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Transit Forward Philadelphia is seeking a Transit Fellow to support the Coalition Manager with communications, local campaigns, and an upcoming bus rider survey. This part-time position is ideal for a highly driven and extremely organized individual with very strong oral and written communication skills. This position will be housed and managed by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
The Transit Fellow should be able to work with a diverse set of constituents as well as engage various stakeholders and transit riders, with emphasis on riders from historically underserved and disinvested parts of the city, in order to improve transit access for all Philadelphians. Experience in community engagement is preferred along with an understanding of public transit policies and landscape in Southeast Pennsylvania.
The Transit Fellow will work closely with the Transit Coalition Manager and serve as a part-time member of the Transit Forward Philadelphia team. The Fellow will contribute to campaigns that build and demonstrate public support for transit policies. The Fellow will also support the team by aiding in managing virtual and in-person events and social media promotion.
Interested Candidates should send a resume to Yasha Zarrinkelk, Coalition Manager at [email protected]. Please include in the subject line “Transit Fellow Position” along with 1-2 writing samples that best exemplify your writing skills.