As a Via Brand Ambassador, you will focus on building Via’s rider base in DC, our newest market. Via Brand Ambassadors are entrepreneurial students who seek to gain experience in brand marketing and business development while working both independently and in collaboration with the DC team.
Brand Ambassadors will also work with a member of the Via team on a personal project of their own development aimed at generating rider growth in a new and novel way, from ideation to evaluation.
Responsibilities and Duties
Hit the streets – canvass our zone, handing out promotional materials and introducing the local community to Via
Build informal partnerships with DC businesses and organizations
Be a face of the Via brand through street marketing – encourage app downloads, signups, and get as many new users as possible into their first Via ride
On campus, introduce Via to student organizations and spread general brand awareness
An energetic ‘people person’ – you enjoy meeting new people and feel comfortable having a conversation with anyone
A savvy, tactful, and graceful communicator – you intuitively find the right tone in every situation
An organized, reliable self-starter who’s always dependable and on time
Enthusiastic about our mission to bring a better transit alternative to Washington DC, and excited to preach the Via gospel
Commitment: The Brand Ambassador will be expected to spend 5-7 hours per week on marketing efforts, with periodic visits to the DC office to develop their personal growth initiative.
Please note: Some daytime availability will be required for our street marketing efforts
At Via, we're on the cutting edge of mobility. We’re building revolutionary technology that’s changing the way people get around. It's on-demand transit on a mass scale, a smarter transportation that’s friendly to our planet. From on-demand autonomous shuttles in Australia to dynamically routed bus fleets in Singapore, our sophisticated operating system is powering transportation in the world’s biggest cities and is sought after by prominent transportation players globally. We’ve provided more than 50 million shared rides already, and we’re growing at an astonishing rate. We have offices in more than 15 countries and deployments in more than 50 markets, with a goal of hundreds of deployments within the next two years. If you’re someone who relishes wearing multiple hats, never backs down from a challenge, and loves getting things done, we’d love to hear from you!