We're Hiring: Communications and Operations Associate


The Communications and Operations Associate will have responsibility over several areas of Bikemore's ongoing operations:

  1. Communications: draft press releases, newsletters, grant proposals and external correspondence from the Executive Director
  2. Events: plan and execute Bikemore's special events programming, including our annual members meeting and community engagement events
  3. Fundraising: research new fundraising targets; maintain the organization's various databases
  4. Operations: Design Bikemore digital and print publications; perform administrative functions typical of a startup nonprofit


  1. Draft press releases, marketing materials, newsletters and external correspondence from the Executive Director
  2. Strategically coordinate communications updates and activities.
  3. Ensure that the Executive Director is meeting with key stakeholders, donors, and VIPs
  4. Coordinate efforts to expand the organizations' relationships with government officials
  5. Respond to media inquiries and facilitate interview opportunities with research staff
  6. Help place op-eds and other materials in media outlets
  7. Assist in shaping and executing the organization's social media strategy
  8. Maintain the organization's contact databases
  9. Regularly update the organization's website


  1. Work with Executive Director to plan and execute events
  2. Coordinate event notices, invitations and participant registration
  3. Liaise with VIPs to ensure event participation and provide assistance
  4. Manage the preparation and distribution of event materials
  5. Manage post-event communications and other follow-up
  6. Handle logistics for special events programming including rides, parties, networking events, etc.


  1. Conduct research and writing for funding proposals
  2. Identify philanthropic and corporate funding opportunities
  3. Draft grant reports with the assistance of Executive Director
  4. Work with Executive Director to execute fundraising events


  1. Work closely with management to help solve strategic and operational challenges
  2. Maintain the organization's databases tracking external affairs and policy impacts
  3. Design Bikemore publications including printed reports, website content, event invitations and e-mail newsletters
  4. Prepare materials for staff, board and stakeholder meetings
  5. Perform other duties and/or special projects as needed

Requirements and Qualifications

Qualified candidates will:

  1. Have experience in Public Policy, Journalism, Mass Communications, Graphic Design or a related field
  2. Personal knowledge and interest in urban planning, bike advocacy, and transportation policy
  3. Be a self-starter
  4. Have experience in database management
  5. Have experience with google apps
  6. Have experience with web design
  7. Have experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  8. Have experience with social media management and monitoring tools such as hootsuite and tweetdeck
  9. Be able to work the occasional evening or weekend as support for special events

Schedule and Pay

This is a full time position. Weekly hours will average 40 hrs weekly with occasional night and weekend work. Salary range $30,000-$36,000.


Three weeks paid time off. Flexible work schedule. Rad work environment. Free coffee. Room for growth in rapidly scaling non-profit.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@bikemore.net.