Do you have a passion for nonprofits and for positively impacting the lives of girls? Are providing extraordinary customer service and meeting goals high priorities for you? Do you instill excellence in your team members? If yes, then the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians is seeking a South Area Director based out of its Chattanooga Service Center. This position is responsible for managing full-time and seasonal staff covering southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia.
Under guidance of the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Area Director manages and provides ongoing recruitment, training, and mentoring to volunteers and parents within a geographic area by supporting them in the delivery of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) programs in keeping with GSCSA’s mission, vision, culture, and strategy. Supervises staff in assigned area. Collaborates council-wide with staff and volunteers to develop and manage initiatives that increase girl participation, address girl needs within local communities, and target underserved populations as identified and prioritized within each community. Utilizes strong command of Girl Scout knowledge to build exceptional volunteer teams, establish an effective communication plan, and present and promote Council program offerings (including the fall and cookie product programs) as well as provide adult learning opportunities. Assists with measurable outcome evaluation of GSLE programs (including fall product and cookie sales).
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of related professional experience.
- Valid Driver’s License.
- Experience supervising multiple direct reports.
- Proven track record in successful sales or fundraising preferred.
- Maintenance of Girl Scout membership throughout employment. Adult Girl Scout members may be female or male
To apply for position, please email resume and cover letter/email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternately, a resume and cover letter may also be mailed to Human Resources, Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, 1567 Downtown West Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37919. Please note job title in your email subject line or in your cover letter.
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Deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. (Eastern) on Monday, December 9, 2019 or until position is filled.