Who We Look For

Groundswell builds community power. Individuals of various nationalities, ages, religions, and socio­economic backgrounds comprise our team and work with us to empower communities. Learn more about our hiring philosophy and recruiting process in our Interview Guide.

Core Values

Service. It’s a privilege and not a chore.

Equity. We’re all in this together. We believe different views and experiences are advantages, so we strive to ensure everyone has a seat and voice at the table built by all.

Respect. Everyone matters. We work with exceptional people who do exceptional things.

Transformative. We are smart, adaptable, learn from our mistakes, and are willing to be the first to try new things.

Integrity. We uphold the values of Groundswell in every action and decision.

Excellence. We believe in what we are doing, thus we value hard work and persistence to offer our best.

Support Each Other. We are committed to building an encouraging, caring, and supportive environment.

Get Stuff Done. We work with a sense of urgency. We take pride in our work and bring our A-game to all our interactions.

Benefits

  • 401(k) plan: employer match vested on day one

  • Monthly phone and internet stipends

  • Paid holidays and a Christmas break

  • Healthcare spending accounts

  • Short Term disability Insurance

  • Long term disability insurance

  • Paid time off (vacations, sick, personal leave)

  • Development Days

  • Vol Life, AD&D

Open Positions

  • Subscriber Services Program Manager

    This is an exciting full-time position for an individual passionate about making a difference at the intersection of clean energy and social justice. The ideal Subscriber Services Program Manager candidate is organized, capable of managing multiple priorities, has good interpersonal skills, and excels in individually-motivated and team-based settings. As a natural leader, this person should  be self-motivated and have strong project coordination and delegation skills. In addition, the role requires managing and interpreting large amounts of subscriber data, so an ability to comprehend  the intricacies of data management and a deep understanding of database and data analysis procedures is critical. The Program Manager will be part of the subscriber management team setting the bar nationwide for the respectful service of Empowered (income-qualifying) households as the program scales to prepare for substantial growth over the next five years and beyond.

  • Southeast Community Resilience Program Manager

    This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, versatile, and detail-oriented individual passionate about clean energy and social justice. Groundswell’s Energy Programs team leads the delivery of the organization’s solar, resilience, energy efficiency, and housing equity programs and projects in multiple states. As a key member of this team, the Southeast Community Resilience Program Manager (Southeast PM) will be responsible for implementing a clean energy technical assistance program and providing program management support for Groundswell’s nascent solar and resiliency programs across the Southeast. Groundswell seeks to cut energy burdens in half through these programs, celebrate community asset ownership, build neighborhood resilience, and support local jobs and businesses.

  • Senior Data Analyst

    Are you passionate about working at the intersection of clean energy and social justice? Do you excel in turning business problems and raw data into meaningful insights? Do you thrive on solving complex research problems and uncovering actionable information? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Senior Data Analyst at Groundswell. As a Senior Data Analyst, you will play a critical role in driving data-driven decision-making across the organization. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business needs and collect, analyze, and interpret complex data sets to extract valuable insights and provide actionable recommendations. Your work will directly impact our strategic initiatives, operational efficiency, and overall business performance.

  • SE Regional Market Development

    This is an exciting opportunity for an external-facing connector who enjoys engaging new people and organizing coalitions intended to build clean energy systems that cut energy burdens in half, celebrate community ownership, advance housing equity, and support local jobs and businesses. Groundswell’s Director, SE Regional Market Development (SE Director) will build relationships grounded in trust and shared values, routinely meeting with Mayors, City Council members, civic leaders, agency leads, nonprofit partners, and community members. 

  • Director, Media and Communications

    The Director of Media & Communications (“Director”) will be responsible for building a cohesive Groundswell-wide communications strategy, brand voice, and narrative approach; cultivating fruitful media relationships with local, trade, and national press; and for overseeing the development of media (photography, film, graphics) and collateral that tell the Groundswell story in alignment with our values and that celebrate the communities we serve. The Director will set annual operational communications plans, supporting our team’s Strategic Plan; set targets for expanding our reach; cultivate and manage media opportunities; establish and be accountable for metrics for routine evaluation of such activities; and oversee the communications team  including staff and external consultants.

  • Director Of SOUL

    This is an exciting opportunity for a professional looking to deepen a career at the intersection of clean energy and social justice. Groundswell’s Energy Programs team leads delivery of the organization’s solar, resilience, energy efficiency, and housing equity programs and projects in multiple states. As a key member of this team, the Director of SOUL Programs will be responsible for strategy development and implementation for Groundswell’s residential energy efficiency and housing equity programs, collectively referred to as SOUL (Save On Utilities Long term).

  • Clean Energy Policy Analyst

    This is an exciting opportunity for a knowledgeable and entrepreneurial individual who is excited about securing federal, state, and local funding to support the creation of clean energy projects that cut energy burdens in half, celebrate community ownership, advance housing equity, and support local jobs and businesses. Groundswell’s Clean Energy Policy Analyst will support the entire organization by analyzing government funding opportunities, leading internal decision making, and drafting initial grant proposal copy. Deep internal cross-functional teamwork will be essential, together with limited external, mainly virtual interactions with potential grant partners.

  • Associate Director, Product Design

    This is an exciting full-time position for an individual passionate about designing custom applications and user experiences that have a substantial impact at the intersection of clean energy and social justice. The Associate Director, Product Design will work closely with a team that includes a program manager, web development manager, and software developer to build a comprehensive and engaging experience for both internal and external users of Groundswell’s proprietary SharePower software platform. With Groundswell programs poised to serve more than 40,000 Empowered (income-qualifying) households over the next five years, the Associate Director will have a people-focused design mentality that positions our software platform to scale as the program itself grows.

Stay in Touch

To stay in touch with us for future opportunities, join our recruiting mailing list or contact us at [email protected].