Memphis Action Strategist

Memphis, Tennessee, United States


ioby mobilizes neighbors who have good ideas to become powerful citizen leaders who plan, fund and make positive change in their own neighborhoods. We are creating a future in which our neighborhoods are shaped by the powerful good ideas of our own neighbors.

After 3 and half years of successful work in Memphis, ioby is proud to be expanding our Memphis office. ioby seeks an Action Strategist based in Memphis, TN. The Action Strategist will play a critical role in cultivating and supporting ioby’s nationwide community of citizen leaders in Memphis. Reporting to the Senior Action Strategist, Ellen Roberds, also based in Memphis, and working with a team of Action Strategists based around the country, your job will be to build relationships and advance the existing network of Memphis leaders already working at the neighborhood scale, and to offer more leadership opportunities to a broader network in your city. Your job is to find, foster, and amplify trust, joy and the positive change that comes from neighbors working together. We hope you’ll join us.

Job Objectives

Job Activities


Nurture Partnerships:

Cultivate Leaders:



Track, Evaluate & Share:

This job is based at ioby’s Memphis office. This job requires some travel within the U.S., including participation in ioby’s regular staff retreats (occurring three times a year) in New York and other ioby cities. ioby’s regular business hours are 9-6pm Monday through Friday, but this job will require work outside regular business hours. You’ll be expected to manage your own balanced workweek based on the demands of the job. ioby is a startup: You’ll be expected to bring new ideas, strategies, revise your work on short timelines and bring an attitude of continuous improvement and a culture of innovation.


Candidates for this position must have the following characteristics.

Extraordinary candidates will have:


The position is full time, salaried, and includes a generous benefits package, including full coverage for health, eye and dental, a minimum of 28 personal days, and an attractive "Whole Person" policy.

Apply by July 31, 2017. No calls or emails, please.

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