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Director of Curriculum and Design, Public Service Leadership Institute

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Public Service Leadership Institute

The Partnership for Public Service seeks a Director of Curriculum and Design for the Public Service Leadership Institute. The Director will partner closely with the Institute’s facilitators, coaches, and program managers to design, develop curriculum for, and enhance open enrollment programs, agency retreats, workshops, seminars and other leadership offerings, which are foundational for the Institute’s work. They will also generate and help implement innovative, forward-thinking ideas related to content, program delivery, and scaling reach and impact.

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Manager, Government Affairs

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Government Affairs

The Partnership seeks a talented and self-motivated manager for the Government Affairs team. As a member of the Government Affairs team, you will play a key role in developing and advocating for policy priorities that help build a more efficient, effective, innovative and accountable federal government. This work includes outreach to offices and committees across Congress to share information and resources as they consider topics and legislation impacting government operations and federal workforce management; developing and leading briefings for Hill staff; engaging with stakeholders; and, working across teams within the Partnership on policy recommendations (legislative, regulatory or administrative).  

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Manager, Public Service Leadership Institute

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Public Service Leadership Institute

The Partnership for Public Service seeks a manager to amplify the work of the Public Service Leadership Institute by engaging with external stakeholders, building community among the Institute’s program alumni, supporting management of a premier public service leadership conference, and leading other events and projects that establish the Institute as the preeminent source of public service leadership programs, policies and perspectives. The manager will report to the Institute’s strategy lead and work closely with the Vice President of Public Service Leadership, the Institute’s program managers, the Institute’s leadership development subject matter experts and members of the broader Partnership for Public Service team.

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Manager, Communications

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Communications

The Partnership for Public Service seeks an experienced communications professional to manage the communications activities and strategies in support of several organizational key initiatives, including its Center for Presidential Transition and growing work around AI and government.  

The Communications Manager will report to the Communications Director and will work closely with the Vice President of Communications and members of the Center for Presidential Transition and communications teams to implement multi-channel communications plans, strategies and digital marketing tactics to further the Center’s priorities, research and events. This role will also serve as the executive producer of the Center’s podcast, “Transition Lab.” 

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Senior Manager, Digital Communications

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Communications

The Partnership for Public Service is seeking a Senior Communications Manager to play a key role in advancing our mission. As the only nonprofit dedicated to building a better government and a stronger democracy, this position will play a key role in advancing the Partnership’s efforts to strengthen democracy, including promoting the Partnership’s strategic priorities of leadership, restoring public trust in government and supporting a professional, nonpartisan civil service. This position is responsible for the development, management and implementation of a comprehensive marketing and social media plan that engages the Partnership’s key stakeholders and builds awareness for the Partnership and its programs and initiatives.  

The Senior Communications Manager will lead the organization’s efforts to identify and target new audiences by planning and executing marketing strategies that include targeted campaigns and content creation. This position will create compelling and tailored content for use across channels and will translate complex topics into relatable and persuasive narratives to help achieve the organization’s strategic goals. 

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Senior Media Relations Manager, Partnership for Public Service

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Communications

The Partnership for Public Service seeks a Senior Media Relations Manager to develop and execute a comprehensive media relations strategy to communicate the Partnership’s mission, programs, research, activities and priorities.  As the only nonprofit dedicated to building a better government and a stronger democracy, this position will play a key role in advancing the Partnership’s efforts to strengthen democracy, including ensuring a peaceful and effective presidential transition, restoring public trust in government and supporting a professional, nonpartisan civil service. Serving as the primary point of contact for all media inquiries, this person will maintain and develop relationships with the media; lead an editorial strategy; write supporting materials that include email pitches, talking points, press statements, media advisories and news releases; prepare key members of the organization for interviews; evaluate and report on the success of outreach; and other duties related to proactive media relations. 

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Vice President, Modernizing Government

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Research

The Partnership for Public Service seeks an experienced professional to serve as the Vice President (VP) for Modernizing Government, a key member of the Partnership’s senior leadership team. The Partnership’s VP for modernizing government oversees a portfolio that aims to strengthen federal organizational performance; cross-agency collaboration; and the systems, structures and processes that support mission delivery – specifically leveraging data, new technologies and customer-centric service delivery. 

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