Job Details

Director of Product Sales

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 08/07/2019

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington is looking for an experienced leader for our Director of Product Sales position. This role requires a dynamic combination of communication skills, employee and volunteer leadership, and data-driven strategic and financial planning skills.

Our product sales programs, including the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program, are the largest girl-led entrepreneurial programs in the world. Through these programs, girls learn skills to last a lifetime, including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics. Proceeds from the product sales programs are used to fund amazing experiences—like STEM, travel, and outdoor adventures—and impactful community projects that make the world a better place.

If you are passionate about preparing G.I.R.L.s (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ for a lifetime of leadership, apply today @
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Product Sales creates sales projections based on historical data and innovative strategies, negotiates contracts with vendors, manages inventory at multiple locations, supervises staff and establishes working relationships with volunteers.

• Establishes long-range strategies, goals and plans of work for council product sales.
• Develops appropriate program materials, recognition items, training workshops, kick-off and recognition events for girls and volunteers to ensure that the Girl Scout product sales are operated as the best entrepreneurial and business leadership development program for girls.
• Works closely with the communications, membership, volunteer support and program staff to disseminate information to the community and the membership about Girl Scout products.
• Develops and administers an annual operating budget for product sales, including income and cost of sale.
• Creates projections and final reports for the Chief Financial Officer and finance committee of the board of directors.
• Works with product sale vendors to obtain bids, negotiate services and coordinate the marketing and delivery of product.
• Oversees the collection of all product sales funds and ensures that all delinquent accounts are settled.
• Supervises the work of the Product Sales team, and recruits, selects, appoints, trains and supervises a core team of volunteers to promote product sales.
• Participation in event planning, execution, and attendance, requiring occasional night and weekend work.
• Attending and conducting seminars, trainings, and meetings, requiring travel, up to 20% of the time, including out-of-state, overnight, and extended (week-long) engagements.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting salary of $53,300 annually, depending on experience. Compensation includes a generous benefits package with health insurance, life insurance, LTD, STD, retirement plan, PTO, and paid holidays. See more details on our website @

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• At least four years’ experience in marketing, sales, management, and/or program planning.
• Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities.
• Creative problem solving.
• Excellent presentation skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to work with volunteer teams.
• Employee management experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field (education, recreation, business, marketing, public relations), or equivalent combination of work and educational experience.
• Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
• Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings and some weekends, as business need require.
• Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel, including proof of insurance and a valid Oregon or Washington driver’s license, with a good driving record.
• Willingness to accept the principles of the Girl Scout Movement as expressed in the Girl Scout Promise and Law. (
• Nonprofit management experience.
• Volunteer management experience.
• Previous experience in or knowledge of Girl Scout product sales programs.

ABOUT US: Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington serves more than 25,000 girl and adult members in Oregon and Clark, Skamania and Klickitat Counties in Washington. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship while fostering the development of leadership skills and self-esteem.

EQUITY STATEMENT: Girl Scouts has valued and supported all girls since our inception in 1912. The foundation of diversity that Juliette Gordon Low established runs throughout Girl Scouting to this day. Our mission extends to all girls, and through our program they develop the necessary leadership skills to advance diversity and promote inclusion. We wish for all girls to see themselves reflected in the organization they are a part of, and seek to model the values of diversity and inclusion we hope to instill in them. In order to achieve these goals, we are committed to creating and fostering racial and ethnic diversity at every level of the organization.

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and honor diversity.

If you share our commitment to equity and believe in the mission of Girl Scouts, join our team! Apply today through our website at
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