Position: Bike to Work Week Manager
Type: full-time, flexible hours
Organization: HUB Cycling
Location: Vancouver BC (flexible work location)
Join our amazing team!
At HUB Cycling our aim is to get more people cycling, more often. The Bike to Work Week Manager plays a critical role in getting more people on bikes in Metro Vancouver through the organization of spring and fall Bike to Work Week events, sponsorship and publicity.
Bike to Work Week is the largest of HUB's events. Over 18,000 people register in Metro Vancouver each year, logging their commutes, winning prizes, and making their community a better place to live, work and play. Thousands more will attend the public events including Launch and Wrap-up Parties, media engagement activities and over 100 motivational Celebration Stations where bike commuters can stop during their morning or afternoon commutes for free giveaways, refreshments, snacks, bike tuning and daily draws.
The Bike to Work Week Manager will be responsible for overseeing event planning and logistics for the spring and fall Bike to Work Weeks as well as related events like the Bike to Work Week Launch Parties and HUB Bike Awards. The Manager will solicit cash sponsorships and in-kind donations while building and stewarding relationships with various partners.
Initiate, maintain and steward corporate and community sponsorships and partnerships
Complete scheduling and oversee logistics for events
Recruit, train and supervise a part-time event coordinator
Recruit, train and supervise seasonal celebration station coordinators
Oversee the design of engaging marketing and communications materials in conjunction with a graphic designer
Manage and update content for the program website
Oversee program budget
Provide event reporting to external partners
Engage in media interviews
Ensure consistent event safety and risk mitigation measures are undertaken
Increase program offerings, sponsorships and event participation rates
Raise awareness of cycling as a viable commuter mode of transportation
Liaise with other HUB Cycling staff as appropriate
Assist with other programs and events, as needed
A strategic and driven event manager who loves making the ask
Highly organized and a master of details, deadlines and deliverables
An engaging leader who is able to recruit, inspire and effectively manage teams of both seasonal staff and volunteers
Skilled at delegating and prioritizing
Friendly, professional, creative and able to multi-task
Familiar with Metro Vancouver’s geography, municipalities and business sectors
Passionate about the role that bicycles can play in building happier, healthier and more connected communities
You excel at:
Developing and stewarding strong relationships with sponsors, business and community partners
Planning and executing all details of large-scale events that are fun, exciting, relevant and on-budget
Website management, newsletter content creation and social media
Motivating staff, stakeholders and volunteers
Managing data, maintaining basic statistics and producing engaging reports
Proven experience in securing funding, sponsorships, in-kind donations and/or grants
Event planning and managerial experience
Must work well with deadlines, details and deliverables
Creative self-starter, able to take initiative and deliver on time
Able to lead and motivate a team
Proven verbal and written communication skills, with ability to write persuasively
Flexibility, interpersonal skills, and enthusiasm are key to success in this position
Familiarity with social media platforms
Familiarity with newsletter and website content management
Experience with Microsoft Office, Google G-Suite, or similar productivity suites
Valid driver’s license and eligibility to drive Modo carshare vehicles
Love of cycling
You thrive in…
An energetic atmosphere surrounded by people who are passionate about building better cities
A flexible work environment where you are able to work independently or as part of a team, take initiative, and turn your ideas into reality
Flexible hours and work location
Opportunity for a 30 or 35 hour work week (depending on your preference)
Friendly and supportive co-workers
Competitive health and dental benefits
A great office environment with regular wellness activities (and secure bike parking)
Getting paid to organize bike events!
How to apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume (in one pdf document) to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Bike to Work Week Manager’ as the subject line. Please ensure the file name follows the convention ‘BTWWManager_Firstname_Lastname.pdf’
Please include your availability for a 15-30 min. phone interview on December 11th or December 12th
Please include your hourly salary expectation - and if you have a preference for a 30 or 35 hour work week
Please include a list of events managed
Please include a list of sponsorship amounts (ie: in-kind and/or cash amounts you have raised)
Please indicate that you have a driver’s license
Please attach a professional writing sample. This could include a report, sponsorship proposal, blog post, media release, detailed follow-up email, etc.
Sunday, December 9th at midnight. However, we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date publiée : Dec 4 2018 Numéro : 49374