Adventure Cycling Association seeks a dynamic, well-organized and ready-to-go leader to direct our Tours Department and to help further our mission of inspiring, empowering and connecting people to travel by bicycle. This is a unique, challenging and fulfilling opportunity to guide one of the largest and most visible bicycle tour operations for North America's largest cycling membership non-profit organization. (Our tours program currently supports more than 100 tours and instructional courses serving 1,700 participants.) We seek someone who is passionate about cycling, thrives on interacting with people, will work effectively as part of a team, and has significant experience with bicycle travel. Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented person who prides herself/himself on operational excellence while providing exceptional customer support. The position is based in Adventure Cycling's headquarters in beautiful and bike-friendly Missoula, MT.
Outstanding organizational, supervisory and interpersonal skills; Exceptional customer service skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked, quick response environment; Outstanding written and oral communications skills; Strong budgetary skills and business acumen; Extensive experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and all Google Applications (Docs, Sheets, Tasks, Calendar) including complex formulae, lookups, calendars, groups; Self-starter with proven decision making and problem solving ability; Excellent collaborative, team and management building skills; Solid negotiation capabilities; Ability and willingness to travel; Willingness to work on weekends and after regular business hours; and Good sense of humor and zest for outdoor adventure. There is one other quality we are looking for and that is creativity -- in designing routes and trips, but also in managing people and the department.
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About Adventure Cycling Association
Adventure Cycling inspires and empowers people to travel by bicycle.
As a nonprofit organization, Adventure Cycling Association's mission is to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle. Established in 1973 as Bikecentennial, we are the premier bicycle-travel organization in North America with more than 40 years of experience and 53,000 members.
Established in 1990, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) today is widely recognized as a vital leadership voice and partner for the adventure travel industry around the world. The membership and trade organization is designed to be a force for the industry and exists to drive thought leadership, industry promotion, and opportunities to network and convene globally to create trade and business health. It currently serves more than 1,000 members in 100 countries worldwide. The constituency is made up of tour operators, tourism boards, specialty agents, and accommodations all sharing a vested interest in the sustainable development of adventure tourism. Through its growing business services division, the ATTA delivers a portfolio of strategic solutions and a robust ecosystem of events around the globe. With specialized expertise in research, events, education, media, and promotion, the ATTA business service division is able to provide valuable solutions to a broad set of partners across many verticals of business.