For over 100 years, we have helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to blossom into their best selves. From our earliest badges in electricity, aeronautics, and natural sciences to today’s all girl robotics teams and cookie entrepreneurs, girls have challenged themselves through our skill-building opportunities, worked with inspiring role models and developed lifelong friendships.
If you are committed to making a difference, seek work with lasting impact and want to help build girls of courage, confidence and character who make Alaska and the world a better place, Girl Scouts of Alaska is hiring a Product Program Specialist based out of our Anchorage, Alaska Office. Girl Scouts of Alaska offers a robust benefits package with PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Life Insurance, and a 403(b) with employer match. Pay for our Product Program Specialist starts at $22.50 per hour.
The Product Program Specialist works with the Product Program Director, council staff and volunteers to ensure the success of the Girl Scouts of Alaska Cookie Program and MagNut Program (Fall Product). They help oversee all aspects of the two annual product programs as well as the monitoring and maintenance of all Troop Bank and Service Unit Bank Accounts. Position is based in the council office in Anchorage.
- Committed to the policies and mission of the Girl Scout organization and willing to become a Girl Scout member.
- Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, board, and staff.
- Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Able to organize
and carry out a multifaceted workload.
- Able to work without taking personal leave during cookie season—possible nights and weekends during those months (January-April).
- Able to
work independently with minimal oversight, effectively manage
multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
- Understanding of and committed to organizational diversity.
- 2-4 years of marketing and/or sales management experience (preferred).
- Experience in budget management and volunteer management (preferred).
- Strong customer service skills.
- Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
- Proven ability to keep accurate and meticulous records, manage time effectively, work independently, and handle several projects at the same time.
- Strong technical skills, with experience in Microsoft Office
Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), as well as the ability to
quickly learn new proprietary technology.
- Access to automobile in working condition. Proof of meeting state requirements regarding auto licensing, driver’s license, and liability insurance..
- Strong communication skills in written, verbal, and virtual delivery; experience developing and implementing action plans to meet/exceed deliverables; and experience working collaboratively to reach collective goals.
- Sit at a desk and work on a computer and talk on the phone for long periods of time.
- Manually operate office equipment.
- Lift and carry at least 35 lbs.
- Complete an annual background check .
Girl Scouts of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.