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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.

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an outstanding organization with a mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character. We’re looking for people to join our team who are passionate about making a positive impact, people who are eager to take on new challenges, and people who have big ideas.

Competitive medical/dental and retirement benefits, wellness initiatives, paid time off for volunteering, paid parental leave, casual attire, employee appreciation events and a priority on work/life balance are just some of the things that make GSGI a great place to work. 

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in a position at GSGI and meet the expressed qualifications, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@gsiowa.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

Available Positions:

Regional Director of Philanthropy - North Central Iowa 

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has an exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and goal driven fund raising professional for a Director of Philanthropy position, serving North Central Iowa.

We are seeking an individual to develop, execute and oversee regional fundraising from a variety of sources, including but not limited to: events, individual, foundation, alumnae, and campership, within the overall Council contribution income/philanthropy plan. This individual will be responsible for building new donor relationships and interacting with high level decision-makers and community leaders in the northwestern quadrant of Iowa; will work to secures corporate sponsorships and individual donations; and support planned giving, grant and United Way initiatives as needed.

The Director of Philanthropy coordinates and manages local cultivation/stewardship events, as well as recruits and manages volunteer committees to support and lead contribution income initiatives.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Experience in sales, especially fund raising sales and acquisitions;
  • Outstanding interpersonal relation skills
  • Experience working with donors and funding organizations;
  • Extensive travel required; must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Experience working with budgets
  • Demonstrates initiative and takes action
  • Passion for the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place

Philanthropy Assistant

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Philanthropy Assistant.  The primary purpose of this position is to accurately maintain donor data and correspondence. Other activities include, but are not limited to; monitoring and maintaining department calendars and deadlines; managing and maintaining information for the council's annual giving campaign; coordinating the council's fund development data management systems; preparing reports; and providing support to the council's overall fundraising program. Position is part-time (approx. 25 hours/wk) The person in this role will act as the departmental focal point, providing pivotal support critical to the success of the council’s philanthropic initiatives.  

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience working in fund development departments and donor management databases preferred
  • High level organization skills with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrates sound time and project management skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal relation skills
  • Collaborative work style; able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Database systems
  • Passion for the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.


Recruitment Manager

We are looking for a driven self-starter who wants to find new adult and girl members for Girl Scouts!  The Recruitment Manager is responsible for recruiting members for Girl Scouts, using some of our tried-and-true methods (back to school nights) and some new methods that you bring to the table. They will work with community organizations, schools, faith-based institutions and others to increase girl and adult participation in Girl Scouts.  The territory includes Central and South-Central Iowa.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Experience in recruiting volunteers or members;
  • Outstanding interpersonal relations, customer service and communications skills
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of effective sales and marketing principles,
  • Experience reaching out to new contacts in a community
  • Extensive seasonal travel required; must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Demonstrates initiative and takes action
  • Passion for the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place