Community Relations & Development Coordinator

San Angelo, TX 34 W. 3rd Street 76902, 34 W. 3rd Street, San Angelo, Texas, United States of America Req #29931
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Location:            San Angelo Corps

Position Type:     Community Relations & Development Coordinator  

About this opportunity: Plans, coordinates, implements, administers, evaluates and monitors an aggressive Community Relations and Development Program, targeting the designated geographical area for the assigned Salvation Army Region; raises visibility, volunteers and monies to enable the ministry of The Salvation Army; coordinates and secures gifts to reach/surpass fund-raising goals established annually through the gifts generated from individuals, corporations and foundations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Strengthens communication with donors, prospective donors, volunteers, media personnel, civic club leadership and local government leadership,  maintains open and direct channels of communication including written documentation showing a personalized plan for each donor; ensures that donors are treated fairly and with sensitivity; resolves problems and responds to questions; ensures that all prospects and donors are serviced in a timely, efficient and tactful manner; ensures the accuracy and completeness of all information provided.
  • Organizes media coverage and social media information for special events such as luncheons, banquets, groundbreakings, building dedications, special programs, etc.
  • Prepares and maintains records of all phone calls, correspondence, visitation, and a calendar of all contacts; receives and responds to donors and prospects mail.
  • Maintains ongoing development and promotion of a range of volunteer opportunities with The Salvation Army local Corps; recruits, trains, interviews and screens all volunteers needed to support Corps projects.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university in Community Relations, Non-Profit Administration/Management, Marketing, or a related field
  • One to three years of progressively responsible experience in media relations or development functions
  • Valid State Driver’s License (Preferred)

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to drive a vehicle safely. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to travel throughout the Concho Valley area to perform public relations functions. Ability to spend the night away from home due to disasters, conferences, etc. as needed. Ability and willingness to perform all duties with an understanding of the mission, ministry, philosophy, culture, and protocol of 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. Duties may be performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Duties require frequent periods of physical mobility including but not limited to standing, walking, climbing, bending, squatting, and lifting. Physical duties may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting. Overall limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting, and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) Certain projects may require strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects. Extensive amount of physical effort required associated with lifting, moving, and carrying heavy objects (more than 50lbs.), as required.

Working Conditions: Work may be performed in an office environment where there are some physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like but not limited to the office environment. Work also requires traveling throughout the area where there may be discomforts associated with changes in weather, disagreeable sites, and traffic.

Why work for us?

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans. Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.

Five values at the heart of everything we do…We are…

  • Passionate
  • Compassionate
  • Uplifting
  • Brave
  • Trustworthy

Additional Information:

All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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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

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

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

Other details

  • Job Family TX-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Public Relations
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • San Angelo, TX 34 W. 3rd Street 76902, 34 W. 3rd Street, San Angelo, Texas, United States of America