Field Marketing & Business Development Specialist

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 2 months ago(11/28/2021 9:13 PM)
Job ID
Customer Experience
Min Hiring Range
USD $82,396.00/Yr.
Max Hiring Range
USD $86,517.00/Yr.


The Field Marketing & Business Development Specialist administers field marketing, business development and education programs in workplace, school and residential settings to reduce single-occupant vehicle trips, with an emphasis on Community Transit services as a key component.

Essential Duties

Develops, implements and owns business, employer and residential programs for Community Transit, including lead generation, relationship-building, partner acquisition, and field marketing. Works with businesses, jurisdictions, residential communities and area employers to influence behavioral change and increase ridership their thorough knowledge and understanding of Community Transit’s products and services, transportation demand management and commute reduction techniques, and business development and field marketing tactics to influence behavioral change and increase ridership.
Identifies, establishes and manages relationships with key decision-makers in organizations on prospect list using online research, internal data and developing contacts through calling, social media and on-site visits.
Manages the development of a variety of marketing materials for employer, residential and community business development programs.
Provides personalized assistance to employers to design, implement and evaluate employer-sponsored trip reduction programs, advising on appropriate Transit Demand Management strategies to reduce single-occupant vehicle commuting.
Develops and delivers presentations to business and residential communities to promote Community Transit partnerships and services. Organizes and works table-top events at employers, residential properties, community groups & events.
Acts as first point of contact for assigned employers, business, residential and community partners—answering questions, fulfilling requests and raising larger issues to management team.
Manages contracts, requirements and reporting for employer and residential programs with grant funding. Works with local jurisdictions, county, and state entities to ensure all requirements, deadlines and reporting obligations are met.
Plans large-scale Agency events, including vendor management, budgeting, site planning, resource allocation, internal/external coordination, and event timelines.
Supports Field Marketing activities and works events as needed.
Helps support the Marketing team as a whole and contributes to Marketing-wide efforts as needed; performs other Marketing duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Marketing, Communications, or Business discipline, or the equivalent in education and experience
  • 3+ years of experience in field marketing, outreach, sales or business development role
    • Or the equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and extended hours as required
  • Valid driver’s license



  • Experience with executing an integrated multi-touch field marketing and/or business development program, including lead generation
    Understanding of the psychology of behavior change and effective strategies to influence and foster behavior change
  • Experience in project management, including developing project plans, maintaining timelines and budgets, overseeing project details
  • Experience in event planning
  • Knowledge of transit industry and/or Transportation Demand Management techniques


Entry Requirements for: Knowledge and Skills


Qualification to enter this position requires knowledge of the following:

  • Business development process, including how to identify opportunities and generate demand for our services
  • Current field marketing and business development strategies and techniques
    Marketing principles, practices, techniques and tools
    Principles and techniques for the preparation and presentation of written and oral information, including public speaking
  • Project Management practices and techniques
  • Customer service principles and practices
  • Planning and coordinating special events
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation


Qualification to enter this position requires skill in:

  • Communication and interpersonal relations as applied in interactions with peers, subordinates, teams/employees, supervisor, the general public, Board members and others
  • Preparing presentations, public speaking and presenting information to small and large groups, employee groups, management, the Board, elected officials and the community
  • Implementing field marketing and business development goals and strategies
  • Project management to include maintaining timelines and attending to project details
  • Effective time management
  • Event planning, including coordinating vendors, venues, security, budget, staff and resources
  • Developing and maintaining communication with potential partners and professional communication networks
  • Engaging clients through multiple channels
  • Working in a cross-cultural setting and in an environment of constant change


Application and Selection Process:

  • Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be granted an accommodation as a condition of employment
  • On-line applications only
  • Applicants who meet the minimum requirements may be scheduled for an interview as well as a variety of tests to demonstrate knowledge, and skills for the position.  The evaluation process may include interviews, background check, reference checks and various performance tests

All new Community Transit employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of hire or be granted an accommodation as outlined in our policy. Effective January 1, 2022, all new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first workday. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. This includes maintaining any booster dose within 60 days of being eligible, as authorized by the FDA.


Employees or applicants may make accommodation requests based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Provided the accommodation is reasonable and does not create an undue hardship for Community Transit and/or pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the requesting employee. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for accommodation. This directive applies to all employees of Community Transit. If you want more information regarding our Vaccine Policy, please contact Employee Engagement at 425-348-2315 to speak with a representative


If you have a family member, or share the same living quarters of a current Community Transit employee, please let your Employee Engagement Recruiter know as your eligibility  for this position will be affected. 


Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment.  As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law.  We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.  EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


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