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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.

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Database Coordinator

JOB OVERVIEW

The Database Coordinator builds out, maintains and guides our eCommerce system on cascade.org to serve 33,000 annual customers. The Database Coordinator coordinates technical solutions for customers that allow for accurate reporting and fulfillment capabilities for staff. 

The Database Coordinator reports to the Technology Director and is part of Finance and Operations Department.  

The Database Coordinator ensures that Cascade event registration goes smoothly by setting up, maintaining, and developing systems for staff and customers. With a keen focus on customer satisfaction the Database Coordinator maintains business practices and standards for eCommerce configuration, data integrity and quality assurance that all staff and systems adhere to. The Database Coordinator enthusiastically supports Cascade staff by building reports, training, enforcing standards and providing technical guidance for staff to maintain their own eCommerce products.

Traits needed for success in this role

  • Detail oriented and thorough
  • Tenacious troubleshooter
  • Organized and methodical
  • Technically adept and capable to self teach
  • Friendly disposition as a team player at a fun bicycle nonprofit!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Planning
    • Directly responsible for building, updating, tweaking and maintaining Cascade’s detailed and high-volume event products
    • Guide and coordinate among Cascade’s multiple product owners that manage donations, memberships, grants, tours, presentations, classes, camps, volunteers and Free Group Rides
    • Coordinate the events registration calendar with various stakeholders
       
  • Production
    • Ensure Cascade’s high-volume event registration launches are successful by carefully configuring and testing their many details and variables on Cascade.org and our backend reporting solution, Salesforce
    • Prepare reports and labels for the volunteer led packet stuffing parties
    • Prepare in advance all material and point of sale equipment required to run day of event registration
    • Manage data entry surrounding events personally or by volunteer delegation
       
  • Reporting
    • Produce reports to find duplicate, missing or inaccurate data for events to maintain a high level of data integrity to maintain accurate reporting
    • Guide staff product owners with their report building and data integrity
    • Produce event tracking reports for management
       
  • Support
    • With a lead role in the customer service team, the Database Coordinator helps train staffers and volunteers how to solve users technical questions and needs
    • Customer issues that require a deeper technical solution are passed on to the Database Coordinator to solve with the technical team
    • Handle shared administrative duties as a member of the operations team

The Database Coordinator is knowledgeable in customer service and experienced in data entry, reporting, spreadsheets and databases. This person has strong communication skills and demonstrates ability to solve problems while working with a large volume of detail.  Due to the large-scale nature and importance to the fiscal well being of Cascade, staff members are required to work several events a year, a mix of mandatory all-hands events and choice events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years of applicable experience
  • Ability and interest in working in a collaborative team environment
  • Organizational skills including ability to: (a) coordinate work between multiple staffers; (b) manage multiple projects; (c) work accurately under deadline; and (d) maintain detailed reports for multiple stakeholders
  • Experience working with end customers AND internal customers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interest in learning and becoming more of a Web and Database development expert! (Drupal 7 CMS, Salesforce CRM - NPSP 3)
  • Experience using Excel for mailmerge, deduplication and reporting

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using Drupal, Drupal Commerce, or Salesforce CRM
  • Understanding of basic database structure and capabilities
  • Experience training and supporting non-technical staff for database use
  • Proficiency in or familiarity with Google Apps for work

SALARY RANGE

$44,000 – 48,000

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW 

The Finance & Operations Department is home to finance, technology, customer service and physical facilities functions. Guided by the values of efficiency, productivity and continuous improvement, the Finance & Operations team partners with and provide support to the other departments at Cascade to create a work environment that optimizes performance and maximizes engagement across the organization.

BENEFITS

Why should you work for Cascade?

  • Employer sponsored health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
  • Matching contributions to a 401(k) account
  • Beautiful office on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access to 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 most Cascade events
  • Fun and passionate co-workers
  • Meaningful work making the state a better place for bicycling

TO APPLY

Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references all in a single PDF document to [email protected] by Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Please mention how you heard about this position.

THE ORGANIZATIONS

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation’s largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 17,000-members and 40-staff strong, and serves bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the state of Washington. 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 Seattle to Portland, Connect Puget Sound, Free Group Rides, Basics of Bicycling and the Major Taylor Project. Learn more at cascade.org.

Washington Bikes grows bicycling all across the state of Washington every day. We advocate for bicyclists’ rights, endorse political candidates, and hold officials accountable at every level of government, working with them to shape the policies that will make bicycling a safe, accessible form of transportation, travel and recreation. Through our efforts we increase funding to build and maintain bicycle facilities; provide tools for local advocates to improve their communities; and promote the health, safety, and economic benefits of bicycling. Our work and that of our many partner organizations means more people biking all across Washington, the #1 Bicycle Friendly State in America since 2008. Learn more at WAbikes.org

Cascade Bicycle Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination. We strongly encourage applications from people who have historically been underrepresented in the bicycle industry, advocacy and nonprofit work. 

Employment at Cascade is of an at-will nature. Staffing and support for Washington Bikes is governed by an Administrative Services Agreement between the c3 and c4. 

Sponsorship & Major Gifts Coordinator

JOB OVERVIEW

The Sponsorship & Major Gifts Coordinator will work alongside Sponsorship Director and Senior Director of Development in elements of prospecting, acquisition, contracting, activation, fulfillment, reporting and stewardship of sponsorships and major donors. This position will be part of a six-person team in the Development department. Successful candidates will be creative, detail-oriented and interested in building a career in sponsorship or development.  

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help to service a portfolio of 75 partners (including 25 highly active partners) and 20-30 prospective partners
  • Help track a major donor portfolio of 200 donors and prospects
  • With guidance from Sponsorship Director, work in collaboration with multiple teams (primarily events teams and program staff) on sponsor contract fulfillment
  • Effectively track contracted elements by event or program
  • With guidance from Sponsorship Director, prepare sponsorship recap documents to effectively show value provided through sponsorship
  • Research prospects for sponsorship opportunities and major donors and refer discovered grant prospects to the grant coordinator
  • Customize sponsorship sales-pitch decks
  • Other duties as assigned

CONTEXT IN ORGANIZATION

The Sponsorship & Major Gifts Coordinator will have a strong interest in sponsorship and/or development. The position works under supervision of Sponsorship Director in the Development Department as a part of a six person Development and Membership team. The Sponsorship & Major Gifts Coordinator works in close collaboration with events, communications, and program staff to ensure exceptional cultivation, solicitation, activation and fulfillment of all sponsorship and major donor relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years experience in sponsorship, marketing, and/or major gifts campaigns
  • Creative, organized with great attention to detail, ability to present analysis and information
  • Proficiency in or familiarity with Google Apps for work
  • Outgoing friendly personality, comfortable communicating with a variety of sponsors and high level donors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate with other organizational departments
  • Interest in learning and growing in sponsorship and/or development

Salary range

$40,000 – 50,000

BENEFITS

Why should you work at Cascade?

  • Employer sponsored health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage
  • Matching contributions to a 401(k)
  • 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 some Cascade rides
  • Talented and passionate co-workers committed to our values: Diversity, Respect, Excellence, Balance and Fun
  • Meaningful work making Washington state a better place for bicycling

To apply

Submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please mention how you heard about this position. Position is open until filled.

About Cascade Bicycle Club

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation’s largest statewide bicycle organization, is powered by 17,000 members and serves bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the Puget Sound region and across Washington state. With a mission to improve lives through bicycling, we deliver community and school-based education programs, grassroots organizing workshops, free group rides, world-class events and more. Cascade is committed to creating safe, connected bicycle infrastructure and opportunities to ride for anyone who loves fun on two wheels. Our signature programs include Connect Puget Sound, Basics of Bicycling, She Bikes Cascade, the Major Taylor Project and many more. Learn about getting involved in our programs at 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. 

Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Position OVERVIEW

The Volunteer Coordinator Intern is part of Cascade’s Events and Rides Department. This position is responsible for assisting in the recruitment, management, training and recognition of Cascade’s multi-departmental volunteers. This position focuses mainly on volunteer coordination. This is a paid internship with varying hours from April to August of 2017.  

POSITION PURPOSE 

Cascade is seeking one highly capable individual who is interested in a hands-on learning opportunity to work in the fast-paced field of volunteers and special events. The Volunteer Coordinator Intern will support the events team; volunteer management is the primary objectives of the position. The Volunteer Coordinator Intern will have the opportunity to participate in a full range of event activities, including but not limited to volunteer coordination, event setup and takedown, event and equipment logistics. Preference will be given to those applicants whose schedules align most closely with the events schedule.

2017 Events

  • Tuesday, April 25 — Bike Everywhere Breakfast
  • Saturday, April 29 — Ride for Major Taylor
  • Sunday, May 7 — Bike-N-Brews
  • Friday, May 19 — Bike Everywhere Day
  • Sunday (TBD) — Emerald City Ride
  • Sunday, June 4 — Woodinville Wine Ride
  • Saturday, June 10 — Flying Wheels Summer Century
  • Friday, July 7 — Seattle Night Ride
  • Saturday, July 15 & Sunday, July 16 — STP
  • Friday, Aug.18–Sunday, Aug. 20 — RSVP
  • Monday, Aug. 28 — High Pass Challenge

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Requires being onsite at nearly all Cascade events, assisting with volunteer coordination
  • Assist in the recruitment, coordination, management, recognition and appreciation of Cascade’s volunteers
  • Willingness to take on a broad range of tasks related to the event
  • Pre- and post-event planning & recap
  • Learning and working with Cascade Bicycle Club volunteer database system (CERVIS)
  • Assist volunteers with registration, CERVIS accounts, scheduling and answering questions as needed
  • Supervise and facilitate evening, daytime and weekend volunteer events
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Project management and scheduling experience
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills; able to interface well with the public and work effectively with multiple stakeholders on numerous projects
  • Previous experience volunteering for nonprofit organizations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible, hard-working, self-starter
  • Ability to work independently; must meet deadlines and have the ability to manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis
  • Willing to work semi-frequent evenings, early mornings and weekends
  • Ability to lift 50lbs regularly during events

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficiency with Google Drive and Google applications
  • Interest in recreational cycling a plus
  • Experience with volunteer databases
  • Experience supervising volunteers
  • Valid WA State Driver’s License
  • Experience driving large vehicles or box trucks is a plus

EMPLOYMENT SPECIFICS

  • 480-hour internship. Hours worked per week will depend on the event schedule, and the intern’s schedule. Will range from April to August, anywhere from 15-40+ hours per week, with the majority of the hours falling during the months of June through August.
  • Hourly wage of $19.23
  • Reports to and is supervised by the Volunteer Coordinator

PERKS

  • Free entry & guest pass for Cascade rides, events & classes
  • Beautiful office on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access off the Burke-Gilman Trail
  • Fun and passionate colleagues; networking opportunities with like-minded professionals with a range of skills
  • Meaningful work making Washington state a better place for bicycling

TO APPLY

Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references all in a single PDF document to [email protected] Please mention how you heard about this opportunity. Application deadline: March 19, 2017. 

No phone calls please. 

ABOUT CASCADE BICYCLE CLUB

Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation’s largest statewide bicycle organization, is powered by 17,000 members and serves bike riders of all ages and abilities throughout the Puget Sound region and across Washington state. With a mission to improve lives through bicycling, we deliver community and school-based education programs, grassroots organizing workshops, free group rides, world-class events and more. Our signature programs include events like the STP and RSVP; advocacy work like Connect Puget Sound; and education programs like Basics of Bicycling, the Major Taylor Project and more. Learn more at 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.