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Public Outreach Program Analyst

Arlington, VA

Who we are and why you should join us:

As a consultant at Partner Forces, you will serve as a trusted advisor to our clients’ day in and day out. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with your colleagues, our partners, and our clients to ideate, initiate and complete tasks, projects, and initiatives. You will work on mission-oriented projects, where you will bring forward actionable insights, solve complex problems, and thrive on delivering meaningful solutions.

Partner Forces is grounded in our core values of integrity, diversity, positivity, candor, determination, and teamwork. Our culture is a reflection of this, ensuring that we:

  • Apply solution-oriented thinking to challenges and opportunities.
  • Thrive by remaining agile and embracing change.
  • Work to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued as teammates and contributors.
  • Bring out the best in others by applying sound judgment and exuding principled genuineness.
  • Embrace a continuous learning and growth mindset.
  • Encourage an open dialogue even when it is hard.
  • Continuously promoting teamwork and collaboration to achieve the best outcomes for our clients and teams.

As an employee at Partner Forces, you’ll join a diverse team of consultants who share a passion for prioritizing collaboration, crafting solutions to mitigate risk, protecting critical infrastructure and helping our national security and industry partner tackle their most pressing challenges. At Partner Forces, we take our employees’ well-being and growth as seriously as we do our mission. You will be challenged every day, but we know that business and individual growth go hand-in-hand, so we offer a wide array of benefits that support the well-being and personal and professional development of our employees.

What we are looking for:

Partner Forces is seeking a Public Outreach Program Analyst to provide programmatic and communication support to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) client. This position will assist in product development, content creation and enhancement, and engagement support to senior federal leadership and community stakeholders. The ideal candidate is comfortable wearing many hats, enthusiastic about the mission of DHS, comfortable in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and eager to take on new challenges.  

What you will do as a Public Outreach Program Analyst:

  • Provide analysis, planning, communications, research, and technical writing support to promote awareness around school safety and security.
  • Draft proposed communications for delivery to audiences via email, blog, social media, and printed content.
  • Assist in formulating and executing public outreach, marketing, and messaging plans to assist with public awareness campaigns and product roll outs.
  • Coordinate, manage, and provide logistical, and administrative support for meetings, summits, and other outreach events.
  • Provide media and graphics support, to include the development of new products as well as update of previously produced resources.
  • Independently research and resolve or offer solutions to unusual problems in performing a variety of duties. 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel. 
  • Keep informed of the mission, organizational structure, key personnel, current activities, status of current projects, and any issues affecting the organization. 
  • Contribute to positive team culture and collaborative working environment. 


  • US Citizenship required. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DHS HQ suitability required; current preferred.
  • BA/BS degree required.
  • At least three years of relevant professional experience.
  • Exceptional communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Have the ability to navigate complex stakeholder environments and comfort with ambiguity.
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative and fast-paced team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in photo and image-editing software, including Adobe InDesign and Canva.
  • Drupal web content design experience preferred.
  • 508 Compliance editing experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Next Steps:

If your application looks like a match, someone from our People Operations team will reach out to schedule a phone screening. During this conversation, we will determine if the current or future position aligns with your experience and skills. If things go well, from there you'll meet with members from the project team, including the hiring manager and teammates, and possibly be asked to submit a writing assessment, or something else to showcase your practical knowledge. If we find you are a match, you’ll get a call offering you the role. While we wish we could hire every great candidate who comes our way, the reality is that we can't. If you are not selected, we will be sure to connect with you and let you know so you can move on with your search. We will also keep your resume for future needs.

We look forward to reviewing your application!


The Company

Partner Forces, LLC., is a WOSB focused on helping homeland security partners with their most pressing and complex challenges and opportunities. The company provides management consulting services for the homeland security and national security enterprise. We offer clients holistic and integrated solutions to their current and emerging homeland security requirements related to program development and analysis, stakeholder engagement and outreach, strategic planning, technology implementation, security and preparedness assessment, and business process design and improvement.

Partner Forces values a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. It is the policy of Partner Forces to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state agencies. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at recruiting@partnerforces.com.