Account Representative

Looking to hire a full time Account Representative to promote and market the regional rideshare program aimed at helping to reduce traffic congestion in the St. Louis region. The Account Representative will be responsible for contacting area organizations and businesses to schedule meetings and events; maintaining existing accounts, seeking new accounts, cultivating relationships, and helping provide assistance to clients. The Account Representative will also assist with outreach activities, surveys, marketing campaigns, customer information materials and other department related tasks as needed.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to
  • Present at public events, community organizations and at employee fairs.
  • Contact businesses / organizations / schools throughout the region to promote and implement the program.
  • Help develop necessary marketing materials
  • Build partnerships with regional stakeholders for the purpose of educating them on the value of alternative transportation modes and policies which support these efforts.
  • Organize, implement and participate in regional public events.
Qualifications
  • Experience in public speaking, management or communications preferred.
  • Possess well-developed customer service skills and excellent phone etiquette.
  • Strong ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must be comfortable making cold calls and multiple follow-up calls as needed.
  • Written communication skill level to allow for preparation of correspondence and materials with minimal guidance.
  • Experience with working both independently and as a team member; to work accurately with attention to detail; to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; and to work with shifting priorities and schedules.
  • Must be able to make verbal presentations in front of a large audience.
  • Must be comfortable driving throughout the nine-county metropolitan region in company vehicle and maintain a clean driving record.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word applications and ability to learn other software applications as needed.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all areas of position.
Benefits

We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefit package. No commissions.

EOE, Drug Free Work Environment

To apply, e-mail your resume to employment@actrunabout.org OR complete an application in person at ACT’s Main Office, (One Transit Way, Granite City, IL 62040).

Main Office Hours:
  • Mon.- Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • The office is closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Resumes can also be mailed to:
  • Agency for Community Transit Employment
  • One Transit Way
  • Granite City, IL 62040