- Job date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 07:50:55 GMT
- Expected salary: $255 per week
- Job title: Marketing & Merchandising Specialist/Counselor
- Company: Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
- Location: Wildwood, FL
Reports to: Camp Experience Coordinator
The Marketing and Merchandise Specialist is responsible for photographing campers and staff throughout each camp day, uploading the photographs to our camper photo site. In addition, they are expected to actively film live video to be used in our slideshow/video and year-round marketing. Serve as an assistant to the Retail Sales Associate at the Camp Trading Post to ensure the satisfaction of each customer while preserving the Girl Scout Mission.
Counselors are the primary caregivers and source of enthusiasm for each camper. The Counselors are responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out programs and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills, while being a positive role model.
Dates of Employment: June 1, 2021 through August 1, 2021
Weekly Pay Range Starting At: $255 per week, commensurate with experience.
Physical requirements of all camp staff positions include prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to utilize camp equipment; requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work extended hours; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, horses etc.
Essential Job Functions:
- Attend all virtual training sessions between June 1-June 5.
- Attend all in-person training sessions.
- Media duties
- Ensure campers with denied photo waivers wear the appropriate warning wristband and be familiar with who these campers are for photography purposes.
- Take activity, cabin, etc. photos of campers throughout various times during the day.
- Ensure all campers are photographed at least once per day.
- Group cabin photos should be taken and uploaded by Sunday night of the group’s arrival.
- Ensure photos reflect the variety of programs occurring at camp each day (i.e. not all horseback photos).
- Ensure ALL equestrian campers are photographed with a HIGH QUALITY image on horseback at least twice.
- Screen, sort, and upload each day’s photos by 9:00 p.m. nightly.
- Develop and oversee camera check-out system for counselors to help cover all activity areas.
- Manage Bunk1 photos, notes, and replies.
- Select a daily photo to feature on camp’s Facebook page ensuring variety of girl diversity and various activities.
- Create photo file organization system to include separate folders for staff-only, best of, and weekly folders for future use by GSWCF.
- Create an end-of-summer staff slideshow for staff celebration.
- Store duties
- Assist the GSWCF Retail Associate during check-in/check-out and scheduled Trading Post hours.
- Occasionally operate the trading post without assistance when circumstances keeps campers from shopping during their scheduled trading post time.
- Process sales of merchandise on cash register.
- Process cash, gift certificates, checks, or credit transactions; issues receipts, refunds, credits, or exchanges and keeps money secure at all times.
- Help families set up trading post accounts for their camper.
- Provide high quality services to all internal and external customers (employed staff, campers, etc.) by portraying a positive image of Girl Scouting.
- Select and show merchandise to store customers; demonstrates and/or describes use; assists customer in selection of merchandise.
- Keep the store inviting, full of product and clean by ensuring that stock levels are maintained neat and in an attractive manner in the merchandise units and assists with the day-to-day housekeeping maintenance of the Store.
- Cabin duties
- Ensure campers are properly supervised at all times, including sharing cabins during nighttime.
- Ensure daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.
- Work with co-counselor to ensure positive camp experience for all campers and staff.
- Oversee completion of kapers/cleaning tasks as necessary, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc.
- Actively and enthusiastically participate in all program areas as assigned.
- Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.
- Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
- Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
- Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to Coordinator Team.
Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)
- Must be 18 years of age
- Ability to interact and relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in assigned program areas.
- Retail and cash-handling experience.
- Mathematical ability and general accounting comprehension.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and co-workers
- Dependable, prompt, courteous and trustworthy.
- Good oral and written communication and human relations skills.
- Ability to accept additional tasks, duties, training, and/or direction from management.
- Computer savvy and have the ability to operate a cash register and 10 key calculator.
- Ability to constantly stand, bend, and reach .
- Ability to lift 40-50 lbs.
- Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.
Physical Aspects of the Job:
- Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
- Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
GSWCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.