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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. Learn more about the benefits of being a professional Girl Scout here.

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 with the job title in the email subject line. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Note: some roles may have specific application instructions. These will be included in the job description below. 

Available positions are listed below:

 

Corporate Relations Manager
Corporate Relations Manager

Full Time, Des Moines

As part of the Philanthropy team, the Corporate Relations Manager plays a key role in identifying, cultivating, and securing new corporate sponsors and partners to raise funds and enhance GSGI’s mission through corporate philanthropy and stewardship. They have strong relationship-building skills, an affinity for networking and a philanthropy mindset with a high emphasis on donor stewardship.

A day in the life…

  • Partner with Chief Development Officer and Director of Philanthropy to create a strategy designed to cultivate and steward corporate donors.
  • Build a robust pipeline of potential corporate donors to increase philanthropic support year over year.
  • Support the Philanthropy and Marketing teams in the execution of successful fundraising events including but not limited to Inspiring Women of Iowa, Taste of Adventure and Cookies on Tap.
  • Attend Chamber and networking events frequently to represent GSGI and make connections.
  • Create innovative partnership opportunities with local and national corporations.
  • Promote GSGI to donors with effective networking skills and maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the organization.
  • Prepare regular reports on progress, budgets, receipts, and expenditures.
  • Contribute to the donor relations plan by completing assigned donor stewardship tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The fine print…

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years fundraising or related experience preferred.
  • Must be creative with excellent people, writing and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of fundraising software and technologies, including social media platforms.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings, overnight travel and night and weekend hours.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products.
  • Some remote work possible for the right candidate after a 90-day review period.