Membership Cultivation Specialist
Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital - Germantown, MD4.5
Full-time$40,000 a year
* Bachelor's Degree
* High School Diploma or GED
* Time Management
* Microsoft Word
* Microsoft Office
* Sales Experience
About Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts Nations Capital is the largest Girl Scout council in the country. It provides girls in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, and discover the power of girls together. Were the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
PRIMARY AREAS OF WORK:
Under the Area Membership Managers supervision and direction, the Membership Cultivation Specialist is primarily responsible for mastering volunteer recruitment and sales skills to meet Council goals for recruitment of adults and school-aged girls in a defined geographic area with a strong attention to underserved communities.
Contribute to the overall accomplishment of the Corporate Goals by meeting membership registration goals for girls, demographic representation and other identified elements in an assigned geographic area. In coordination with Area Membership Manager, create, implement and update, as needed, an annual plan of work to meet assigned goals and benchmarks. This includes:
Research, analyze and report on demographic factors and statistics to formulate recruitment strategies, develop plans of work to take appropriate action to ensure inclusiveness and attainment of membership goals by all groups. Track saturation rates/market share for assigned area and plan to increase where necessary.
Hold troop formation meetings recruiting the troop committee and girls to form new troops in current markets without Troop Organizers and new markets to start new troops.
Attend Back-To-School Nights and other recruitment events as directed by the Area Membership Manager to ensure coverage at all schools without Troop Organizers. Ensure a minimum of 220 new girls recruited through Troop Formation Meetings and Fall/Winter Samplers for troops.
When volunteer troop committees do not form, host and run 4-week sampler troops to show new volunteers how Girl Scout troop operates and delivers program to girls.
Hold middle school, high school or other recruitment series with a minimum of 75 teen girls recruited
Recruit a minimum of 150 new girls attending each day camp from primarily underserved markets.
Recruit, appoint, train, place and supervise volunteers to staff recruitment events Council-wide, such as samplers, conferences, and series programs in under-served communities.
Recruit, hire and train staff for up to four community-based camps as directed by Area Manager.
Increase Girl Scout visibility in the community by identifying spring and summer programming partners to reach 100 new girls. (Team goal 400 girls).
Prepare all safety protocol paperwork and programming for all day camps, conferences, and series programs in consultation with the Area Manager and grant funding.
Participate in additional Council and departmental administrative/activity task as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office package, including Word and Excel.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Able to work effectively and achieve goals both individually and as part of a team
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
Excellent presentation skills and ability to interact effectively in a public setting.
Ability to work well with people of all ages, adults and children.
Successful candidate will be sensitive to people of other cultures and all abilities.
Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule consisting of evening and weekend meetings and events.
Ability to collect and analyze data.
Ability to manage multiple projects at a time and to problem solve creatively.
Ability to work independently.
Must have access to an automobile for daily travel within the jurisdiction.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills in English and Spanish, French, and/or Amharic.
Preference may be given to candidates with Girl Scout experience and experience working with volunteers in a leadership role.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must be able to:
Communicate verbally in-person and by phone;
Sit, stand, and walk frequently;
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
Reach with hands and arms;
Lift 35 pounds without difficulty.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
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