Outreach Coordinator - Commuter Program

New Haven
Mar 02, 2018
Mar 30, 2018
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
**Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Outreach Coordinator - Commuter Program

United States of America - Connecticut


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced, creative, highly talented Outreach Coordinator - Commuter Program Manager for immediate employment in the Southern Connecticut area. The ideal candidate will be telecommuting and covering the Fairfield County, Bridgeport, New Haven County or surrounding areas.

The Outreach Coordinator - Commuter Program develops and implements internal and external communications that include: internet/intranet content, press releases, award submissions, conference/tradeshow material, email messaging, and AECOM enterprise initiatives. Provides communication consultation to internal/external departments. Must have a combination of writing, graphics, organizational/management and people skills; understands the geography/business line, its goals/objectives and how it fits into the overall AECOM operations and strategic plans; understands the executive management structure, as well as the geography management for the regions and business lines.

Work Direction/Complexity: Must be able to work independently and as part of a team; manage multiple assignments; interact effectively with employees at all levels. Exercises sound judgment when communicating with internal and/or external clients or customers. Latitude of creativity is required to produce effective and successful communication materials. Works under limited supervision with final work product reviewed to validate consistency with branding requirements and messaging. May provide functional advice and training to less experienced team members.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Marketing and outreach tasks aimed at enhancing opportunities for individual travelers and commuters to utilize non-drive-alone means of transportation, including carpooling, vanpooling, public transit, bicycling, walking, teleworking, and other options.

+ Develop, promote, and/or implement a range of programs aimed at improving overall air quality and mitigate traffic congestion.

+ Maintain outreach responsibilities in an assigned territory, including but not limited to:

+ Create new and manage existing partner/client relationships with employers and stakeholders

+ Conduct worksite assessments to guide the development and implementation of commuter programming

+ Assist with worksite/community-based TDM plans and guide the implementation of commuter options programs at employer sites (e.g. carpool, pre-tax transit benefits, compressed work weeks, bicycle programs, commute incentives);

+ Deepen existing employer partnerships through frequent contact and follow-up meetings, tracking program implementation and employee participation

+ Increase participation rates and program awareness among employees at partner locations

+ Generate new partnerships through cold calling, networking and referrals

+ Serve as a transportation resource for worksite partners and organizations within assigned territory

+ Conduct onsite events, promotions and marketing activities at partner sites to promote alternative mode use and register employees for regional programs and services

+ Attend local networking and public meetings

+ Conduct presentations for stakeholders, employers and commuters

+ Generate measurable results from employer or commuter participation in transportation-related modal promotions and incentive programs

+ Exceed monthly/quarterly/annual performance metrics

+ Track employer relationships and activities over time, by utilizing SalesForce.com

+ Devise new approaches to challenges encountered

**Minimum Requirements**

+ High School Diploma

+ 2+ years of client management, customer service, business development, sales, marketing, outreach or other relevant business experience

+ Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills and experience in handling multiple tasks in an organized and efficient manner

+ Energetic, and articulate individual who has the communication skills and persuasiveness necessary to influence, motivate, and inform travelers in the use of travel options

+ Proven track record meeting job performance metrics

+ Ability to achieve objectives through teamwork

+ Must have current valid driver?s license

+ Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft OS

+ General office environment; requires frequent visits to project sites

+ Some heavy lifting (
+ Field office work will require reliable transportation, a valid driver?s license, and a good driving record

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, or related field or some college with equivalent related business experience

+ Experience with Salesforce

+ Experience with Microsoft and Google suite of products

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

**Job Category** Communications

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 176517BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.