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  • Girl Scouts Overseas - Fund Development and Partnerships Manager (Italy)

    Job Locations IT-Vicenza
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/17/2018 11:17 AM)
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    USA Girl Scouts Overseas - Senior Member Experience Manager
                                                     (Minimum Three-year term assignment – based in Vicenza, Italy)    
                                                                       USAGSO Trefoil


    USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO) brings the Girl Scout Experience to the daughters of military, Foreign Service and American expats in over 90 countries around the world and to all girls in American or International schools. Staff teams are located in New York, Italy, and Japan.


    We are hiring for a Fund Development and Partnerships Manager responsible for cultivating donor relations; identifying and establishing strategic partnerships to leverage program, volunteer, and fund development opportunities overseas; and coordinating funding events. She/he works cross-functionally to support the Girl Scout mission and USAGSO’s goals and strategic priorities.

    You Will

    • Execute USAGSO’s fund development strategy focusing on alumnae engagement, partnerships, and individual giving.
    • Identify, cultivate and engage USA Girl Scouts Overseas alums worldwide and build the pipeline of individual donors.
    • Oversee the identification, qualification, cultivation, and stewardship of individuals with the capability of giving major gifts through research and identification of prospects from a variety of internal and external sources.
    • Establish new community partnerships to increase revenue and expand program opportunities for girls around the world.
    • Develop and coordinate annual fund raising events.

    You Need

    • A minimum of 2+ years of relevant fund development experience (experience working with Girl Scouts is a plus); 5+ years in a management level position
    • Experience working with a virtual team preferred
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, Public Administration, or related field or equivalent relevant experience
    • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 25% of the time

    Key Skills

    • Superior 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, Razor’s Edge, and social networking.
    • Project Management - formulates short and long-term project goals, objectives, schedules, and priorities in line with USAGSO 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
    • Judgment and Decision-Making - 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


    Additional Important Details:

    • Prior International experience is required – living or working outside of the U.S
    • Familiarity working in a military setting highly desired
    • Demonstrated hands-on experience in project management regarding volunteer management, development and implementation of membership recruitment and retention strategies
    • Strong platform skills to deliver presentations and training sessions.
    • Demonstrated ability to work remotely with minimal supervision as well as work in a collaborative team environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communications; excellent interpersonal skills. 
    • Ability to travel-up to 25% of time
    • S. Driver License required. International military driver’s license required (may be obtained after arrival).
    • Valid passport required
    • **Orientation will be in New York for the first 3-4 weeks.
    • ***A three-year commitment is required and may be extended for an additional two years (totaling five years of employment).



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