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Job: Bike Commute Challenge Program Coordinator (BTA)

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on July 7th, 2011 at 10:37 am

Job Title
Bike Commute Challenge Program Coordinator

Company/Organization
Bicycle Transportation Alliance (website)

Job Description

Reporting To: Programs Director
Rate of Pay: $12.50/hour
Status: Full-time, temporary: August 1- October 14
Location: Portland, OR

Vision Statement
Bicycling transforms communities by reinventing transportation and offering solutions that help solve the universal challenges to health, livability and the environment.

Executive Summary
The Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) is a non-profit membership organization with a mission to create healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safer, more convenient and more accessible in Oregon and SW Washington.

We are hiring one temporary, full-time Program Coordinator who will support the Bicycle Transportation Alliance’s Bike Commute Challenge program from August 1st through October 14th. The Bike Commute Challenge is a month-long bike-to-work competition. In 2010, more than 11,000 people at more than 1,200 companies in Oregon and SW Washington participated.

Responsibilities
The Program Coordinator will work as part of team to:

- Teach Bike Commuting Workshops at workplaces, schools, and other locations throughout the Metro area.
- Help employers encourage bike commuting at their workplaces.
- Promote the Bike Commute Challenge at community events.
- Track and evaluate program reach and success including collecting and entering contacts and other data in BTA information systems.
- Assist in monitoring and responding to web help requests that come in through the Bike Commute Challenge Website
- Write content for the Bike Commute Challenge website, blog, Facebook page, and participant emails.
- Assist in planning and executing the Bike Commute Challenge Awards Party.

Requisite Experience

- Personal experience with and passion for bike commuting.
- Strong public speaking and teaching skills.
- Professionalism, comfort, and ease in a range of professional environments.
- Data entry and web facility.
- Strong written communication skills.

The ideal candidate will also possess:
- Basic bike mechanic skills.
- Event planning experience.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Proficiency in Spanish

How to Apply
Please send your cover letter, resume as well as a completed BTA application form in PDF format via email to stephanie@bta4bikes.org. No calls, please.

The BTA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, physical or mental disability or legal source of income.

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