Position Opening: Community Bike Shop Manager, Apply By October 10th, 2007.
Bike Works is a nonprofit organization based in Seattle Washington whose mission is to build sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling. Bike Works has been working for kids, bikes, and community in south Seattle since 1996. Our programs and services invest in young people and encourage bicycling as a clean and healthy transportation alternative. Our programs include Earn-a-Bike for youth, Summer Bike Camps, Neighborhood Rides and bike club activities, Community Bike Shop, Annual Kids Bike Swap, domestic and international bicycle donations to charitable organizations, and more. Our Community Bike Shop serves Seattle residents from all walks of life with used bike sales and affordable repairs.
We are looking for an energetic individual who supports our mission, values and community. Our ideal candidate will bring a unique mix of bike shop expertise and nonprofit organizational know-how. We seek someone who is excited about thinking strategically about innovative ways to streamline our social enterprise business model and strengthen our community impact. Experience or willingness to learn about developing a business plan would be A+! Our Bike Shop Manager must be willing to work hard to create a professional, empowering, and accessible shop environment for our customers and staff. Finally, someone with a healthy sense of humor and the ability to have fun with our funky organization will fit nicely on our team. While this position requires a great deal of responsibility and experience, it also offers exciting opportunities for professional growth and making a difference in our community.
Essential Job Functions:
The Bike Shop Manager assumes primary responsibility for leading the Bike Works Bike Shop in fulfillment of its mission and vision. Primary duties include:
revenue & expense targets
and evaluate 2 -5 staff
strategy, growth & development
helping to develop a long term mission driven strategic plan, and annual operational plans
Strong commitment to youth leadership, sustainable communities and
shop experience essential
Three year’s experience successfully managing staff
Excellent organizational skills: systems oriented with high
attention to detail
Excellent mechanical skills required (preferred 3 yrs professional
experience working on variety of bikes)
desire to work with the public
Ability to mentor youth ages 9-17 in engaging and empowering
How to Apply:
Send your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to HYPERLINK "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org"email@example.com.
Apply by October 10th, 2007.
Pay Rate & Benefits: Regular, full-time, non-exempt, salaried position with full benefits. Monetary compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
3709 S. Ferdinand St.
Seattle, WA 98118
Now hiring! Bike Works Seattle is currently seeking a Community Bike Shop Manager to join our team. Do you know someone who has a passion for non-profits, community, youth, mechanics and cycling? If so, please send them to HYPERLINK "blocked::http://www.bikeworks.org/%22http://www.bikeworks.org for details, or suggest that they contact us HYPERLINK "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org"email@example.com.
"Building sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling."
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