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Grounded Solutions Network is committed to building a racially and culturally diverse team. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We know that our work is empowered by a staff that is rich in diverse thoughts, perspectives, cultures and human identities.

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Open Positions

Director of Communications

We’re looking for a dynamic individual to join our senior leadership team to plan and execute communication strategies to drive support for our financial sustainability strategy, deepen programmatic impact, and elevate our position as a national leader in long-term affordable housing policies and programs for equity, inclusion, and racial justice. This position offers a talented individual tremendous opportunity to oversee and implement campaigns that advance the organization’s programs and special initiatives, including a high-profile national conference that attracts several hundred attendees annually.

The Director works collaboratively with staff, consultants, and external stakeholders to set and guide the strategy for all communications and public relations messages and collateral. This individual will also manage and oversee the annual department budget and provide leadership, guidance, and direction to a staff of 2 to 3 communication professionals. This position is based in Washington, DC and the communications team supports staff located in offices in Oakland, Portland, Washington DC and in remote locations across the country.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, see the full job posting below. 

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Contract Opportunities

Call for Consultants

Grounded Solutions Network seeks to increase the depth and diversity of the consultants with whom we partner for a variety of programs and engagements. We welcome applications from individuals or organizations with a variety of expertise related to municipal and nonprofit affordable housing programs, community land trusts, local and state policies for inclusive communities, and other areas related to our mission.  In particular, we encourage practitioners seeking to begin or expand their consulting and leadership experience to respond to this call for applications; note that no consulting experience is required to submit an application.

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