National Psoriasis Foundation

 

Career Opportunities

The National Psoriasis Foundation strives to attract, hire, train and promote quality individuals who have a proven ability to perform in a professional organization. The Psoriasis Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit.

It is the policy of the National Psoriasis Foundation to conduct its relations with employees and applicants without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected classifications, except as permitted by law.

Internships


Community Development Manager, Seattle, Wash.

A national, nonprofit, voluntary health organization is seeking a seasoned volunteer development & fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks and other fund raising and program initiatives in Seattle, Denver, and Salt Lake City areas. Responsibilities include cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; volunteer management including recruitment and training; and directing special events.

Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent, five years of experience in non-profit development, management of volunteers, and event marketing. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, and able to work in a team environment. Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Work from your home office. Candidate should reside in Seattle, WA, metropolitan area. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Cycling & Endurance Events Coordinator - New York, N.Y.

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., seeks a Cycling & Endurance Events Coordinator. We are looking for an energetic, dynamic individual to assist in the planning, coordinating and managing of our cycling & endurance events in the northeastern U.S. Responsibilities include ensuring delivery of customer service support to staff, event leaders, volunteers, and participants; assisting with volunteer recruitment and training; facilitation of volunteer event committees; supporting volunteers and participants with fundraising; obtaining local event sponsorships; helping with recruitment of event participants and ensuring all required logistics and resources are in place for each event.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree with two + years of successful experience in special events planning and / or, fundraising, and volunteer management. Must have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, work well with volunteers, and be able to work in a team environment. Good attention to detail and organizational skills are required. Knowledge of cycling and endurance events is preferred. Work from your home office. Candidate should reside in New York City area. Position requires travel. Please forward your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Director of Major Gifts

National Psoriasis Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., the Psoriasis Foundation is seeking an experienced Director of Major Gifts. The Director of Major Gifts, based in New York City, or the greater District of Columbia area, will be responsible for the national development and management of our major gifts program. This position will identify, engage, solicit, cultivate and steward current and prospective donors in expanding their financial support to meet the Foundation's annual goals and objectives.

Requirements: Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, non-profit management, business administration or a related field, minimum of five+ years of individual major gift fundraising, proven experience securing significant gifts, experience working with physicians, scientists and high capacity individuals, skill in supporting big ticket fundraising events, excellent written, oral, interpersonal communication skills, strong organizational skills, and experience working closely with volunteers. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Special Assistant to the President

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization located in Portland, Ore, is seeking a full time, professional, self-motivated and organized individual to serve as our Special Assistant to the President. This position will be responsible for establishing and managing effective communication systems to keep staff informed of the organization's activities and events. Responsibilities will also include handling a broad range of high-level administrative support activities for the Board of Trustees and the day-to-day operations of the President & CEO.

Requirements: Requirements include a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of relative experience, strong project management skills, experience working with nonprofit boards, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, meeting planning and travel management experience, excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, good attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task. Please forward your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources.

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State Government Relations Manager - Alexandria, Va.

The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, OR, the Foundation is seeking a State Government Relations Manager, to work in our office in Alexandria, VA. The State Government Relations Manager will represent the Foundation on legislative and regulatory matters at the state and local levels on behalf of people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Responsibilities include researching, monitoring, and tracking state and local legislative rulings, regulatory, and public policy initiatives pertaining and related to psoriatic disease; producing reports, presentations, and legislative updates on state legislative progress; working closely with state coalitions and advocates on chronic health issues of interest; and implementing the Foundation policies and action plans at the state and local level. Additional responsibilities include developing content for our print publications and web properties.

Requirements: Requirements include a Bachelor's degree with three to five-plus years of relevant experience in state advocacy or state government; demonstrated expertise in policy analysis skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills with comfort and experience in public speaking; ability to multi task and strong project management skills. Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and have experience working with alliances and volunteers. Experience in a political setting is preferred. Ability and willingness to travel is required. Please forward your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Internships

Advocacy internship

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How to apply

To apply for a position with the National Psoriasis Foundation, please forward a cover letter, resume and any job specific requirements to:

National Psoriasis Foundation
Attn: Human Resources
6600 SW 92nd Ave., Suite 300
Portland, OR 97223

Fax: 503.245.0626

You may also email your information to Human Resources at hr@psoriasis.org.

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Updated July 2014

National Psoriasis Foundation Our Mission: To drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.