We are a hard-working team that values doing things differently. We foster an environment of creativity, curiosity, collaboration, and inclusivity. Ideas matter…and our culture will give your ideas a chance. We fail fast and take pride in iteration and innovation. We look for team players and we value work-life balance.

We believe in a more inclusive economy and, among other things, seek to address issues of economic inequality and environmental sustainability. Read about us in Fastcompany and Forbes.

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All Groundswell employees receive comprehensive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, as well as transportation benefits, retirement matching and a generous personal leave policy.


Groundswell is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for paid and unpaid positions are evaluated without regard to sex, religion, age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, physical appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status or other unlawful factors. If an applicant with a disability requires assistance during the application process, Groundswell will provide assistance upon request. No applicant who makes such a request will be penalized.

A diverse staff is a singular strength of any organization. Groundswell strives to create a vibrant workplace comprised of people from many backgrounds and with a variety of life experiences. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Current Openings

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Managing Director, Groundswell Energy

You will be responsible for leading Groundswell Energy, Groundswell’s signature clean energy social enterprise. Groundswell Energy is a fast-growing initiative that provides thousands of people and organizations each year the opportunity to come together to purchase clean energy and access other energy services, such as solar and energy efficiency. You will lead a dynamic team totaling 9-10 staff. You’ll coordinate the team on their key functions – marketing, community engagement, product development, business development, and technology. You will be responsible for ensuring that Groundswell Energy meets its ambitious goals each year to scale its impact across the Mid-Atlantic and beyond.  

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Director of Marketing & Community, Groundswell Energy

Groundswell seeks an innovative, dynamic, and entrepreneurially-minded Director of Marketing and Community to build excitement and scale participation in our flagship clean energy enterprise. You will lead and execute a comprehensive digital-first marketing strategy that spans lead generation, customer acquisition, retention, referrals, channel partnerships, and promotions. You’ll also oversee and cultivate the Groundswell Energy brand across all social platforms and in-person events. You’ll manage a growing team of bright, capable associates along with top-notch consultants.

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Design & Communications Fellow (Spring 2015)

Groundswell is looking for an independent, dedicated, and crazy-talented design and communications fellow to assist during an exciting time for our web-based magazine. As a design and communications fellow, you would be responsible for developing and creating original graphics, expanding marketing avenues and data analysis capacities, and assisting with day-to-day operations of the magazine. Your graphics would be viewed by thousands of people per day, offering you exposure and firsthand experience in an exciting field of growth. You’d work closely with the Communications team, and you’d receive one-on-one guidance from staff as you cultivate your design chops and online presence.

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Writing Fellow (Spring 2015)

Groundswell is looking for an independent, dedicated, and talented writing fellow to create and develop content for our web-based magazine. As a writing fellow, you would be responsible for writing unique content (articles, infographics, video responses) that would go directly to the magazine’s front-page. Your articles would be read by thousands of people each day, offering you exposure and practice in front of an active, engaged audience. You’d work closely with the Communications team, and you’d receive one-on-one guidance from staff as you develop your voice and online presence.

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Business Development Intern, Groundswell Energy

Groundswell seeks a part-time (20 hours per week) Business Development Intern to support the business development and operations for its renewable energy purchasing program. The Business Development Intern will work closely with the Groundswell Energy team interfacing with clean energy suppliers and customers, as well as performing research and maintaining key data systems. This part-time internship will take place in Groundswell’s Washington, D.C. office.

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Volunteer Leader

Groundswell wants to build a dynamic, inspiring team of volunteers and leaders to help spread the word and help switch more people in our communities to 100% wind power. Groundswell is looking for individuals in the DC, Maryland, and Philadelphia regions who are passionate about the environment, interested in community organizing, and looking to help others save money on their utility bill. As a leader, you will be part of our outreach team, working to help your community reduce its carbon footprint while also saving money on clean energy. Volunteer leaders will engage with their communities through various outreach tactics during our Spring and Fall campaigns. Join our team!

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