Health & Wellness, Recreation, Recreation Programming, Special Events/Tourism
4 Year Degree
JOB TITLE: Trails for All Program Manager
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Programs
LOCATION: Bentonville, AR
SUMMARY: The Trails For All Program Manager will strive to inspire, educate, and advocate for Trails For All regardless of geography, income, race, gender, and experience through the development, implementation, monitoring, detailed analysis and reporting of the following new and existing programs:
IMBA’s Model Trails Program
Community Trail Accelerators
Trails For All Educational Resources
Trail Lab Conferences & Advanced Trail Building Schools
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In collaboration with the overall Program teams, develops a comprehensive work plan for Trails For All program delivery
Manages the development, implementation, monitoring, and analyzing of the core components of the Trails For All program
Assists in the definition of the program scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders
Coordinates cross departmental internal resources and outside partners to execute the program
Ensures deliverables are on-time, within scope, and on budget
Manages resource availability and allocation
Develops a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
Prepares regular reports to project funders and other stakeholders
Identifies sponsorship and partnership opportunities and assist with fundraising
Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
Develops, prioritizes, and implements tactical project plans, including customer promotion programs, press events, trade show activities, and sales meetings.
Compiles estimated cost models, submits final budget, tracks budget statistics, and prepares management reports.
Assists in creation of internal and external promotional pieces.
Coordinates registration and payment procedures, promotional advertising and mailings, and corporate sponsorship activities.
Determines appropriates responses to problems and emergencies.
Provides project status updates.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three or more years of related experience and/or training in outdoor recreation and education; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong attention to detail and time management.
Ability to communicate well though various channels such as email or telephone.
Ability to make informed decisions easily and decisively.
Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to act professionally with customers and resolve issues.
Ability to manage others, delegate responsibility, resolve conflicts and provide support.
Experience with a public agency, not-for-profit organization, and/or a company that has advocacy as a core program.
Experience in outdoor recreation programming and special event development, promotion, implementation, and evaluation
Demonstrable project management experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Enthusiasm for mountain biking in all its forms
Comfortable with standard office technology (e.g., Microsoft office), constituent relationship management software, survey delivery applications and social media platforms
Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages and prioritize project team activities.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Frequently required to stand
Frequently required to walk
Frequently required to sit
Occasionally/Frequently/Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
Continually required to talk or hear
Continually utilizes visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 50 pounds
Additional remarks regarding work environment: Work is typically done in home- and/or office-based locations. Travel away from the Bentonville, AR area is likely.
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume together in the same file as an attachment (pdf or Word preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org (with job title in subject line) by Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
IMBA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IMBA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
About International Mountain Bicycling Association
IMBA's mission is to create, enhance and protect great places to ride mountain bikes. We believe mountain biking changes lives and improves communities. We are focused on more great places to ride close to home, and providing a place to ride a mountain bike to everyone who wants one.