Graphic Design Internship

Reporting To: Program Manager
Compensation: $1,000 stipend
Hours: ~30 hours per week for 6-8 weeks, start in early February, end when design work is complete
Location: 618 NW Glisan, Suite 401, Portland Oregon

The Street Trust (formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance) is a non profit-organization working to promote bicycling, walking and transit. Since 1990, we have worked in partnership with citizens, businesses, community groups, government agencies, and elected officials to create communities where people can meet their daily transportation needs through biking, walking, and taking transit.

We are a small but mighty group of passionate advocates who work hard to win big victories for our communities. We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an established nonprofit with decades of experience. Join us!

Position Summary:
Are you passionate about biking, walking and public transit and want to encourage more people to get around in active ways? This is your opportunity to work at The Street Trust (formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance) on our Bike More Challenge and the Oregon Active Transportation Summit!

This position will play an important role in various design pieces for the Bike More Challenge program, a month-long program with more than 10,000 participants in which workplaces compete to see who can make the most trips by bike. This position will also be vital for designing the Oregon Active Transportation Summit print program. Every year, the Oregon Active Transportation Summit brings together thought leaders and passionate professionals from across the Pacific Northwest to learn about transportation planning and engineering, community development, transportation justice, recreation and tourism, and public health.

Design Responsibilities:
• poster for the 2017 Bike More Challenge
• t-shirt for the 2017 Bike More Challenge
• TriMet bus & bench ad for the 2017 Bike More Challenge
• header for the 2017 Bike More Challenge website
• website banner for the 2017 Bike More Challenge
• email header and footer for the 2017 Bike More Challenge
• social media cover photos for the 2017 Bike More Challenge
• digital & print ads for the 2017 Bike More Challenge
• print program for the 2017 Oregon Active Transportation Summit

Position Skills Required:
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
• High attention to detail
• Ability to multitask and meet consecutive deadlines
• Highly motivated, organized and reliable
• Ability to work in a team environment

To Apply:

The Street Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We believe strongly that relevant experiences are better indicators of performance than educational degrees. All employees must be team oriented. We love people who bike, walk and/or ride public transit; we do not hire based on how people get around but on how well they suit the position and skill set we seek. We do expect that our employees embrace our mission and vision for healthy and thriving communities where it is safe and easy for people to bike, walk and ride public transit.

Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The Street Trust is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. The organization is committed to racial equity across the organization: in our service to stakeholders, in our workforce composition and practices, and in our organizational culture. While still seeking to improve our demonstration of this commitment, candidates should know that racial equity is a cornerstone of our commitment to all communities in the region.

Application Procedures:
Submit resume and cover letter describing your skills, professional goals, and relevant experience to lauren@thestreettrust.org. Please put “Graphic Design Intern” in the subject line. No faxes or phone calls please.