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Membership Recruitment Specialist (North County)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512393-658369
  • Job Location: Escondido, CA
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 19, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • Classification: Exempt



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Job Description:

The Membership Recruitment Specialist is responsible for developing and executing effective recruiting strategies to increase awareness and participation in Girl Scouting through a variety of in person meetings, presentations, and networking opportunities with community organizations, corporations, schools, educators, faith-based institutions and other community constituents. They are responsible for securing girl and adult volunteer participation and community partnerships through community cultivation, lead generation, and follow-up.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Assists in achieving the council’s corporate goals for girl and adult membership through developing and implementing membership strategies in assigned areas.

  • Designs and/ or implements a comprehensive plan for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas by researching market data, membership trends, and other pertinent information relevant to designated geographic areas.
  • Implements membership recruiting marketing strategies outlined in the council’s strategic plan through cultivation and organization of communities to generate increased girl and volunteer leads.
  • Prepares action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made in order to meet membership goal. Prepares a variety of status reports, including activity, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
  • Utilizes customer relationship management system to support pursuance of leads throughout the recruitment process.
  • Seeks opportunities and keeps in contact with community organizations, corporations, schools and educators, and faith-based institutions to increase awareness of and participation in Girl Scouting.
  • Cultivates relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations, and businesses to support recruitment efforts within targeted areas to positively impact membership growth.
  • Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scouts message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned to assist in fulfillment of the council’s mission and goals.
  • Follows up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity in a timely fashion.

2. Works interdepartmentally to ensure our Council goals are met.

  • In partnership with service unit support team, recruits and supports service unit membership organizers to assist with recruitment activity in the field.
  • Works with cross-functional team to determine or develop innovative techniques to ensure the effective delivery of recruitment strategies.
  • Promotes and assists with Council wide programs, activities, public relations and fund development endeavors.


Experience and Skills:


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

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 1-2 years related work experience required.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish, preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources/contacts/services preferred.
  • Ability to cultivate, foster, maintain and manage relationships and network effectively.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Position is based out of our San Diego (Balboa) location. However, may work from our other locations as assigned.
  • Valid drivers license, proof of insurance, and access to reliable transportation. Daily and/or occasional travel may be required.
  • Must have belief in the mission and values of Girl Scouting; be willing to subscribe to the principles expressed in the Promise and Law, and aware of the needs of girls in our pluralistic society.

Office Equipment/ Machines/ Electronic Devices

Personal computer and printers, telephone, fax machine, copier, audiovisual equipment, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stoop, kneel, bend, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, work with fingers, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions.
  • Ability to perform light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Heavy visual acuity required performing such activities as preparing and analyzing data and figures, using computer terminal and reading.

Work Conditions

  • Activities occur both inside and outside and employee is subject to both environmental conditions; however, employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

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