Active Transportation Alliance seeks Executive Director
The Active Transportation Alliance, board of directors, 35 staff, 5,000 members and 1,000 volunteers have fought since 1985 for attitude shifts, policy changes, and improvements to the built environment across the 300 diverse municipalities throughout Chicagoland.
The ideal candidate�s experience must include working for social change; organizational management; an intimacy with transportation issues and policy; financial literacy; a history of relationship-building with a broad range of partners and agencies; political savvy; a fundraising track record that demonstrates both breadth and creativity; and media and communication skills appropriate for settings and audiences that range from a bike club meeting to a national keynote address.
The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the organization�s operations, finances, strategic planning, fundraising efforts, public relations and contractual and governmental relationships. The Executive Director meets regularly with key government officials and partners, Active Trans program and administrative managers, serves as the organization�s chief spokesperson, and promotes diversity through leadership.
Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must include the words �Executive Director� in the subject line. Electronic submissions only; no mailed or faxed submissions will be accepted. No phone calls, please.