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November 25/04 9:08 am - OCA Hiring BMX Growth and Development Officer

Posted by Editoress on 11/25/04

Ontario Cycling Association Hiring BMX Growth and Development Officer
Courtesy OCA

Position Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto

The Ontario Cycling Association (OCA) is the provincial sport organization governing the sport of Cycling. Members are competitive and recreational cyclists between the ages of 5 and 80. The OCA is seeking a candidate to work with current staff and volunteer committees and to provide leadership for the growth of BMX in Ontario.

Key Accountabilities:

BMX Growth and Development Officer

• Oversee and manage all daily operations of the BMX programs in Ontario.
Including the collection of data, membership and program registration, and all client services such as answering the phone, faxing and photocopying services
• Prepare a BMX track start up manual
• Increase the number of BMX tracks in Ontario through solicitation with communities across Ontario
• Increase the number of BMX riders in Ontario through marketing efforts
• Assist in program coordination and execution, including; registration, budgeting, follow-up and evaluation
• Assist in tracking, processing, and fulfilling information inquiries
• This individual must oversee and maintain all BMX related programs

Other Responsibilities

• Soliciting sponsors specifically for the BMX racing scene in Ontario through integrated multimedia presentations
• Develop relationships with the retail sector servicing the BMX community
• Publish the monthly BMX newsletter (including writing, photographs and finding content)
• Cross promote BMX with the other cycling disciplines
• Contribute to all general OCA communication materials, including the newsletters, handbooks, the Annual General Meeting Report and the OCA’s website.
• Assist with planning special events and meetings
• Grant writing
• Attending events on the OCA’s behalf
• As a small association, we expect a team player who will help wherever necessary

Key Competencies:

Managing Personal Effectiveness

• Self-motivated and accountable for results through focused attention on achieving goals; takes action and ownership.
• Enjoys multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment with a proven ability to manage a broad workload.
• Superior organizational skills in planning and completing projects by agreed deadlines; high attention to detail and accuracy.
• Willingness to get the job done, regardless of the extra time and effort it may take

Managing the Business

• Demonstrated member focus. Ability to anticipate member’s needs and proactively search for solutions to ensure expectations are met or exceeded.
• Ability to draw from a repertoire of knowledge, skills, and resources to identify and evaluate issues and opportunities.

Managing Relationships

• Demonstrated interpersonal savvy through working effectively and communicating with a variety of different audiences.
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

Other Requirements:

• Proficient computer skills; strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Appropriate post-secondary education
• Proven administration experience and skills. At least 3 years work experience, preferably in a not for profit or sports environment
• BMX racing experience is desired by not mandatory

Please submit your resume (email preferred - Word Format), by December 15th, 2004.

Send to:

Steve Merker
Executive Director
Ontario Cycling Association
1185 Eglinton Ave East, Suite 408
Toronto, ON
M3C 3C6


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