The Ride of Silence Organizer provides pre-event, on-site, and post event leadership for BIG’s community bike ride honoring those injured or killed while cycling. This position requires a very detail oriented, organized self-starter and is instrumental in the success of BIG’s annual effort to raise awareness and advocate for safer cycling in our community. As this is a leadership position, in which local knowledge and occassional meetings are necessary, we are seeking a Greensboro resident.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan the event
Secure the event location, insurance, and proper permits.
Work with the Greensboro Police Department to finalize the route and coordinate a police escort for the ride.
Coordinate a local speaker to share a testimonial/inspirational story.
Work with Marketing Director to market the event, develop materials, posts to social media, and website updates
Work with the Volunteer Director to coordinate the event volunteer needs
Work with the Finance Director to insure necessary registration/donation forms are available
Transport event related materials including, brochures, T-shirts, stickers, etc.
Lead the event
Oversee registration and check-in
Be the emergency contact
Be the event host for announcements
Report on the event
Create tell us your story board
Prepare a story for the annual report on the contribution of the Ride of Silence to the organization (including participation, report on bike incidents in greensboro, and infrastructure improvements to increase bike safety in the community)
- Event Design & Planning
- Event Management
- Project Management
- Event Planning / Management
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- At least one hour a week.
- Attend attend a portion of each board meeting (2nd Thursday of every month) during this period.