The Boy Scouts of America – Territory Director
Position: The Boy Scouts of America – Territory Director Position location: Southwest Iowa Area Council Website: www.mac-bsa.org The Boy Scouts of America offers one of the most rewarding career opportunities for college graduates and for professionals who are searching for a career change that will have significant impact on their communities. Think about it: your career has an enormous impact on your life. Often, your career determines where you live and how you feel about yourself. Making that career choice is a vitally important decision. Why not take a step toward leadership and consider working as a professional Scouter with the Boy Scouts of America? Today’s professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits and advancement. The Territory Director selected will: Work with a volunteer board of directors and other community and business leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide and inspire them to become involved in youth programs. Achieve progress towards specific goals and objectives which include: program development through collaborative relationship, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, membership recruitment and retention. Be responsible for extending programs to religious, civic, fraternal, education and other community-based organizations through volunteers. Secure adequate financial support for programs in assigned area. Achieve net income and participation objectives for assigned camps and activities. Recruit leadership for finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the organization. Ensure that all program sites are served through volunteers, regular leader meetings, training events and activities Collaborate with adult volunteers and oversee achievement of training for their respective role. Be a good role model and recognize the importance of working relationships with other professionals and volunteers. The executive must have communication skills and can explain the program’s goals and objectives to the public. Provide quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities. Have a willingness and ability to devote long and regular hours to achieve council and district objectives. Desired skills: Strong marketing, fund-raising and program development background is highly desired. Non-profit, fundraising, or sales experience a plus. Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible and creative. Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills in management, budgeting and planning. Committed to personal and professional productivity, while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards. Requirements: Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (transcripts with the date degree conferred stated is required employment). 21 years of age or older. COMPENSATION: The Boy Scouts of America is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to offering a competitive salary the Boy Scouts of America offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life- insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, a supplemental retirement plan (403b thrift plan with employer match for contributions) plus compensation for authorized and approved business related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous vacation policy and thirteen holiday observances.