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Chief Executive Officer


Posted by American Alpine Club on 01/27/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fitness, Outdoor

Job Categories: Operations

Company Type: Conservation, Events, Publication/Media

State: CO

City: Denver

Country: United States

Required Experience:

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements


The American Alpine Club (AAC or “The Club”) is based in Golden, CO and is seeking a Chief Executive Officer. AAC is a national grassroots, non-profit (501(c) 3) organization dedicated to supporting climbers and healthy climbing landscapes. Founded in 1902, the AAC offers an inclusive voice to represent and support the climbing community. AAC promotes and preserves the climbing way of life by sharing authoritative climbing resources, promoting conservation through advocacy and leadership, and providing a welcoming and inclusive community for climbers. The Chief Executive Officer will report directly to and work closely with an engaged and dedicated Board of Directors. The CEO is charged with driving the strategic direction for the AAC, strengthening existing programs and partnerships, and sustainably developing the AAC’s human capital, operations and financial practices internally. The CEO will assume overall responsibility for the operational excellence of the Club.

Essential job functions include:

• Strategic Leadership and Execution

• Organizational Management and Leadership

 • Ambassador and Spokesperson for Climbers

• Fundraising and Membership Growth

• Partnership with the Board of Directors

To learn more about the Responsibilities and Preferred Qualifications please view the Job Specifications

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About American Alpine Club

Our mission is to support our shared passion for climbing and respect for the places we climb.