Bikes Belong seeks Seasonal Events Crews (teams of two)

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Location: Boulder, Colorado
(Based)
Industry: Nonprofit
Status: Seasonal/Contract

Job Description:
We are seeking four new staffers (two separate teams of two individuals each)
to help grow our PeopleForBikes.org (PFB) pledge base even further in 2013. The
Seasonal Events Crews coordinate and lead all seasonal events for the PFB
campaign. We are seeking to represent PFB at multiple events throughout the
United States. One team will be based mostly in the western half of the
country, and the other team will serve events on the eastern half. This
position is seasonal, with employee status, along with a set compensation of
$12,500 per person for the duration of the project (roughly six months). While
on the road, most expenses will be absorbed by Bikes Belong (within a daily per
diem guideline). Start date for part-time work (hours are flexible) is March 1,
2013. Must be available full-time beginning April 1, 2013. Work hours from May
through September require weekends, with driving and occasional events on weekdays.
A new Volkswagen PeopleForBikes.org branded vehicle will be provided for
transportation to and from events.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Research the best events for PFB and plan seasonal events schedule
• Orchestrate all details for each event (i.e. shipping, arrival/departure
times, space requirements, materials needed, etc) 
• Organize volunteers to assist at each event
• Travel to all events
• Make travel arrangements for you and your partner for each event
• Handle the logistics of setup, takedown, and booth maintenance at each event
• Lead efforts to collect pledges for PFB at each event
• Act as an ambassador for the PFB and Bikes Belong programs, answer questions
knowledgably and professionally
• Capture photos and video clips at each event
• Upload photos/video/short messages about events to social media channels
• Write monthly blogs
• Strive to make connections at each event that will lead to further promotion
of the PFB movement
• File trip reports and other regular documentation on a recurring basis
• Visit retailers, suppliers, and other businesses that support PFB
• Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:
• Previous experience managing events
• Ability to act as a professional and responsible ambassador for our brand
• Good “people person” with strong customer service and oral communication
skills
• Team-oriented and able to accept ideas and strategy from other individuals
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
• A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible in the face of changing
priorities and requirements
• Ability to compose well-framed photos
• Proficiency creating basic videos
• Experience using social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and
Flickr
• Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
• Willing to travel regularly
• Must possess a valid drivers license, a clean driving record, and be willing
to drive between events as needed
• Direct experience in the bicycling industry, outdoor industry, or nonprofit
desirable

Beneficial Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Marketing/Public Relations, Communications,
Management) or related field
• Anyone is welcome to apply, but couples have historically worked well given
the unique nature of working with a partner for long periods of time, away from
home
• A love of travel and a sense of adventure
• Enthusiasm for bicycling in all its forms (commuting, recreation and sport)

Compensation and Benefits:
These contracted positions are seasonal with a set compensation of
$12,500 per individual for the approximate six month commitment. In addition, a
per diem is provided to help offset or absorb all necessary travel expenses.
Consequently, due to the nature of the position, most of the standard living
expenses are covered. 

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three
professional references as one PDF file to Sarah Murer, Marketing Coordinator,
at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

• All materials should be received by February 15, 2013
• Telephone inquiries are not accepted.
• Please include “Seasonal Events Manager” and your name in the subject line of
your email application.

Bikes Belong is an equal
opportunity employer.