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Imagine joining a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose. Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa.

We are seeking professionals committed to making a difference. Working with Girl Scouts—an organization with a solid history and a growing future—means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment.

If you are interested and meet the expressed qualifications, please download, fill out, and submit our employment application, your resume, and cover letter to NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an equal opportunity employer.

Available Positions:




Grants Manager


LOCATION: Des Moines

PURPOSE OF JOB: Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Grants Manager for our robust grant funding efforts. We are seeking an individual who provides effective research, development and writing of grants and proposals to corporations, United Ways and foundations. The Manager will be able to persuasively communicate the mission of the organization, as well as cultivate relationships with current and prospective funders while collaborating regularly with department and program managers to develop effective proposals and strategies. The Grants Manager ensures that grant proposals move through the development process with a focus on timeliness, quality, consistency, and rule compliance. In collaboration with a cross-functional team, will develop, analyze, conduct and communicate program evaluation and organization outcome measurements; must be able to convey funder needs to the team and build GSGI’s story from evaluation/outcome data. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 3 years’ experience or equivalency
  • Prior nonprofit experience
  • Experience with grantors and grant development processes
  • Outstanding writing skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal relation skills with ability to build granting connections
  • Effectively collaborates with internal resources
  • Analytical: able to perform data analysis and recognize connections between programs and funding opportunities
  • Demonstrates initiative and takes action
  • Passion for the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place
Placement Manager

LOCATION: Des Moines

PURPOSE OF JOB: Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has an exciting opportunity for a Placement Manager. The Placement Manager is responsible for executing communications strategies and protocols necessary to convert prospective members (leads) to registered members. The Placement Manager works to successfully secure and increase girl and adult volunteer participation as well as the community partnerships needed to implement Girl Scouting for the council’s geographic area.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in recruiting volunteers or organization members preferred.
  • Experience in sales.
  • Has knowledge of the fundamentals of effective sales and marketing principles.
  • Experience reaching out to community, educational, faith-based and / or business organizations and leaders.