The Oregon Timber Trail Alliance is seeking a new Executive Director to help lead the organization’s missions of stewardship, education, community, and quality trail experiences along the Oregon Timber Trail corridor. Find details here…

We don’t typically share job openings, but this one caught our eye as an exciting opportunity to do important bikepacking-related work with a trail that’s captivated our imaginations through the handful of stories we’ve shared from it (see the related posts below). The Oregon Timber Trail Alliance (OTTA) is looking for an energetic, passionate, organized, collaborative community leader to be the new Executive Director for their dynamic and growing organization. This position will take on an active leadership role with the board of directors, volunteers, supporters, and land management partners to implement the organization’s vision and mission along the Oregon Timber Trail corridor.

  • Oregon-Timber-Trail-Ride-Report
  • Oregon Timber Trail Ride Report


The OTTA’s Executive Director’s responsibilities will include the following:

  • Implement and assist in developing and fine-tuning the organization’s business plan.
  • Coordinate with board members and consultants to develop and implement a development and fundraising program focused on the long-term financial viability of the OTTA.
  • Manage, develop, and exercise financial responsibility for the organizational budget and finances, including determining current and future programming funding needs.
  • Oversee program development and implementation, including special events and trail development/maintenance.
  • Write and submit grant proposals.
  • Manage working relationships with consultants and community partners.
  • Participate in coordinating volunteer events, such as work parties.
  • Develop and manage land manager agreements.
  • Oversee the organization’s customer relationship management (CRM) program.
  • Participate and actively engage in board and committee meetings.
  • Manage organizational registrations and accounts.
  • Coordinate with board members and consultants to direct the organization’s social media and other communications.
  • Oregon-Timber-Trail-Ride-Report
  • Oregon-Timber-Trail-Ride-Report
  • Oregon-Timber-Trail-Ride-Report


The salary range for this position is between $70,000 and $72,000 for a 32-hour workweek. It’s a contracted (1099), 32 hours per week position working a flexible schedule with mutually agreeable core working hours, some weekends, and in-state travel.

Find complete details on this opportunity, including requirements and desired qualifications, over at Note that the application deadline is January 31, 2022.

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