Don’t see an opportunity that matches your experience? Next Street considers applications on a rolling basis. We are always interested in strong talent with a passion for our mission. Feel free to submit an application for future consideration.

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What do you want for your career? Next Street offers the opportunity to work at the intersection of doing well and doing good in a challenging — and stimulating — environment.

Next Street’s professionals are drawn from across the fields of business and economic development, and include experienced strategists, operators, and bankers. We attract world-class talent with a shared commitment and passion for our double–bottom line goals.

We are a mission-driven for-profit business and a certified B Corporation, anchored in the belief that small businesses are the engines of inclusive growth in underserved communities. We work at the intersection of doing well and doing good in an environment that is fast-paced, with a commitment to doing what is right for our clients. Our workplace is a seamless blend of diverse business and personal backgrounds. We want people who combine significant experience in their field with a desire to see more small businesses succeed.

In addition to a passion for the work we do, candidates should have:

  • A demonstrated capacity for teamwork as well as a flair for entrepreneurial innovation
  • Ability to think beyond the task at hand and take initiative
  • Willingness to work beyond conventional hours and locations, as our clients do
  • Comfort with a “flat,” multi-disciplinary structure
  • Willingness to challenge and be challenged, regardless of one’s position in the organization
  • The maturity to work productively inside a client organization as well as our own

Next Street is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected factor.

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