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Help us make Indiana a better, more equitable place for everyone.

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Who We Are

Our team members are driven by the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our community, develop innovative solutions to address the critical challenges facing our state, and eager to learn along the way. If you are interested in working alongside a group of curious and passionate people, Ascend could be the place for you. We’re making Indiana a place of economic opportunity for all – join us.

Ascend Indiana is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Ascend Indiana will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Caitlin Sheesley-Brown at or 317.464.5412.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to or 317.464.5412.

Open Positions

Vice President of Product Development

The Vice President of Product Development will lead the ongoing development and execution of the Ascend Network platform and support technology to meet the organization’s objectives.

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Vice President of Network Operations

The Vice President of Network Operations will lead Ascend’s strategic and operational responsibilities related to the Ascend Network focused on connecting individuals with internships, jobs, and work-based learning opportunities across the state.

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Summer 2022 Social Media + Marketing Intern

The Social Media and Marketing Intern will help further Ascend’s vision by developing content for Ascend’s social media platforms; designing innovative strategies to drive social media engagement; creating branded images and other collateral; analyzing data to measure progress; and supporting Ascend’s ongoing marketing and communications efforts as needed.

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Summer 2022 Consulting Intern

The Consulting Intern will support a variety of projects focused on creating career opportunities in partnership with employers and education providers.

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Creative Brand Manager

The Creative Brand Manager executes day-to-day marketing and brand initiatives across multiple platforms and formats to maintain Ascend’s brand and drive engagement, participation, and retention across stakeholder groups.

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Director of Marketing

The Director of Marketing leads marketing and brand initiatives across multiple platforms and formats to drive engagement, participation, and retention of various stakeholder groups.

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Client Success Manager

The Client Success Manager will foster and maintain strong relationships with employers to achieve partnership objectives and address talent needs through the Ascend Network.

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Client Development Manager

The Client Development Manager will focus on growing the number of employers utilizing the Ascend Network to connect to talent.

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Consulting Analyst

The Consulting Analyst plays a critical role in closing our state’s talent gaps through developing and delivering comprehensive talent pipeline and strategic plan solutions for central Indiana clients.

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Manager of Consulting

The Manager of Consulting is a critical member of the Ascend Services team, which develops and delivers innovative talent solutions to Ascend’s clients to solve complex talent and ecosystem challenges.

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