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Looking for an impactful job, funding and other resources to further your career? Start here.
This list is not exhaustive. I am limited by what I don’t know. If you have a resource to share, leave a comment. This is a living resource (aka it will be updated).
If you are interested in advertising a social impact related job (including working on an audio show with social themes) or you own podcast service as an independent creator / freelancer (e.g. producing, editing, transcribing etc.), the flat rate is $15 in the Classifieds section of the weekly newsletter.
Table of Contents
Grants / Funding / Prizes
- - For audio journalism
- - For all types of creators and entrepreneurs $
General Social Impact
DRG Talent - Nonprofit executive search
NRG Consulting - Mid to senior level roles at social impact orgs
Diversified Search Group Koya Partners - Senior-level to Executive roles at nonprofits
Green / Climate
URL Media - Journalism and tech jobs at Black and Brown media outlets
The Living Room Exchange - Social impact jobs, events and more
Reconsidered - CSR / Sustainability
- - Social impact jobs, grants and educational resources
Words of Mouth - Opportunities for professional and creative work across arts, education, information and the built environment
Study Hall - Not specific to social impact, but media jobs $
The Bloom - Social impact jobs, grants and educational resources
Jessica Marati Radpavar | CSR, sustainability
Anne McPherson | social impact
Mandy Van Deven | gender and other social impact
Rekha Murthy | Public radio and podcasting jobs, podcasting industry career advice
Mia Lobel | Public radio and podcasting, podcasting industry career advice
Amanda Ponzar | social impact
Daniel Hill | climate / green jobs
Nicholas Bruneau | social impact communications
Yesh Pavlik Slenk | climate / green jobs
Jasmine Anouna | social impact
Sophia Kianni | climate, youth activism
Nick Martin | social impact
A compiled list of others, hashtags and job sites Sourced from LinkedIn
Groups / Company Pages
Advice & Podcasts
- - early career audio professionals
Climate Solutions at Work - how to green your existing job!
Freelancing Resources Guide - How-to and resources compiled by the Freelance Solidarity Project
Latina to Latina - Career interviews with Latinas making it happen
Honey & Hustle - Insights from entrepreneurs, many of whom are in the social impact space
How to Talk to [High Achievers] about anything - Advice for the whole human
WorkLife with Adam Grant - Practical advice for dealing with work
How’s Work? with Esther Perel - Listen in on a work therapy session
Ologies with Alie Ward - Great for career discovery!
How I Built This with Guy Raz - A classic for getting the download on the entrepreneur journey behind some of the brands you know
Sound Judgment - Dissecting “hostiness” in the world of podcasting
Sound School Podcast - Tips for better audio storytelling
Mission-Driven Podcast Companies
I can’t guarantee there will be job openings, but these are some companies to look at for mission-driven podcast work. Also, not a podcaster? That’s fine. These are organizations so they do hire for other roles, like marketing, accounting, operations, etc.
Associations / Communities
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