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2 FT Jobs - Bike Bakersfield (CA) - Executive Director & Fundraising Director

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    - 2 JOBS -- BIKE BAKERSFIELD (BAKERSFIELD, CA) Bike Bakersfield is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to promote bicycling as a part of everyday life
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 16, 2005

      -> 2 JOBS -- BIKE BAKERSFIELD (BAKERSFIELD, CA)
      Bike Bakersfield is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to promote
      bicycling as a part of everyday life for Bakersfield residents. Bike
      Bakersfield is composed of a variety of stakeholders envisioning a
      Bakersfield in which bicycling flourishes as a fun, healthy, and safe
      means of transportation.

      Bike Bakersfield has an initial startup grant for staffing as well as
      an office space. We are now launching a fundraising campaign to gain
      individual, business, non-profit, and governmental grants and donations
      to fund a comprehensive outreach, educational, and marketing campaign
      to promote bicycling in Bakersfield through a variety of activities,
      presentations, programs, and events within the community.

      -> EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
      The Executive Director will have the following primary responsibilities:
      a. Implementing the programmatic goals of Bike Bakersfield which
      include a bicycle education program, a multi-media marketing campaign,
      a bicycle giveaway program, a newsletter and website, and organizing
      Bakersfield Bike Month in May 2006, etc.
      b. Representing Bike Bakersfield to government agencies, other
      non-profit organizations, businesses, and other community stakeholders,
      as well as working in coordination with the Bike Bakersfield Board of
      Directors

      Preferred Characteristics and Experience:
      - Non-profit fundraising experience
      - Familiarity with Microsoft Office Programs and the ability to clearly
      enunciate Bike Bakersfield's message in oral and written form
      - Enthusiastic about bicycling related issues
      - Have excellent communication skills and be able to convince potential
      donors about why they should make donations to Bike Bakersfield

      Salary offered will be commensurate with experience.

      -> FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR
      The Fundraising Director will have the following primary
      responsibilities
      a. Creating promotional materials to give to potential donors
      b. Developing relationships through meetings, presentations, lunches,
      and phone-calls between Bike Bakersfield and potential donors
      c. Writing grant proposals to secure funding for Bike Bakersfield

      Preferred Characteristics and Experience
      - Non-profit fundraising experience
      - Grant-writing experience preferred but not required
      - Familiarity with Microsoft Office Programs and the ability to clearly
      enunciate Bike Bakersfield's message in oral and written form
      - Enthusiastic about bicycling related issues
      - Have excellent communication skills and be able to convince potential
      donors about why they should make donations to Bike Bakersfield

      Salary offered will be commensurate with experience.
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      If you are interested in either of these two positions, contact Bob
      Smith at <bikebakersfield@...>
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