Job Title *
Communications & Marketing Director
Cascade Bicycle Club
Job Description *
Communications & Marketing Director
The Communications & Marketing Director leads Cascade Bicycle Club’s marketing, technology and communications team.
The position will oversee the 15,000-member organization’s website, monthly print publication, e-newsletters, event materials, technology needs and more. This position also oversees all press and media outreach and works with all departments to create a clear look and feel for the Cascade brand, as well as marketing Cascade rides, events and membership.
The Communications & Marketing Director is part of the Senior Leadership staff and oversees three employees. As a senior staff member, he/she develops and manages annual tech, marketing and communication budgets. The director also works with the leadership team to develop strategies and plans to use marketing materials, publications and technology to meet organizational goals.
BA/BS in communications, marketing, journalism or related field.
Five years of relevant work experience in communications and/or marketing.
People and project management experience.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and familiarity with digital photography.
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with direction.
Must be able to follow through on assignments and meet deadlines, have attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to give and receive feedback.
Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as events and project deadlines dictate.
Must be willing to work as part of a team, strive for excellence, be solution-driven and have a passion for communications and for our mission.
Content Management System experience.
Knowledge of bicycles and bicycling.
Understanding of print production and preparing files for printer.
The Communications Department leads Cascade Bicycle Club’s communications, marketing and media efforts. It produces all print and online materials for external and internal communication. The Communications Department works collaboratively with all departments to ensure clear, consistent branding and communication.
Why should you work for Cascade?
Employer sponsored health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.
Matching contributions to a retirement account.
Beautiful office on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access off the Burke-Gilman Trail.
Cash incentive for commuting by bike.
Office-wide winter recess between December 25 and January 1.
Free entry and guest pass on all Cascade rides.
Fun and passionate co-workers.
Meaningful work making the Puget Sound region a better place for bicycling.
Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation’s largest locally based bicycle organization, is 15,000-members and 36-staff strong, and serves bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the Puget Sound region. With a mission to improve lives through bicycling, we teach the joys of bicycling, advocate for safe places to ride, and produce world-class rides and events.
Our signature programs include the STP, Connect Puget Sound, Free Group Rides, the Bike Month Challenge, Basics of Bicycling, and the Major Taylor Project. Learn more at www.cascade.org.
Cascade Bicycle Club is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment at Cascade is of an at-will nature.
How to Apply *
Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references all in a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention how you heard about this position. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.