The Transit Coalition believes transit is an asset to the community, and that expanded transit opportunities will have beneficial, wide-reaching effects on issues such as equity, economic mobility, and quality of life. A coalition of Philadelphia-based organizations is forming to advocate for transit improvements that benefit all Philadelphians and better connect our thriving city.The Coalition will directly engage policymakers, local and regional organizations and businesses, residents, and the media to successfully promote its policy agenda.
We seek a Transit Coalition Organizer to manage the formation and launch of its campaign. the Organizer will play a pivotal role in building the Coalition’s membership base, while retaining and engaging current participants. Once the Coalition is launched, the Organizer will facilitate ongoing Coalition management and play an active role in coordinating advocacy efforts, engaging stakeholders, and helping the Coalition stay focused on delivering on its mission to improve transit access for all Philadelphians.
Summary of Duties:
– Administering governance structure of the Coalition and the roles and responsibilities of Coalition partners.
– Engaging organizations throughout Philadelphia to increase involvement in and support of the Coalition.
– Representing the Coalition in public meetings with key government and community stakeholders.
– Coordinating and facilitating meetings of Coalition partners.
– Developing and implementing strategies to achieve the Coalition’s policy priorities.
– Coordinating outreach and engagement efforts to residents and business.
– Answering inquiries from media outlets and third parties about the Coalition and its priorities.
– Fundraising and development to identify more sustainable, long-term support for Coalition organizing.
– Overseeing communications, including all social media and website updates.
The Transit Coalition Organizer position is currently funded for 1 year. The continuation of this position beyond 1 year is dependent on the Coalition procuring additional funds.