Careers

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 jobs@gsiowa.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an equal opportunity employer.

Available Positions:

Full-Time:

 

Chief Executive Officer

LOCATION: Des Moines

PURPOSE OF JOB: Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Executive Officer. We are seeking someone who is able to provide effective leadership, direction, and guidance for the GSGI council, optimizing overall performance and achievement. The CEO will also work collaboratively with the Board of Directors, oversee the budget, and provide overall strategic and operational responsibility for staff, programs and membership growth. The CEO is expected to reach out to communities and organizations, increasing networking, fundraising, and membership capabilities while ensuring execution of its mission that includes communicating, supporting and reinforcing the Girl Scout of Greater Iowa and Girl Scouts USA philosophy and standards.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Passion for the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
  • Leading in a volunteer-focused organization.
  • Support and build fundraising connections.
  • Community Collaboration. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum 10 years progressive experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • MBA, MPA or Master’s degree highly preferred.
  • Prior nonprofit experience with fundraising, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience.
  • Experience working with and / or exposure to a Board of Directors.
  • Previous strategic leadership / executive experience.
  • Experience with governance standards and appropriate controls.

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an outstanding organization with a mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. We are an organization that makes a positive difference. As CEO, you will be pivotal in driving that difference.  If you are interested and meet the expressed qualifications, please submit your resume and cover letter. First round of interviews are scheduled for mid-October with second and final round of interviews scheduled in November.
 

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume to ceosearch@gsiowa.org.

 
 
 
Placement Manager
 
JOB STATUS: Exempt
 

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.

 
QUALIFICATIONS:  
 
  • 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.