Rocky Mountain Nordic Cross Country Executive Director

FasterSkierApril 2, 2006


Rocky Mountain Nordic Cross Country Executive Director

Serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Fundraising Coordinator for Rocky Mountain Nordic (RMN)


Management: 80%
Oversee website, presenting up to date sponsorship information
Work with the Junior Competition Committee to manage the day to day affairs of the RMN.
Serve as liaison between RMN Cross Country and the overall RMN program, United States Ski Association (USSA) and the Intermountain/ Northern Division
Coordinate, monitor and assist RMN coaching staff and RMN Board of Directors
Insure the fiscal security and stability of RMN:
• 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
• Bonus money will be available if the Exec. Dir. generates sponsor leads and is responsible for obtaining those sponsorships.
Manage, stimulate and be a resource for the volunteer committees
Provide a personal presence of RMN in the Colorado ski community
Establish and maintain a relationship with the media
Sponsorship coordination at all RMN events
Monitor event standards, setup, venue and timing for all RMN 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 RMN board meetings
RMN Cross Country Membership Chairman
Represent RMN 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.

Second Year Goal Objectives:
Develop a marketing plan.
Coordinate sponsorships for race events to include: venue sites, awards presentations, banquets and uniforms.
Find the people resources (internally on the Board or hire externally) to raise additional funds.


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 May 1st, 2006 through April 30, 2007. This is a contract employee position renewable annually on May 1.

Application Deadline: April 14, 2006

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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