United Personnel Services Inc. CT, USA
Girl Scouts of CT, the organization which works with girls to build courage, confidence, and character in order to make the world a better place, seeks a creative, visionary Chief External Relations Officer (CERO). As a member of the senior leadership team, the CERO will leverage extensive skills in marketing, resource development, public relations and advocacy to expand the reach and impact of the organization. Duties include: building, planning, implementing and analyzing all branding, marketing, fund development and advocacy activities; directing a team of marketing, development and advocacy staff to create and build public and media relations, social media, an alumni association and coordinated state and local advocacy initiatives. Other responsibilities include: management of staff professional development and creation and execution of comprehensive resource development strategies, encompassing major gifts, special events, annual campaigns, corporation/foundation relations, grant writing, endowment and capital campaigns and planned giving. The successful candidate will be energetic and mission-oriented with outstanding communication, community relations and leadership abilities and the aptitude to develop and implement long-range plans. Other preferred skills and experience include: 7-10 years+ of related experience including major gifts; Bachelor’s degree (required), Master’s degree and CFRE preferred; knowledge of fundraising software and databases,; commitment to diversity and the Girl Scouts’ mission. For immediate consideration, please send cover letter and resume to search firm United Personnel at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1, 2019.