IMBA Seeks Advocacy Coordinator

For Immediate Release
01-06-05
Contact: Jenn Dice, government affairs director
jenn@imba.com
303-545-9011

The International Mountain Bicycling Association seeks a creative, self-motivated full-time advocacy staff member that will work on local, state and national mountain bike access issues. The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills and experience working with land managers, government agencies and elected officials. Grassroots organizing, marketing, event planning and grant writing are other relevant skills. Ideally the candidate is an avid outdoor enthusiast and has a passion for mountain biking.

Founded in 1988, IMBA has grown to become the world's leading mountain biking organization. Based in Boulder, Colorado, IMBA creates, preserves, and enhances trail opportunities for mountain bikers worldwide. IMBA has 32,000 active supporters, a network of 500 affiliated clubs, 150 corporate members, and more than 75 designated field representatives.

The advocacy coordinator works to empower and develop a vast network of volunteer professional advocates. Staff creates and distributes resources to help our advocates represent IMBA in the field. The coordinator fights brush fires of advocacy crises through writing action alerts, counseling advocates, and designing website resources.

Salary range commensurate with experience starting in the mid $20's. Medical, dental, and deferred comp plan offered. Equal opportunity employer.

Please email cover letter and resume to IMBA's government affairs director Jenn Dice by Thursday, January 27, 2005.