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Position Title: Corporate and Foundation Giving Coordinator
Reports To: Chief Development Officer


Position Summary:
The Corporate and Foundation Giving Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana relationships with corporations and foundations to secure both restricted and unrestricted gifts.  Primary tasks include identifying and researching prospective donors, building and maintaining relationships, strategizing cultivation, and writing proposals.  The Corporate and Foundation Giving Coordinator works closely with Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana’s staff and volunteers.  Reports to the Chief Development Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, researching, and managing corporations and foundations as potential funding sources for Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana 
  • Preparing formal written proposals required for national, regional, and local foundations and corporations
  • Maintaining accurate financial statistics on corporate and foundation gifts to Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana
  • Encouraging staff to conceptualize proposals consistent with the vision of Girl Scouts Leadership Experience and the goals of Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana and serving as a funding resource person for individual and developing grants.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with the Chief Development Officer including coordination of grant proposals
  • Attending appropriate professional development events
  • Other duties as assigned by Chief Development Officer


Skills and Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills; exceptional verbal and written communication skills; good public presentation skills; proven organizational and coordination skills
  • Proven experience in specialized writing and grant proposals
  • Ability to handle detailed, complex concepts and problems, balance multiple tasks simultaneously and make rapid decisions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus


Contact:
Please send resume to Pat Bateman, Chief Development Officer, at pbateman@girlscouts-gssi.org or fax to (812) 421-4980.

Salary Range: $26,500 - $34,000


 

Internship/After School Program Facilitator

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Membership Development and Program Development Specialist

PURPOSE:

To provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls by facilitating programs prescribed by Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana (GSSI) in assigned schools and community organizations.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

The person in this position is responsible for maintaining and extending the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through membership and providing program opportunities for girls in the targeted area. It is the incombent's job to maintain a safe environment that will help girls grow in self-esteem and character. While having fun, girls should be encouraged to set goals and develop skills through various activities and curricula.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Deliver specifically designed Girl Scout programs as assigned by GSSI supervisor.

  2. Ensure a safe environment for girls.

  3. Immediately report accidents or any other unusual incident to GSSI supervisor.

  4. Work effectively and inclusively with girls from a variety of backgrounds.

  5. Collect and preserve accurate and complete records of attendees as assigned by GSSI supervisor.

  6. Administer pre- and post-surveys for programs as assigned by GSSI supervisor.

  7. Represent GSSI professionally while in schools and in all public venues.

  8. Adhere to all GSSI policies.

  9. Must become a registered Girl Scout.

  10. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Belief in the mission and purpose of the Girl Scout movement and willingness to subscribe to principles expressed in the Girl Scout Promise and Law.

  2. Ability to work with volunteers and members with diverse backgrounds and cultures.

  3. Ability to communicate enthusiasm for Girl Scouting with good communication skills, written and oral.

  4. Ability to manage time, work independently, and handle multiple priorities.

  5. Willingness to take direction from GSSI staff.

  6. Willingness to work directly with girls of all ages.

  7. Willingness to give time, energy, and interest required.

  8. Capable of providing own transportation and have a valid drivers license.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Physical activities include, but are not limited to, climbing, reaching, walking, standing, pushing, hearing, speaking, and repetitive motions. Physical demands require exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally. Working conditions occur inside and outside, subject to noise and atmospherics.  

    Contact: Clay Prindle, 812-421-4970, Ext. 309; or cprindle@girlscouts-gssi.org



    Membership Recruiter

 RESPONSIBLE TO:                  Director of Membership Development          

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Membership Recruiter works collaboratively with other members of the council staff to promote the Girl Scout program and attain sustained membership growth in assigned areas. The recruiter develops, retains, and increases girl/adult membership in assigned communities, as well as, develops and implements plans for membership extension across all assigned markets. Normal hours are 9 am – 5:30 pm; however, this position requires mostly non-traditional work hours during heavy recruitment season (August through December) including nights and weekends and extensive travel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Outside Sales – Contact and cultivate relationships with potential leads. Work collaboratively with Troop Placement and Support Specialists - Inside Sales Team in achieving the corporate goals for girl and adult membership by implementing membership strategies via in-person contacts in designated geographic areas.
  • Strategic Planning and Execution – Designs and implements a comprehensive plan for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas by researching market data, membership trends, and other pertinent information relevant to designated areas, including facilitating parent meetings and girl programs.
  • Reporting – Prepares action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts needed to result in meeting membership goal. Prepares a variety of status reports using various software to measure quantity of sales activity.
  • Relationship Building – Seeks, develops, and cultivates opportunities and maintains contacts with community organizations, agencies, businesses, as well as, leaders, educators, and faith-based institutions to increase positive awareness of and participation in the organization, in addition to, supports effective recruitment efforts within targeted areas to impact membership growth. Ensures accessibility to a diverse population of girls and adults.
  • Messaging – Clearly communicates and emphasizes value to potential members through all forms of communication. In partnership with Marketing and Communications, ensures consistent branding, messaging, and product sales messaging is used in all customer interactions.
  • Follow-through – Provides exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers including follow-up as appropriate.
  • Areas Included – East and parts of North Vanderburgh, Southwest Warrick (Newburgh), Knox, Daviess, Martin, Pike, and Perry Counties
  • Must become a registered Girl Scout.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or two years’ experience in outside sales or recruiting preferred
  • Willingness and ability to work nights and weekends with 80 percent (during heavy recruitment season) of time outside the office travelling to meetings with potential members and community partners
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Ability to lift and manipulate up to 35 pounds
  • Excellent technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and customer relationship management systems or other data tracking systems
  • Belief in the mission and purpose of the Girl Scout movement and willingness to subscribe to principles expressed in the Girl Scout Promise and Law.

 COMPETENCIES:

  • Sales Ambition
  • Self-Management and Confidence
  • Fast-Paced Environment
  • On the Job Training
  • Marketing Knowledge
  • Active Listening
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Relationship Building
  • Customer Service
  • Organization
  • Multitask
  • Analytical and Creative Thinking
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Goal Driven
  • Professional Appearance and Attitude

COMPENSATION:

  • $25,000 - $27,000 per year with bonus potential, plus Mileage Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance, 403(b) Savings Plan, Long Term Disability Insurance

CONTACT:

Please send resume to Angie King, Director of Membership Development at

aking@girlscouts-gssi.org or fax to 812-421-4980.