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Office of the National Board - National Engagement Lead

Office of the National Board - National Engagement Lead

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About Us


We are seeking to hire a National Engagement Lead to manage the governance and engagement of our Board Members related to the National Council Session.  The National Council Session brings together delegates from around the country to oversee the work of the Girl Scout Movement every three years. The National Engagement Lead will manage the National Council process and ensure that delegates are engaged throughout the triennium.


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Our Board is composed of members from the private to nonprofit sector, and from California to Maine, the National Board of Directors guides the Girl Scout Movement.

The National Engagement Lead works in the Office of the National Board to support the engagement of Board members in the National Council process and also facilitate continued learning and engagement opportunities for Board members.  This role reports to the Director of Governance and works as a team with the Manager of Board Affairs on all corporate governance work, including board meetings.



You Are

  • Someone that always maintains the highest degree of professionalism and maturity when working with others—both internal and external to the organization.
  • Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently with consistent follow through.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects effectively under deadline.

You Will

  • Manage the council and board proposal process for the National Council Session.
  • Engage delegates throughout the country during the triennium; manage the delegate website and other methods of delegate engagement.
  • Manage the Board’s involvement in hosting the National Council Session.
  • Contribute to the stewardship, relationship building and cultivation of board members on behalf of GSUSA that results in a premier experience for all national board members.
  • Be responsible for providing the highest level of customer service and satisfaction for all board members and staff within the Office of the National Board.
  • Facilitate Board member visits to councils and engagement with the Girl Scout Movement, with a strategic focus on the opportunities with the most benefit for the Movement.
  • Track activities of board members to properly inform communications and ensure Girl Scouts support
  • Staff board members at national meetings and events

You Need


  • A bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work/educational experience
  • Nonprofit experience highly preferred
  • At least 4-6 years previous experience working with boards, governing bodies or senior executives
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Highly proficient computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.
  • Ability to listen, analyze, think clearly and creatively, work well with people individually and in a group with a high level of customer service.
  • Willing to prepare for and attend board committee meetings, ask questions, take responsibility and follow through on a given assignment. This also applies to board events and National Council Session (Convention).
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Willingness and ability to work non-standard hours and travel, as necessary.
  • Must possess honesty, sensitivity to and tolerance of differing views, a friendly, responsive, and patient approach, personal integrity, and a sense of humor.
  • Strong knowledge of Board of Director meeting activities, information requirements and protocols, and logistical planning preferred.



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Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.