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Bicycle tour network manager
The League of American Bicyclists is a 501(c)(3) individual membership organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the interests of bicyclists.
Based in Washington, D.C., the League is dedicated to leading the movement to create a bicycle friendly America for everyone. We believe that bicycling brings people together and our vision is a nation where everyone recognizes the opportunities and benefits of riding a bike. In 2013, the League began its role as a fiscal sponsor of the Bicycle Tour Network, with the goal of laying the foundation of a strong partnership between the two organizations. The Bicycle Tour Network is the national association of tour directors from more than 100 multi-day, bicycle tours and events, and its purpose is to share knowledge and best practices among its members.
The League of American Bicyclists and the Board of the Bicycle Tour Network (BTN) seeks a manager to lead the BTN program through an exciting period of growth, becoming the program’s first full-time staff member. This person will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer of the League of American Bicyclists, with ¾ of his or her time spent on activities of the Bicycle Tour Network and ¼ of his or her time spent supporting the League of American Bicyclists’ membership program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Regular duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Organizing the BTN’s Annual Conference, including heavy involvement in sponsorship, programming and logistics. The conference serves as the key event for U.S. event directors to network and learn about best practices, as well as the state of the bicycle tour industry. The 2014 themes will include the economic impact of bicycle tourism, as well as advocacy and operational best practices and trends. This year’s conference will be held in November in San Diego, Calif.
- Recruiting and serving BTN member organizations through customer service and administrative support.
- Communicating with the BTN Board, specifically in the areas of fundraising and the future of the organization’s membership services.
- Working closely with the League’s membership program by supporting individual and organizational members as well as working towards closer collaboration between the League’s Club members and BTN events
- Experience in day-to-day work of a membership organization –recruiting and renewing members is required. Experience working in a Salesforce-based membership tracking system is a plus.
- The ability to work independently and problem solve, while also being detail-oriented, are an absolute must.
- A personal connection to bicycling is preferred
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher required.
- Bilingual / Spanish-speaking candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
This position is based in Washington, D.C. and salary is based on experience. Generous benefits and great work environment. Position will be open until filled, so early applications encouraged. To apply, send a personalized cover letter and resume to email@example.com. The League is an equal opportunity employer.
Bicycle Friendly america internship
Fall 2014, Washington, DC
The League of American Bicyclists, a Washington DC-based advocacy organization representing the interests of the nation's 57 million cyclists, is seeking a summer intern to assist with the Bicycle Friendly America program.
Each year, through its Bicycle Friendly America program, the League evaluates hundreds of applications from across the country, and designates Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly States, Communities, Businesses, and Universities. Learn more about the Bicycle Friendly America program at http://bikeleague.org/bfa.
The BFA Intern will gain firsthand knowledge of the League’s Bicycle Friendly America programs, and best practices in helping communities, businesses, universities and states become great places for people of all ages and abilities to bicycle. Work includes production of promotional materials, data entry, organization, analysis and maintenance, writing, website updates and general administration.
This internship offers a flexible schedule with 12-20 hours/week commitment for up to 12 weeks, based in Washington, DC. We are happy to work with any academic requirements you may have to help you earn course credit for your efforts.
Skills and Knowledge to be gained:
• Experience working with database and web content management systems (CMS)
• Knowledge of effective bicycle planning and policymaking for communities, businesses and universities
• Academic credit, by working with your academic program
- Strong attention to detail
- Familiarity with Excel, content management systems, and databases
- Strong research, writing, and editing skills
- Cheerful, friendly, upbeat outlook
- Ability to work independently
- Enthusiasm for creating a more Bicycle Friendly America
- Experience with InDesign a plus
Hours: 12-15/week minimum, 20/week maximum
Stipend: $500 per month
Length/Availability: 10-14 weeks
Start Date: September 15, 2014 (flexible)
End Date: December 15, 2014 (flexible)
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter of interest, resume, and writing sample firstname.lastname@example.org with Fall 2014 BFA Intern Application in the subject line. Applications are due byJuly 21, 2014. Start of work will be September15, 2014.
Deadline: July 21, 2014