ebbc logoThe Bicycle Coalition is seeking a talented and energetic campaign fellow to work on our most important advocacy campaign in years–Reauthorization of the Alameda County Transportation Expenditure Plan, known as Measure B1. This is a full-time fellowship with a 40 hour per week commitment. We offer a stipend of $480 per week for the 12 week period.

Interested applicants should submit resume, writing sample and cover letter as soon as possible via email to Dave Campbell.

The Campaign Fellow will work on our campaign to secure 2/3’s voter support for reauthorizing the Alameda County Transportation Sales Tax, which funds bike/ped projects, among other types of projects, in Alameda County. See Our Measure B1 Campaign for more details. Work includes organizing voter outreach, social media strategies, print media outreach, coordinating efforts with the “Yes on Measure B1” campaign, training volunteers, event outreach and more. The Campaign Fellow provides the opportunity to develop great experience in transportation policy and funding, election campaigning, media outreach, and working with a large team of volunteers. The Campaign Fellow will report to the Program Director, and will work closely with the Executive Director.

Applicants should have election campaign experience, strong organizing skills and enjoy working in non-profit environment. Living and going to school or having worked in the East Bay are a real plus.

Skills & Knowledge to be Gained

  • Opportunity to build your portfolio by helping create great projects and writing samples
  • Experience with local political groups and election campaigns
  • Experience community-based outreach and organizing
  • Inside experience with a highly active and growing grassroots movement
  • Academic credit, by working with your academic institution’s internship program

Essential Requirements

  • experience with election campaigns
  • Interest in bicycle policy work and advocacy
  • Willingness to travel around the East Bay to do outreach on Measure B
  • Organizing experience
  • Volunteer coordination experience
  • Cheerful, friendly, upbeat outlook and enjoyment talking with others about bikes

Helpful Skills to Have

  • Html/web design
  • Social media experience
  • Familiarity with biking in the East Bay
  • Commitment to building a bike-friendly East Bay

Interested applicants should submit resume, writing sample and cover letter as soon as possible via email to Dave Campbell.

The East Bay Bicycle Coalition was founded in 1972 to safeguard the interests of bicyclists in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, and now represents over 3,000 members. East Bay Bicycle Coalition works for safe, convenient and enjoyable bicycling for all people in the east bay. The past two years have marked huge growth and strategic change in the organization. The EBBC seeks to continue its impressive advocacy track record, while broadening its base of members to be ever more representative of the regions’ cyclists. EBBC works with 33 cities, both counties, Caltrans and other government agencies to improve conditions for cyclists.

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