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Development Director
The Salvation Army-Dane County 
The Salvation Army-Dane County is accepting applications for Development Director.  This fulltime, salaried position is responsible for raising a portion of the funds for the operation of The Salvation Army of Dane County and for managing the personnel and activities of the Development Department, including the execution of fundraising, marketing and public relations operations.
The Development Director oversees the Donor Development Specialist, the Volunteer/Outreach Coordinator, the Kettle Campaign Coordinator and the Emergency Disaster Services Coordinator, along with coordinating the work of the Mail Appeal and Website/Marketing staff.
A bachelor degree in marketing, communications or a related field is required with five to ten years of event planning, marketing and/or nonprofit development experience, with two years of management experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
The successful candidate will exhibit initiative, sound judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality.  Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize projects and tasks is a must.  Excellent interpersonal skills, promotional skills, oral and written communication skills are all essential, as well as the ability to work some evenings and weekends. 
The Development Director must develop or possess an understanding of the importance of The Salvation Army and have a strong desire to support its mission.
This is a 40-hour/week position with benefits.  A valid Wisconson driver’s license and clearance to drive by The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier  is required.
A letter of interest and resume may be submitted by August 22, 2014 to:
Major Loren Carter
Dane County CoordinatorThe Salvation Army
3030 Darbo Drive
Madison, WI  53714

or email to:
No telephone inquires or walk-in applications will be accepted.

Posted 8/5/2014


Donor Development Specialist

The Salvation Army of Dane County is seeking to hire a Donor Development Specialist.  This position coordinates donor relations activities, administers major gifts and grants, and contributes to key areas, such as community relations. The successful candidate must have experience seeking and securing large contributions to support the mission of the organization.
Essential responsibilities of this position include:
- Managing and implementing a comprehensive donor relations and stewardship
  program in conjunction with ongoing cultivation efforts that support The
  Salvation Army of Dane County’s development objectives.
- Cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects, including corporate, foundation,
  and individual donors.
Excellent verbal and writing skills are a must, along with exceptional people and organizational skills.  The Donor Development Specialist should be an enthusiastic self-starter who is creative and goal-oriented.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.   The candidate should also have five to ten years of experience in development and fundraising having been fully responsible for outcomes.  In addition, experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents such as major donors and corporations is essential.
This is a full time, 40-hour/week position with benefits.  Valid Wisconsin driver’s license is required with clearance to drive by The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier.
Please submit letter of interest with resume by August 29, 2014 to:
Major Loren Carter
The Salvation Army
3030 Darbo Dr.
Madison, WI  53714
or email to:

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