Job Opening: Employee Outreach/Bicycle Program Manager

Job Opening: Employee Outreach/Bicycle Program Manager

Go Lloyd is a nonprofit business association promoting transportation options for employees and residents in Portland’s Lloyd neighborhood. Through public-private partnerships, our programs reduce drive-alone commute trips and result in improved air quality, increased capacity for customer and visitor trips, and a more livable and sustainable neighborhood. For more information, visit us online at golloyd.org.

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Employee Outreach/Bicycle Program Manager to oversee several programs that encourage Lloyd employees and residents to choose transit, biking, walking, or ridesharing for their commute to work. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Transportation Demand Management

The Program Manager provides personalized commute planning, oversees an online incentive program, and plans events and workshops that encourage, reward, and educate participants. S/he creates marketing content specific to his/her programs and tracks results for reporting to our Board of Directors.

  • Communications

The Program Manager coordinates with staff to provide timely information to Go Lloyd’s Transportation Coordinator network and directly to employees and residents through newsletters, email alerts, social media, and the development of physical and online marketing materials. S/he responds directly to individual inquiries and prepares site-specific information for employers.

  • Bicycle Program

Our volunteer Bike Committee supports bicycling to and through the neighborhood, and works to achieve Go Lloyd’s goal of having 10% of all commute trips made by bike. The Program Manager actively staffs the Bike Committee, coordinating events and developing educational materials, operating within budgetary guidelines and tracking and reporting on results. S/he partners with other agencies and property owners to expand access to secure bike parking, prevent bicycle theft, and improve bicycling infrastructure.

  • Enhanced Services District Administration

Go Lloyd is a program of the Lloyd Enhanced Services District and provides administrative support to this organization. Duties include basic bookkeeping, providing support for Board of Directors meetings, and participating in strategic planning.

The Program Manager’s work is fully integrated into the larger efforts of Go Lloyd, and s/he partners regularly with other staff on events and projects. This includes, but is not limited to, partnering with:

  • The Employer Outreach Program Manager to plan, coordinate, and staff events;
  • The Executive Director to prepare and manage program budgets; and
  • The Administrative Coordinator to delegate and supervise projects.

The Program Manager attends regular staff and Board of Directors meetings and reports on his/her progress and activities. S/he attends and actively participates in public and community meetings that may occur outside of business hours, representing the organization and reporting back to staff.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful applicant will have a passion for transportation issues, sustainability, and/or urban planning. S/he will have a strong commitment to promoting transportation options as a means of increasing livability and supporting growth in Portland’s Central City. The ideal candidate will possess a friendly and professional demeanor, project management and group facilitation skills, and an understanding of the need for openness and collaboration in a small nonprofit setting.

Minimum qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, ideally in a relevant discipline
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Access
  • Experience with community outreach, meeting facilitation, event planning, and/or marketing, ideally in a nonprofit setting
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in urban planning, public transportation, project management, and/or engineering
  • Experience with data collection and analysis
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and experience with graphic design
  • QuickBooks and/or Squarespace experience a plus

Further Details

Salary is to be determined based on education, skills, and experience. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, comprehensive health care coverage, IRA matching contributions, an annual transit pass, and use of bike room and shower facilities. Our open, light-filled office is centrally located within our rapidly growing neighborhood, and easily accessible by light rail, streetcar, and several bus lines.

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter as separate PDF or Word documents to Jenny Taylor at jenny@golloyd.org. The subject line of your email should be “Application for Program Manager”. Please include your full name in the file name of both documents. Deadline for submissions is Monday, November 30, 2015 by 5:00 PM.