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.

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Community Development Manager (San Diego)

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization is seeking a seasoned volunteer development & fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks, cycling and other fund raising and program initiatives in Southern California. Responsibilities include cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; volunteer management including recruitment and training; and directing special events.

Requirements: Bachelor’s 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 the San Diego area. Position requires some overnight travel. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Community Development Manager (San Francisco)

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization is seeking a seasoned volunteer development & fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks, cycling and other fund raising and program initiatives in Northern California. Responsibilities include cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; volunteer management including recruitment and training; and directing special events.

Requirements: Bachelor’s 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 the San Francisco Bay area. Position requires some overnight travel. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Graphic Design Coordinator

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 Graphic Design Coordinator.  This position is responsible for supporting the Graphic Design Manager with production of all branded collateral; replacing text, photographs, graphics inside existing collateral; helping with production based design edits; curating and organizing photographs for use in media channels and publications; sending files to the printer for production; helping with developing graphics for print and collateral materials.

Requirements: Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field with a minimum of one year experience in graphic design.  Requirements include proven creative graphic design skills, a solid understanding of design components; proficient knowledge of In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop and other industry leading software and technologies; ability to transfer print to digital design; attention to detail with specific regards to typography and text hierarchy; must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; and have strong project management and organizational skills. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and your resume to Human Resources

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Paralegal (Part-Time: 15 Hours Per Work Week)

The National Psoriasis Foundation is a dynamic and growing non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the Foundation is seeking a part-time Paralegal. In this position, you will be responsible for helping to identify and assess legal risks to the Foundation and to mitigate the Foundation’s exposure to legal liabilities, including by providing assistance with reviewing, drafting, revising, and editing contracts entered into by the Foundation.  Responsibilities will include analyzing proposals and contracts and providing advice regarding potential legal risks and developing strategies to reduce or eliminate such risks; working with internal staff and external third parties on contract negotiations; creating and managing legal contract templates; maintaining electronic and paper file records of executed contracts; working with the Foundation’s outside legal counsel as needed; and assisting with other projects.                                      

Requirements: Bachelor's degree, with a paralegal certificate, and at least five years of corporate paralegal experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  This ideal candidate will have knowledge of nonprofit, corporate and contract law and regulation, with ability to interpret its applicability to facts; knowledge of contracting principles and best practices; experienced in reviewing, drafting and revising contracts; excellent legal writing skills; proficient with Microsoft Office products; strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment. If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources

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Internships

Advocacy Internship   

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Marketing and Social Media 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:

Please email your information to Human Resources at hr@psoriasis.org

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

Fax: 503-245-0626

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Updated July 2015