Company: Innovate Memphis
Positions: Commute Options Ambassador
Do you have a passion for bicycling, transit and walking? Do you enjoy encouraging others to take healthy, environmentally friendly transportation choices? Innovate Memphis is hiring a Commute Options Ambassador to talk about transportation choices at worksites, online and around Memphis. The Ambassador will work on a team to increase transit use, bicycling, vanpool and walking to work and school. The project is funded with a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grant for 12 months. The goal is to reduce people driving alone to work.
The Commute Options Ambassadors will provide outreach and communications on Commute Options Travel Demand Management (TDM) Initiative programs. The Ambassadors will talk to employers and commuters about transportation choices, answer their questions, organize events and promotions, distribute informational materials, write email and newsletter communications, and post to social media and online forums. The Ambassador will work under direction of the Commute Options Manager and Transportation and Mobility Project Manager.
Ideal candidates are responsible, friendly and outgoing self-starters who have a desire to help their community. Hours include some evenings and weekends, working indoors and outdoors (in various weather), and a combination of office tasks, in-person outreach, events, and social media.
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