Major Gifts Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Feb 22, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

Major Gifts Manager


Do you have a desire to impact the lives of others and work for the world’s largest charitable organization that is “Doing the Most Good?”  The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command has a fantastic opportunity for a Major Gifts Manager.

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.

This Fund-raising 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 major gifts manager  identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards major gift prospects and donors; prepares solicitation materials as needed for individual prospects; serves as a resource for donors or staff members regarding donor giving, including handling special projects relating to gifts and stewardship such as special correspondence, historical fund reports, testimonials, or other donor relations pieces; and coordinates with assigned staff the fundraising and donor recognition efforts; works effectively as a team member with a large development staff and reports to the Senior Major Gifts Manager.

The successful candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 5 years’ experience performing progressively responsible fund-raising work
  • Experience with a donor/contact management system (CRM)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Track record of achieving goals and quotas
  • Experience developing relationships with the expressed purpose of causing a prescribed action outcome
  • Strong desire to work for the mission and cause of The Salvation Army
  • CFRE Certification preferred

The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families.  Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, full health coverage, retirement, professional development, and paid time off!

For consideration please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Candidates should 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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