It’s a great time to join the Spark team! We are currently looking to fill two positions:
- Researcher, director-level. Applicants should have 12+ years of experience designing and implementing research, evaluation, or data-drive strategy development. This position will provide oversight and leadership to evaluation, strategy, and research projects at Spark, as well as support new work development and staff supervision. See the full job description here. Applications are due no later than February 27, 2017.
- Project manager, mid-level. Applicants should have at least two years of complex project management experience, as well as experience in policy analysis, facilitation, and/or research tasks (e.g., stakeholder interviews). The position will lead or coordinate multiple projects, including project tracking, work plan and budget development, and team communication. See the full job description here. Applications are due no later than Monday, February 27, 2017.
Spark offers a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience and a full benefit package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance; retirement plan; paid time off, holidays and maternity/paternity leave; wellness programs; and a flexible work schedule. Spark team members can occasionally work from home and some travel is required, but the majority of time is expected to be in the Denver office.
In addition to the above positions, Spark is opening up our Applied Public Policy Fellowship for 2017. Applications are due June 30, 2017, with the expectation work will begin August 2017. To read more about how to apply, click here.
We are always looking for new team members. We accept resumes on an ongoing basis here and review them monthly. Our hiring philosophy is to seek out talent across many different skill sets and backgrounds because we recognize that solving complex problems benefits from a diversity of ways of thinking and working. We are looking for applicants who are independent, responsive, and respectful of others. We are also looking for those who are passionate about their work, accountable, and willing and able to take informed risks and seek innovative solutions. If this is you, we encourage you to submit your resume through our online application. You can also email email@example.com for more information. We hope to hear from you soon!