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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.
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Groundswell is looking for someone with entrepreneurial vision and significant technical expertise to own development of a new web-first product. This position will be a driving force for achieving national, scalable social impact on core issues from climate change to inequality, while realizing the full potential of Groundswell’s innovative model for consumer-driven social change.
The Product Manager will be responsible for leading this initiative from inception to execution. In this role, you will report to the Director of Strategic Initiatives, collaborate closely with customers and stakeholders to determine user stories and product requirements, and be the primary in working with engineers and designers on technical decisions and development.
Director of Finance
Groundswell seeks a candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit who is ready to take on significant management and leadership responsibility. The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing the organization’s finances and controls, helping to develop the long-term financial strategy of Groundswell, and is an innovative and creative thinker who assists Groundswell’s initiatives in maximizing revenue and impact. The Director of Finance reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is a member of Groundswell’s senior management. The Director of Finance will supervise a small staff and or consultants, and manages relationships with and takes primary responsibility for external financial vendors.
Director of Development
Groundswell seeks a Director of Development with a passion for creating structural change in our society, a strong curiosity in people and new ideas, and a demonstrated ability to act strategically and motivate others. Groundswell is growing quickly, and we are looking for an entrepreneurially-minded, dynamic, strategic “doer” to grow the development department and the capacity of the organization.
The Director of Development will create and implement strategies to diversify and strengthen Groundswell’s funding streams to ensure sustainable growth. Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and other senior staff, the Director of Development will identify and cultivate funders, represent Groundswell at funder and investor meetings, and manage all proposals and reporting requirements.
Senior Organizing Fellow, Philadelphia
The Senior Organizing Fellow, Philadelphia will work to implement Groundswell Energy’s fall campaigns for clean power in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. The Senior Organizing Fellow will work closely with Groundswell Energy’s Field Director and Director of Strategic Partnerships to organize communities and organizations in Philadelphia to participate in group purchases of clean power. The Senior Organizing Fellow will build and maintain relationships with community partners and leaders; manage and track participant and program data; present on Groundswell to various audiences; and play a critical role in expanding Groundswell’s impact on Philadelphia.
Groundswell Energy Program Associate
The Program Associate will work with the Groundswell Energy team to help families, businesses and community organizations across the region to switch to clean energy together. The Program Associate will be responsible for customer service for Groundswell Energy program participants, ensuring smooth communications between program participants and energy suppliers, maintaining Groundswell’s website and data platforms, and research to support the program. This will be a dynamic, collaborative position for individuals interested in pursuing work in communications, community organizing, or the clean energy sector.
Groundswell is looking for an independent, dedicated, and talented fellow to create and collect content for our web-based magazine. Groundswell is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving our community, and our magazine is our newest effort to promote positive change in the world. It’s our goal to help people and communities use their everyday purchasing decisions to drive these changes. Featured in Fast Company and Forbes, we use an innovative new model for social impact called Civic Consumption. Civic Consumption brings people together to increase access and lower prices on the goods and services they need most, while rewarding businesses with a positive social or environmental impact.
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Kelsey Ryan at email@example.com, along with two writing samples (no more than 500 words each, please).