Program Manager, The Peel Compton Foundation

Job Title

Program Manager

Job Description

The Peel Compton Foundation (PCF) is a premiere and growing nonprofit organization, located in Bentonville, AR is seeking a highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as the site manager for Osage Park. The Peel Compton Foundation owns and operates the Peel Mansion & Heritage Gardens, Compton Gardens & Conference Center, Coler Mountain Bike Preserve, and Osage Park. The uniting mission for these diverse properties is to connect the community through nature, education, recreation and preservation. The Peel Compton Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

About the Position
You'll join a top-notch team, be a partner to the Director of Operations and drive activation of multiple properties throughout The Peel Compton Foundation. You will play a critical role in developing programs focused on encouraging visitors and the community to utilize PCF properties. This is a tremendous opportunity to develop new programs from the ground up and grow with an evolving organization. 2021-2022 programing is 80% mountain biking, archery, wetland education; 20% horticulture, garden/nature, history focused.

General Responsibilities
• Create and manage the programing of all properties with a major emphasis on newer properties
• Develop and execute creative program activities that appeal to the community and leverages the best of The Peel Compton Foundation properties
• 3rd Party Relationship Management (ie. Program instructors, community constituents)
• P&L Management, budgeting and capital planning
• Secondary duties may be assigned

Operations:
• Oversee the development of programing strategies for all properties that are aligned to the Foundation mission and vision
• Create recreational and educational activities for mountain biking, camping, archery, wetland management, horticulture, history, etc.
• Collaborate with the Site Managers of each property to promote programing that align with our mission and strategic plan initiatives
• Coordinate with Marketing, Development staff and other stakeholders to ensure effective and accurate communication, promotion and advertisement of all programs
• Represent PCF in the community and build relationships to ensure the best instructors and key partnerships are established and maintained
• Effectively provide verbal and written communication
• Provide needed set-up, event management, tear-down and clean-up
• Salaried position. Ability to work holidays and weekends as needed.

Who we are seeking:
• Minimum of a B.A. and 4+ years recreational program management experience
• 6+ years of overall professional experience
• The ideal candidate has experience in leadership and management and a demonstrated track
record of high-performance while being able to use sound judgement and reasoning to make
decisions
• Exceptional relationship building skills
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Adept at using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel
• Successfully pass a background check and drug screening
• Possession of a valid driver’s license

The ideal candidate is someone with recreational or educational program management experience. They need to be able to create and execute a plan with attention to details, are relationship oriented and able to work comfortably with cross-functional teams. It could be helpful if they are local and already have some of the relevant community contacts in cycling.

Physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, controls and machines; reach with hands and arms; speak; hear; stoop; kneel and crouch.

The Peel Compton Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum of a B.A. and 4+ years recreational program management experience
• 6+ years of overall professional experience
• The ideal candidate has experience in leadership and management and a demonstrated track record of high-performance while being able to use sound judgement and reasoning to make decisions
• Exceptional relationship building skills
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Adept at using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel
• Successfully pass a background check and drug screening
• Possession of a valid driver’s license