Girl Scouts of the USA

  • Strategy Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York - National Office
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
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  • About Us

    Girl Scouts of the USA seeking to hire a Strategy Analyst to support the Cookie Program and be responsible for strategic framing and analysis for communicating these finding to a range of stakeholders. This role will collaborate with staff throughout the organization and with our network of 112 local councils to ensure the key Cookie Projects are prioritized and supported.




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    The work of the Strategy Analyst will contribute towards:


    • Assessing customer expectations through the development and introduction of credit card and mobile payment options (frictionless transactions)
    • Reducing market confusion through a more consistent product development/ assortment selection process (product portfolio management)
    • Introduce new and simplified options to manage troop funds and through supply chain simplification to reduce the complexity associated with the cookie program
    • Maximize the potential of the Cookie business while reducing the risk to Councils by improving cookie forecasting through the development and introduction of tools and supporting peer-to-peer sharing of best practices.


    You Will

    • Develop and build Excel based models and presentations that tell the story for the various pieces of the Cookie Transformation efforts.
    • Perform ongoing and ad hoc analysis in support of strategic efforts. This will be a “project based” approach with the analyst working on several major pieces of work, with appropriate support and team structure, depending on the specific needs of the situation. 
    • Scope and define the next phase of work on frictionless transactions and supporting the direct execution of pilots and rollout.
    • Provide analysis and support for key Movement-wide and National board meetings. This work will include supporting projection and scenario analysis; strategic framing of key challenges and facilitating strategic discussions.
    • Summarize and present findings to relevant staff at GSUSA and across the Movement. By communicating results and present analysis in crisp, succinct written presentations (PowerPoint) that are tailored to the needs of a senior audience.
    • Collaborate with other organization analysts and work to ensure consistency in analytical methods and definitions used in analysis.

    You Need


    • A minimum 2+ years’ experience with analysis and strategy, experience in either Consulting or Investment Banking a plus.
    • Superior analytical abilities, team working capabilities, and result oriented nature.
    • Keen ability to take data/ information and distill this into insight.
    • Excellent “storytelling” skills, ability to craft insight into clear, logical written presentations designed for a senior audience.
    • Strong organization, communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills including communicating complex information with clarity to diverse audiences, and preparing and presenting reports and other written communications to GSUSA and council stakeholders.
    • Strong knowledge of PowerPoint, Word, and Excel; comfortable working with multiple sources of information to complete analysis.
    • Proven relationship builder based upon trust, respect, effective communication, and achievement of common goals; experience in identifying potential needs and opportunities and in fostering collaboration and support.
    • Anticipates needs and is skilled in resolving current issues, and the ability to build long term solutions and roadmaps to meet the needs of the council and internal shareholders.



    More about Girl Scouts of the USA:


    Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!



    When she's a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.


    When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it!


    Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.


    • We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
    • Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
    • Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
    • We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to help them see how they can actually improve the world!
    • Girl Scouts offers to high school girls the Girl Scout Gold Award which represents the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl Scouts. 




    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.


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