LA2050
Bicycle Transit Systems

Events Coordinator

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Description

Title: ​Events Coordinator

Reports to: ​Marketing Manager

Summary:

Bicycle Transit Systems is a national leader in urban bike share implementation and operations. With the most experienced team in the industry, Bicycle Transit Systems brings a data-driven approach to the planning, implementation, and operation of bike share programs. We pride ourselves on creating close partnerships with our municipal clients and delivering highly successful programs to the cities we serve. 

In partnership with Los Angeles Metro, Bike Transit has launched the Downtown Los Angeles Pilot Bike Share Program, Metro Bike, with approximately 61 stations and 700 bicycles. In 2017 we will expand to over 1,300 bicycles in Pasadena, Venice and The Port of LA. Future rapid expansion of up to 4,000 bicycles is anticipated in the following years. Our mission is to make bike share a healthy, easy, accessible and enjoyable way to get around Los Angeles.

The Events Coordinator, directly supervised by the Marketing Supervisor and reporting to the Marketing Manager, is responsible for the coordination of Metro Bike’s representation at community events. The Events Coordinator will schedule, manage, and support the Metro Bike Share Street Team which consists of up to 20 part time and on-call employees. The Events Coordinator and the Street Team will ensure an enthusiastic, fun and diverse presence at various community events to drive awareness and convert into pass sales for Metro Bike Share. The Events Coordinator will assist with hiring and training the Street Team to provide on-street education, outreach and promote pass holder sales. Additionally, the Events Coordinator will assist with social media communications at events.

Key Responsibilities:

Schedule and participate in community events to gain new pass holders

Oversee Street Team schedule and event presence

Attend internal and external meetings regarding event logistics/planning, including coordination with customer service and operations team

Assist with the communications at events through social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Maintain accurate records and prepare reports related to program activities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent job-related experience in business, marketing or related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in business, marketing, event planning, or related field preferred
  • Experience in the health and wellness, active transportation and/or brand marketing industries preferred
  • Proven experience in establishing and managing community relationships
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • High proficiency in Excel, Word, Google Applications, and ability to learn new software
  • Excellent organization and written and verbal communication skills; ability to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter and problem solver
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, ability to thrive in a flexible and constantly changing environment
  • Excitement about bike share
  • Sense of humor
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record (must pass a motor vehicle record check).
     

Salary: $16/hour

Benefits:

  • Healthcare benefits and 401(k)
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Incentives for riding or walking to work
  • Discounts on bike parts and accessories
     

Type of Position:

Full Time 40 hours/week. Weekly schedule will vary. Weekend availability required.

To apply

Applications must include a cover letter with a brief outline of your ability to meet the qualifications, and your current resume. All applications must be emailed to [email protected]. ​Please include “Events Coordinator” in the subject line. Should you advance in the interview process, three professional references will be required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D