Advocacy Outreach Coordinator

Marin County Bicycle Coalition

Position Description:

Assist the Advocacy Director and the Director of Planning in executing a successful advocacy program and carrying out the mission of the Marin County Bicycle Coalition.

Part-time Position:

This part-time, 20 hour per week, six-month position begins in January 2006. Compensation commensurate with the individual's level of experience. The position is paid on an hourly basis without benefits.

Scope of Work:

The position would be responsible for the following three major areas of work as well as other tasks as time permits and priorities are developed on a week-to-week basis.

  1. Grassroots Community Organizing (approx. 8 hours/week): Organizing members to attend public meetings, including local cities and towns and county bike plan updates, the Pilot Program, Cal-Park Hill Tunnel, Greenbrae Interchange Project, and other local and countywide project-related meetings; coordinating letters to the editor; organizing a North-South Greenway tour or other bicycle facilities tour ride for members. Outreach activities could include but are not limited to: writing and sending email action alerts to members; recruiting volunteers to assist with meeting organization tasks such as phone-banking; calling members to solicit their attendance at meetings; coordinating meeting materials for attendees; assisting staff at meetings; speaking on behalf of MCBC; developing promotional materials as needed (coordinating the design/printing/distribution of posters, flyers).
  2. Complete Streets (approx. 5 hours/week): Develop a database of planned Capital Improvement projects, drawing from city, town and county Capital Improvement Project plans. The goal of this database is to support MCBC's efforts at implementing a Complete Streets policy in the Marin County.
  3. Administrative and Project Support (approx. 7 hours per week): Assist advocacy staff with ongoing projects and daily tasks on an as-needed basis. Possible duties could include: assisting staff with scheduling meetings; assisting with updating and maintaining website content regarding advocacy program; assisting with weekly email bulletin content regarding advocacy program; organizing small mailings to elected officials and board and commission members.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a writing sample to For more information, please contact MCBC's Director of Planning, Eric Anderson, at 415-456-3469 ext. 4#.