We are no longer accepting applications for this position. Thank you to everyone who applied!
Bikepacking Roots is seeking a new Executive Director to take the reins from our founding ED, Kurt Refsnider, and continuing to expand the organization's capacity and impact as we support and advocate for the bikepacking community and the places we ride. A complete job description and instructions on how to apply are included below, and this letter to our members shares Refsnider's decision to step out of the ED role and his excitement for the transition.
Bikepacking Roots Executive Director Job Description
Bikepacking Roots (BPR) is the only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing bikepacking, growing a diverse bikepacking community, advocating for the conservation of the landscapes and public lands through which we ride, and creating professional routes. We value human-powered experiences and our inclusive, engaged, and informed membership (7,000+ strong) that makes a positive impact as we adventure by bike.
The Bikepacking Roots Executive Director (ED) provides the leadership to successfully implement the strategic goals of BPR while working alongside a diverse volunteer Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers. The ED is the visible figurehead of the organization and must positively represent the organization. This is a part-time salaried position, working 25 hours per week.
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Bikepacking Roots is a 8,000-member-strong 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing bikepacking, growing a diverse bikepacking community, advocating for the conservation of the landscapes and public lands through which we ride, and creating professional routes.
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