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The Girl Scouts of Western Washington (GSWW) is seeking a dynamic and resourceful Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a demonstrated passion for our mission. 

 Girl Scouts of Western Washington enjoys an outstanding reputation within the national Girl Scout movement and throughout the western Washington region. The new CEO will have the opportunity to lead this outstanding, well-respected organization in growing and expanding to meet the needs of Girl Scouts and volunteers in the communities it serves.

The Chief Executive Officer will, through strong leadership, share the vision, inspire employees and Board members to perform at their highest level, and identify strategic opportunities for the organization. A strong work ethic, strong business and financial acumen, servant leadership style, outstanding relationship-building skills, and are necessary to succeed in the position.

The CEO is responsible for ensuring the growth and goal achievement throughout the council jurisdiction. The CEO, working closely with the Board of Directors and the executive leadership team, develops the council’s overall strategic plan with primary focus on membership growth and camp property maintenance, sustainability, and use in programming. The CEO is responsible for ensuring the achievement of the goals associated with the plan and leading all aspects of the organization including but not limited to community engagement, program development, fund development, membership development, efficiency of operations, fiscal and facilities/properties management.

The CEO is also accountable for hiring and developing staff to accomplish the operations and functions of the Council’s work.


Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher or equivalent experience.

• A minimum of eight years of directly related work experience preferably leading a not- for-profit organization

• A minimum of six years of management experience. 

• Experience directing, hiring, and developing a team in an organization of comparable size, including fund development, vision, collaboration, leadership, advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, community relations, planning, board relations, property management, and program delivery.

• Experience building and sustaining positive relationships, networks, and coalitions/collaborations with a wide variety of key individuals, constituencies, partner organizations, businesses, and communities.

• Strong fundraising experience with donors, corporations, and foundations. Experience growing/expanding an organization; taking it to the “next level”.

• Experience working with and/or on a nonprofit board of directors; board development; understands the roles of nonprofit boards and CEOs

• Capital Campaign experience preferred

• Ability and skills for managing others through strategic execution and goal achievement including at the C-Level.

• Proficient skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and database programs.

• Ability to build and maintain a positive, caring, compassionate, high performing, and engaged workplace culture.

• Excellent interpersonal skills and cultural competence to ensure effective interactions with individuals at all levels and backgrounds inside and outside the organization. High degree of confidentiality, diplomacy, discretion, and tact.

• Knowledge of youth development. 

• Travel throughout council jurisdiction up to 20% of the time.

• Residency in the Western Washington council jurisdiction is required

    What you’ll do:

• Focus on rebuilding membership engagement with Girl Scout programming as we emerge from the pandemic impacts.

• Ensure the financial health and integrity of the council by employing sound fiscal controls, overseeing budget development, monitoring fiscal operations, increasing fund development opportunities and revenue streams, and effectively integrating, managing, and leveraging the council’s resources and assets. Provide strategic financial input to the Board and leadership on key decisions affecting the organization.

• Collaborate with the national organization (GSUSA) to carry out the purpose of the Girl Scout movement as set forth in the Preamble to the Constitution of Girl Scouts of the U.S. A., to ensure that charter requirements are met, and to obtain information and resources related to operational and governance issues.  

• Ensure a smooth transition to new leadership building strong, respectful, working relationships among the new CEO, employees, board, major donors, key volunteers, and key community leaders.

• Foster a workplace and organizational culture with the Board that is positive, adaptive, collaborative, and inclusive as reflected in the values of the organization, the Girl Scout mission, and vision.

As of October 18, 2021, Girl Scouts of Western Washington requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.

Employee benefits include:

• Medical/Dental/Vision care insurance (some employee premium contribution required)

• Section 125 and 132 Flexible Spending Accounts

• 403(b) plan with a discretionary employer match

• Life, Short and Long-term Disability, and Accidental Death/Dismemberment insurance (modest employee premium required)

• Employee Assistance Program

• Vacation (10 days per year during first year of employment, then one extra day per year thereafter up to 25 days max.)

• 2 weeks paid holiday break at the end of the calendar year

• Sick leave (Accrued at one day per month up to 120 days maximum

• Ten paid holidays per year, plus two floating days per year


The Girl Scouts of Western Washington (GSWW) is seeking a dynamic and resourceful Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a demonstrated passion for our mission. 

 Girl Scouts of Western Washington enjoys an outstanding reputation within the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 3, 2022
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement
  • Professional Level
    Executive

Benefits

Employee benefits include:

• Medical/Dental/Vision care insurance (some employee premium contribution required)

• Section 125 and 132 Flexible Spending Accounts

• 403(b) plan with a discretionary employer match

• Life, Short and Long-term Disability, and Accidental Death/Dismemberment insurance (modest employee premium required)

• Employee Assistance Program

• Vacation (10 days per year during first year of employment, then one extra day per year thereafter up to 25 days max.)

• 2 weeks paid holiday break at the end of the calendar year

• Sick leave (Accrued at one day per month up to 120 days maximum

• Ten paid holidays per year, plus two floating days per year

Employee benefits include:

• Medical/Dental/Vision care insurance (some employee premium contribution required)

• Section 125 and 132 Flexible Spending Accounts

• 403(b) plan with a…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
Associated Location
5601 6th Ave South, Suite 150, Seattle, WA 98108, United States

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