Join Us as Our National Coalition Director


Join Us as Our National Coalition Director

We’re Hiring a Full-Time National Coalition Director for the Every Body Walk! Collaborative

America Walks is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as the manager of the newly formed Every Body Walk! Collaborative, a national multi-sector partnership formed to advance walking in America.

America Walks is serving as the backbone organization of the Every Body Walk! Collaborative and will provide management and support for targeted partnership initiatives. The National Coalition Director will play a central role in leading, strategizing, and guiding the work of the collaborative. The position will work closely with the Executive Director of America Walks to ensure that the vision, mission, goals, and strategies of the initiative result in more walking by Americans in more walkable communities throughout America.

The National Coalition Director is responsible for relationship cultivation with existing and future partners, as well as supporting the work of and guiding the process and deliverables of work groups that make up the Every Body Walk! Collaborative.  Responsibilities also include government affairs representation for America Walks at both at the national and local levels and conducting policy analysis and developing pro-walking case studies.

This is a new full-time position. Please review the detailed job description for more information about the position, qualifications, salary range and instructions on how to apply. The successful candidate will work from their home office in the USA.

Required qualifications for this position include higher education and/or advanced training in the field, at least 7 years of related professional experience, and demonstrated successful project management experience.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the position will be open until filled. We strongly encourage applicants to submit their application by February 6, 2013.

We look forward to hearing from candidates interested in leading and supporting a collaborative, located across the country, who are working toward increasing and improving walking initiatives in America.

America Walks, is a nonprofit national organization, is building a diverse and powerful coalition to be a strong voice to advance and protect walking at the national level serving as a coordinator, information clearinghouse, and resource provider. America Walks advances game-changing campaigns with national and local partner organizations. The mission of America Walks is to make America a great place for walking by working collaboratively to share knowledge, advance policies and implement effective campaigns to promote safe, convenient and accessible walking conditions for all.