Organizer

Expiring today

Employer
Central Maryland Transportation Alliance
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jan 14, 2019
Closes
Jan 16, 2019
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
The Central Maryland Transportation Alliance seeks qualified applicants for the position of Organizer. It is a full-time position based on 37.5 hours per week. It may involve evening hours for workshops, meetings or other events. The Transportation Alliance is seeking an individual with a passion for improving transportation in greater Baltimore and the skill set to find other people who share that passion, elevate their voices and grow their involvement in the work the Transportation Alliance and its partners do to improve transportation. The ideal candidate brings experience with field organizing, coalition work, and/or digital organizing and a willingness to try all three. Desired Start Date: March 2019 The Central Maryland Transportation Alliance is a non- profit coalition of business, philanthropic, non-profit and institutional organizations. Our commitment is to create a forward-thinking, innovative, realistic, usable transport system. We advocate for better transportation throughout the Region and to provide access and opportunity for housing, jobs, education, services, and recreation to all residents. The scope of work includes the following: Assist with the development of communications and outreach strategies for the organization and its initiatives; Recruit individuals and organizations from throughout greater Baltimore and engage them in our campaign(s), including Get Maryland Moving; Plan communications and events to keep alumni of the organization's Transportation 101 workshops and members of coalitions such as Get Maryland Moving informed and involved; Manage relationships with alumni of the organization's Transportation 101 workshops, support them in the implementation of their individual action plans, and connect them with opportunities to advocate for better transportation; Plan meetings of the Get Maryland Moving coalition steering committee and manage relationships with steering committee members; Identify stakeholders in certain issues or initiatives, and engage their involvement or support; Assist with the curriculum, logistics and execution of Transportation 101 workshops; Maintain the Transportation Alliance's communications presence through web content, Twitter, Facebook, e-mail newsletters, or letters; Adapt and disseminate stories and messages across a variety of platforms: web, e-news, social media, as well as through traditional media, media pitches and newsletter articles; Track and report results of communications and apply knowledge gained from those results; Assist with preparing presentations for audiences including elected officials, other non-profit advocacy organizations, economic development professionals, business leaders, etc.; Represent the organization at meetings; Other duties as assigned. In an office environment with a small staff, all personnel, including the Organizer are asked to be flexible about covering various duties as they arise. Compensation This is a full-time position. Salary is competitive, commensurate with skills and experience. Requirements Requirements: BA or BS degree or college experience with relevant coursework in public policy, environmental science, marketing, communications, geography, urban planning, or related fields; Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly with word processing and organizing data in spreadsheet format; Proficiency with social media such as Twitter and Facebook and web outreach; Experience with organizing, issue campaigns, or public involvement is preferred; Experience with quantitative analysis of data is preferred; Familiarity with transportation and its connection with economic development, social equity, public health and environmental issues is preferred; Experience with management of a website is a plus.

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