Better Bike Share Partnership Writer

PeopleForBikes, Boulder, Colorado

Date Posted August 01, 2019
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Part-time
Salary $25,000 to $30,000


Job Title:  Better Bike Share Partnership Writer

Type:  20 hours/week; contract position

Location: Any; position can work remotely

Position Summary:  Writes and manages all content related to bike share and equity for the Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP); manages all social media for the Better Bike Share Partnership; other writing projects as assigned.

Additional Description:

The Better Bike Share Partnership (BBSP) is a collaboration funded by The JPB Foundation to build equitable and replicable bike share systems. Partners include the City of Philadelphia, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the PeopleForBikes Foundation. BBSP advances its work by testing pilot strategies in the Philadelphia Indego system, providing resources and technical assistance to cities and operators, supporting meetings and convenings of those engaged in this work, funding equity strategies in cities across the U.S. and sharing all of these stories widely through the BBSP website and blog. 

The BBSP Writer’s primary duty is to 1) research and write about all issues related to bike share, bicycling and equity, with a special focus on efforts to increase bike share use in low-income and communities of color, and 2) manage social media accounts for the Better Bike Share Partnership. The majority of the content will be published in the form of blog posts. Story types may include sharing grantee programs and accomplishments, interviews with shared mobility users, operators and city staff, distilling research papers into key concepts and findings, identifying trends in bike share usage by neighborhood or finding an equity-related angle in a media article that mentions bike sharing, disseminating news about related work from BBSP partners.

The BBSP Writer will work under the PeopleForBikes Director of Grants + Partnerships, in collaboration with the PeopleForBikes/Better Bike Share Marketing Manager.

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Desired Qualifications:

Compensation and benefits:

This contract position is for 80 hours/month, with an hourly rate of $30-$35/hour based on experience. The contract will extend through June 30, 2020, with the possibility of extending if additional grant funding is secured. 

This position can work remotely. 

To apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email with “BBSP Writer” in the subject line to

The position will remain open until filled. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. PeopleForBikes is an equal opportunity employer.

About us:

PeopleForBikes is a national bicycling organization with the mission to get more people on bikes more often. It is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

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