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The Advocacy Director is a key member of Transportation Choices Coalition, working to build public will and political support to pass progressive transportation policy. They organize winning coalitions at the intersection of transportation, land use, environment, climate, labor, and social justice that advance TCC’s mission and vision of more transportation choices and opportunities for all.
The Advocacy Director reports to the Policy & Program Director, working together to develop and pass sustainable and equitable transportation policies. They are responsible for building relationships with community-based organizations, nonprofits, labor leaders, private sector stakeholders, elected officials and agency leaders. They work closely with the Executive Director to develop and oversee political strategy for the organization, ensure the right people are engaged to raise funds, raise awareness, and pass and implement policies for the benefit of communities. In addition, this person shapes public narratives and education campaigns in coordination with the Communications Manager.
This dynamic role covers advocacy and political work at all levels of government, with a focus on the Puget Sound region, the Washington State legislature (including management of contract lobbyists), and supporting statewide transit ballot measures. On any given day they may be facilitating a coalition meeting, testifying at a board or council meeting, speaking to the media about an urgent policy issue, or planning an advocacy campaign with partners. As part of a small and mighty team, they will assist in other cross-functional work, including fundraising and event support.
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