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District Executive

Posted: 09/26/2023

District Executive
Position: District Executive
Multiple position locations in Missouri & Illinois
Council website: 
Please note, a Scouting background is NOT required for the position!

Position Overview:
We are looking for a self-starting, motivated person who excels at building relationships, enjoys sales, marketing and providing excellent customer service. If you have skills in marketing, management, budgeting, event planning, sales, fundraising, customer service, and are comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences, you should consider taking the opportunity to become a professional Scouter. A self-motivated individual with solid time-management skills and strong organizational skills will be successful in this role.

District Executives are a diverse group, sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. The District Executive is the manager of a designated territory (called a district) consisting of multiple counties or population centers within the Greater St. Louis Area Council’s 63 counties. We are looking for someone to take ownership of growing the district in the key areas of finance, membership, and volunteer development – this is not a clock-in clock-out type of job. This position provides a flexible schedule, ability for remote work, and involves seasonal travel. If you want to make a difference and are energetic, thoughtful, highly personable in nature, have a positive attitude and values exceptional service, quality work, and personal relationships, this may be the career for you.

Starting Pay and Benefits:
In addition to offering a competitive salary, Professional Scouting offers benefits including major medical insurance, prescription plan, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, and a 403(b)-retirement plan including a matching contribution plan from the company, as well as compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses to include phone ($40 a month) and business mileage. We also offer a generous PTO policy (22 days) and several paid holiday observances. All councils are equal opportunity employers.

Comprehensive professional training opportunities are provided during the first three years of tenure. Annual training and development opportunities continue throughout the career.


  • Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law
  • Ability to work varied hours when necessary, evening activities, and weekend work is frequently required to achieve positive objectives
  • Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one to two weeks
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds regularly
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • People-oriented, having the ability to work well with adult volunteers, community and business leaders, and representatives of other organizations
  • Non-profit, fundraising, sales or marketing experience is a plus
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks.

Associate degree – Plus a minimum of 5 years+ of work experience. -OR- A Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university. (Note some positions require a Bachelors.)

Base Salary: $42,250/annually
Mileage Reimbursement Avg. $4,500
Cell Phone Reimbursement $480
Total compensation $47,230

How to apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Please reference specific position location in the subject line. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

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