Since its founding in 2004, GreenLight Fund has worked at the intersection of social innovation and community need. GreenLight Fund focuses on identifying the most urgent barriers to economic mobility for low-income residents in our communities and addressing them by selecting and bringing in the country’s best social innovations that have proven impact. We do this by running a process in our communities that bring together key local leaders to:
We have successfully run this selection and importation process in our eight sites: Atlanta, Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Detroit, Charlotte and Kansas City. Collectively, portfolio organizations across our sites are reaching more than 110,000 individuals annually with proven, life-changing programs. This number is growing exponentially as we continue to add new sites and new portfolio organizations.
To learn more about the GreenLight Fund, please visit www.greenlightfund.org
GreenLight Fund Atlanta is seeking an entrepreneurial, organized and research-focused Associate who works independently and has a passion for equity and economic mobility for historically under-resourced communities in metro Atlanta.
The Associate must thrive in a start-up environment, be energized to build value from the ground-up and learn quickly. Must bring perspective to GreenLight’s work on complex social issues while also being a true servant-leader and consummate team member. Strong written and oral communication skills, database management and attention to detail are critical for success in this role.
The Associate will lead and support diverse activities, ranging from research and due diligence on key local issues and prospective portfolio organizations to event management and strategic communications. This position will report to the Executive Director of GreenLight Fund Atlanta, and work collaboratively across the GreenLight Fund national network of sites.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Research and Due Diligence
Marketing Communications and Investor Relations
Operations and Administration
Culture and More
Since its founding in 2004, GreenLight Fund has worked at the intersection of social innovation and community need. GreenLight Fund focuses on identifying the most urgent barriers to economic mobility for…
Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you learned about this opportunity, addressed to Joli Cooper, GreenLight Fund Atlanta Executive Director, at the stated URL.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. GreenLight Fund offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.
GreenLight Fund is committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion at every level of the organization. GreenLight Fund recognizes and appreciates the value of building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment. GreenLight Fund takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental ability, race, region, sexual orientation or veteran status.
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Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you learned about this…