Friday, September 14, 2018

We’re hiring! Policy Analyst and Advocate positions now open

Update: The Application period closed Thursday October 4th and we are no longer reviewing applications. 

Investing in Place is looking for new team members committed to making Los Angeles a healthier, more equitable place to live, work, and travel. We want self-motivated and adaptable team players with a passion for social justice and love for Greater Los Angeles.

We are seeking diverse candidates for:

Policy Advocate:  Our ideal Policy Advocate has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to cultivate diverse range of relationships, and strong experience in meeting facilitating and public speaking. The Policy Advocate will guide policy recommendations based on priorities and lived experiences of impacted communities in Los Angeles County. Fluency in Spanish or other non-English language strongly preferred.

Policy Analyst:  Our ideal Policy Analyst is expected to produce original research and writing that demystifies transportation policies and governance processes for our multi-sectoral partners. The Policy Analyst should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to cultivate diverse range of relationships, and proven experience writing in a variety of formats, including policy analysis, blogs, and comment letters. Fluency in Spanish or other non-English language strongly preferred.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will schedule rolling interviews. Applications are due via email by 5 pm Thursday October 4, 2018. Specific details on how to apply are included in the above links of the job descriptions.

About Investing in Place:  Founded in January 2015, Investing in Place envisions a Los Angeles region where transportation options are a gateway to opportunity and resources for all. Our mission is to align data-driven public policies with transportation investments that address social equity, public health and environmental sustainability. We do this by supporting a constituency for equitable planning, conducting groundtruthed research and policy analysis, and building strategic relationships with agencies invest in the built environment in Los Angeles County.

Investing in Place is a growing team with plans to significantly expand our capacity and impact in the short-term future. We offer full health benefits; 401(K); vacation time; and transit and bike share pass. Investing in Place offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience.



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