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Portland, OR
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
IT Services
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Idealist Consulting helps progressive organizations grow through technology. We are innovators, problem-solvers, and listeners who help you deepen your relationships through Salesforce, marketing automation, and custom application development. Founded by a Peace Corps volunteer ... Read more

Mission: We are driven by 5 core values and a strong code of ethics. In every engagement we are committed to: Stay Human, Drive Change, Believe in Impact, Nurture Community, and Make Time to play.

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Idealist Consulting CEO & Founder Rob Jordan
Rob Jordan
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Idealist Consulting full-time (More than 3 years)


    I've never had a true weekend until I started working here. The office culture demands performance during the week M-F 9:00-5:00pm but affords time to really unplug evenings and weekends.
    There is also a strong learning culture. I've grown professionally, attending conferences, training and webinars during my workday.
    And at the end of the day, we are working to improve mission reach for many amazing and inspiring organizations.


    We are a small company with big brand reach, so our core team has to be really agile. Managers are still contributing. This doesn't have to be a con, but it's important for prospective employees to understand - if you are looking for a clear, standardized growth and development path to be curated for you, this probably isn't the place for you.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to lean into the pros and cons of being a small team and plan where they can but remain flexible when they can't.

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Idealist Consulting photo of: The Idealist Consulting Portland Staff- 2018
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Idealist Consulting Interviews



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    Communications Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Idealist Consulting (Portland, OR) in October 2011.


    The initial interview was conducted over happy hour which was a nice change of pace and a very comfortable setting to talk and get a vibe for my fellow co-workers and the company atmosphere.


    I did not negotiate the offer.

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Idealist Consulting Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in OR, Portland Business Journal, 2014
  • Best for the World, B Corp, 2013
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