As Adventure Cycling Association’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) you will be responsible for creating innovative marketing strategies that build our brand by engaging, expanding, and diversifying our community.
Our ideal candidate possesses effective communication, leadership, and consensus-building skills, with proven success in traditional and innovative campaigns across the broad spectrum of marketing channels. We are looking for a ground-breaking leader with strategic, creative, and financial acumen as well as a strong business intellect to take our organization to the next level. The successful candidate will be a team builder and collaborator who brings out the best in people and relishes an opportunity to shape the future of bicycling and human-powered travel in North America.
You will be successful in this position if you:
As the pioneer nonprofit of bike travel, Adventure Cycling, and the industry as a whole, are at a pivotal crossroads with massive opportunity for systemic change. We seek someone with the experience, creativity, and the drive to align our assets and history to fulfill our potential as a leader in this shift.
As a member of Adventure Cycling’s Executive Team, the CMO will help to set, and be held accountable to achieve, Adventure Cycling’s strategic, annual, and long-term objectives. This position will work cross-departmentally to increase the effectiveness of all products, offerings, and communications to maximize community engagement and respond adeptly to market changes. This includes owning the customer lifecycle from visitor to member to tour participant to donor.
Experience working in or with nonprofit organizations is preferred, with special consideration given to membership organizations and philanthropy.
We prefer that this position is located at Adventure Cycling’s headquarters in beautiful and bike-friendly Missoula, Montana; and will consider a remote work location for the right candidate. Anchored by the University of Montana and nestled in a gorgeous mountain valley along the Clark Fork River, Missoula has been featured on many “best places to live” lists and has a vibrant community life driven by creative people who love to eat, play, live, and work in one of the premier towns of the American West. This leadership position will be competitively compensated in the Northern Rockies region. Excellent benefits include paid time off, holidays, an additional fully paid one-week bike vacation (aka. “bike respite”), medical, dental and vision 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.
Salary range: $85,000-100,000
Please submit application materials to Adventure Cycling Association Chief Marketing Officer. We may also ask candidates who will be interviewed to provide a portfolio of their relevant marketing and communications work.
Application deadline: The position is open until filled. Please submit application materials as soon as possible as we have just begun to review applicant submissions.
Adventure Cycling serves through its members. Our cycling community encourages and supports countless cyclists each year as they explore the beauty and history of America while tending to their mental and physical well-being. For nearly half a century, Adventure Cycling has created life-changing experiences that deepen appreciation for our country’s diverse cultures, communities, landscapes, and people. As the largest nonprofit cycling organization in the country, we have an impactful voice in policies and programs that advance the safety and accessibility of cycling.
The Adventure Cycling Route Network is the gold standard in cycling networks, incorporating 50,000 miles of meticulously documented bike routes to the most iconic and hidden destinations across the country. We led the effort to create the first official national cycling network: the U.S. Bicycle Route System. Once complete, it will be the largest official cycling route network on earth. And our preeminent bike tour magazine, Adventure Cyclist, supported by more than 50,000 members, is the leading resource for bike travel in America.
For more information, go to www.adventurecycling.org.