Direct Response Specialist – THE SALVATION ARMY CANADA

The Direct Response Specialist is responsible for providing support in the development and implementation of effective direct response campaigns that aim to drive donor acquisition, donor retention, and increase revenue through direct mail, telemarketing, and monthly giving strategies.  Salary Range:  $50,165 – $62,706

Posted On:  January 30, 2024

Closing On:  February 9, 2024

Location:  Hybrid / Toronto

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Intermediate

Effective:  ASAP

Salary Range:  $50,165 – $62,706


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The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become one of the largest non-governmental direct providers of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and every day in 400 communities across Canada and more than 130 countries around the world.

The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the necessities of life, providing shelter for people experiencing homelessness and food for families struggling to make ends meet.

The Salvation Army provides a wide range of services that includes immigrant and refugee settlement programs, anti-human trafficking initiatives, English classes, and parenting programs. People need to know they are not alone in their time of need—that they have an entire Army on their side. Everyone needs an Army and that’s why The Salvation Army exists.

Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Our Vision:

We are an innovative partner. Mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship. Building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus.

Our Values:

Values are who we are and what we continually strive for. They guide all aspects of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda.

HOPE – We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

SERVICE – We reach out to support others without discrimination.

DIGNITY – We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.

STEWARDSHIP – We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Our social service activities include (but are not limited to):


Monthly Giving


Direct Mail

Content Development

Data Analytics and Reporting


Education, Qualifications and Certifications:

Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements:

Skills & Capabilities:

Successful candidates will be required to provide background check consent and education verification.

To apply for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter to and include “Competition 24-012” in the subject line of your email.

Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process. If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

Internal Applicants, please speak with your manager about your intentions prior to submitting your application.