Join our global team

Interested in joining the Global Designing Cities Initiative team? Or know someone who might be a great fit?

Available Positions:

Senior Communications Manager

GDCI is seeking a Senior Communications Manager who will be in charge of building GDCI’s brand and showcasing our programmatic work to a global audience, international press, transportation industry leaders, and funders. Specifically, the person in this role create GDCI’s annual communication strategy, manage GDCI’s day-to-day communication efforts, and build relationships with staff, partners, and other stakeholders to create content for our social media channels, e-mail distributions, blog, press releases, and more. This role will work across GDCI’s programs, integrating communication goals into work plans and developing communication processes among program staff, as well as closely with GDCI’s executive team to set and track success metrics and develop strategies to support organizational goals like partner outreach and fundraising.

Deadline: January 31, 2023

Research Manager

GDCI is seeking a Research Manager who will be responsible for ensuring the Design team and GDCI as a whole are kept abreast of the most recent thinking and research in the field of street design. The person in this role will work closely across teams to ensure such thinking is reflected in GDCI’s recommendations, and will also take leadership to ensure findings from supported projects and implementations are collected consistently and shared within and outside of GDCI.

Deadline: January 31, 2023

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