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Marketing and Events Director

Location: San Jose, CA

Council website: www.svmbc.org

We are volunteer led and staff guided. Your team and talent pool is as large as your ability to engage and manage a diverse group of thinkers. You have a bedrock foundation of digital tools and strategy, including email marketing, social media campaigns, website management (ours is built on WordPress and Elementor), thoughtful planning and execution of messaging across a variety of platforms (our best performers are Facebook, Instagram and our own website). Special Events is one your expertise areas and gets you jumping out of bed in the morning. You know that project managing engaging events for internal and external audiences is key to retaining and building our membership and supporters. You love people, process and details, can write a competitive grant application, unafraid of large donations and the path to receiving them, and have a heart for the mission of building youth character. Ready to join our team?

About the Scouting:

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Position Concept and Summary:

Develop, implement, and maintain all marketing, communications, and department support plans and activities to assist in accomplishing the goals of the Council’s strategic plan. The primary goal is to ensure coordination, consistency, and integrity of the SVMBC and Boy Scouts of America brand.

Responsible for developing and executing a positive internal and external public relations, volunteer and chartered partner, crisis communication strategies, data analysis projects, and brand management. Responsibilities also include brand management and provide communications to leadership team, executive board, and other key stakeholders.

Responsible for working with the Director of Development to create and participate in stewardship activities related to non-profit fundraising and relationship management, including creating and implementing the marketing, development, and communications strategy for events and campaigns.

The Marketing and Events Director selected will:

  • Develop and manage the implementation of a council communications/marketing strategy and plan. Maintain and update public relations, communications, and marketing policies and procedures to maintain a standard of quality and consistency.
  • Responsible for distributing all Council content across owned, earned, and paid channels.
  • Oversee/work with Development on content creation for digital and print assets for Council events, fundraising, and news stories
  • Maintain, create content, monitor, and update Council and camps social media, e-newsletters, and websites.
  • Oversee website security and updates, specifically making sure all websites, including the Council Calendar, are up to date
  • Create engaging digital content with volunteers
  • Support and lead camping marketing goals
  • Develop and support volunteer committees to provide guidance and work in public relations, communication, and marketing. Annually increase the number and strength of volunteers supporting the Council’s public relations efforts, including annually adding to “resource” volunteers whose expertise or access to resources can assist in accomplishing our marketing goals. Specifically work with the Marketing Committee to further strategic plan and marketing initiatives.
  • Secure positive coverage of Scouting stories in the media. Prepare and distribute press releases for Council activities and to recognize volunteer achievements. Provide on-site assistance to reporters, other media representatives and Council staff.
  • Work with Development to create and participate in:
  • Lead for Annual Recognition Event
  • Lead portions of special events in the council including direct support to fundraising events
  • Support Development on fundraising campaigns in creating content both print and digital
  • Assist with the content and promotion for Membership and Camp enrollment campaigns
  • Maintain and update style guide for Council communications to accomplish a single branded look which is aligned with national efforts to provide consistent image of Scouting.
  • Compile report showing results (ROI) of marketing efforts.

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.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
  • 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 to two weeks.
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference and motor vehicle background checks.

All councils are equal opportunity employers. A competitive salary range of $70,000-90,000 depending on experience, with mileage and phone reimbursement. Professional Scouting offers benefits that 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.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow recommended county guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Jose, CA 95126: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Marketing: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

District Executive

Job Posting Date: 2/8/2022

Position: District Executive Position

Position location: San Jose, CA

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Today’s professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits and advancement. One position is currently available. The area served would include Santa Clara County cities working from our council office and home. District executives are encouraged to reside in the area in which they serve.

The District Executive selected will:

  • Work with a volunteer team and other community and business leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire others to become involved in youth programs.
  • Achieve progress towards specific goals and objectives which include: program development through collaborative relationships, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, membership recruitment and retention.
  • 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 camps and activities.
  • Recruit leadership for finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the organization.
  • Ensure that all program sites are served through volunteers, regular leader meetings, training events and activities.
  • 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 long and irregular hours 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. Bilingual in Spanish 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.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
  • 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 to two weeks.
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference and motor vehicle background checks.

Compensation:

All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive salary of $70,000, with mileage and phone reimbursement. 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.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume with salary history, only the most qualified candidates will be contacted. Email hr@svmbc.org and place “District Executive” in the email subject line.

Additional information on a career as a District Executive can be found at this link: http://www.scouting.org/Careers/WorkingWithUs/EssentialSkills.aspx

COVID-19 considerations: Following state and local precautions for COVID-19.

Registrar

Job Posting Date: 2/15/2022

Serve as a key part of the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Boy Scouts of America support team. They are primarily responsible for entering and processing registration daily. Input accurately confidential data to our proprietary database. Also provides support to the Support Staff with receptionist and mail log duties. Works with staff for training course registrations. Scouting experience is a plus.

This position is a full time position. Starting hourly wage is $18.00-20.00 an hour. It is San Jose office based. Typical hours are 9-5.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a registration database of membership for our youth and adult members with data input.
  • Maintaining confidential member data in their work process.
  • Processing registration daily and recharter processing annually.
  • File and maintain current and archive records of membership.
  • Key attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Maintains good communication with the staff and donors
  • Troubleshoots and solves membership discrepancy
  • Generate and distribute assigned reports.
  • Provides course training registrations for leaders, maintains records of payments

Special Responsibilities:

  • Accept assignments deemed necessary by your manager for the successful operation of the Council.
  • Maybe necessary, on occasion, to assist support staff with phones or special projects.

Accountability:

Measured through utilization of the national Performance and Development System with interim reviews and checkpoints.

Position Qualifications, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Must have a High School diploma and with at least two years of secretarial or administrative experience. Experience with non-profits preferred.
  • Knowledge of modern office methods and procedures, bulk mailing, filing, telephone techniques, office equipment. Willing to learn new programs and systems as upgraded/added.
  • Learn, interpret and apply Scouting terminology, principals, procedures and programs.
  • Maintain a good cooperative working relationship with all co-workers, donors, Scouters, customers and vendors. Use good judgment in recognizing the confidentiality inherent to this position.
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Plan, organize and monitor activities according to priority.
  • Able to adapt to interruptions, changes, disorder, and repetition without losing composure or effectiveness.
  • Maintains continual attention to detail and performs quality work above the minimum standards.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel & the internet.
  • Good written and verbal skills.

Individual Characteristics:

  • People-oriented
  • Detail oriented
  • Organized
  • Self-confident
  • Personable
  • Multi-tasker
  • Ability to think and plan ahead
  • Professional presence, presentation, and communication

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

This Job Is:

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Remotely

  • No

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: Following state and local precautions for COVID-19.

Work Location: One location

Camp Chesebrough Assistant Ranger

Job Posting Date: 1/12/22

Job details

  • Salary: $18 – $20 an hour
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications

  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)
 

Full Job Description: Assistant Ranger / Maintenance

Work location: Camp Chesebrough 26005 Hwy 9 Los Gatos, CA 95033

The position has two main parts: Prepare camp to allow for guests to have the best experience possible and have strong/positive interpersonal relationships with those who help with the various projects, work parties, contractors, and neighbors.

Under remote direction, the work of the Facilities manager will be determined through regular conferences and/or written directives from their supervisor. The CSR Facilities Manager will report to the Camping Director. Scouting experience is a plus.

This position is a part-time position up to 32 hours a week. Starting hourly wage is $18.00-$20.00. The typical workweek is Friday through Sunday with additional hours chosen by employer as needed.

OPERATION OF PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND PROPERTY (70% of job)

  • Keep all physical property in acceptable operating condition. Be particularly alert to conditions which affect health, safety, sanitation, and good housekeeping practices.
  • Establish work schedules for routine operational procedures and order necessary supplies.
  • Cooperate closely with the camp director or Campmaster corps to effectively resolve questions of facility operation.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices surrounding camp buildings and sites.

MAINTENANCE OF PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND PROPERTY (10% of job)

  • Make regular inspections to determine essential repairs and corrective action.
  • Submit estimates of time and materials when necessary and perform general repairs as authorized.
  • Maintain a record of all maintenance actions.

RELATIONSHIPS (10% of job)

  • Favorably represent the council in contacts with visitors, Scouters and Scouts.

SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (5% of job)

  • When specifically authorized, undertake and/or supervise construction to council specifications. When directed, order materials and maintain records.
  • When authorized, provide program assistance to supplement Campmaster corps. Check groups in and out of camp, issue equipment and submit record and report on each occupancy.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

BUSINESS RESPONSIBILITIES (5% of job)

  • Comply with established council business procedures including accounting of petty cash and other funds.
  • Submit regular reports and maintain essential business records.

PROTECTION AND CONTROL OF PROPERTY AND PEOPLE

  • Ensure safe operating conditions and know emergency procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years or more experience in facilities
  • Basic skills of plumbing, basic electrical and carpentry
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and have a high school diploma.
  • Must maintain a current driver’s license and be insurable to drive.
  • Offer for employment are subject to criminal, employment and financial background checks.

IDEAL SKILLS

  • Effective in maintenance-related problem-solving.
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting and manual labor.
  • Team Player.
  • Understanding and compliance with all national and council policies.
  • Skilled in the basic repair of buildings and grounds.
  • Effective at the operation of tractors and other equipment.
  • Passion for Scouting, outdoor education, or land management.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations: Following state and local precautions for COVID-19.

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience: Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Trading Post Clerk

Job Posting Date: 1/12/22

Job details

  • Salary: $18 – $19 an hour
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Benefits
  • Flexible schedule

Full Job Description

Retail Associate Position at Scout Shop

The Retail Associate at Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, will further the mission of the Boy Scouts of America by providing excellent and energetic support for the nation’s leading character and leadership development program. The Retail Associate is responsible for opening and closing store, providing customer service for orders in store and online, phone assistance, assist with council registration.

This position is a part-time position.

This position is a part-time position. Flexible hours which may include eight hours on Saturdays and other weekday shifts. It is located at 919 North Main St. Salinas, CA.

Starting hourly wage is $18-19 an hour depending on experience.

Job Overview:
Manages the successful daily operation of the Scout Shop/front desk by delivering exceptional customer experience, transacting sales, accurate, required reports, and paperwork, receiving orders, stocking shelves, and maintaining a clean and customer-friendly environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Open and close the retail store, prepare end-of-day paperwork and deposits. * Provide excellent customer service to retail customers in-store and phone customers. * Provide assistance with uniform selection and sizing to new Scout families. * Maintain inventory of Scout products, ordering as needed.
  • Collect membership and other papers from Scouters for Council
  • Provide program knowledge to parents and volunteers as requested.
  • Provide knowledge of Council activities and programs to Scouters

PERFORMANCE AND SUCCESS MEASURES

  • Professionalism and quality of work
  • Accuracy of register sales and paperwork

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years retail experience or equivalent preferred
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook
  • Scouting Experience is a plus!

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: These are not physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Lift boxes up to 25 lbs and display items in store

Individual Characteristics

  • People-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Self-confident
  • Personable
  • Multi-tasker
  • Ability to think and plan ahead
  • Professional presence, presentation, and communication

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $19.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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