The Community Engagement department’s primary goal is to build community awareness and support of Capital Metro’s services, public transit plans and regional multimodal transportation issues. This position is responsible for strengthening community relationships through developing and maintaining formal community-powered programs. This role will identify, develop and oversee agency sponsorships to foster goodwill and community support with organizations that are aligned with CapMetro’s mission and Guiding Principles. Each member of the Community Engagement team is an ambassador for transit, raising awareness and participation of public transportation and inspiring others to multiply the mission. The Manager of Programming and Sponsorships reports directly to the EVP, Chief Experience and Engagement Officer.
CAPITAL METRO IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
• Manage and direct formal community-supportive programs, including the agency’s MetroArts, MetroMusic, Stuff the Bus and CapMetro Cares.
• Guide the agency’s sponsorship program, evaluating new opportunities, securing agreements with organizations, and ensuring the agency activates on the full potential of sponsorship benefits.
• Develop and monitor the department budget for Community Engagement, creating task orders and purchases with the support of the department coordinator.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Public Relations or related field. Related experience may substitute for educational requirements on a year for year basis up to four (4) years.
•Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in business and community relations or communications, including developing, conducting and implementing aggressive public awareness campaigns.
•Three (3) years supervising staff in a highly visible community outreach or public information position where production and dissemination, marketing and business administration activities are prevalent.
•Direct experience presenting to public groups and/or governing boards.
•Experience using Microsoft Office Applications, database, and other software.
For more information and to apply, visit: https://capmetro.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/177?c=capmetro