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  • Tue July 11 2023
  • Posted Jul 11

Lead Our Team as Executive Director of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity to lead our organization as the Executive Director. We are seeking an exceptional individual with a passion for bicycling and a strong commitment to promoting its benefits throughout Iowa.

As the Executive Director, you will be at the forefront of advancing our mission to make Iowa a bicycling haven. This is a unique chance to lead events, advocacy, legislative, and educational efforts across Iowa.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire a dedicated team, fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Promote the benefits of bicycling and sustainable transportation, advocating for safer and more enjoyable bicycling experiences across Iowa.
  • Lead advocacy and legislative initiatives, spearheading transformative efforts to influence public policy.
  • Develop and nurture strategic partnerships with government, civic, and business leaders.
  • Secure and shepherd funding from diverse sources to support our programs and initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to our mission and a deep understanding of bicycling's impact on transportation.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively communicate our mission and ideas to diverse stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience in advocacy, including building coalitions and executing diverse advocacy strategies.
  • Strong track record of fundraising from various sources, driving significant financial support.
  • Familiarity with Iowa's government structure and legislative engagement, facilitating effective legislative leadership.
  • Join us in shaping a healthier, happier, and more bike-friendly Iowa, one pedal stroke at a time. This is an incredible opportunity to make a lasting impact and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to transforming our state's bicycling landscape.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to board@iowabike.org. Applications will be accepted until August 6, 2023. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and experiences.

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, and backgrounds to apply.

Join us in our mission to promote bicycling throughout Iowa. Together, we can create a brighter future for cycling enthusiasts across the state! Learn more at https://www.iowabicyclecoalition.org/employment/


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Mark Wyatt

Mark Wyatt created, directed and spear-headed the Iowa Bicycle Coalition for almost 20 years. BIKEIOWA has enjoyed working with Mark since day 1 of the IBC. Countless hours have been spent making Iowa a safer place to ride!
Congrats to Mark and we wish him the best in his next steps of life!

This was Marks announcement posted July 11th 2023 on his personal FB Account:

"I am announcing my resignation from the Iowa Bicycle Coalition. After dedicating myself to advancing the mission of promoting safe and enjoyable bicycling in Iowa for almost 20 years, I have decided to embark on a new chapter in my career. It has been an honor to work alongside such a passionate team and advocate for positive change in our communities. I am grateful for the memories we have created and the impact we have made together. I have complete confidence in the future success of the organization under new leadership, and I will cherish the experiences and friendships forged during my time at the Iowa Bicycle Coalition. Thank you for your unwavering support and belief in our mission. Keep pedaling towards a brighter future!" ~ Mark Wyatt


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