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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.
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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
- 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