Opening: Membership & Donor Coordinator

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is a member-based organization, and our wonderful membership coordinator is moving to Chicago this summer! So we’re looking for a new addition to our staff. If you’re interested in working to advance our mission of making Atlanta happier, healthier, and more livable by bike, please read the job description below and get in touch.

Membership and Donor Coordinator

Overview: The membership coordinator is responsible for the day to day management of the membership and donor program at the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition. Your role will be to oversee the continued growth of membership and donor contributions to support the work of the organization.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate passion for the mission of bicycle advocacy, good interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to manage detailed projects and meet deadlines, and be a quick learner.

Membership promotion and management

  • Maintain the database of members and donors

  • Send member renewal reminders

  • Send membership materials including information and cards

  • Plan membership drives in coordination with Communications Strategist

  • Promote membership through outlets such as social media, events, and partners

  • Maintain website functions relating to membership and contributions

  • Partner with local businesses to seek and maintain benefits for members

  • Work with other organizations and community events to promote membership

  • Target: increase membership to 3,500 by 2016 (per strategic plan)

Donor development and management

  • Send annual appeals to members in coordination with Communications Strategist and Executive Director

  • Draft thank-you letters for donors

  • Ensure donors receive premiums, thank you letters, and recognition as needed

  • Contribute to growth of ABC budget to $500,000 by 2016 through cultivation of our donor base

Additional responsibilities

  • ABC apparel: Maintain inventory of ABC apparel, manage the web store and ensure delivery of orders placed through the webstore

  • Grants and writing: assist with editing, reviewing, or drafting grants and written content for newsletters and other outlets as needed


  • Undergraduate degree

  • Familiarity with bike culture and advocacy

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail-oriented with good time management skills

  • Familiarity with web-based applications, basic html, social media outlets, and other tech tools such as MailChimp and Eventbrite

  • Ability to be self-directed once given assignments, but also to collaborate in a team setting

  • Comfortable meeting and interacting with a wide range of individuals and groups


  • Experience or training in nonprofit fundraising or management

  • Experience with donor/member management tools such as CiviCRM or Salesforce

  • Knowledge of web software such as Wordpress

  • Availability on some weekends and evenings

  • Willingness to step into additional work roles as needed for events

  • Confident public speaker in front of small groups

  • Located in City of Atlanta or Decatur or willing to relocate

  • Current bicyclist whether for fun, fitness, transportation, or all three

Optional but nice

  • Knowledge of bicycle repair/maintenance


  • Full-time position, somewhat flexible schedule

  • $13-15/hour

  • Health + dental benefits included

To Apply

  • Email a cover letter, resume / C.V. and a list of 3 references to by July 1st.

  • Anticipated start date is mid August

  • Rolling application process

  • The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is an equal opportunity employer


About the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition

At the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, we're your voice for better biking! Our mission is to create a healthier, more livable Atlanta by making it safer, easier, and more attractive to bicycle for fun, fitness, and transportation. Founded in 1991, our member-based nonprofit advocates for a safe and connected network of bikeways and  better conditions for bicycling, educates bicyclists and drivers on safety, provides resources to overcome barriers to biking, promotes the bicycle as a viable transportation solution and form of recreation and exercise, and organizes community-building events like Atlanta Streets Alive.