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Sprout Social

To provide world-class social tools that help businesses become better marketers, build stronger relationships with their customers and create the world’s most beloved brands.

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INDUSTRY Internet & Web Services
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Hard to beat life at Sprout

4/8/2024 - Consultant at Chicago, IL
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The commitment to remote work is strong and leaders at Sprout genuinely care about supporting you and helping you grow.


Long-term planning can be absent from leadership, and change isn't easily embraced.

At Sprout Social, we’re committed to building a diverse team, fostering an inclusive culture and investing in equity across our organization. By prioritizing equity, defined as system-level change, we ensure that our practices support a diverse and inclusive environment. Our current initiatives include:

  • Monthly DEI Guild meetings: DEI Guild meetings provide a space for our team to learn about different cultures, identities and societal challenges that underrepresented groups face. Recent meetings have explored the US criminal justice system, understanding intersectionality and unsung heroes of Black America.
  • Community Resource groups: Members of our resource groups are people who share a common purpose, interest or background. Resource groups provide the space for team members to connect, exercise leadership skills and contribute to our ongoing DEI initiatives.

  • Training & development: To ensure our hiring and management practices are equitable, all new hires receive an introduction to DEI and unconscious bias training in their first month at Sprout. Our learning and development program, Grow@Sprout, contains courses for continued DEI learning and small groups meet monthly to extend discussions from previous DEI Guild meetings.

  • Community engagement: Team Sprout engages in the community in a number of ways, including partnering with organizations that serve the priority identity groups of our DEI initiatives and leading internal initiatives like our Technology Giving Program and our volunteering program, Sprout Serves.

Check out our diversity careers page for more information on Sprout Social's ongoing DEI efforts.


Sprout Social is built on the idea that open communication creates progress. Our software streamlines and enhances a brand's social media communication with their customers, employees, prospects and community.

Our products don't build themselves. We have a dedicated team that is relentless about developing superior software and solving hard problems for our customers. We're proud to be recognized regularly for software, culture and company achievements, including being named G2 Crowd's Top-Rated Social Media Management Tool in Customer Satisfaction and earning a spot on the Inc. 500 (No. 78), Crain's Chicago Business Fast 50 (No. 2) and the Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces.


Monotonous and boring aren’t in our vocabulary. We want working at Sprout to be a fulfilling experience both personally and professionally and over the past nine years we’ve developed a culture that ensures that happens. People at Sprout are empowered to take on projects and challenges that interest them and support their growth and are encouraged to have some fun along the way.

We don’t stop at our team’s success because we recognize the importance of our community and industry’s success as well. Our growing social responsibility initiatives, led by employees from across the organization, include volunteer days at local schools, winter holiday drives, food pantry donations and in-kind support.

We take pride in solving problems and building world class products, but we also enjoy down time at Sprout’s monthly happy hour, annual canoe trip and many other events throughout the year. From employee-organized beer tastings to Lightning Lunches to Kids Day barbecues, there are always opportunities to come together, celebrate one another’s interests and connect.

Sprout Social’s namesake product is a social media engagement platform that enables management of multiple social profiles across a variety of social media networks from a single interface. Sprout is a web-based application and is available via browser, iOS and Android.   Bambu by Sprout Social is an advocacy platform for businesses. Bambu makes it easy for companies to curate content for their employees to read and share; thereby amplifying their marketing, sales and recruitment efforts.

Here at Sprout, we've assembled a team of talented people who take pride in our products, values and mission. Our team is growing by the day and we welcome all applicants.

You might be a good fit for Team Sprout if you...

  • Value transparency, curiosity and big ideas.
  • Like solving tough problems.
  • Choose "right" over "easy."
  • Want to make an impact in the social media industry.
  • Enjoy working hard but want to have fun while you're at it.

What's unique about Sprout's engineering team?

Today, businesses receive 400% more social messages than they did a year ago. As a result, brands are adopting social at scale and Sprout sets an industry-leading pace to anticipate and meet their needs. Our products enable customers to interact with and make sense of thousands of social media interactions per second.

Aaron Rankin, Sprout CTO and Co-founder, says it best, “Every day our engineers solve problems at a rare combination of breadth and depth. We don't have the luxury of only handling technical scale or building a great user experience. Instead, our developers simultaneously solve both for our 20,000 diverse customers, from the basis of the broad and rapidly-evolving social media industry."

We’re always looking for smart, driven engineers to join our team. Read about what we are working on and see what roles we’re hiring for here.

Sprout Social Awards & Accolades

Top CEOs 2019 by Glassdoor, Glassdoor Employees Choice Award, 2019 Top Workplace for Midsize Company, Chicago Tribune, 2017 Most Innovative Social Media Marketing Platform, Marketing and Tech Innovation Awards, 2016 Fastest Growing Company in the Greater Chicago Area, Crain's Chicago Business, 2016 No. 5 - 50 Highest-Rated Private Cloud Computing Companies To Work For, Battery Ventures + Glassdoor, 2016

Sprout Social

Stronger connections start with social—and with you We’re looking for highly-driven, humble humans to help transform the way companies and organizations use social media to connect with their customers.

Who we are Committed to excellence

At Sprout, you get to work with and learn from the best of the best—high performers driven by the possibilities that exist between what is expected of us, and what we are capable of.

What we value Diversity is more than a buzzword

We believe that building a culture rooted in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) has a direct impact on the success of our company—and the world.

Careers at Sprout Social Working at Sprout is an opportunity to explore the intersection of personal interest and professional experience. Team members know they can come here to work, learn and collaborate with the best in the business, all while feeling supported to pursue their own passions within and outside of our walls. Come join us!
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