Job Details

Policy Manager (Pacific NW Focus)

Forth, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 10/18/2019

BACKGROUND & SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Forth is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) trade association with a closely related 501(c)(3) charity, the Forth Mobility Fund. Forth works to advance electric, smart, and shared transportation in the Pacific Northwest and beyond through innovation and industry development; demonstration and pilot projects; policy advocacy; and consumer engagement. Forth also operates the nation’s first brand-neutral electric mobility showcase, as well as a range of other projects. Learn more on our website.

We seek candidates who are engaging, organized, enthusiastic about policy, and comfortable working with diverse consumers and organizational partners. Electric vehicle, shared/micro-mobility and/or transportation experience or sustainable energy is helpful, but not necessary. Forth remains a growing, dynamic organization; the successful candidate will be expected to wear many hats, work independently, and play an active role in the organization’s development of policy opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
-A passion for Forth’s mission and values
-Bachelor’s degree or minimum five years of experience in advocacy, policy development or related field
-Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and understanding of key DEI concepts
-Willingness and ability to travel regionally, occasionally overnight; valid driver’s license
-Ability to lift 35 pounds to assist with event set up
-An ability to take the work seriously, without taking yourself too seriously

TO APPLY
To ensure full consideration, please apply through our HiringThing site by October 18, 2019 and submit the following:
-Your resume
-A cover letter responding to the question: What mobility trend are you most looking forward to in the next three years?

We will continue accepting applications after this date, but cannot ensure all will be reviewed. All candidates will be notified once we have made a hiring decision.

Complete details: https://forth.hiringthing.com/job/151845/policy-manager-pacific-nw-focus