Allison Jones

Editor, Idealist Careers

Allison Jones is an editor at Idealist, a global nonprofit that connects people to opportunities for action. In her role as editor, she launched and currently manages Idealist Careers, a publication that helps purpose-driven professionals find, land, and love their social impact careers. In addition to offering daily tips on job hunting and career building, Idealist Careers hosts events, webinars, and other programs to help job seekers and leaders alike thrive.

Prior to joining Idealist in 2012, Allison worked at education-focused nonprofits in New York City and Philadelphia, in fundraising, communications, and program management roles. She also ran a successful blog for five years that focused on how millennials could break into the nonprofit sector. She and her work have been featured in Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, GOOD, and more.

When not working, you can find Allison gossiping with her coworkers and exploring her New Jersey neighborhood in search of the perfect cup of coffee.

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