The Drivers Cooperative-Colorado General Manager
Erika Iacono

September 7, 2023

The Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center (RMEOC) is incubating The Drivers Cooperative-Colorado, in collaboration with the Drivers Cooperative project in New York. The Drivers Cooperative-Colorado is a worker-owned cooperative that will be utilizing a Coop-Ride app, as a community-owned alternative app to Uber/Lyft in order to provide rideshare drivers with better wages and working conditions. The cooperative will be launched in early 2024. We are looking for a general manager with a strong vision and leadership to grow our cooperative.


  • At least 5 years of experience in managing an enterprise, such as a small business, a start-up,  a cooperative, or a nonprofit organization
  • Commitment to the mission of the Drivers Cooperative and worker empowerment.
  • At least five years of experience in raising funding to support a company, cooperative, or organization
  • Experience working with underserved communities.
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Experience in managing a cooperative or having deep knowledge of cooperative principles and strategies is a plus


  • Effective management of all aspects of the cooperative to ensure project growth
  • Raise capital for the cooperative and manage finances to ensure project health 
  • Work collaboratively with Drivers Cooperative Board Members, clients, community partners, and public entities 
  • Design and maintain strategies to ensure democratic accountability of the cooperative to its worker owners
  • Supervise all other coop staff
  • Build good working relations with coop staff, board members and worker members

Salary: $78,000 a year. Health benefits are provided.

Required Documents:

  • A cover letter describing why you are interested in the position and why you are a good fit for the position. 
  • Resume/CV
  • Three references with contact information

Starting date: Early November or December 2023 is preferable but negotiable. The latest start date is early January 2024. 


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