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Membership and Partnerships Coordinator

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Seattle, WA, USASeattleWAUSA


The Membership and Partnerships Coordinator is a full-time position that reports to the Senior Director of Development and is part of Cascade Bicycle Club’s membership & development team. This position primarily supports the Partnership Manager to ensure exceptional cultivation, solicitation, activation, and fulfillment of all sponsorship relationships for Cascade Bicycle Club, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and Washington Bikes, a (501)(c)(4) nonprofit affiliated with Cascade.  This is an outward facing position which requires a high level of professionalism and comfort communicating both verbally and digitally in a wide range of situations with diverse audiences. This role has opportunities to work with and support all Cascade staff, events, and programs.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position eligible for company group benefits.



The membership & development team fosters vital relationships with corporate partners, individuals, and foundations allowing Cascade to run our educational programs and fulfill our mission of Improving Lives Through Bicycling with a vision of Bicycling for All. The five-person team has measurable individual goals and works collaboratively to ensure Cascade meets overall revenue goals.

Areas of Responsibility: 


Partnerships (50%)

  • Ensuring deliverables of partnerships including logo placement, social media content creation, planning event activations, and generally making the Cascade partner experience as enjoyable as possible. 
  • Compiling decks, proposals, and year end recaps.
  • Attending events and assisting in partner activations. 
  • Securing and tracking all in-kind donations.
  • Managing and tracking all partnerships under $2,000.
  • Pursuing premium member and staff benefits/pro-deals. 
  • Tracking deliverables, managing data entry, and capturing information about relationships in Salesforce.
  • Creating and distributing partner communications including newsletters and surveys. 
  • Prospecting new partnerships with a focus on in-kind partnerships or partnerships valued at under $5,000/year.

Membership (50%)

  • Constituent data and relationship tracking within CRM database.
  • Gift entry, pledge tracking, workplace giving and matching gifts processing.
  • Coordinate and record gift acknowledgments.
  • Database maintenance.
  • Data cleaning and database maintenance as needed.
  • Customer service and vendor management as needed.
  • Membership giveaway fulfillment.
  • Coordinate with vendors to keep membership materials in-stock.
  • Administrative support for fundraising events (Bike Everywhere Breakfast, Champions Brunch, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience managing multiple projects involving diverse stakeholders
  • Comfort and familiarity with social media 
  • Attention to detail and high standards for efficiency 
  • 1+ years experience working in an high volume communications/customer service role
  • Commitment to quality in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude including a willingness to understand the needs of Cascade’s wide range of events, programs, and departments 
  • Proficiency with technology, including: MS Office Suite, Google Docs and Google Sheets.
  • Familiarity with CRM (content relationship management) systems like Salesforce is preferred.
  • Familiarity with sponsorship best practices and bicycling culture is a plus

$20.68.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position eligible for company benefits, anticipated to work  40 hours/week.
Due to the large-scale nature of events and their importance to the fiscal well being of Cascade and WA Bikes, staff members are required to work several events a year, a mix of mandatory all-hands events and choice events. This position may also require some evening and weekend work.
Benefits: Why should you work for Cascade?

  • Employer sponsored health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage.
  • 12 sick days, 10 vacation days (first year), 2 personal holidays, 10 paid federal holidays, an office-wide winter recess between December 25 and January 1, and comp time/flexible schedule.
  • Cash incentive for commuting by bike or non-single occupancy vehicles.
  • Free entry and guest pass on most Cascade events.
  • Beautiful office on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access to the Burke-Gilman Trail.
  • 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!

Office Environment & Culture

  • Beautiful open office workspace with fresh airflow and bright natural lighting. 
  • Option to sit or stand with individual, adjustable motorized desks. 
  • Office is located on the shores of Lake Washington with easy access off the Burke-Gilman Trail.
  • Dog-friendly office and family visits welcomed. 
  • Talented, energetic, and passionate co-workers committed to the Cascade values of Diversity, Respect, Excellence, Balance, and Fun! 
  • Prime opportunities to perform meaningful work making Washington State a better place for bicycling!


Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references all in one single PDF document to [email protected] with “Membership and Partnerships Coordinator” in the subject line.  Please mention how you heard about this opportunity.

This position is subject to reference checks and the completion of a background check. Cascade will consider qualified applicants for employment pursuant to the Seattle Fair Chance Employment Ordinance and Washington State Fair Chance Act.  Position is open until filled.

The Organizations:
Cascade Bicycle Club, the nation’s largest statewide bicycle nonprofit, is 14,000-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

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 

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. Approximately 90% of this role is responsible to Cascade Bicycle Club and 10% is responsible to Washington Bikes. Staffing and support for Washington Bikes is governed by an Administrative Services Agreement between the c3 and c4.

How to Apply: 

Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references all in one single PDF document to [email protected] with “Membership and Partnerships Coordinator” in the subject line.  Please mention how you heard about this opportunity.

Organization Info

Cascade Bicycle Club

Seattle, WA, USA
About Us

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 Let’s Go, the Major Taylor Project and more. Learn more at

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jan 13 2019
Active Until: 
Feb 13 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Cascade Bicycle Club