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Now Hiring: Communications Fellow for LOCUS Coalition

Smart Growth America seeks a Communications and Policy Fellow to support LOCUS, a national network of smart growth real estate developers and investors. The Fellow will be a core member of the LOCUS team and provide direct support to the LOCUS network of real estate developers and investors advocating for smart growth policies at the federal and regional levels.

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Now Hiring: LOCUS Massachusetts State Organizer

LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors is seeking a talented and motivated individual to organize smart growth real estate developers in Massachusetts.

In 2008, Smart Growth America launched LOCUS, Latin for “place,” a national coalition of real estate developers and investors that promotes market-sensitive, walkable urban, environmentally friendly, economically vibrant and socially inclusive communities. The mission of LOCUS is to demonstrate that the pent-up demand for sustainable, walkable urban development is being hampered by current federal, state and local policies and subsidies and create a national network and voice of real estate developers and investors who advocate for policies to support the development of sustainable, walkable urban development in our towns and cities.

In 2011, LOCUS undertook a major regional organizing effort to expand LOCUS’ membership in order advance smart growth policies at the state and regional levels, including Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts Coordinator will play a key role in building LOCUS’ membership in the Commonwealth; mobilizing members; and engaging in state and local policy debates to support the development of sustainable, walkable places.

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Now hiring: Senior Position – Economic Development and Smart Growth Policy

Smart Growth America seeks an experienced individual to conduct analyses and deliver technical assistance on local government fiscal and economic development issues related to smart growth and land use. This employee conducts research, writes policy and media reports, and works directly with local governments on fiscal and economic development issues.

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Now Hiring: Six-month Fellowships

Are you interested in economic development, transportation, planning, housing, real estate finance, or environmental policy? Are you an organizer, a blogger, a policy person or just love making a difference? Are you looking to get experience working on federal and state policy to help make great neighborhoods?

Well this is the place for you.

Smart Growth America is seeking four Fellows for its core programs to engage with Congress, the Administration, state leaders and allies on the benefits of smart growth policies. This is an opportunity that features a great deal of responsibility, direct collaboration with organizations, and valuable hands-on experience.

Fellowships available

Leadership Institute Fellow
Smart Growth America’s Leadership Institute Fellow will support our burgeoning technical assistance program for state and local governments. Core responsibilities include: providing research, development, logistical, and administrative support for policy workshops for governors, multistate and local summits, authoring blogs, and promoting the workshops through social networking. Experience and skills required: Exceptional writing abilities, research experience, and ability to coordinate logistics associated with event planning.

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Now hiring: Communications Fellow

Are you interested in urban planning and economic development? Are you looking to gain experience working on federal and state policy to help make great neighborhoods? If so, Smart Growth America is the place for you.

Smart Growth America is hiring for a Communications Fellow to contribute to our website, online networks, and press efforts. This is an opportunity that features a great deal of responsibility, direct collaboration with our supporters, and valuable hands-on experience.

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Current openings

There are no openings at Smart Growth America at this time.

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