Executive Director / Senior Program Specialist

Atlanta, GA

UrbanTrans manages various innovative commuter behavior change programs throughout North America. The successful candidate will be expected to work on a variety of projects but will primarily act as Executive Director to a thriving transportation management association, Perimeter Connects. This position is the perfect fit for a self-motivated, problem solver that enjoys managing all aspects of an organization.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategic planning, project management, budgeting for Perimeter – Connects
  • Overseeing staffing for the Perimeter Connects organization, including leveraging staff from other offices
  • Developing and delivering innovative, in-depth pilot projects with key audiences
  • Recruiting and building productive relationships with employers, ranging from C-suite executives to Human
  • Resource or other managers.
  • Leading employer recruitment tasks to engage new workplaces and nurturing relationships that support great workplace transportation programs
  • Leading data collection and managements tasks required to inform program measurement and evaluation, with a strong data-led approach to decision making
  • Leading the day to day program delivery for Perimeter Connects, including:
  • Managing, trouble-shooting, and pivoting strategy implementation
  • Resource and time management of project scope
  • Ensuring quality control
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders such as employer partners, funders, and transportation agencies/service providers.
  • Managing communication strategies and working with team members to ensure quality control and assurance of all messages and outputs
  • Leveraging principles and strategies that create measurable transportation behavior change including:
  • Human/social behavior change
  • Organizational development
  • Leading, planning and when necessary staffing outreach events such as transportation fairs, expos, tabling, lunch and learns, for a variety of client types
  • Tracking and leading area business development opportunities, RFPs, RFQs and other relevant activities
  • Providing direct support to the department manager(s)/director(s) as well as the wider company management team

Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – in a related field
  • Four (4) or more years of full-time professional experience, related to organizational development/management, TDM, project management, communications, social marketing, behavior change, public relations, and/or community outreach
  • Experience and understanding in behavior change programs and program management
  • Project management, including timelines and budgeting
  • An advanced degree in Marketing, Economics, Social Marketing, Psychology, Geography, Urban Planning and/or Business Management is highly desirable

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills to work closely with various audiences
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office and CRM tools
  • Must possess excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Must be able to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to engage professionally with executive level contacts and clients
  • Knowledge of sustainable transportation industry is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of behavior change concepts and approaches is desirable
  • The successful candidate must also possess an entrepreneurial spirit with a strong aptitude for business development
  • Our expertise can carry us all over the country and sometimes the world. Some travelling may be required for this position

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
  • Ability to lift, carry and transport 25+ lbs when needed

Salary & Benefits
$68,000-85,000 with a comprehensive benefits package

How to Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to Adam Arnold at arnolda@urbantrans.com.

In your cover letter, be sure to include a quick paragraph or two about how you see your skills being applied to the job overview and overall mission of UrbanTrans.