A Great Place to Work
Since 2003, Washingtonian Magazine has recognized APTA several times as one of the "Great Places to Work" in the Washington area, and APTA is a 2013 CARE Award winner. APTA benefits include a generous retirement plan contribution, flexible work schedules, onsite yoga and gym reimbursement, Metro travel subsidy, and more!
Benefits for APTA Employees (.pdf)
APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.
Open Positions at APTA
- Database Analyst
This position provides analysis, support, and report development for the association management system and related databases.
- Director, Meeting Services
This position is responsible for the management of staff and all activities of the Meeting Services department including overall responsibility for local, regional, and national meetings.
- Marketing Associate
This position works with marketing and creative services staff to develop and execute marketing campaigns for events, products, and services of the association. Under the direction of the Director, Marketing and Creative Services, the Marketing Associate will coordinate the creation and distribution of promotional materials, print and digital advertising, and other collateral for various APTA events, products and services. This creative and detail-oriented professional will manage APTA's e-communication platform, coordinate the weekly project traffic meetings, and provide organizational support to department staff as needed including event planning and logistics.
- Senior Clinical Practice Coordinator
This position provides administrative support to the clinical practice department, executive vice president of professional affairs and vice president, clinical practice, coordinating and providing support and project management for department projects, activities, and initiatives.
- Senior Director, Accreditation
This position is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Department of Accreditation, including supervision of the staff. The position assures the effective implementation of the accreditation process, including acting as the primary liaison to CAPTE. Responsibilities include maintaining conditions within the department that support best practice in accreditation and continued external recognition and providing consultation and education for CAPTE's stakeholders.
- Senior Grassroots & Political Affairs Specialist
This position leads, manages and provides strategic direction to the grassroots and assists with political affairs on issues relating to grassroots and political affairs and efforts to implement the association's public policy priorities. Responsible for leading member education and engagement on grassroots and policy issues. Primary staff liaison to key contacts, federal affairs liaisons, and PTeam. Support lobbying, member relations, strategic alliances, and policy development initiatives to advance physical therapy. Assists with budgeting and daily operations related to grassroots.
Foundation For Physical Therapy
- Director of Development
This position is with the Foundation for Physical Therapy, a nonprofit organization that supports physical therapist researchers. This position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to grow the Foundation's donor base and provides critical leadership, vision and skill to build and optimize overall fundraising. The director will work closely with the executive director and supervises a team of 3 development staff and manages day-to-day operations to cultivate, solicit, and steward annual, major and planned gifts from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations. The director will manage a personal portfolio of individual donors and prospects.