Phone2Action relocating software operation, adding 142 jobs in Arlington County
ARLINGTON, Va. — Phone2Action, a civic engagement software platform, will invest $150,000 to relocate from Washington, D.C., to Arlington County and expand its software operation. Launched in 2014, the company supplies social advocacy and civic engagement tools that connect constituents with their elected officials. The project will create 142 new jobs. Check for Phone2Action jobs here.
Speaking at the announcement, Governor Terry McAuliffe said, “I am delighted to welcome another thriving, entrepreneurial tech company to Northern Virginia. The Commonwealth offers many advantages to technology firms. From our skilled, high-tech workforce to our IT infrastructure and quality-of-life assets, Virginia continues to be recognized nationally in the technology industry. We are proud that a high-caliber company like Phone2Action has selected Arlington County for its new home, and are confident they will benefit from this region’s assets.”
Phone2Action is designed for organizations to attract and engage supporters. The company’s campaign management and mobile-optimized tools simplify the process of engaging new supporters to help them take quick, concrete action, such as phone calls or emails, to elected officials at the local, state and federal level, or enroll in public programs and services.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership worked with Arlington County to secure the project for Virginia. The company is eligible to receive $127,800 in funding and services to support its employee training activities, which is provided through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.
READ MORE of this story in Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Press Release. Photo courtesy of Phone2Action.