Membership Marketing Coordinator-Temporary Position (up to 15 months)

Adventure Cycling Association seeks an energetic, well-organized, and detail-oriented person to fill the role of Membership Marketing Coordinator in the Membership Department for approximately 15-months (Mid-July through September 2018). This temporary position will be filling in for a staff member currently in military training, so work dates are approximate. This is a unique opportunity for a self-starter with initiative to join the largest cycling group membership program in North America. We seek a team player, with a marketing/sales background and an enthusiasm for cycling and bicycle travel. The position is based at Adventure Cycling’s headquarters in beautiful and bike-friendly Missoula, Montana.

General Summary

Manages our corporate membership program. Assists with and maintains new member promotions and manages the bike club and shop membership programs for the Membership Department.

Duties include social media outreach, coordinating our free membership program, working with the marketing team, coordinating club and bike shop new member and renewal mailings and overseeing and implementing member surveys. This person interacts frequently with Adventure Cycling members and prospective corporate supporters, and should have exemplary interpersonal skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and run corporate membership program.
  • Help acquire sponsors for annual events such as Bike Travel Weekend, Bike Your Park Day, and a fundraising campaign for the U.S. Bicycle Route System.
  • Help develop sponsorship package with sponsorship team, and work with staff on reaching out to sponsor prospects, arranging contracts, and fulfilling sponsor benefits.
  • Administer and expand bicycle club and shop memberships. Oversee club, shop and corporate outreach to new prospects through mail, e-communications, and face-to- face interactions and manage fulfillment. Handle the bicycle shop display program.
  • Assist with special member promotions such as twice yearly new member drives, free membership program and Send-A-Friend offers to increase inquiries and new members. Track return and create reports to monitor effectiveness.
  • Assist with social media outreach in the Membership Department, coordinating with Media Department. This includes Facebook, Twitter and blog posts.
  • Implement, promote and analyze annual member survey and other member surveys.
  • Manage affiliate member benefits in conjunction with corporate members.
  • Compose correspondence and select lists for bulk emails, promotional letters and monthly news updates for clubs and shops.
  • Work with corporate partners to acquire in-kind donations for organization-wide campaigns. Work on cross-department campaigns.
  • Help create and monitor budget for clubs, shops & corporate membership.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Well-organized, detailed, and deadline-oriented
  • Previous marketing, sales and/or corporate relationship experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Access
  • Social media experience preferred
  • Understanding of the nonprofit sector and mission-driven organizations
  • Enthusiasm for (and experience with) cycling and bike travel
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in marketing, sales or corporate relations preferred

Education and Experience

Completion of four-year degree program from a college or university. Previous experience at a nonprofit organization or relevant business preferred. Special note will be made of candidates’ bicycling and bike travel experience.

Compensation and Workplace

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.

Application

Please submit a resume and cover letter through Submittable or by mail: Adventure Cycling, c/o Julie Huck, Membership Director, P.O. Box 8308, Missoula, MT 59807. Application deadline: the position is open until filled. We will begin reviewing resumes June 27, 2017.

About Adventure Cycling Association

Adventure Cycling's mission is to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle. Adventure Cycling was founded in 1974 and is the largest bicycling membership organization in North America, with more than 53,000 members. Our work includes producing the best bicycling routes and maps in North America, publishing Adventure Cyclist (one of the top cycling magazines anywhere), managing more than 100 bicycle tours and leadership trainings, and promoting more bike facilities and better bike travel conditions through advocacy at the federal, state and local levels. For more information, go to www.adventurecycling.org.

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