Since 1924, the American Motorcyclist Association has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: Freedom on two wheels.
As the world’s largest motorcycling organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists’ interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion.
- Manages staff including assigning work, conducting performance appraisals and recommending hiring/termination
- Manages relationships with promotional partners and district representatives on all aspects related to AMA sanctioned motocross racing and manages motocross sanctioning services
- Attends various events and meets as assigned by the Director of Racing
- Manages National Advancement Program, rules, protests, and appeals related to AMA sanctioned motocross as well as manages and trains officials, referees, and volunteers as related to AMA sanctioned motocross racing
- Provides interpretation and clarification of rules related to AMA sanctioned motocross racing
- Manages and provides oversight to the AMA Motocross Racing Commission and chairs appeal hearings
- Approves supplemental rules as related to AMA sanctioned motocross racing
- Develops and administers various programs and activities as related to AMA sanctioned motocross racing
- Monitors and reviews systems and processes for organizers and sanctioning and report issues to insure continued customer satisfaction
- Reviews and edits press releases related to discipline, as well as AMA magazine racing event schedule
- Assists with Racing Department events
- Communicates with external and internal contacts including members, organizers, insurance companies, hotel staff, travel agencies, restaurants, car rental agencies, solicitors and AMA faculty and staff, including executive level and board members
- Provides support and assistance to other racing disciplines as needed
- Performs other collateral duties as assigned by the Director of Racing
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions
- Knowledge of Motocross rules and technical requirements related to motorcycles and ATVs
- Knowledge of AMA Policy and procedures, AMS, AMA Back Office, AMA Organizer Portal
- Knowledge of FIM and International racing
- Excellent computer, communication, conflict resolution, and problem solving skills
- Ability to manage staff
- Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds; bend, stoop, push/pull heavier objects
- Environment: Inside, some minor discomforts. Outside: exposed to dust, fumes, noise
- Some specialized commercial/technical/vocational education beyond high school
- Minimum three years of job-related experience
Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The American Motorcyclist Association, the premier membership association dedicated to promoting the motorcycling lifestyle and protecting the future of motorcycling, is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Grassroots Coordinator.
Based at AMA’s Washington, D.C., office, the successful candidate will develop and implement grassroots initiatives to influence political action in furtherance of motorcyclists’ rights and the AMA mission.
- Coordinate an effective Grassroots Advocacy program for engagement of AMA volunteers to influence political action in furtherance of motorcyclists’ rights and the AMA mission.
- Support and advance the AMA State Chapter Network Program.
- Use social media and website tools to communicate information on issues and opportunities to increase and facilitate activism.
- Respond to member inquiries and help requests via phone and/or email.
- Monitor relevant motorcycling news sources, organizational websites and community forums to understand the latest developments that may affect the AMA mission.
- Communicate with external and internal contacts including members, motorcycle riders, public officials and AMA staff.
- Work with Government Relations team to develop grassroots initiatives.
Act as administrator of the AMA state pages and Advocacy software program.
- Bachelor’s degree in political science, communications, business or related discipline.
- Technical proficiency in various computer applications and ability to learn new programs is essential.
- Motorcycling experience is a plus.
Please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer