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District Executive – Sales/Marketing

District Executive – Sales / Marketing
Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America – Dallas, TX
$57,000 per year – ($48,000 base salary + $650 per month auto stipend +$100 per month phone stipend)

Seeking energetic and self-motivated individuals to serve as a District Executive in local communities.  This is a sales & leadership career that demands growth in all areas – recruiting youth, raising sustainable finances, and working with top community leaders.

It comes as a surprise to many that Scouting is a solid, paid profession. 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.

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

Compensation and Benefits

The Circle Ten Council of the Boy Scouts of America offers a multitude of benefits for professionals. The benefits offered are considered to be among the best in the nonprofit sector. The package includes major medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage in addition to long-term disability, accident, and life insurance, and retirement plans.

Starting Pay

The minimum starting salary for a professional Scouter in a beginning leadership position is $48,000, plus a $650 monthly auto stipend ($7,800) and a $100 monthly phone stipend ($1,200).  Annual salary adjustments are based on an individual’s merit contributions and overall performance.

Training

Annual professional training opportunities are provided, as well as constant on the job training and monthly staff meeting trainings.

Qualifications for Employment

Do you have the background needed for a career as a Scouting professional? Our self-starting leaders are frequently called upon to multi-task and combine many skills to get the job done. The basic qualifications are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • United States citizenship or declared intention to become a U.S. citizen
  • Adult – 21 years of age
  • People-oriented, having the ability to work well with adult volunteers, community and business leaders, and representatives of other organizations
  • Able to work varied hours when necessary to achieve positive objectives / willing to work evenings and 1 – 2 weekends per month
  • Willing to relocate within the 24 counties of the Circle Ten Council – must live in or near the geographical territory that you serve
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Believe in the BSA mission and vision and willing to subscribe to its principles and standards
  • Eligible to receive a professional Scouting commission – a criminal background will be performed
  • Bilingual skills are a plus!

A Day in the Life of a District Executive

The responsibilities are as broad as the tasks are varied and no two days are the same for a typical District Executive.  No matter where they work, in the city, the suburbs, or the country side, one thing is for certain- this is anything but an “office” job.  Our field staff are typically found in the community, not behind a desk.  The job of the professional Scouter is to recruit, train, and motivate the BSA’s adult volunteers and to support and grow local Scouting units.  In addition, they work with community leaders to rally public support for the Scouting programs.  Professional Scouting responsibilities are cyclical and depending on the time of the year will determine the priorities and key tasks.

 

Locations: Multiple locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area

Interested candidates, please send resume to:
Kevin Patterson, Assistant Scout Executive
Circle Ten Council, B.S.A
8605 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75235
Kevin.Patterson@scouting.org