Recruitment Specialist-Manhattan

Job Type

Full Time




40 Wall Street
Suite 708
New York
New York
United States


The 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 intuitions and other community constituents.  She/he is responsible for securing girl and adult volunteer participation through community cultivation, lead generation, and follow-­‐up.


Assists in achieving the council’s 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.

·        Implements membership recruiting marketing strategies outlined in the council’s strategic plan, annual business plan and/or other council goals 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.

·        Collaborates with the Conversion team and utilizes the Salesforce membership database to ensure strategic follow up and targeting.

·        Cultivates relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations, and businesses to support recruitment efforts within targeted areas to positively impact membership growth.

·        Mentor and train recruitment volunteers

·        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.

·        Follows up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity in a timely fashion.

·        Works with cross-­‐functional team to determine or develop innovative techniques to ensure the effective delivery of recruitment strategies.


Education: Associates Degree in related area required, Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.


High School diploma or GED Prior sales experience required.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Power Point, Word, and Excel.

One year of experience in Girl Scouting strongly preferred.

Additional qualifications:

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Please include “Recruitment Specialist” in the subject line of your e-mail. Resumes received without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Girl Scouts of Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

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