As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Short-Term Consultant, Impact Investing

at Tideline in Flexible, including fully remote

About the Job

As a boutique consultancy working on diverse projects in impact investing, Tideline periodically seeks out support beyond the core staff to meet time-bound capacity needs and/or bring on specialized expertise. With an application to this job description, you will be considered for future opportunities for a temporary role as the need arises.

The nature of the qualifications and time commitment sought will vary according to the firm’s circumstances, so a range of candidates with relevant expertise are encouraged to apply, including across experience levels and time availabilities. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit as soon you are able to.

Candidates are most likely to be offered part-time, two- to four-month contracts with the possibility of additional work or contract extensions, though this will vary. Please note a minimum of 20 hours per week of availability is required.


The ideal candidate has a collaborative disposition; is well-organized and dependable; excels at working with teams; writes and communicates well; and has experience in consulting, finance, and/or impact investing (or related fields). Every member of the team embodies our firm’s values: excellence, commitment, and openness.

In addition to these overarching qualifications, more specific qualifications are included below by level. As part of the application, you will be asked to indicate what level is most appropriate for your candidacy, given your background.

Analyst level

  • Two to four years of work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Strong research and analytical abilities
  • Clear and concise communicator, particularly in writing
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience and/or expertise in impact investing or related fields preferred; other relevant topical expertise a plus
  • Strong PowerPoint skills and design sensibilities a plus
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office

Associate level

  • Five to seven years of work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; master’s degree a plus
  • Analytical mindset with ability to guide research efforts
  • Discriminating consumer of research; ability to assess quality of research
  • Clear and concise communicator, verbal and written
  • Experience and/or expertise in impact investing or related fields preferred; other relevant topical expertise a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills; financial analysis and modeling experience a plus
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office

Director level

  • Eight or more years of work experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Relevant topical expertise preferred
  • Strong ability to lead content development and ensure quality control on work products
  • Strength in project management and team management
  • Ability to think creatively, generate frameworks, and identify key ideas
  • Experience in service provision and/or client management; skilled at establishing credibility quickly
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office

To apply

Please apply through this link: You may send any questions to Please ensure you respond to all prompts and submit your application through the link.

At Tideline, we value diversity and the unique contributions of each person. We work hard to create and maintain an open, inclusive environment where every individual feels free to bring their full self to the table. Tideline is an equal opportunity employer.


Founded in 2014, Tideline is a consulting firm that provides tailored advice to clients developing impact investment strategies, products, and solutions. Our mission is to help clients excel in realizing financial and societal value. We believe in shared, sustainable prosperity powered by market-based solutions. To that end, our services include strategy development, impact management system design, impact due diligence, impact monitoring & reporting, and impact verification.

BlueMark, a Tideline company, is a leading provider of independent impact verification services for investors and companies. Our mission is to strengthen trust in impact investing by delivering independent, incisive verification services, enabling the market to scale with integrity. We evaluate and verify how clients approach the impact in impact investing based on accepted industry standards. Our services are designed to meet the growing investor demand and market expectation for greater confidence and credibility in the impact label, especially as impact claims are more closely scrutinized by a range of stakeholders.

Our multi-disciplinary team delivers services of unmatched quality, grounded in deep, rigorous research and analysis. Past clients have included leading asset owners, intermediaries, and service providers active in impact investing, focused on a range of sectors and geographies. Tideline was founded in 2014 with offices in New York City, San Francisco, and Portland is led by the firm’s partners: Christina Leijonhufvud, Ben Thornley, and Kim Wright-Violich.