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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 . NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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

 

Available Positions:

 

 

Product Program Manager – Full Time (Des Moines)

Purpose: The Product Program Manager supports and executes strategies and operations for Product Programs (Fall Product and Cookies); provides customer support to volunteers and parents; and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion within the GSGI community. The ideal candidate is innovative, efficient, a team player, and creates a positive member experience.

A day in the life… (Essential Functions)

  • Develop program materials and resources, in collaboration with Marketing & Communications
  • Support the Product Program Operations Manager with vendor systems
  • Provide training for Product Programs, including staff, volunteers, and cookie cupboard warehouse managers
  • Manage and maintain department forms, data, and volunteer agreements for program participation
  • Along with supervisor, hire, train, and manage temporary Cookie staff, including overseeing schedules, communicating expectations, and weekly check-ins
  • Manage delivery location assignments and logistics along with volunteers, product vendors, and delivery agents
  • Manage booth sale partnerships
  • Facilitate cookie pick-ups for volunteers at various cookie cupboard warehouse locations, by working onsite and picking and filling cookie orders for troops
  • Manage part-time seasonal staff

The fine print… (Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment and working with volunteers, preferably in a training capacity
  • Strong customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Robust public speaking/presentation skills in both in-person and virtual settings
  • Excellent written skills, including editing/proofreading
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office and form-building (i.e., Google Forms)
  • Seasonal – regularly standing, walking, and bending to help transfer and load cookies
  • Valid Driver’s License and a good driving record

Your Surroundings

  • Generally, climate-controlled conditions in office and community spaces
  • 2-3 months of the year will be working from a warehouse or other offsite locations

Up to 20% travel within the council, as well as out of state to relevant conferences