Now Hiring: Full-Time State Network Manager for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership
The Safe Routes to School National Partnership (National Partnership) is seeking an energetic and detail-oriented professional with strong policy campaign experience and advocacy skills to join the National Partnership as our State Network Manager. The State Network Manager will work with the Network Director and State Advocacy Organizers to lead advocacy campaigns, within the seven State Network Project states, to leverage funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects, and advance street-scale improvements (Complete Streets) and shared use agreements with a focus on serving lower-income communities. Please review the job announcement for more information about the position, qualifications, salary range, and application instructions.
Required qualifications for the State Network Manager position include: a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; proven experience in policy, campaign and advocacy work; knowledge of Safe Routes to School, active transportation, shared use agreements and/or health initiatives related to reversing childhood obesity; strong coalition building skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong problem solving skills; project and staff management experience; ability to travel; self-starter; detail-oriented; highly collaborative; proficient with PCs and with MS Office software; and fundraising experience a plus. Successful candidate will work from their home office.
The final deadline for applications is Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by 9:00 a.m. ET. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply early. Telephone inquiries are not accepted.
We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates interested in joining our dynamic, visionary and growing non-profit.
The Safe Routes to School National Partnership was founded in 2005 and is a network of more than 600 organizations. The National Partnership mission is to advocate for safe walking and bicycling to and from schools, and in daily life, to improve the health and well-being of America’s children and to foster the creation of livable, sustainable communities. The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is hosted by the nonprofit Bikes Belong Foundation which is an equal opportunity employer.
Bikes Belong Foundation is an equal opportunity employer
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