Support for Marketers in Transition

Start knocking down obstacles in your way

Being unemployed is one of the toughest jobs you will ever have, and sometimes it feels like you are all alone, but you’re not unless you choose to be. There is no cost to join Job Forward, and everyone is welcome.

All for One and One for All

Job Forward is a networking support group for sales, marketing, communications, and design professionals who are in transition. By being part of this diverse group of people with various skill sets and different levels of experience, everyone shares job opportunities and collaborates on overcoming obstacles in each others’ ways. Opportunities that weren’t there become accessible in Job Forward. For example, one member may find a good job that’s not right for them but is perfect for the person sitting beside them. Or a member may get hired by a firm with extra opportunities for other group members.

This is a grassroots initiative where YOU ultimately define the direction of the group and determine the things that will help transition you from unemployed to employed.

Have any Questions

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, please contact Robert Melvin, AMA Houston Job Referral Director, at for more information and take part in this helpful program.

2023 Grant Winner

David Huang, Harvest for the Hungry

Past winners include:

8 Million Stories, Achilles International - Houston, ACU, Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Arms Wide, Autism Speaks, Bayou Land Conservancy, Bering Support Network, Bo's Place, Bridge Year, Child Builders, Christ Clinic, Cocker Spaniel of East Texas, Compudopt, Cy Hope, Dionysus Theatre, Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services, Executive Search Corps of Houston, Freedom Church Alliance, Friends for Life, Friends of Texas Wildlife, Galveston CofC Hurricane Ike Fund, Girls On The Run Greater Houston (GOTRGH), Gods Garage, Gods Garden, Halo House, Harvest for the Hungry, Houston Communications Alliance, Junior Achievement, Justice for Children, K9s4COPS, Kids Meals - Houston, Living Forward Alliance, Math for At-Risk Houston Teens, MD Anderson Cancer Center, NextOp, Inc, O'Connell College Preparatory School, Open Gate, Operations Pets Alive, Plant it Forward Farms, Playworks, Precint2gether, Pup Squad Animal Rescue, Rebuilding Houston Together, Redeemed Ministries, San Jose Clinic, SEARCH Homeless Services, Second Servings of Houston, Summer House, The Arc of Greater Houston, The Friendship Center, The Rose, The Women's Resource of Greater Houston, U.S. Vets Texas, Weimaraner Rescue, and Young Harmonies of Houston.

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