RTC seeks an enthusiastic trail and active transportation advocate and organizer to serve as the Project Manager for the Baltimore Greenway Trails Network (BGTN). The BGTN is working to create a 35-mile world-class network of urban trails that link together the diverse neighborhoods, cultural amenities and outdoor resources of Baltimore City. This is an excellent opportunity for a strategic-thinking, advocacy-minded and creative candidate who enjoys collaborating with a variety of stakeholders at all levels.
The Project Manager will be engaged in all aspects of project planning and implementation to support the completion of the BGTN—with a focus on gathering diverse perspectives and promoting trails as tools to improve the quality of life for residents, while supporting already adopted public plans and strategies related to Baltimore’s built environment.
Responsibilities include the following:
Strong relationships are key to the success of the BGTN. This position will be responsible regular coalition-building activities, including:
Maintaining and building upon existing relationships with a broad range of residents and local leaders from within Baltimore’s diverse neighborhoods, as well as professionals representing local and state government entities, nonprofits, the environmental/conservation sector, transportation organizations, local businesses, anchor institutions and land developers, community development organizations, and the local planning and design community
Identifying new potential partners and implementing relationship-cultivation activities to ensure a robust coalition moving forward
Project Management, Planning and Advocacy
To ensure project sustainability, a significant portion of this position is dedicated to managing multiple, but related, projects, grants and advocacy initiatives. Typical duties include:
None. This position will report to the Director of TrailNation Projects and will work closely with the RTC Trail Development Department and other internal departments as needed (e.g., Communications, Fundraising/Development, Public Policy).
Qualified candidates will have a proven track record with four to six years of experience within one or more of the following areas of work: trail/bike-ped/transportation advocacy, organizing and planning; community development; public administration; natural resource planning; and economic development.
The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with the ability to manage multiple tasks and a widely varied workload. Specific skills and attributes include:
The following qualifications are preferred but not required:
Normal office setting with low-to-moderate noise level. Travel required, including some evenings and weekends.
RTC reserves the right to revise, change or reclassify this job description at any time in accordance with RTC’s business needs. This job description is by no means an implied contract.
Please use one form of transmitting your résumé. No phone calls please, unless contacted for an in-person interview. Recruiters, please do not contact our offices.
Mail, fax or email cover letter, résumé and three professional references to:
Human Resources Manager
The Duke Ellington Building
2121 Ward Court, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20037
Commitment to Diversity
RTC is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin. Women and diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. EOE
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