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Urban Living Entrepreneur: Creating A Social Community For People Living An Urban, Car-Lite Lifestyle

Reconnecting America, Smart Growth America, and Transportation for America are preparing to launch a new venture and we are looking for an experienced entrepreneur to join us in co-founding a startup opportunity. The new venture will create a social community for those living an urban, car-lite lifestyle by providing news, events, and local resources, an easy connection to urban goods & services and bring people together on and offline.

Candidates must have previous experience running or playing a senior role in a startup as well as have an understanding of and passion for the urban lifestyle. Experience in a startup with a significant web/mobile presence and successfully promoting brand affinity preferred. Experience with market segmentation, customer discovery and validation, taking a product through launch, and scaling to multiple cities are all core to the position. We are looking for someone to work with us to take our concept, develop a business plan, test the offerings, and help us bring it to fruition.

While we don’t expect this person to do it all, they will need to manage projects across a number of divergent disciplines including financial modeling, affinity branding, marketing, operations, mobile and web development, hiring and managing appropriate staff as well as market testing and product launches. The position is in Washington D.C.

Equal Opportunity Employment: Equal opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at Reconnecting America, Smart Growth America and Transportation for America. Employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation/preference, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, three references and business examples samples to Please include “Urban Living Entrepreneur” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled.