Deadline April 27, 2010
The Toronto Cyclists Union provides a strong, unified voice for Toronto cyclists. We are a membership-based organization bringing together cyclists from all across Toronto. bikeunion.to
This is a six-month, full-time, contract position, with the possibility of extension. This position reports to the Board of Directors, and starts May 28, or as soon as possible.
- Engage with city-wide and local communities to develop targeted advocacy campaigns
- Develop and implement a plan to execute the Ward Advocacy Program and other targeted strategic campaigns
- Work with Communications & Events Director to promote cycling and the bike union via public information, education
- Provide advice and support for local and community based advocacy programs
- Work with government agencies, such as the City of Toronto and Metrolinx to develop improved bicycle policies and facilities
- Work closely with Communications & Events Director, Volunteer and membership coordinators to accomplish the bike union’s strategic plan
- Work with the Board’s Working Groups through each group’s ‘point person’
- Develop processes for and managing the day-to-day operations of the bike union
- Act as a central point person and resource for each of the Board’s Working Groups, and collaborate with other staff, volunteers and board members to implement the following:
- Membership (recruitment, retention, mailouts, database, benefits)
- Fundraising (contracts, sponsorships, grants)
- Information Technology (website, email lists, intranet, social networking)
- Finance (developing business plan, overall financial management)
- Prepare agendas and reports for Board meetings
- Administer grants and contracts
How to apply:
Please submit your one-page letter of intent, and resume, to [email protected] Subject line: [bike] Advocacy & Operations Director
For your one-page letter of intent, please write a ‘career statement’ by responding to these questions:
- Desires: What’s important to you? What’s important to you about this position? What do you want in your career and life?
- Strengths: What are you really good at, that you like to do?
- Preferences: What are your work environment preferences? What are your interaction preferences?
- Assets: What are your most relevant experiences and demonstrated interests? What are your additional skills – that is, skills you possess which will help you in this role, in addition to the strengths you discuss above.
Submit By: Tuesday, April 27, 11.59 p.m.