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District Executive

Posted: 01/12/2022

Job description:
Greater St. Louis Area Council, Boy Scouts of America – Sikeston or Poplar Bluff, MO

The District Executive selected will:

  • Serve Wayne, Butler, Carter, Ripley, Stoddard, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Dunklin, and parts of Reynolds and Scott Counties.
  • 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 but are not limited to: program development through collaborative relationships, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, membership recruitment and retention, community relations.
  • Be responsible for extending programs to religious, civic, fraternal, educational, and other community-based organizations through volunteers.
  • Secure adequate financial support for programs in assigned area. Achieve net income and participation objectives for assigned day camps and activities.
  • Recruit leadership for finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the organization.
  • 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 be able to 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 time 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 is 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.
  • Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
  • Ability to work varied hours when necessary, evening activities and weekend work is frequently required to achieve positive objectives.
  • Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one week.
  • A Scouting background is helpful, but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to background checks.
  • Must be able to relocate to or reside in the service area.
  • Associate’s degree & 5 years business experience

Compensation:
All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive salary of $43,500; Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous vacation policy and ten holiday observances. -Annual merit raise -Generous incentive plan for high performers

How to apply:
Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to john.rouse@scouting.org. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

Additional information on a career as a District Executive can be found at this link: https://stlbsa.org/get-involved/employment-opportunities/

Required license or certification: Driver’s License
Required: Associate’s degree & 5 years business experience