Jobs

Cascade is a great place to work, intern and volunteer. We thank you for your interest. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Job openings:

Internships & volunteering:

Camp Instructors

Cascade Bicycle Club is seeking instructors to teach summer camps for youth ages 6–15. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic and experienced teachers with significant experience team teaching, working with youth and teaching bicycling skills. Instructors should have a history of success working with youth of various ages, learning styles and have an appreciation for hands-on, applied learning. In addition to specific safety and bike handling skills, the camps aim to teach critical thinking skills and encourage leadership development.

Camp and position details:

  • Camps will have about a 4:1 student to instructor ratio
  • Camps will be held outdoors
  • Instructors will report to the Community Education Program Manager
  • Part-time, seasonal, hourly position with some evening and weekend work required
  • Background check required

Position requirements:

  • Available to teach several weeks between June 22 and August 21

Qualifications:

  • One year of experience teaching youth, preferably more
  • Ability to work successfully with various learning styles and personalities
  • Demonstrated experience working with youth teaching applied, hands-on skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two years of team teaching experience
  • Certified by the League of American Bicyclists as an LCI (League Cycling Instructor)
  • Bicycle maintenance skills and ability to teach maintenance
  • Experience working for nonprofit organizations
  • Certified in first aid and CPR

Benefits:

Why should you work for Cascade?
  • Beautiful office on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access off the Burke-Gilman Trail
  • Fun and passionate co-workers
  • Meaningful work improving lives through bicycling
  • Camp instructor positions do not include insurance and retirement benefits

Communications & Marketing Director

JOB OVERVIEW

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.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Content Management System experience. 
  • Knowledge of bicycles and bicycling. 
  • Understanding of print production and preparing files for printer.

THE DEPARTMENT

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.

BENEFITS:

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.

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references all in a single PDF document to resume@cascadebicycleclub.org. Please mention how you heard about this position. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

THE ORGANIZATION:

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.