Want to join the Harrisburg Bike Share Team? Become a student ambassador!

The Harrisburg Bike Share is seeking a reliable and motivated student ambassador for the Spring semester of 2019.

The Harrisburg Bike Share Ambassadorship Program is an opportunity to help build the Harrisburg Bike Share brand and spread the word of its unique philanthropic mission in the community, be an advocate for bike riding, and build your resume while doing it. Core functions include membership drives, event tabling, community outreach, partner and organization communications and executing tasks contributing to the greater marketing plan. Ambassadors report directly to the Harrisburg Bike Share External Relations Coordinator.

 

Hours will vary and be flexible. Bike Share Ambassadors will speak to and help the campus community learn about bike share by hosting event tables, giving bike share demos, and otherwise educating the public.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute strategies for membership sales.

  • Promote the growth of brand awareness of the Harrisburg Bike Share.

  • Educate the students and faculty of Harrisburg University on the benefits of the program.

  • Assist the Harrisburg Bike Share team with overall expansion efforts, including attending and participating in meetings with prospective partners and sponsors.

  • Work with the Harrisburg Bike Share marketing staff to develop and maintain a marketing calendar of events, and outreach opportunities.

  • Table set-up and manning at campus and community events.

  • Create blog and social media content.

  • Occasional assistance with fleet operations and user experience may also be requested.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Currently seeking a degree. Business, Marketing, Communications, and Urban Planning degrees are ideal but not required.

  • Outgoing and highly personable with good customer service and communication skills.

  •   Knowledge of social media and a desire to learn business tactics on various platforms.

  • Team collaboration.

  • Willingness to share candidate’s innovative ideas with Bike Share staff

  • Able to identify priorities and focus on critical tasks.

  • Comfort with explaining the Harrisburg Bike Share’s goals and mission with professionals and community members.

  • Passion for bicycling and related active transportation modes a plus.

 

TO APPLY:

Applications should be in PDF format and include a brief cover letter with an outline of your ability to meet the requirements, and your current resume. Please email applications to justine@cisofpa.org and include “Bike Share Ambassador” in the subject line.