Remote (Central Arkansas and the Hot Springs, Arkansas)
Regional Planned Giving Director – Arkansas and Oklahoma Division
Do you have 3-5 years’ experience related to outside territory sales, public relations, fundraising, philanthropy, alumni affairs, insurance, ministry or financial services? Are looking for a fulfilling new career path? Would you like to work for one of the largest Christian organizations in the world? This opportunity might be just what you are looking for!
The Salvation Army has an outstanding opportunity for a Regional Planned Giving Director professional in the Central Arkansas and the Hot Springs, Arkansas area to expand their skills and grow with one of the oldest and most successful development programs in the United States.
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, basic needs assistance, children’s programs and many other programs.
This Regional Planned Giving Director position:
Solicits, cultivates and secures documentation of planned gifts, such as wills, trusts, and annuities to fund the Mission of The Salvation Army
Cultivates and maintains strong relationships with donors and their professional advisors
Responds to inquiries and communicates with donors, prospects, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers
Conducts personal interviews to identify prospects, consults with individuals about specific planned giving vehicles and assists them in their estate planning to determine the most appropriate planned gift for their personal circumstances
Educates advisory boards and presents planned giving strategies
Attends and participates in conferences and training sessions, maintains up-to-date knowledge and awareness of planned giving practices and legislation in relation to planned giving and taxation
Travels often within the state of Arkansas
The successful Regional Planned Giving Director candidate will have:
Five years’ experience achieving results in the fundraising field; planned giving, major gifts, development, capital campaigns or related (financial advisor, outside territorial sales, etc.) and bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Demonstrated ability and experience building strong, trusting relationships with clients
Demonstrated self-starter, and ability to work with minimal supervision from a personal home office
Experience actively developing, cultivating, and managing a pipeline of donors (or prospects)
Two to three year’s planned giving experience preferred but not required
Candidate should reside in the Arkansas area
Ability to acquire a working knowledge of a large body of new, technical information
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public presentations
Prefer candidate to be based in Central Arkansas or Hot Springs area, but will travel most of Arkansas for the position
The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, automobile, home office set up, full health, life, dental insurance coverage, retirement, professional development, reimbursed travel expenses, 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
The core of our business is simply to understand human potential. While our process is scientific and data-driven, we never lose sight of the fact that we are dealing with one person, in one job, in one organization. Individuals who are assessed by Carr come away knowing themselves better and feeling empowered by the experience. Organizations are better able to select the right candidate based on our findings and conclusions.