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Position: Project Coordinator – Ontario By Bike
Organization: Ontario By Bike & Transportation Options
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Overview

Transportation Options is looking for a dynamic individual to coordinate one of its lead programs, the Ontario By Bike Network. Ontario By Bike is a pan provincial program that develops and promotes cycle tourism, working with a variety of industry partners, businesses and organizations. Through digital and print communication channels plus events, Ontario By Bike has significant reach into the cycling market and is a well-regarded source for consumer information. This position would offer the selected candidate an opportunity to utilize a variety of work skills including those stemming from previous experience in project coordination, industry relations, marketing and communications.

Transportation Options is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering sustainable mobility and tourism solutions across Ontario. Knowledge and experience of Ontario travel and tourism as well as a strong interest in cycling are additional qualifications.

Responsibilities

Core program initiatives and special projects:

  • Coordinate and administer the Ontario By Bike Network Bicycle Friendly Business Certification Program, providing:
    • Operator and industry partner support
    • Preparation and distribution of program materials
    • Assistance with online program registration
    • Facilitation of workshops/webinars
    • Promotional assistance
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of a variety of special projects, including research, stakeholder outreach and report preparation

Marketing and Communication

  • Coordinate and assist with the production of annual and ongoing marketing and communication campaigns including:
    • Cycling in Ontario guide - Sales outreach and administration, content development, distribution, evaluation
    • Digital campaigns and online marketing - Develop content and assist in writing enewsletters for consumer and industry audiences
    • Social media and blogs – Content development, content calendar
    • Partner and program website content updates

Event Coordination and Tour Development:

  • Help coordinate and organize Ontario By Bike Rides, small group weekend bike tours by:
    • Researching and preparing tour logistics
    • Preparing sales and marketing information as well as detailed trip information for participants
    • Participating on Ontario By Bike Rides as one of the tour leaders ensuring tour guest safety, satisfaction and overall tour facilitation
  • Preparation for and attendance as vendor/display booth at a variety of consumer events and shows throughout the year

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of relevant professional experience in a communications and project coordination role
  • Post-secondary education, preferably in relevant field
  • Excellent written, public speaking, facilitation, and relationship management skills
  • Ability to write public facing marketing materials and reports
  • Experience coordinating events
  • Excellent customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Travel and tourism knowledge of destinations across Ontario.
  • Social media platforms management experience
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment and ability to coordinate multiple projects
  • Resourcefulness and initiative to function individually and collaboratively as part of a small team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Knowledge of basic HTML code and CMS systems for web site programming, google analytics, webinar hosting and online marketing platforms

Other Requirements

  • Passion for cycling and cycle touring
  • Own a bicycle
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license
  • Standard first aid and CPR training and certificate
  • Ability to travel as needed, with appropriate notice

Terms of employment: This is a full-time permanent position. No benefit package. Competitive salary range, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Work conditions: The general work week is Monday to Friday, however some flexibility is required to work occasional weekend events, with time off in lieu provided.

Apply with resume and cover letter by email only to:
jobs@transportationoptions.org

Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 17, 4pm

Interviews: Week of April 23

Start Date: May 6, 2019

Please note that while we thank you for your application, due to the volume of applicants we will only be able to contact those selected for interviews.

http://www.ontariobybike.ca & http://www.transportationoptions.org

 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 8 2019    ID: 51958