Ride of Silence Organizer

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Sun Jan 01, 2017 - Wed May 31, 2017


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


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

  • Manage volunteers

  • 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
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Bicycling

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.

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