Adventure Cycling Association seeks a well-organized, detail-oriented and creative person to fill the role of Development Coordinator in our Development Department. This is a unique opportunity for a self-starter with initiative to join a fast-growing development program. The ideal candidate will be a team player who works well in a stimulating environment, meets deadlines and works well under pressure. The candidate will ideally have some experience in fundraising or communications and marketing as well as an enthusiasm for cycling and bicycle travel. The position is based at Adventure Cycling’s headquarters in beautiful and bike-friendly Missoula, Montana.
The Development Coordinator reports to the Development Director and is primarily responsible for maintaining the day-to-day activities of the Development Department such as ongoing donor fulfillment and gift stewardship, updating the development calendar, coordinating donor outreach activities, and fielding phone calls with Adventure Cycling members and donors. The Development Coordinator will also assist in drafting all types of donor correspondence, from direct mail appeals to thank you letters and grant materials, as needed. This person interacts frequently with Adventure Cycling members and donors, and should have a pleasant and outgoing phone demeanor as well as exemplary interpersonal skills.
Candidates should have completed a four-year degree program from a college or university. Candidates with professional backgrounds in communications, marketing, development, and/or fundraising will be considered. Candidate should have 1-2 years previous experience in one or many of these fields. Cycling and bicycle touring experience preferred.
The position will be competitively compensated in the Northern Rockies region. Excellent benefits include paid time off for holidays, vacation and sick leave, an additional fully-paid one week bike vacation, full medical and dental coverage, life insurance, and retirement plan. We have a wonderful office in downtown Missoula, with a friendly and committed staff. Adventure Cycling Association is an equal opportunity employer.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. The writing sample will preferably be a business correspondence such as an appeal letter, thank you letter, or personal correspondence with a client/donor. Other samples such as a short grant proposal or persuasive writing papers will be accepted but individual correspondence such as letters are preferred for the focus of this position. Closing date for resumes is 2/22/2015.