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Applications closed March 24, 2023. Thank you for your interest in this position

Build. Ride. Respect.

TAMBA is seeking a highly organized and self-motivated individual to provide support for the core operations of our organization.  The Operations Manager is an essential member to TAMBA’s growing team and organization.  This role presents the opportunity to support the daily operations and events managed by a small, passionate team, and provides exposure to influential local businesses, agencies, and a growing network of mountain bike enthusiasts. 

TAMBA is dedicated to the stewardship of sustainable, multiple-use trails and to preserving access for mountain bikers through advocacy, education and promotion of responsible trail use. We are seeking a candidate who enjoys challenges, is naturally curious, and would be thrilled to work for an organization that is making a positive and lasting impact in the Lake Tahoe region.  The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization that builds, maintains, and advocates for multi-use trails in Tahoe while providing education to all trail users and hosting fun community events. TAMBA works in partnership with land managers such as the U.S. Forest Service, Nevada State Parks, California State Parks, and the City of South Lake Tahoe. In addition, TAMBA helps maintain more than 100 miles of trail per year thanks in large part to the thousands of hours TAMBA volunteers contribute annually.

Position Summary

Administrative duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to the Executive Director and TAMBA staff and board members to ensure efficient operation of the organization. You will support the chair, treasurer, trails director, outreach coordinator, board members and crew leaders through a variety of tasks related to the organization.  Duties will also include working closely with TAMBA members and the public at events and trailwork  days etc.  The administrative job scope includes communicating via phone and computer, ensuring all administrative duties are completed accurately, and in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Managing TAMBA email and respond to, and/or forward inquiries
  • Managing financial and member management systems including grant updates and reporting.
  • Working with Local, State and Federal government agencies to maintain all required licenses, reporting and certifications.
  • Coordinating volunteer and donor recognition of various forms.
  • Assisting with all insurance renewals, COI’s and and reporting requirements
  • Helping manage the TAMBA website, soliciting and preparing content for blog, website and newsletter.
  • Grant writing and sponsorship acquisition for events and fundraising
  • Collaborating on e-newsletter, video production, ad placement, press releases, social media, etc. Includes marketing, advertising, and brand management
  • Website and database management
  • Donor and volunteer relations cultivation and retention
  • Preparing and attending monthly board meetings and taking notes.
  • Assisting TAMBA Leadership with event planning, production, and management, ranging from small to large scale
  • Liaison with Events and Marketing Committees and others as needed
  • Compose and/or edit and send out professional quality letters, emails, memos and other communications
  • High level of organizational skills, attention to detail, and professionalism
  • Highly skilled at multi-tasking
  • Excels in a dynamic environment with shifting priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Comfortable managing databases and producing reports
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends in support of events, at locations around the Lake Tahoe Area.

As needed:

  • Schedule and coordinate projects, maintain calendars, prepare financial reports, research special projects and grants.
  • Support project leaders on various trail projects.
  • Work with various land management agencies on agreements and partnerships.


Job Skills and Experience:
Competitive candidates will highlight the following experience in their application, or express willingness to learn:

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite. 
  • Experience with Salesforce (or similar) CRM database.
  • Excellent document preparation, communication, and writing skills.
  • Experience working with public land management agencies (i.e. federal/state/local).
  • A passion for mountain biking and outdoor trail-based recreation.
  • Prior nonprofit program coordination, volunteer management, or equivalent experience preferred.
  • A proven self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet program/organization goals. Enthusiastic about embracing new challenges.
  • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail, ability to create efficiencies and build investment in systems.
  • Ability to set priorities, manage a variety of responsibilities and meet deadlines in an ever-changing environment while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to accept and integrate feedback graciously, and give effective feedback to team members and volunteers.
  • Cultural competency experience and demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse races, ages, genders, abilities, and economic backgrounds.
  • Must be able to carry 50 lbs.
  • First aid and CPR certified, or able to get certified within 6 months.
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license.


Benefits (subject to change):

$20-$25/hr depending on experience. 40 hours per week, year-round employment based on funding, opportunity, and need.

Health insurance and 401k (after qualifying period) offered with this position.

To Apply:

Send an email to with a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references.