Rocky Mountain Division Cross Country Executive Director

FasterSkierSeptember 23, 2005


Rocky Mountain Division Cross Country Executive Director

Serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Fundraiser for Rocky Mountain Division (RMD)


Management: 80%
Work with the Junior Competition Committee to manage the day to day affairs of the RMD.
Serve as liaison between RMD Cross Country and the overall RMD program, United States Ski Association (USSA) and the Intermountain/ Northern Division
Coordinate, monitor and assist RMD coaching staff and RMD Board of Directors
Insure the fiscal security and stability of RMD
• Work with the finance committee to establish and adhere to a responsible operating budget
• Coordinate and maintain relations with sponsors
• Coordinate with Board of Directors to seek mutually beneficial partnerships and sponsors
• Find human resources for grant writing/fundraising
Manage, stimulate and be a resource for the volunteer committees
Provide a personal presence of RMD in the Colorado ski community
Establish and maintain a relationship with the media
Oversee website, presenting up to date sponsorship information
Sponsorship coordination at all RMD events
Monitor event standards, setup, venue and timing for all RMD scored races.
Monitor USSA sanctioning process for Colorado NRL Events.

Administration: 20%
Oversee Timing Committee to establish a timing contract
Coordinate and create all sponsorship materials needed for media exposure
Coordinate scholarship programs with clubs regionally
Attend a USSA Official Clinic to obtain Technical Delegate Training Certification
Attend spring and fall RMD board meetings
RMD Cross Country Membership Chairman
Represent RMD on the USSA Junior Committee and at the USSA fall and spring congresses
Oversee Disciplinary Committee

Seasonality/Time commitment:
The busiest months are the racing season: Thanksgiving through March. Travel to National and regional races is expected.

First Year Goal Objectives:
Coordinate sponsorships for race events to include: venue sites, 400 Lycra bibs, awards presentations, banquets and uniforms.
Find the people resources (internally on the Board or hire externally) to raise $50,000.


Knowledge, skills and ability:
Self directed. Extensive knowledge of the competitive cross country ski youth programs. Proven ability to manage a multi faceted budget. Professional business background. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to facilitate large groups. Background working with youth and young adults between the ages of ten and twenty. Computer literate.

Education/ Formal Training:
Budget development and execution, and marketing experience.

Salary: Beginning $2,000/month base wage.— Beginning November 1st, 2005 through April 30, 2005. This is a contract employee position renewable annually on May 1.

Application Deadline: October 7th, 2005

Please send resumes in either email or hard copy format to:

Terry Struthers
Treasurer, RMD Nordic SEFI
736 7th Street
Boulder, CO 80302


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