- A minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience (experience working with Girl Scouts is a plus); 5+ years in a management level position
- Experience managing/working with a virtual team preferred
- A Bachelor’s degree is required.
- Prior International experience is required – living or working outside of the U.S
- Familiarity working in a military setting highly desired
Key Areas of Demonstrated Experience:
- Oral and written communication abilities (i.e. In person, verbal, written, and/or phone) - expresses ideas and facts in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the individual or group; listens to and comprehends what others are saying; prepares organized and structured presentations; has demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues and communicate effectively with a diverse group of girls, volunteers, and staff.
- Technical computer skills - in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, customer relationship management systems, and social networking
- Project management - formulates short and long-term project goals, objectives, schedules, and priorities in line with council goals; anticipates issues, obstacles, or opportunities that may impact plans or actions; ability to coordinate multiple projects while managing conflicting priorities and deadlines; establishes courses of action for accomplishing goals while attending to and incorporating information obtained during day-to-day administrative tasks
- Solid judgment and decision-making skills - recognizes when immediate action is required; recognizes when sufficient information has been obtained to make a decision; makes decisions where appropriate or refers decisions to the appropriate organizational level; makes decisions without undue delay
- Sales Ambition and Drive – understands the sales process and management of leads. Sets ambitious goals and energetically and confidently drives to achieve those goals. Recognizes opportunities to “close” and has demonstrated ability to ask for the business/customer transaction. A self-starter who can work independently with minimal oversight and take initiative.
- Marketing Knowledge – has demonstrated knowledge of the basic principles of marketing (for example, market identification and segmentation, interpretation and use of market data). Demonstrates comfort in presenting the value behind solutions in a way that resonates with what is most important to the potential members/customers of the organization.
- Team-Building - knows team-building techniques and processes and how to apply them in a virtual, global setting; collaborates with others to create optimal solutions; fosters a commitment to a team approach to work; promotes partnerships between work units; collaboratively defines boundaries and outcomes of work responsibilities; shares information with others; recognizes and rewards team accomplishments; shares decision-making responsibility with team members.
- Budget Administration - understands and applies budgeting principles to accurately prepare, integrate, and report on project and/or operational budgets.
- Staff Management - models high levels of motivation, performance, dedication, and commitment; creates, implements, and/or supports council initiatives, policies, and the corporate plan; engages, inspires, encourages, guides, and/or gains others’ support toward accomplishing individual, team, and GSUSA goals; adapts leadership style to a variety of situations.
- Developing Others - delegates responsibility and works with and coaches others to develop their capabilities; provides helpful, behaviorally specific feedback to others; shares information, advice, and suggestions to help others to be more successful; provides effective coaching.
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