Girl Scouts of Colorado is looking for a highly skilled Community Relationships & Events Manager to provide project management, communication and logistical support for GSCO’s partnership with the University of Denver and Girl Scout program events. This position will cultivate, maintain, and grow GSCO’s partnership with the University of Denver both at its Denver and mountain campuses. They will manage communication with the university, identify opportunities for collaboration, and raise the visibility of this partnership within the Girl Scout community. In addition, they will function as a member of the program team to ensure that Girl Scouts of Colorado activates upon its corporate and community partnerships to provide maximum benefit to our girls and value to our partners. Through working closely with the broader Program and Membership Experience and Fund Development departments, they will support the delivery of program events and programming made available through corporate partnerships.
Areas of Responsibility
University of Denver Partnership Development/ Relationship Management
- Working closely with GSCO’s CEO, leverage the relationship with University of Denver through the creation, management and oversight of partnership opportunities. Potential partnership opportunities may include:
- collaborating on outdoor equity and education curriculum as well as programing related to the advancement of women and girls;
- mentorship and leadership opportunities for our girls with DU students;
- access to DU’s Denver campus facilities for programing and other opportunities;
- the ability to partner with relevant academic programs;
- internships, fieldwork, and research opportunities for DU students that Girl Scouts can participate in and learn from.
- Work with deans, faculty, department heads and other DU contacts to ideate partnerships that benefit girl members.
- Establish partnership details and parameters, engage program staff within GSCO to activate, and ensure successful implementation.
- Determine success metrics for partnerships and track results.
- Have an active presence on the DU campus to further develop relationships and be on the lookout for additional opportunities to leverage for GSCO.
- Work with GSCO program staff to develop and implement DU patch program.
Program and Event Management
- Accountable for every aspect of an event, from venue choice to success metrics.
- Book venues and support staff, which includes contract drafting and confirmation and day-of logistics.
- Develop content for event materials and work with Marketing and Communications team to produce.
- Work closely with Registration Specialists to build registration and manage event communications.
- Communicate with event attendees on details, such as reminder emails and answering any specific questions.
- Provide day-of support for all program events; combination of both in-person and virtual.
- Track and report on event budget revenue and expenses.
- Report on event success metrics.
- Act as point of contact for program partners and any related external contacts in coordination with the Program and Events Manager.
- Draft and execute contracts and MOUs with partners, businesses and individuals who provide programs and services which invite Girl Scouts and adult volunteer participation.
- Support fund development department on fundraising event logistics and corporate sponsor recognition and reporting.
PRIMARY CROSS-FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Collaborates with statewide teams to communicate program opportunities.
- Support the efforts and commitments of Girl Scouts of Colorado in the area of pluralism and diversity throughout the organization and within each community served.
- Work cross functionally with other departments to support membership and the council’s plan of work.
- Minimum of three (3) years experience in event management or in a related field such as project management, community relations, or program delivery.
- Proven development and implementation of collaborations, partnerships, and cross-functional teams.
- Excellent skills planning and leading cross-functional projects, including proven success in event planning or event coordination.
- Experience working with higher education, sorority groups, and corporate partners.
- Track record of successful event execution.
- Experience working with colleagues in graphic design, sales, marketing and communication specialties.
- High level of interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrated through: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret relevant publications, policies and procedures. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
You will be joining a supportive and flexible work environment with team members who work together to champion girl ambition. We are on a mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. The right candidate won’t just be promoting a program. Their work will impact and change future generations!
- This position pays a range of $45,000-$55,000 annually depending on experience
- Health Insurance – Cost shared by GSCO
- Dental Insurance – Cost shared by GSCO
- Vision Insurance – Optional
- Life Insurance – fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary up to $300,000
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment – fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary up to $300,000
- Optional Life Insurance – Employee paid – for additional employee coverage and dependents
- Long Term Disability – Fully paid by GSCO
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical/Dependent)
- 403(b) Retirement Plan – GSCO matches 100% of employee contribution up to 2% of pay
- Vacation – Employees accrue 10 vacation days per year
- Sick Leave – Employees earn one day per month
- Holidays – 10 scheduled holidays per year
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