job openings

Bike Walk Macon is hiring a part-time Events and Outreach Coordinator!

Location: Our office is located in the new Historic Macon building at 338 Poplar St. in Downtown Macon

Start Date: February 2019

Salary: $16 hourly

Type of position: 20 – 25 hrs/week

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s

Experience Requirement: 1 – 2 years

 

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Events and Outreach Coordinator to manage our various events and outreach initiatives. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Events and Outreach Coordinator will have the opportunity to manage all Bike Walk Macon events, seek new outreach and partnership opportunities for BWM, coordinate all partners and volunteers, and more.

This position is funded for one year by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation fund at the Community Foundation of Central Georgia. Continuation is dependent on fund availability.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Create annual event plans and objectives for all Bike Walk Macon events

  • Execute on the event plans and coordinate all logistics

  • Manage social media outlets and email newsletters

  • Seek new outreach and partnership opportunities for Bike Walk Macon

  • Introduce and coordinate a new education series

  • Occasionally attend and present at neighborhood associations and other community meetings

  • Coordinate all partners and volunteers for events

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field

  • 1-2 years of event planning and/or marketing experience

  • Experience with biking in Macon-Bibb County, or willingness to learn

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at a time

  • Organized and detail-oriented with strong time-management skills

  • Computer/technical literacy, including Microsoft Office

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with community contacts, in person and via phone

  • Must be able to occasionally work weekends and evenings as most events will be on weekends or evenings

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience working with a nonprofit

  • Competency in Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Practical knowledge of sustainable mobility

 

To Apply: 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Rachel Hollar, Executive Director at rachel@bikewalkmacon.com by Friday, January 25 at 5 pm. References may be needed upon request.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.


internships

BIKE WALK MACON spring 2019 INTERN

Thank you for your interest. This position has been filled. Please check back for fall 2019 internship opportunities.

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We are seeking a talented, motivated individual for our fall internship position. The Bike Walk Macon intern will gain firsthand experience in all aspects of bicycle and pedestrian advocacy from the organization that is leading the movement to make biking and walking a safe and convenient option for transportation and recreation for ALL Maconites.

 Please view full position descriptions and application information below.

Tasks: The Bike Walk Macon intern will work under the executive director, but would also collaborate with BWM board members and volunteers.

  • Policy: Working alongside our staff and board of directors as we advocate for transportation & infrastructure improvements across Macon-Bibb County – these efforts include our Complete Streets initiatives, managing bike and pedestrian counts, and also assisting at the various classes and lectures we plan to offer throughout the community.

  • Operations: Assisting our staff with the daily duties of running a burgeoning advocacy nonprofit organization.

  • Communications: Collecting and reporting on media / drafting interesting and unique blog posts / writing and editing multiple platforms to tell a story, including SquareSpace, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, video and audio.

  • Events: Engaging our current & future supporters by working on event logistics and volunteer management.

Hours: Internship would take place in our Bike Walk Macon office at 338 Poplar Street and intern would be present in the office for a minimum of 10 hours weekly. Days and times (within 9 am-5 pm) are flexible.

Compensation: Intern will receive a $300 monthly stipend. We also remain committed to providing the intern with invaluable training and experience, references, and personal networking opportunities. Additionally, we are happy to work with any academic requirements the intern may have to help them earn course credit for their efforts.

Timeline: Interns are expected to make a three-month commitment.

Who we're looking for: We are looking for an intern that is flexible, ambitious, compassionate, and ready to grow. 

To Apply: Send a resume and compelling cover letter that tells us about yourself and describes the timeframe you would be available to rachel@bikewalkmacon.com.