AECOM Outreach Coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Outreach Coordinator

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Outreach Coordinator for immediate employment in our Atlanta, GA office. In this position, you will be a member of the Georgia Commute Options team, which conduct’s education and outreach services for the region’s TDM program on behalf of the Atlanta Regional Commission. This program aims to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality by encouraging metro Atlanta residents to use green, active transportation modes such as carpooling, public transportation and bicycling. This unique opportunity is well suited for individuals who have a passion for connecting with groups to educate them and gain their support for and participation in programs that have a positive impact on our environment and community.

In this position, you will be a member of the outreach team promoting commute options to individuals and organizations in the 19-county metro Atlanta region (with an emphasis along the I-75 North corridor that includes Kennesaw and Marietta). The regional TDM program aims to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality by encouraging commuters to use green, active transportation modes such as carpooling, public transportation, teleworking and bicycling. As an Outreach Coordinator you will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with employer partners within your assigned territory. You will assist these partners with the development and implementation of worksite-specific commuter options programs that reduce drive-alone travel among employees. You will work in a fast paced team environment following a sales model with performance metrics.

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

  • Performs a range of transportation demand management, 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

  • Develops, promotes, and/or implements a range of worksite operational programs aimed at improving business operations and increasing alternative mode use to improve overall air quality and mitigate traffic congestion

  • Creates new and manages existing partner/client relationships with employers and stakeholders

  • Conducts worksite assessments to guide the development and implementation of commuter programming

  • Assists 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)

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

  • Increases participation rates and program awareness among employees at partner locations

  • Generates new partnerships through cold calling, networking and referrals

  • Serves as a transportation resource for worksite partners and organizations within assigned territory

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

  • Attends local networking and public meetings

  • Conducts presentations for stakeholders, employers and commuters

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

  • Exceeds monthly/quarterly/annual performance metrics

  • Tracks employer relationships and activities over time, by utilizing

  • Devises new approaches to challenges encountered

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, or related field or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience

  • 3+ years of client management, 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

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft OS and CRM

  • General office environment; requires frequent visits to project sites

  • Some heavy lifting (<30 lbs) may be required

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record

  • Field office work will require reliable transportation

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187029BR

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.