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Careers


The Partnership for Public Service is a dynamic nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works to revitalize the federal government by inspiring a new generation of Americans into federal service and by transforming the way government works.

Through a combination of cutting-edge research, innovative legislative initiatives, leadership training and campus-based outreach programs, the Partnership advocates reforms to build a more effective government for the American people. We believe that good organizations start with good people, and we strive for excellence in pursuit of our mission through the values that guide our work:

  • Passion for public service and our work toward a more effective government
  • People who promote a culture of learning, leadership, collaboration, inclusion and respect
  • Persistence to drive change, take strategic risks and deliver results
  • Promise to be trustworthy, nonpartisan and fiscally responsible

The Partnership strives to be an inclusive organization that fosters learning, collaboration and respect. We actively recruit for diversity in our workplace, believing that a range of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences contributes to our mission of revitalizing government.


Job Openings


Communications

Associate Designer

The Associate Designer will work on the communications team helping to conceive and implement designs for an array of print and digital projects including reports, brochures, webpages, campaign graphics, data visualizations and infographics, signage, presentations and video graphics. This person will also perform day-to-day maintenance and content updates to the Parternship’s websites, and will contribute to user experience and visual updates to the sites. Other digital projects include creating compelling designs for the Partnership’s email marketing and social media campaigns.

Marketing Communications Manager

The Marketing Communications Manager will be responsible for developing strategic marketing campaigns and compelling communications to support the Partnership’s programs. This person should be a strong writer who can create persuasive, high-impact, effective copy for the web, email, social media and offline collateral. This position also requires someone who is detail-oriented, tech-savvy, experienced with communicating across multiple channels and has a strong knowledge of campaign analytics and testing.

Intergovernmental Personnel Act Opportunity
Communications Team Senior Advisor

Primary duties are to contribute to the implementation of the Partnership’s communications and marketing strategy, which supports the organization’s key programs and initiatives and drives mission impact across the organization. The Communications Team Senior Advisor assignment will be for a minimum of six months, with a possibility to extend. This position will require you to be onsite at the Partnership’s offices in Washington, D.C., and the core work hours for the organization are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Government Transformation and Agency Partnerships

Associate Manager

The Associate Manager will create and lead professional development, open enrollment and custom training programs for human capital professionals and other federal leaders who play a key role in improving employee engagement at their agency. The Associate Manager will help to lead the strategy and implementation of fee-for-service and other revenue generating activities. This posting serves to fill multiple positions.


Operations

A/V Technician

The A/V Technician supports a variety of events and programs held at the Partnership utilizing sound and video systems. This person must possess working knowledge to set-up, operate and maintain equipment that may include microphones, speakers, projectors, displays and other sources. The A/V Technician must provide superior customer service in a professional, fast-paced office setting at events with high-level stakeholders and be able to communicate comfortably in a business environment. This job also requires PC and Mac skills and familiarity with varying software and programs.

Director, Agency Outreach and Business Development

The Director of Agency Outreach and Business Development will play a critical role in leading and integrating all of the Partnership’s business development activities, ranging from open enrollment training programs to larger-scale agency engagements comprising such offerings as recruiting and hiring, employee engagement and leadership development. You will also work with a team of Partnership Relationship Managers to establish and maintain key relationships with federal agencies and their executives.


Benefits

Health Insurance
The Partnership provides medical, dental, and vision coverage to its employees. The Partnership pays 90% of the employee’s health care premium and also subsidizes a portion of the premium for child, spousal, or family coverage. Health care coverage begins from the date of hire.

Retirement Plan
The Partnership offers a 401(k) retirement plan with a 4% employer match.

Flexible Spending Account
Partnership employees have the option to participate in a flexible spending account (FSA) and set aside pre-tax funds for medical, transportation and dependent care expenses.

Annual Leave
Each full time employee is eligible to accrue 15 days of annual leave per year. After two years with the Partnership, employees accrue up to 17 days of annual leave per year.

Sick Leave
Each full time employee is eligible to accrue 10 sick leave days per year.

Administrative Leave
Administrative paid leave is provided, in addition to annual leave and sick leave, for such things as medical appointments, family emergencies or meeting repair or delivery persons at home.

Paid Holidays
The Partnership recognizes 11 paid holidays, including the day after Thanksgiving.

Life and Disability Insurance
The Partnership covers its employees with a life insurance policy that will pay an amount equal to an employee’s annual salary, up to $110,000, to designated beneficiaries. The Partnership also provides long and short-term disability insurance for employees.

Gym Subsidy 
The Partnership will subsidize 50% of the cost of the building’s gym membership.

One of the Best Nonprofits to Join

The Partnership is proud that its employees have rated it one of the top nonprofits in Washington, DC.

In 2015, The Washington Post named the Partnership as one of the “Top Workplaces for 2015,” based entirely on employee feedback gathered through the WorkplaceDynamics employee survey.

In 2016, the Partnership was featured as one of the best nonprofits to work for by the The NonProfit Times, the leading business publication for nonprofit management.

Information for Federal Jobseekers

The Partnership does not post federal job announcements, recruit for federal jobs, or accept or review federal applications.

If you are interested in learning more about working for the federal government or how to find and apply for federal jobs and interships, please visit our Go Government website.

If you are looking for a list of current job openings in the federal government, please visit the U.S. Office of Personnel’s USAJOBS website.

Contact Information

If you have specific questions not covered here, please contact:

Heather Cruz
HR Generalist
(202) 775-9111
hr@ourpublicservice.org

The Partnership for Public Service is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any application for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability; or on any other basis prohibited by law.


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