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Development Manager

Department: Fund Development

Location: Los Angeles Headquarters Office

Reports To: Director of Development

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Manager is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing corporate and foundation strategies to meet or exceed budget goals and expand public support of Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles. 

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Prepare operational plans and ensure steady progress of corporate and foundation giving programs
  • Develop and track revenue/expense budgets for corporate and foundation giving and provide projections
  • Move corporate and foundation donor prospects along the giving path with timely identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship through direct contact and active prospect management
  • Provide staffing support and leadership with GSGLA’s Executive Leadership Team, Fund Development coworkers, the Board of Directors and other fundraising volunteers
  • Research and pursue new funding opportunities
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information in donor database
  • Build strong and productive relationships with other department staff, identify funding opportunities and enhance donor communications
  • Prepare compelling donor correspondence including letters of intent, proposals, sponsorship decks, reports, letters and emails
  • Acknowledge and recognize donors in a timely and appropriate way
  • Participate in Fund Development and External Relations meetings and serve on special event committees as needed
  • Support the Director of Development with special projects as needed
  • Assist with individual giving
  • Maintain courteous and professional attitude at all times
  • Evaluate and refine corporate and foundation giving strategies on a weekly basis in collaboration with Director of Development
  • Manage and attend donor events, meeting event goals and deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of three years of foundation and corporate relations experience
  • Experience making cold-calls with resilience and tenacity
  • Experience working with fundraising volunteers
  • Highly motivated self starter and team player
  • Ability to be an effective spokesperson for the GSGLA cause
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing budgets and creating and presenting detailed, timely, and accurate reports
  • Ability to multi-task to meet competing deadlines
  • Experience in managing events
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Raisers Edge donor database
  • Experience as a Girl Scout desirable

EDUCATIONBachelor's degree required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION

Must drive and have access to car and auto insurance. Able to lift and carry 20lbs. Able to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend events.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Development Manager in the subject line, to: careers@ragerresources.com

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

Data & Information Specialist

Department:  Member Services

Reports To: Data Management & Analysis Manager 

JOB SUMMARYThe Data & Information Specialist is responsible for providing support to the Data Management & Analysis Manager, for document generation and record management for Member Services, as well as providing printing services to the entire council.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 1. Support functions of the data process:

  • Provide backup support to department manager.
  • Generate and track specific data from database and compile/create extensive and comprehensive reports, maintaining organization, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Provide support to aspects of document processing & record management, in accordance with standard operating procedures and supporting other needs/requests.
  • Ensure communications are sent out in a timely manner.
  • Work to resolve problems in a prompt and customer friendly manner.

2. Support functions of the Print Center process:

  • Schedule printing projects based on priorities and timelines, and complete quality print projects in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Keep work order paperwork organized, complete work order paperwork accurately, and prepare/submit monthly charge-out summaries.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • Safely operate and maintain the printing equipment, and order equipment service as needed.
  • Keep inventories of printing and machine supplies, and order as needed.

3. Participate in learning resources, such as the organization’s Print Center, website and database (Personify), InfoScout, and WordPress, towards achieving a high level of work quality and productivity.

 

COMPETENCIES (Skills, Experience, and Qualifications)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Proven record of functioning as a self-starter who can work independently with minimal oversight and take initiative; demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, self-management, and organization, and a strong attention to detail.
  • Active Listening - Ability to skillfully use a variety of questions and other active listening techniques to promote a robust discussion with other Members and identify needs. 
  • Proven oral and written communication abilities (i.e. verbal, written, in person and/or over the telephone); demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues and communicate effectively with a diverse group of staff.   
  • Excellent technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook, with a high level of skill/knowledge navigating through the company database and website. 
  • Ability to quickly learn other computer programs to assist with work quality and productivity, as directed. 
  • Ability to coordinate and perform multiple projects while managing conflicting priorities and deadlines. 
  • Excellent independent decision-making skills and strong resourcefulness. 
  • Accuracy in basic math skills. 

 

      ADDITIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All employees of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles must possess a positive attitude with strong work ethic, integrity and honesty and are expected to be flexible, adaptable and thrive in an ever changing/fast-paced environment. 
  • Develop and maintain sensitivity to employee diversity in the work place.  Behave in ways that demonstrate respectful treatment of other employees, volunteers and girls.   
  • Interface with people with courtesy and patience.  Defuse aggressive people with a calm demeanor, while demonstrating understanding and empathy. 
  • Employee will be expected to proactively contribute to the success of their work team by sharing relevant information, encouraging open dialogue, respecting other team members, supporting collaboration, encouraging ongoing self-assessment and supporting new ideas and ways for achieving the goals and objectives for GSGLA. 
  • Able to pass a criminal background check. 

 

     EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or 3-5 years of administrative experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.  Technical, computer, or business training helpful. 
  • A commitment to service excellence and customer satisfaction. 
  • Regular and prompt attendance required.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sufficient eye-to-hand coordination to successfully operate a computer keyboard and copy machine.
  • Ability to sit upright for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to travel to and/or attend offsite meetings.
  • Physical ability to frequently stop, kneel, bend, crouch, reach overhead, grasp, push, pull, lift, and move objects up to 50 pounds at shoulder height, and occasionally lift in excess of 50 pounds.
  • Physical stamina for long periods of standing and operating printing machines.
  • Demonstrated normal depth perception.  See and read printed materials, with or without visual aids; distinguish colors; read and understand rules and policies, labels and instructions.
  • Verbal communication including the ability to speak and hear at normal room levels.
  • Other demands, as determined by the council.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Data & Information Specialist in the subject line to Leah Zimmon  lzimmon@girlscoutsla.org

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

eLearning Developer 

Location: Montclair, CA Or Marina Del Rey, CA 

JOB SUMMARY: As an eLearning Developer with the Girl Scouts, you will design, develop and implement engaging, interactive eLearning experiences for volunteers including web-based and blended learning. The role enables you to stretch and grow your eLearning Development skills learning and leveraging the most current Adobe software, while contributing to the success of a thriving, mission-driven organization. 

The position reports to the Director, Volunteer Resources, eLearning Team Lead and is funded by a two-year grant intended for the development of high-quality online course content and e-learning assets for web-based curriculum modules. This role is ideal for a tech-savvy, learning-oriented individual seeking to increase their current expertise in eLearning development. The position will be out of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles’ Montclair office.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  •  Designs, develops, and implements engaging, interactive eLearning experiences in partnership with the eLearning Team.
  • Leverages experience with Adobe software to complete eLearning modules efficiently and effectively to specification.
  • Apply an eagerness to learn to all aspects of position, with a particular emphasis on becoming an Adobe and Captivate subject matter expert. Captivate training is available.
  • Recommends and implements new eLearning development approaches to the eLearning Team.
  • Writes effective copy for both curriculum and marketing purposes.
  • Manages multiple program development projects simultaneously by prioritizing project deadlines, ensures that any problems are addressed, escalated when needed, and resolved quickly. 
  • Ensures that training and course materials are current, relevant to training needs, and align with GSUSA program requirements and overall council strategies.
  • Works collaboratively across functional areas to identify training needs, then provide technical, design, and layout support ensuring high-quality and professional trainings as needed.
  • Manages and conducts quality assurance reviews of all online training by gathering feedback through online survey tools and using survey outcomes to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of course content.
  • Ensures consistency and comparability of curriculum between the in-person, blended, and online delivery methods.
  • Monitors and supports online learning assets, and supports volunteers by troubleshooting their technical issues.
  • Designs and delivers programs to meet the needs of girls from diverse populations. Promote diversity in every aspect of Girl Scouting.
  • Ensures that Volunteer Resources personnel (employees and volunteers) comply with and support the council and GSUSA’s philosophy, policies, procedures, standards and business practices.
  • Ensures that all eLearning, related resources, and publications reflect and are sensitive to the ethnic, religious, social and economic diversity of the council jurisdiction.
  • Assume other related duties and responsibilities and provide backup support to other units/functions as assigned

 ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite, including Flash and Photoshop.
  • Proven ability in designing learning courses in a variety of delivery approaches, including instructor-led, web-based, and blended learning methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to write effective and engaging copy for curriculum and marketing purposes.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of layout and design principles to create graphics that convey messaging in congruence with GSNorCal and GSUSA communication strategy.
  • Ability to plan, organize, delegate and implement a multi-faceted workload with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated competencies in:
    • Training design and delivery
    • Oral and written communication
    • Project planning
    • Proven experience working collaboratively with individuals or teams and with cross-functional task groups.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships, including working electronically with others based remotely.
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and multi-tasking skills required.
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, writing, and verbal communications skills required.
    • Creativity and ability to develop and implement new ideas and processes.
    • Strong proof-reading skills to produce error-free documents.
    • Ability to communicate through verbal and written means with individuals, small groups and in front of large audiences at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data, and compile information for planning and reports.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong experience using Captivate
  • Exposure to instructional theories and principles applicable to both online and instructor led learning programs.
  • Volunteer experience or experience with mission-driven organizations
  • Fluent in Spanish, knowledgeable of other cultures 
  • GSUSA Certified Trainer or comparable certification 
  • Knowledge of Girl Scout philosophy, standards, program and systems 
  • Advanced studies in education, adult education or management

To apply, please click on this LINK.

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.


Payroll/GL Accountant

Location: Los Angeles, Headquarters Office, Finance Department

Reports To: Accounting Manager

POSITION SUMMARYManage all payroll related functions for GSGLA.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Administer and manage all aspects of biweekly payroll including:
    • Timesheet collection, review, data entry and submission of payroll
    • Coordinate implementation and reconciliation of payroll deductions
    • 403(b) & Pension plan payments
    • 403(b) loan payments
    • Creating payroll general ledger entries
    • Vacation accrual
    • Monthly payroll accrual
  • Reconciliation of all payroll-related Balance Sheet accounts
  • Preparation of all reports pertaining to payroll (eg. Government censuses, etc.)
  • Manage all payroll related audit tasks for the annual 403b and Worker’s Compensation audits
  • Health insurance allocations
  • Reconciliation of payroll portion of 403b plan
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Abila MIP experience preferred.
  • Payroll experience for 150+ employees (Paycom Payroll Service preferred).

EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCEEquivalent 7 years payroll and general ledger experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIESData entry and frequent sitting. 

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Payroll Accountant in the subject line, to: pogata@girlscoutsla.org

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

Maintenance Technician

Location: Montclair/Arcadia, Properties Department

Reports To: Director of Properties

POSITION SUMMARY: Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • To provide courteous, consistent, professional and knowledgeable customer service.
  • General Maintenance and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, Equipment, and Grounds. Performs a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds at various facilities/sites including:
    • carpentry, electrical, plumbing, glazier, masonry, and painting tasks;
    • repairs and treats structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets;
    • performs minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets; repairs door hinges;
    • cleans plugged key slots;
    • changes filters on heating, ventilating and air conditioning units;
    • services appliances, kitchen, and emergency equipment;
    • hooks up appliances;
    • reports mechanical malfunctions to appropriate party for action;
    • moves and assists in moving furniture and equipment at various facilities/sites;
    • sets up and breaks down cubicle partitions;
    • exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of a higher skilled crafts person;
    • assists in obtaining quotes and arranging for services of outside vendors as needed;
    • activates and deactivates building alarms
    • maintains clean, safe, and orderly work sites.
  • Carpentry: Performs basic rough and finished carpentry work in construction and repair of structures such as partitions, walls, doors, fences, window frames, office furniture, roofs, and shelves.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Maintenance Technician in the subject line, to: gcastro@girlscoutsla.org

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.