Meaningful work, redefined.

Here at Nonprofit HR, we practice what we preach. We know that our company is only as strong as our staff, so we seek out and hire the best and brightest professionals in our industry.

Why work for Nonprofit HR?

We value creating an environment of innovation, empowerment, flexibility, authenticity, opportunity and community. As thought leaders in the HR space, our team of experts are called upon to be part of our clients’ solutions and have the opportunity to be creative with new HR challenges every day.

There’s never a dull moment as we work with multiple clients of varying missions and sizes, each one with their own unique identity and needs. And our talent and HR business partners have the opportunity to get involved in business development, special projects and new initiatives in addition to projects and day-to-day HR work.

Lisa Brown Alexander, SPHR

Lisa Brown Alexander,
President and CEO

We believe in giving our clients our best. We also believe that giving our best requires that we take care of ourselves and take time to balance or personal and professional lives. Because we operate from a results-oriented, trust-based environment, we empower our staff to manage their own schedules and enjoy unlimited paid time off. To us, doing our best work is all about maximizing the impact of the organizations we serve and supporting their communities and missions.
Does Nonprofit HR sound like the organization you’ve been searching for? Do you have a deep desire to use your talents to make a difference for nonprofits and the people they serve? Are you an A-player who is excited to do something no organization has done before? If you’d like to be part of the only HR firm in the country that works exclusively with the nonprofit sector, browse our open positions below.

Lisa Brown Alexander, President & CEO

Business Development Manager for Executive Search role!

Go Beyond the Hunt – Build Inroads for Social Good!

Do you have excellent communication skills? Would you love to sell executive search services to boards of directors and c-level executives in the social sector, plus build relationships that bring in additional revenue through established clients? If you have a knack for developing and leveraging key relationships and forging lasting connections then we want to hear from you! Nonprofit HR’s Executive Search practice is seeking a Business Development Partner (BD) to help social impact organizations welcome new leadership. This experienced, mission-minded, results-driven business development and sales champion will find new and unique ways to build inroads with social impact organizations to help them fill their most essential leadership roles. That’s where you come in!

As BDP, you will be responsible for full end-to-end client sales and account management for Executive Search in key geographic markets. If you work best when given goals to achieve, and the freedom to decide how you’ll get there, this is the role for you. There’s no shortage of opportunities to shine at Nonprofit HR, we serve some of the nation’s most impactful organizations.

Here are a few traits the new BDP will have:

  • Documented record of exceeding sales and business objectives/goals
  • Exceptional Sales, presentation, and communication skills, written and oral
  • Ability to establish, develop and build relationships at the highest levels, i.e. boards of directors, and c-level executives
  • Highly self-motivated, ambitious, goal and performance/success oriented, while dedicated to the success of the team
  • High energy and always looking to improve

Match your high-level qualifications to this position and make a difference for social impact!

Apply for the Business Development Manager (Executive Search) position now!

Business Development Director – West Coast

Thought partner with social impact organizations and create solutions that maximize their greatest asset – their people! 

Does the idea of charting your own path toward your success and that of hundreds of social impact organizations sound rewarding? There’s never been a more perfect time to put your lead conversion and relationship building skills to the test than for mission-driven organizations. This newly created position will focus on the West Coast region of the United States! Target all of your business development skills toward a growing region for nonprofits that are doing social good and need a thought partner to maximize their people management capacity. Be a part of a growing and savvy salesforce with a national reputation for meeting the unique talent management needs of nonprofits and social enterprise. This fast-paced position is for an experienced collaborator and solutions architect. Apply now and help craft innovative solutions to impact growth for the firm, its clients, and communities they serve.

Jump right in – See the full career opportunity description and how your skills can add value to the team!

  • Manage and build B2B leads that focus on HR Consulting, Talent Acquisition, Executive Search, and Knowledge and Training sales with social sector organizations
  • Consistently and actively generate new business with local and regional West Coast nonprofit and social impact organizations by selling solutions and services
  • Cultivate new and maintain existing business relationships with appropriate individuals within organizations with the intent of translating business relationships into qualified leads and profitable sales opportunities

High level qualifications and skills are required for this position:

  • A minimum of 5 years of proven professional services sales experience required, plus demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the nonprofit sector with specific insights into and relationships with West Coast organizations.
  • Proven ability to establish key relationships quickly that are focused on delivering services that are customer-driven, using a consultative sales approach with the ability to actively listen, ask relevant questions, and recommend solutions to decision makers.
  • Proven understanding of a sales pipeline and ability to proactively follow through with prospective clients and demonstrate exceptional persuasion and negotiation techniques, commitment, drive and appetite for winning new business.

Apply for the Business Development Director (West Coast) position now!

Marketing Coordinator – Client Services

Are you passionate about marketing and many different nonprofit missions and wish you could support them all? You may be a perfect fit for this new career opportunity! Join our marketing team, apply your skills, grow in your career, and mostly, have fun! As a marketing coordinator for Nonprofit HR, you will support the implementation of a national marketing and communications tactical plan for the firm’s practice areas. This high-energy and rewarding position is for an outgoing marketing, communication, journalism enthusiast and reports to the Senior Director of Client Marketing and Strategic Communication. Apply now and help deliver innovative products and services to grow sales, market share, and profitability.

Jump right in – See the full career opportunity description and how you can add value to the team!

  • Provides tactical support and management of marketing and communications functions for the firm
  • Supports the creation and messages drafting of email calendar and social media content calendar, and supports to tracking and assembling of metrics reporting
  • Collaborates on the creation and fulfillment of editorial calendar which supports all practice areas

High level qualifications and skills are required for this position:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related discipline
  • At least three years’ experience working for a national consulting firm or nonprofit
  • Experience with graphics designs tools, including Adobe Suite and online design tools
  • Experience with email marketing client – Pardot a plus
  • Experience with Salesforce and supporting data projects

See the full list of desirable skills for this position.

Nonprofit HR also offers an exceptional benefits plan that includes unlimited leave, medical and dental, a generous holiday schedule, a 401k match program and the opportunity to chart your own professional development course! We are metro rail accessible. Our DC office is located directly at McPherson Square.

Apply for the Marketing Coordinator position now!

Senior Compensation Analyst – Total Rewards

Work directly with clients and among your peers in human resources! Nonprofit HR is hiring for a Senior Compensation Analyst, and we want you to join the team. If designing, analyzing and implementing components of the full compensation life cycle sounds rewarding to you, then apply for this position by January 15 to be considered.

This fun Analyst role is primarily client-facing and aligned to Nonprofit HR consulting teams to support their clients’ unique needs. Put your subject matter expertise and project management skills to the test when working alongside the Total Rewards team to develop tools, templates and trainings for your consulting colleagues’ clients!

Here are a few ways you will be able to immediately apply your experience, plus sharpen your skills. You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Collect and analyze compensation information to determine market competitiveness and internal equity in support of project-based and outsourced client engagements.
  • Partner and collaborate with consultants to develop and deliver compelling compensation recommendations and program reports.
  • Build a consultative and collaborative relationship with HR consultants, client leaders and staff on compensation programs evolution and compensation initiatives.

High level qualifications and skills are required for this position:

  • College degree in Business or related field plus a minimum of 10 years of experience in compensation, finance or consulting with in-depth knowledge of core compensation terminology and best practices.
  • CCP certification highly desired.
  • Experience with maintaining and administering domestic compensation and incentive plans (international experience a plus not a requirement).
  • Extremely strong analytical and quantitative skills and a track record for executing and auditing work.

See the full list of desirable skills for this position.

Join a fun team of creative, solutions-oriented professionals in Human Resources, all focused on the social impact sector, including nonprofits and social enterprises! Nonprofit HR also offers an exceptional benefits plan that includes unlimited leave, medical and dental, a generous holiday schedule, a 401k match program and the opportunity to chart your own professional development course! We are metro rail accessible. Our DC office is located directly at McPherson Square.

Apply for the Senior Compensation Analysts role now!

We are looking for high-performing HR Business Partners (HRBPs) for our fast-growing Outsourcing practice. Our Outsourcing practice partners with small and mid-size nonprofits that have great missions but don’t have all the resources they need to advance their work. As an HRBP, you’ll manage a portfolio of multiple clients and support both their strategic and operational needs around benefits, compliance, culture, employee relations, leadership support, onboarding & orientation, performance management, talent acquisition and training & development. You’ll also have a community of colleagues to collaborate with, but will work mostly independently to ensure high-quality client service and culture.

If you have five (5) or more years of experience as a generalist and deep technical experience in all functional areas of HR, we should talk. Having an HR certification is a bonus. You should be analytical and able to look broadly at business practices to identify critical HR/talent implications. If you have a strong client service orientation, commitment to excellence, are highly self-motivated and comfortable interacting with a wide variety of audiences including management, staff, boards of directors and other potential client stakeholders, this could be a great opportunity for you. You must be able to work effectively alone and with a team. Your technology skills should speak for themselves and having an entrepreneurial orientation doesn’t hurt either. Having the ability to work confidently and independently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment will get you noticed.

If you’re looking for a creative, solutions-driven work environment where you can make a living and a difference, we’d love to hear from you!
Nonprofit HR also offers an exceptional benefits plan that includes: unlimited leave, medical and dental, a generous holiday schedule, a 401k match program and the opportunity to chart your own professional course!

Tell us about you and why you’d like to be a part of our team. Send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@nonprofithr.com with the subject line, “HR Business Partner.”

Have you realized that HR is the career path for you and you’re ready to build and develop your skills in all functional HR areas? Are you up to the challenge of partnering with mission-driven organizations to bring their HR functions into the 21st century? Does a fast-paced, dynamic environment where no two days look the same excite you? If so, Nonprofit HR is looking for you!

We are looking for high-performing HR Assistants for our fastest growing practice area, Virtual HR Outsourcing (vHRO). Different from traditional consulting, vHRO uses a virtual model that allows us to partner with small nonprofits that have great missions but don’t have all the resources they need to advance their work. Working on the vHRO team provides our HR Assistants the opportunity to work with and learn from a team of skilled HR Business Partners to support creative and best practice solutions to meet our clients HR needs.

As an HR Assistant, you’ll support our clients’ operational and tactical needs around: benefits, compliance, culture, employee relations, onboarding & orientation, performance management, talent acquisition and training & development under the direction of an HR Business Partner.

If you have at least one (1) year of experience in an entry level HR position and a passion to learn more and advance your career in all functional areas of HR, we should talk. You should have a basic understanding of human resources principles and practices. The ability to meet multiple deadlines and handle multiple assignments simultaneously by utilizing your organizational and time management skills should be second nature. If you have a strong client service orientation, commitment to excellence, are highly self-motivated and comfortable interacting with a wide variety of audiences including management, staff and other potential client stakeholders, this could be a great opportunity for you. You must be able to work effectively with a team. Your comfort level with the Microsoft Office suite should be strong and experience utilizing an HRIS is helpful. Having the ability to work confidently and proactively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment will get you noticed.

If you’re looking for a creative, solutions-driven work environment where you can make a living and a difference, we’d love to hear from you!
Nonprofit HR also offers an exceptional benefits plan that includes; unlimited leave, medical and dental, a generous holiday schedule, a 401k match program and the opportunity to chart your own professional course!

Tell us about you and why you’d like to be a part of our team. Send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@nonprofithr.com with the subject line, “HR Assistant, vHRO.”

We are looking for high-performing HR Business Partners (HRBPs) for our fast-growing Outsourcing practice. Our Outsourcing practice partners with small and mid-size nonprofits that have great missions but don’t have all the resources they need to advance their work. As an HRBP, you’ll manage a portfolio of multiple clients and support both their strategic and operational needs around benefits, compliance, culture, employee relations, leadership support, onboarding & orientation, performance management, talent acquisition and training & development. You’ll also have a community of colleagues to collaborate with, but will work mostly independently to ensure high-quality client service and culture.

If you have five (5) or more years of experience as a generalist and deep technical experience in all functional areas of HR, we should talk. Having an HR certification is a bonus. You should be analytical and able to look broadly at business practices to identify critical HR/talent implications. If you have a strong client service orientation, commitment to excellence, are highly self-motivated and comfortable interacting with a wide variety of audiences including management, staff, boards of directors and other potential client stakeholders, this could be a great opportunity for you. You must be able to work effectively alone and with a team. Your technology skills should speak for themselves and having an entrepreneurial orientation doesn’t hurt either. Having the ability to work confidently and independently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment will get you noticed.

If you’re looking for a creative, solutions-driven work environment where you can make a living and a difference, we’d love to hear from you!

Nonprofit HR also offers an exceptional benefits plan that includes: unlimited leave, medical and dental, a generous holiday schedule, a 401k match program and the opportunity to chart your own professional course!

Tell us about you and why you’d like to be a part of our team. Send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@nonprofithr.com with the subject line, “HR Business Partner.”

Do you absolutely love HR and working with organizations to achieve their mission through their people? Join Nonprofit HR, and work on-site with our clients on a wide array of administrative and operational HR projects and tasks across the HR lifecycle including talent acquisition, onboarding, benefits, performance management, employee relations, talent management, compliance, staff training, etc.

The Associate HRBP works under the general direction of a Senior HRBP and a client liaison to ensure high quality client service and support. This is a dynamic opportunity for an individual who is interested in growing his/her career in the field of HR.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • College degree and a minimum of 2 years of Human Resources generalist experience
  • HR certification preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of human resources management
  • Outstanding client service orientation
  • Experience in a nonprofit or association helpful
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills including ability to communicate orally, and write effectively and concisely to a wide variety of audiences including management and staff
  • Demonstrated proficiency with all MS office applications and understanding of HRMS technology
  • Ability to demonstrate entrepreneurial orientation and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

We welcome the resumes of individuals who are looking for a creative, solutions-driven work environment.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this full-time opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter with the subject line, “Associate HRBP” to us at careers@nonprofithr.com.

Don’t see a position that is a fit but still want to work with us? We’re always looking for talented professionals to add to our team, even when we don’t have positions listed. Please email your resumé and cover letter to careers@nonprofithr.com.

What we look for in employees:

  • Autonomy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Authenticity
  • Collaboration
  • Fearlessness
  • Excellence
  • Respectfulness

Taking my career in a challenging and unpredictable direction drew me to Nonprofit HR! 

Lisa Wright Ponce, MSHR, SHRM-SCP, SPHR and sHRBPLisa Wright Ponce, Director, Project Consulting

I was attracted to Nonprofit HR because of its forward thinking processes and the leadership staff

Sophia LaFontantSophia LaFontant, Recruitment Business Partner

Shortly after I joined the firm, I was honored for the talents I brought to the team, and for being who I am as an individual…

SamanthaSamantha Justice, Senior HR Business Partner

“Whenever I am asked about my job, people can tell how much I enjoy it. It is fabulous to be able to work in a role where I know that my contributions are helping nonprofits achieve their remarkable missions. Working with a wide variety of clients provides me with the opportunity to deal with all kinds of HR and talent issues.
Working at Nonprofit HR not only provides me with this client experience. It also provides me with the opportunity to work with a great team of HR professionals who all have strong experience, believe in providing top quality service and advice, are dedicated to the work of nonprofits, and work collegially. The management team is amazingly inspiring in that they live the company values they preach and are constantly challenging us to new heights. They foster an environment of support, trust and transparency. There is always the opportunity to grow and be challenged in our firm, and to find new ways to impact the nonprofit sector.”

Alicia Schoshinski, Senior HR Business Partner & Knowledge Practice Co-Leader

An equal opportunity employer, Nonprofit HR offers a dynamic, collegial and entrepreneurial work environment and is centrally located at the McPherson Square Metro stop in downtown Washington, D.C.