Bike Jobs: Development Director at Bike Works + 2 at Cascade

Did you know that the bicycle industry in Europe has created 650,000 jobs? That’s more than the continent’s mining and quarrying industry, and more than the number of people employed by the Big 3 US auto makers combined.

Well, join in the jobs bonanza that is bicycling! Below are a few bike job listings floating around Seattle recently (if you know of any others, please let us know in the comments).

Development Director at Bike Works

Liz Nixon looking totally cool before delivering veggies.

Liz Nixon looking totally cool before delivering veggies.

Want to be the force behind funding Seattle’s biggest little bike non-profit? Well, Liz Nixon is stepping down after doing an excellent job helping Bike Works grow in recent years — far beyond the little yellow house on S Ferdinand Street in Columbia City.

So Bike Works needs a superstar fundraiser to join the team. Apply by January 16. Details:

Position Summary: The Development Director, in partnership with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, is responsible for meeting or exceeding the organization’s annual fundraising goals. This position provides direction and establishes priorities for a variety of areas within development including the annual campaign, major gifts, foundation grants, corporate sponsorships, special events, and agency marketing and communications. The Development Director is also key member of Bike Works Leadership Team providing direction around strategic development and organizational culture.

Classification: Full Time Exempt, plus benefits

Accounting and HR Clerk at Cascade Bicycle Club

I’m not going to pretend I know what this position entails, but I do know that it is full time and that their new office is pretty sweet. Apply by January 2. Details:

We are looking for a talented Accounting and HR Clerk to join our finance and operations team to support all the activities of Cascade Bicycle Club. The accounting and HR clerk must love numbers, be attentive to detail, be responsive to queries, be able to track and maintain HR files, be proactive and willing to take on additional duties as needed in support of an excellent team.

Layout designer for the Cascade Courier

Are you an InDesign rockstar? Did you know that there was such a thing? Well, Cascade is hiring someone to work once a month to pull together their member newspaper. Details:

We are looking for a part-time layout designer to help the Communications team. This person will be responsible for laying out Cascade’s monthly newsletter, the Cascade Courier. This is a once-a-month assignment, ranging between 20 and 30 hours.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in laying out professional newspapers, newsletter or magazine
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Pocess a basic understanding of print production and preparing files for newspaper print
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, have attention to detail, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be local (Seattle area) and willing to come into the office two days a month

Pay: flat rate per issue to be discussed

Apply: To apply, send your resume and work samples (or link to online portfolio) to amrook@cascade.org.

Position is open until filled.

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