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Engagement Specialist-Forsyth County

Job Details

Forsyth County, NC Area - Winston-Salem, NC
Part-Time, Non-Exempt
$15.00 - $18.00 Hourly
Hybrid opp in NC (virtual & in person)
21-25 hours per week

What you will do:

The Engagement Specialist is accountable for reaching or exceeding membership targets in assigned jurisdiction for new girl and adult members by developing, implementing and assessing comprehensive, full-cycle, year-round recruitment strategies to increase girl and volunteer membership. They develop and foster community partnerships with key stakeholders (school systems, business partners, community centers, etc.) to enhance recruitment opportunities. The Engagement Specialist is responsible for membership lead identification and conversion for girl and adult members.

  • Research and analyze community demographics, membership statistics and needs and develop, design and conduct recruit and retention plan for girl and volunteer membership growth in designated geographic areas.
  • Cultivate relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations and businesses to increase the visibility of Girl Scouting in the community and provide recruitment opportunities.
  • Ensure membership leads are successfully followed through the conversion pipeline, resulting in membership, including placement in troop or as an individually registered member.
  • Recruit, orient and provide placement opportunities for short-term, episodic volunteers in partnership with the Experience team.
  • Organize and support starter troops with programming including leading first four meetings or six meeting series events, while educating parents/caregivers to transition them to troop leadership.
  • Provide support and coaching to new troop leader volunteer to enhance first-year volunteer experience and retention.
  • Engage cross-functionally with teammates to fully support annual council membership recruitment and retention plans
  • Participate actively in developing environments that foster diversity, equity, inclusion and access through words, actions and attitude. Ensure work plans are designed to enhance the diversity of our membership.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelors degree in marketing, communication, non-profit management, leadership or related field or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
  • Experience in membership development and recruitment or a similar sales model.
  • A successful track record in achieving sales-related goals and in delivering complex projects in a timely, accurate manner.
  • Ambition, drive and sense of urgency to achieve membership goals (sales).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and public speaking skills; comfort and ability to present to audiences of a variety of sizes and demographics with excitement and enthusiasm.
  • Willingness and ability to work varied hours, including frequent evenings and some weekends.
  • Experience with a variety of software including Microsoft Office is required. Salesforce or other CRM software experience is highly preferred.

What else do you need:

  • Subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout Movement and become and remain a registered member of GSUSA, Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont.
  • Successfully pass criminal and driver background investigation.
  • Valid state-issued drivers license, valid auto insurance, acceptable driving record and access to a vehicle on a daily basis and willingness and ability to travel throughout the councils geographic area.

How to apply:

  • Simply complete the information in the "Apply Now" boxes and click "START APPLICATION".
  • We kindly request that you upload a copy of your resume and include a cover letter. Applicants must complete an online application and submit a Resume and Cover Letter to be considered for the position.

Who we are:

We are the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. Girl Scouts offers girls a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure and success. With support from dedicated adult volunteers, parents and staff, Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) delivers the Girl Scout experience in 40 counties across central and western North Carolina.

Why you want to work here:

  • At Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont, we have a clear vision: to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work to ensure every girl has the opportunity to be a Girl Scout.
  • Flexibility for office-based, hybrid or primarily remote work is available. Daily/frequent travel in assigned council territory.
  • Generous leave - 4 weeks paid vacation, 12 sick days annually, 10 paid holidays annually including Juneteenth, PLUS the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
  • Benefits available include 401k and freetelemedicine access and a casual work environment.
  • We are a dynamic, fun team of professionals who love providing a meaningful and impactful experience to girls and volunteers in our 40-county footprint in North Carolina.

We are an at-will, equal opportunity employer.