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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Colorado Mountain Club!

 

Current Openings

 

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper (Full Time Benefited Position)

Backcountry Snowsports Initiative (BSI) Intern

Adventure Travel Intern - Spring/Summer 2016

Membership Intern - Spring/Summer 2016

Marketing Intern - Spring/Summer 2016

Youth Education Intern - Fall 2016

 

Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper

Type: Full Time Benefitted Position

Position Purpose

Responsible for the organization’s day to day operation financial transactions.  Process, troubleshoot, enter, and reconcile all of club’s basic financial activities.

Job Duties

  •      Responsible for daily bank deposits and receipts of money
  •      Process bill payments
  •      Document filing and record retention
  •      Manage outstanding A/R invoices, payment collections
  •      Make simple month end entries
  •      Prepare financial statements and reports, including the profit and loss statement and balance sheet
  •      Prepare and reconcile monthly inventory and sales reports
  •      Process semi-monthly payroll
  •      Assist with the annual year-end audit
  •      Other duties as required

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in business administration with area of emphasis in accounting required
  • Bookkeeping experiences & familiarity with Intuit’s Quickbooks required
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple project deadlines simultaneously
  • Detail oriented, and analytical
  • Non-profit experience helpful

 Position Status and Benefits

  • This is a full-time position with full benefits (medical, dental, short-term & long-term disability, life, and 3% IRA match.  Paid vacation and sick time leaves)
  •  Flexible schedule available
  • Background check required

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to us at Accounting@cmc.org with "Accounting Clerk" in the subject line. 

No phone calls please.

Date Posted: July 29, 2016

Application Deadline: August 12, 2016

 

Job Description | Adventure Travel Intern Spring/Summer 2016

Type: Adventure Travel Intern

Reports to: Membership and Marketing Director

Purpose: The Adventure Travel intern will act as staff liaison for the Adventure Travel Committee. Projects will be centered on enhancing the Adventure Travel program. CMC Adventure Travel specializes in active vacations and small group itineraries to inspiring destinations around the world including Ireland, New Zealand, Tanzania and more! From mountain biking in Moab to summiting Denali, our experienced all-volunteer trip leaders provide participants with an intimate knowledge of the areas in which they guide. Intern must be passionate about the mountains and the people who recreate in them.

Overview: This outstanding individual will be self-motivated with the ability to follow through simultaneously on various projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail and superior written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as staff liaison for the Adventure Travel Committee
  • Use email marketing software to design and send communications to Adventure Travel participants
  • Data management and entry
  • Update and create web pages using a content management system
  • Monitor help desk ticketing system and answer questions from committee and participants
  • Interface with all CMC departments, as well as work with members, volunteers and the Adventure Travel Committee
  • Assist with outreach and promotional events
  • Identify potential marketing opportunities for the Adventure Travel program
  • Attend monthly Adventure Travel Committee meetings

Requirements:

  • Minimum of college level Sophomore; at least 1 year of previous work experience
  • Knowledge of and significant interest in Adventure Travel 
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows
  • Experience with Adobe Design Suite, Content Management Systems and Customer Relationship Management

 Skills:

  • Self-motivated team player with a strong problem solving skills and initiative and motivation to research
  • High energy and a passion towards improving the customer experience
  • Detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in outdoor recreational nonprofit and Adventure Travel
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule

Hours & Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid internship offering valuable experience in the nonprofit sector
  • The Adventure Travel intern will work between 20-25 hours per week depending on desired hours; hours and schedule are flexible
  • Preferred start date April 2016 with a preferred 3-month commitment
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be requested for special events, including film festivals and fundraisers
  • The CMC can coordinate with accredited universities to provide credit for hours completed

How To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Rachel Vermeal at adventuretravel@cmc.org. Subject line: Adventure Travel Intern. No phone calls please.


Job Description | Membership Intern Spring/Summer 2016

Type: Membership Intern

Reports to: Membership Manager

Purpose: The Membership Intern will support the membership department in creating a superior customer experience for the active, adventure-loving members of the Club. Projects will be centered on member acquisition, retention, and communication.

Overview: This outstanding individual will be self-motivated with the ability to follow through simultaneously on various projects.  The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail and superior written and verbal skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver terrific customer service to our members, volunteers, guests, and community members 
  • Connect members and non-members to the resources they need to participate in CMC activities
  • Run membership reports, schedule logistics, and use email marketing software to communicate with members
  • Develop supporting materials for Groups (slideshows, manuals, marketing handouts, etc.)
  • Assist with outreach and promotional events
  • Data management and entry
  • Assist with membership mailing

Requirements:

  • Minimum of college level Sophomore; at least 1 year of previous work experience
  • Knowledge of and significant interest in customer service, nonprofit membership and data management
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows
  • Experience with Adobe Design Suite, Content Management Systems and Customer Relationship Management, a plus

Skills:

  • Self-motivated with strong problem solving skills and initiative and motivation to research
  • Detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in outdoor recreational nonprofit 
  • High energy and a passion towards improving the customer experience
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule

Hours & Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid internship offering valuable experience in the nonprofit sector
  • The Membership Intern works between 12-20 hours per week depending on desired hours; hours and schedule are flexible
  • Preferred start date April 2016 with a preferred 3-month commitment
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be requested for special events, including film festivals and fundraisers
  • The CMC can coordinate with accredited universities to provide credit for hours completed

How To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Shockey at LaurenShockey@cmc.org.  Subject line: Membership Services Intern.  No phone calls please.


Job Description | Marketing Intern Spring/Summer 2016

Type: Marketing Intern

Reports to: Communications and Digital Marketing Specialist

Purpose: The Marketing Intern will organize and complete tasks for the membership and marketing department in support of the goals of the Colorado Mountain Club.

Overview: This outstanding individual will be self-motivated with the ability to follow through simultaneously on various projects.  The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail and superior written, photo/video and verbal skills. In addition to marketing and communications initiatives, duties will include supporting membership projects.

Responsibilities:             

  • Coordinate and organize CMC presence at events
  • Help build and curate a CMC photo database (digital asset management)
  • Create short 15-second videos for social media and longer videos for YouTube
  • Update website content using content management system
  • Send and analyze e-mail marketing campaigns
  • Coordinate with department directors and statewide groups on marketing needs
  • Draft and edit marketing copy for print and web use
  • Assist in social media content management  (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blog)
  • Provide administrative support for membership services
  • Aid membership in customer service
  • Special projects as assigned

Education/Work Experience:

  • Minimum of college level Junior classification; at least 1 year of previous work experience
  • Knowledge of and significant interest in marketing, communications, advertising, events and nonprofit membership a bonus

Recommended Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiar with web content management, e-mail marketing and social media best practices
  • Strong photography and video skills

Hours & Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid internship offering valuable experience in the nonprofit sector
  • The Marketing Intern works between 8-16 hours per week depending on desired hours; hours and schedule are flexible
  • Preferred start date April 2016 with a preferred 3-month commitment
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be requested for special events, including film festivals and fundraisers
  • The CMC can coordinate with accredited universities to provide credit for hours completed

To apply, please e-mail resume, cover letter and a writing sample to jeffgolden@cmc.org.

The CMC provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law.

 

Youth Education Fall Intern - 2016

  1. Position Qualifications –
  • Experience in natural science or related field.
  • Experience working in outdoor hiking and climbing programs.
  • Experience teaching youth from diverse backgrounds in environmental education and/or adventure education. 
  • Sense of humor, ability to relate to school-age children and adults of all backgrounds; including class room behavior management.
  • Self-directed, innovative thinker.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

  1. Position Responsibilities –
  • Assistant Instruction rock climbing at the indoor wall at the American Mountaineering Center with youth.
  • Assistant Instructor for outdoor rock climbing and hiking programs.
  • Instruct curriculum for the Youth Education Program (YEP) Activities are primarily indoors and experiential, using models, props, games, and other hands-on teaching methods. Participants are children in grades K-12, and adult chaperones.  Typically instruction will occur in groups of 20 people or less.  
  • Facilitate a positive, fun learning environment through appropriate classroom behavior management, language and teaching methods.
  • Prepare activities, materials, and equipment for programs as needed.  Clean-up program areas.
  • Provide curriculum feedback and ideas to the YEP program design team.
  • Assist with general office Administration tasks for the YEP program

 

  1. Requirements/details;
    • Two- Three days a week during September-November 
    • Typical work day is 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Classes may vary from 4- 8 hours/day
    • This is an unpaid internship – travel stipend offered
    • Pro-deals and a fun atmosphere and outdoor work.
    • Ability to provide own transport to the American Mountaineering center in Golden, CO.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 15th, 2016

Submit a resume and a cover letter with your goals and expectations of the position via email to hollybarrass@cmc.org

The Colorado Mountain Club is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

 


 

Job Description | Backcountry Snowsports Initiative (BSI) Intern

Reports to: CMC Conservation Director

Purpose: The BSI Intern will assist in recreation mapping, winter travel planning and event coordination for the Colorado Mountain Club’s Backcountry Snowsports Initiative.

Position Overview: The ideal candidate will have experience with ArcGIS mapping platforms, a familiarity with backcountry winter recreation in Colorado and the ability to plan event logistics.  This individual will be self-motivated and willing to take initiative on a variety of tasks and projects.  Strong communication skills, attention to detail and a willingness to learn are essential.  The candidate may work remotely from anywhere in Colorado, although travel may be required (approved mileage will be reimbursed).

Responsibilities:             

  • Collect and analyze backcountry winter recreation geospatial data using ArcGIS
  • Assist in planning and promoting mapping workshops
  • Collect and analyze existing winter travel and resource management geospatial data
  • Meet with public land management agencies and backcountry users to collect and assess data
  • Create maps for advocacy campaigns, mapping workshops, and other events
  • Create WebApps and StoryMaps for public engagement
  • Assist with planning and logistics for Backcountry Film Festival screenings across Colorado
  • Assist in outreach, marketing, sponsorship efforts for BSI programs

Required Education/Work Experience:

  • Minimum of college level Junior classification; at least 1 year of previous work experience
  • Basic experience with mapping platforms including ArcGIS and Google Earth.  Applied coursework and/or ESRI certifications preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiar with backcountry snowsports in Colorado (Backcountry skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with event coordination
  • Experience with web content management, e-mail marketing or social media marketing preferred

Hours & Compensation:

  • A $500 stipend will be awarded upon completion of a 10-week internship
  • The BSI Intern works between 5-10 hours per week; hours and schedule are flexible
  • Preferred start date May/June 2016
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be requested for special events/meetings
  • The candidate may work remotely from anywhere in Colorado
  • A reliable personal vehicle is necessary for travel, reimbursed at $0.25/mile

To apply, please e-mail resume, cover letter and a writing sample to juliemach@cmc.org.

The CMC provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law.