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Small Business Outreach Coordinator


Small Business Outreach Coordinator

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP Reports to Program Manager

STATUS Full-Time, Non-Exempt (hourly)

ABOUT US Commute Seattle is a Transportation Management Association founded in 2004. An alliance of the Downtown Seattle Association, King County Metro and the City of Seattle, our mission is to foster mobility partnerships and services to keep Seattle moving and thriving for all. We provide commuters, employers and property managers information about a variety of commute options and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies. We believe in the power of diversity to enrich our work both internally and within the greater Seattle community.

POSITION DESCRIPTION The position will conduct small business outreach and marketing aimed at encouraging the adoption of employee transportation benefits, including pre-tax transportation allowances and ORCA transit passes. Working directly with small businesses citywide, this position will advise on best practices, providing direct support and act as a trusted advisor. This position will work closely with Commute Seattle and partner agency leadership to identify optimal and equitable outreach strategies and practices.


Small Business Development and Outreach

● Conduct outreach in-person, through email, and over the phone to reach local businesses and respond to their inquiries.

● Support the development of marketing and communications to help drive adoption of transportation benefits at small businesses in Seattle.

● Create and conduct workshops to help employers understand how to benefit from federal pre-tax commuter benefits.

● Coordinate efforts with established Commute Seattle programs, ensuring clients are offered a comprehensive suite of services and networking opportunities. Additional Duties

● Participate in a team rotation to staff events hosted by Commute Seattle including commuter outreach events, business forums, seminars, and other engagements

● Meet monthly, quarterly and annual program requirements as established with manager and collaborate with larger team to achieve organizational goals

● Work collaboratively with partner organizations that include the Downtown Seattle Association, King County Metro, City of Seattle, and Sound Transit. Represent partner products, service and policies accurately and professionally

Minimum Qualifications:

● Two years of outreach, group facilitation, marketing, consultation, sales, or customer relations experience

● Previous experience managing relationships with individuals and groups

● Strong organizational and problem-solvingskills

● Strong verbal and written communication skills

● Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

● Competency with MS Office, MS Excel, and Outlook Desirable


● A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business, communications, urban planning, human resources, sustainability or related field

● Knowledge of small business accounting, taxes, and human resources practices

● Experience working in diverse communities

● Demonstrated interest in transportation

● Demonstrated success meeting sales targets, project goals and deadlines

● Ability to speak and write in languages other than English

COMPENSATION Annual salary $46,000 ($22.12/hour), plus full medical, dental, vision benefits, paid time off, short and long term disability, 401K retirement plan and annual ORCA Passport transit pass.

TO APPLY Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Submissions will be accepted until the position is filled.

No telephone calls, please.

Commute Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.