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Position: Brand Ambassador
Organization: VeloGo Bikeshare Ottawa
Location: Ottawa/Gatineau, Ontario

VeloGO Bike Share is looking for part-time summer brand ambassadors to work at events and festivals throughout the summer season as well as act as a champion to promote bike share in the region.

The ideal candidates will have a love for Ottawa-Gatineau’s urban environment and recognizes the potential that a public bike share system has to make our city a better place to live, work & play. The ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, passionate, great at sales and promotions and enjoys interacting with people from all demographics. You will be responsible for helping to grow bike share’s membership meanwhile engaging with customers & potential customers. Must be available to work evenings and weekends.


  • Represent VeloGO at events throughout the summer season at the VeloGO booth
  • Participate in group rides with community members
  • Operate demo stations to educate individuals on using VeloGO
  • Promote VeloGO to potential customers
  • Represent VeloGO at pre-selected busy bike stations this summer and help customers/ sell passes to potential customers who want to use the system, and help customers start or end their trips
  • Maintain high levels of customer service to our members
  • Grow individual, equity, and corporate memberships
  • Distribute marketing materials

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum one year of experience in sales and/ or marketing
  • Experience interacting with very large, diverse groups of consumers of all age ranges
  • Experience working with key stakeholders such as community groups, low-income support groups, municipalities, the general public, etc.
  • Ability to engage audiences in a meaningful way and enjoy social interaction
  • Excitement and interest in bike sharing
  • Ability to work various shifts, as assigned
  • Cultural competency with regards to engaging diverse communities
  • G Class driver licence is an asset

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and your summer availability to:
subject: Brand ambassador gw

About The Industry Bicycle sharing is a healthy and sustainable form of active transportation in which bicycles are made available for shared use by individuals on a short-term basis. Proven to be incredibly successful in over 800 cities around the globe, bike share provides a fun and healthy way to commute to work, zip around town and explore a city by bike. Over 100 cities in North America now have bike share programs. Similar to car share, bike share is a fast growing industry.

About The Company VeloGO Bike Share is part of the Cyclehop family, the largest ‘Smart Bike’ bike share operator in North America, managing municipal bike share programs in over 15 cities.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: VeloGO Bike Share is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors.

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GoodWork ID: 46915       Date posted to Aug 1 2018