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All of our current open positions are posted below. We will never ask you to reply with personal or financial information in response to a job application.

All Partnership employees, regardless of position or physical location, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as a condition of employment. More information in job posting.

Full-Time

Associate Design and Video Content Manager, Communications

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Communications

The Partnership for Public Service is seeking a creative and savvy Associate Digital Design Manager to support our Communications team and more broadly, the Partnership’s mission and programs. This position will work closely with the communications team to produce marketing and research products that engage the Partnership’s key stakeholders and build brand awareness. The Associate Digital Design Manger will also manage key areas of the team, including the visual identity and design of our social media, video content, digital marketing materials, and event assets. 

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Press Secretary, Communications

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Communications

As it continues to grow and broaden its impact, the Partnership for Public Service seeks a Press Secretary to develop and execute creative media strategies that will successfully communicate the organization’s mission, programs, research and priorities. The Press Secretary will cultivate relationships with the media, generate and pitch ideas for national stories, and come up with creative tactics to help the Partnership’s work breakthrough in a crowded media landscape. This position will be responsible for drafting communication materials that will include email pitches, talking points, press statements, media advisories and new releases. As the primary point of contact for the media, the Press Secretary will work with and prepare Partnership spokespeople for interviews, staff media appearances, and track and evaluate media outreach activities.

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Director, Individual and Major Gifts

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Development

The Director, Individual and Major Gifts will develop and execute a long-term fundraising strategy to significantly grow individual support for the Partnership and its programs. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the director will be responsible for all stages of prospect and donor relationships, including cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. They will use creative techniques to identify new sources of support, establish new methods for engaging donors, and orchestrate staff and board members to support major gift fundraising efforts. 

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Administrative Assistant

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Operations

The administrative assistant plays a critical role at the Partnership in providing administrative support across staff, programs, initiatives and visitors to the organization. This position on the Operations team will handle scheduling requests for hiring interviews and specific team leads, answer general inquiries, assist teams with administrative needs and will ensure that all responsibilities are completed with accuracy, timeliness and with the highest degree of professionalism. 

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Associate, Programs

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

As an associate with the Programs team, you will play a critical role supporting the Partnership’s work to develop strong leaders, engage federal employees, strengthen government management systems and improve government-wide workforce-related challenges such as recruiting and hiring talent. The associate will work with individual managers and the Programs team on a range of activities, which may include:

  • Direct program support and delivery.
  • Program operations.
  • Customer service.
  • Program enrollment.
  • Event logistics.
  • Program evaluation.
  • Guest speaker invitations and stakeholder meeting coordination.
  • Direct communication with external stakeholders.
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Associate, Research and Analysis

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

The Partnership for Public Service is seeking a research and analysis associate to support the Center for Presidential Transition. The Center for Presidential Transition is intended to ensure a smooth and safe transfer of power between presidential administrations, maximize a new or second-term administration’s capacity to manage government challenges and prepare senior appointees to lead effectively. This position will play a key role in collecting, managing and analyzing political appointment datasets, including the political appointments tracker the Partnership produces with The Washington Post, developing research insights and policy recommendations on leadership appointment trends, conducting interviews and synthesizing historical information on the conduct of presidential transitions.  

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Associate Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate Manager will join the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) team and contribute to all aspects of an evaluation project or monitoring program from start to finish, including planning and design, collaboration with key stakeholders, data collection and analysis, data synthesis and report writing and presentation. This position will work closely with our workforce and leadership development teams on ongoing and one-off surveys for programs, events, and other similar work, as well as leading and analyzing focus groups.

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Manager, Business Development

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

Fostering change in the federal government starts with improving the effectiveness of agency leaders. Leadership is the primary driver of employee satisfaction and commitment and is an integral part of the Partnership’s theory of change. By focusing on human capital strategies such as leadership development; employee engagement; and increasing understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility; the Partnership helps federal employees improve and transform government from within.

As a manager on the business development team, you will play a critical role in identifying and developing opportunities, building relationships with federal clients and growing the Partnership’s reach, impact and revenue.  

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Manager/Facilitator, Leadership Development

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

The Leadership Development team aims to strengthen government leaders through action-oriented coaching and facilitation. Programs range from cohort-based open enrollment programs to long-term agency engagements to customized coaching and retreats.    

As a manager and facilitator on the Partnership’s Leadership Development team, you will develop, facilitate and manage programs and projects that prepare federal leaders at all levels—from emerging leaders to executives—to build their leadership and management capacity, encourage innovation and improve the overall effectiveness of their agencies.

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Manager, Federal Technology and Innovation

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

The Partnership for Public Service is seeking an experienced professional to manage a portfolio related to issues in federal technology, service delivery, innovation, and modernization. This position will play a key role in leading and contributing to the Partnership’s strategy, research, programs, and advocacy work to advance our vision for a modern, equitable, and effective government. Alongside their colleagues in the Federal Technology & Innovation team, this role will work to equip government leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to lead a modern agency; improve government’s talent via hiring pathways and training opportunities; and organize process changes to enable modern ways of working.   

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Manager, Programs

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

As a program manager you will strengthen our nation’s democracy by helping federal agencies address consistent challenges around talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement and diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) that impede them from fully providing their services to the American public. A key project will be supporting the IPA Talent Exchange Program which helps identify and place expert talent in termed roles within federal agencies. To accomplish your work, you will have a range of responsibilities including scope and budget management, content and material development, internal and external stakeholder management, and managing programs and events.  

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Senior Facilitator, Federal Workforce Programs

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Programs

As a senior manager, you will strengthen our nation’s democracy by helping federal agencies address consistent challenges around employee engagement and diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) that impede their employees from fully contributing their services to the American public. To accomplish your work, you will have a range of responsibilities including training program and event facilitation, training content and material development, project management (specifically scope and budget management), internal cross-team collaboration, and external relationship management.

We are seeking an experienced facilitator to develop and deliver seminars, workshops, focus groups, and retreats for federal employees at all career levels. This position is ideal for someone with a strong facilitation background; experience facilitating multiple cohorts simultaneously; and, most importantly, subject matter knowledge around employee engagement and/or DEIA topics.

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Contract

Executive Coach and Facilitator

Location: Washington, D.C.

Department: Leadership Development

Our executive coaches and facilitators have extensive experience designing and facilitating programs for diverse audiences and deliver inclusive programming across a variety of settings and modalities. Our programs incorporate real-life, timely examples to support on-the-job lesson application. We support leaders as they experiment with different tools and seek new ways of leading others; we foster an environment that builds lasting relationships; and we adapt to participant feedback to ensure content and coaching is in service to the individual. As a coach and facilitator, you will bring your authentic self to the classroom/coaching engagement and create a space for others to do the same. Please note this is a fixed price contract position.

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