Cover Letters and Resumes should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 5, 2014
Job Title: Designing Cities Fellow
Start Date: May 2014
Duration: 6-month Fellowship
Salary: $25,000-30,000 /year ($2,100 – 2,500 per month)
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), a non-profit association which represents large cities on transportation issues of local and national importance, seeks a recent graduate in the field of city planning, sustainable transportation, architecture, urban design, or public policy for a six-month paid fellowship. The fellow will work on both the Cities for Cycling Project and the Designing Cities initiative.
Responsibilities will include:
- Create and publicize a 2014 compendium of city projects related to the Urban Bikeway Design Guide and Urban Street Design Guide
- Interview city staff about successful, game-changing, sustainable transportation projects and write case studies about cities implementing the Urban Bikeway Design Guide and Urban Street Design Guide
- Collect and post news and information about Cities for Cycling and Designing Cities regularly
- Build and manage a photo library of city transportation project photos
- Assist with program development and logistics for the 2014 Designing Cities conference in San Francisco, including outreach to speakers, sponsors and participants
- Help to organize press events and workshops
The desired candidate is self-motivated with an interest in working directly with city staff around the country on issues of sustainable transportation and major trends in urban planning, design, and policy.
- Graduate Degree (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Urban Design, Transportation Systems, or Architecture with a demonstrated interest in sustainable transportation.
- Relevant internship and work experience in sustainable transportation, urban development, and related fields.
- Advanced Computer skills in a Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
- Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
- Experience with WordPress, HTML, and Blog design