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A Profession With a Purpose

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. We invite you to look at our profession, and consider an opportunity at the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council.

Do you have the background needed for a career as a Scouting professional? Our leaders are frequently called upon to multitask and combine many skills to get the job done.  Email the Council management team at Hiring@AlamoAreaBSA.org for consideration of any open positions. Or, see below for open positions that invite an online application process through INDEED.com.

Positions

(Updated as of 9-10-2017)

FALL MARKETING INTERN

Duration : September 2017 - December 2017

Hours per Week : 12
(Office hours Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm, flexible scheduling offered)

Wages/Benefit: $1,500.00 Stipend paid Bi-monthly. The Alamo Area Council can also work with your school to provide whatever documentation necessary for intern to receive college credit and/or academic recognition, if available and offered by your school.

Job Description – Intern will receive practical experience in a variety of areas related to marketing and communications within the local Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council. These areas include but are not limited to PR, news release creation, media relations, networking, social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, Google+1), website content management (Scout Tools platform), SEO (Search Engine Optimization) tools, branding, graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite -Indesign, Photoshop, etc.), event marketing, nonprofit management, marketing strategic planning, journalism, photojournalism (Canon Rebel T3), and video production (Final Cut Pro / iMovies, Motion, Lumix GH4 camera, Rhode ntg3 mic, GoPro, DJI Phantom 3 Quadcopter, and more).

Job duties include attending team meetings, maintaining databases, content creation, story collecting, storytelling through various media platforms, and other duties as assigned.

Requirements – junior/senior year student working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/ Communications. MARCOMM candidates working on master degree will be considered. Candidate should be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database management. Candidate must also maintain a professional appearance at all times, be detail oriented, and be able to manage several projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

Any experience with PR, journalism, social media management, photography, and video production experience is preferred but not required.

Reports to – Angel Martinez, Director of Scouting Relations and Communications with training support from Communications Executive, Chelsey Luster, and Development Team, Courtney Bukowski and Jay Ghormley.

SCOUT SERVICE EXECUTIVE 

The Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council does NOT have an immediate opening for a "Scout Service Executive"; however we would like to get to know qualified candidates for our future opportunities. Responsibilities of this career opportunity include fund-raising, sales and marketing, public relations, and nonprofit management. Day travel, night meetings and weekend commitments are required. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor's Degree, possess excellent communication skills, and be willing to have a flexible work schedule.
Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits and auto allowance.

A Profession With a Purpose:
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. We invite you to look at our profession, and consider an opportunity at the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council .
Do you have the background needed for a career as a Scouting professional? Our leaders are frequently called upon to multitask and combine many skills to get the job done.

The basic qualifications are:
1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
2. Adult—must have attained age 21 unless prohibited by any applicable law
3. People-oriented, having the ability to work well with adult volunteers, community and business leaders, and representatives of other organizations
4. Able to work varied hours when necessary to achieve positive objectives
5. Believe in the BSA and subscribe to its principles and standards
6. Be approved to receive a professional Scouting commission

Other Essential Job Functions:
1. Recruits, develops, and maintains effective volunteers to achieve success in the specific responsibility area.
2. Maintains a professional working climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates top-quality volunteers.
3. Works within a long-range strategy to achieve the district's mission and to make consistent, timely progress.
4. Works to assure the achievement of a flow of agreed upon funds to the council to help achieve its mission.
5. Serves as the district spokesperson for the council to assure that it is properly represented to the public.
6. Works with his/her supervisor to make the district structure function effectively.

PLEASE CONSIDER ANSWERING OPTIONAL APPLICANT QUESTIONS and
Submit with resume (There are no right or wrong answers):
1. Imagine a potential customer interested in having her son join Boy Scouts emails you with the following question: “I’m considering switching my son from participating in football to joining a Boy Scout Troop, but I was wondering if you can make sure he doesn’t get bullied by older boys and that he stays out of the sun?” How would you respond?
2. Imagine that you’re just starting your workday, and you login to your workstation to see 30+ emails and then look down at your desk phone to see 30+ voicemails. You click on the first email and preview the first voicemail to discover they are both from a distraught customer who can’t access a particular form they need today from the Council Website. “The page or the whole website seems to be down!” says the upset Scouter. Clearly, something big (e.g., a server outage) may be happening. What steps do you take?
3. We’d like to get an idea of how you can clearly explain concepts and processes to customers. Tell us, step-by-step, about something that you shop for online, and how you go about searching, choosing and purchasing it.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: negotiable
Required education: Bachelor's
Required experience: 4
Sales Experience: 3 years
Required language:
Bilingual Spanish preferred, not required

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • San Antonio, TX

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Sales: 4 years
  • Non-profit: 1 year

 

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