. Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset.

Additional Information

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

*Application Submittal Period: 9/22/2022 – 10/11/2022


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

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Fundraising & Donor Relations
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Lynchburg, VA 2215 PARK AVENUE 24501, 2215 PARK AVENUE, LYNCHBURG, Virginia, United States of America