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.

Open positions

 


Community Development Manager (Mid-Atlantic Region)

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a seasoned volunteer development and fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks, cycling and other fund raising and program initiatives in the Mid-Atlantic region.  This position will be working out of our Alexandria, VA, office.  Responsibilities include cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; volunteer management including recruitment and training; and directing special events in Northern, VA, and Washington, D.C. Metro areas. Responsibilities will include managing regional volunteers to execute mission related advocacy and educational activities at the community level; and assisting with the Mid Atlantic Advocacy Network.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, five years of experience in non-profit development, management of volunteers, and event marketing. Must have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, work well with volunteers, and be able to work in a team environment.  Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Position requires overnight travel.  Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Community Development Manager (Northeast Region)

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a seasoned volunteer development and fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks, cycling, runs, and other fund raising and program initiatives in the Northeast U.S.  Responsibilities include directing special events in the Northeast region; cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; managing volunteers including recruitment and training; providing outreach / recruitment efforts to assist with professional membership growth; overseeing the Northeast Advocacy Network; and managing regional volunteers to execute mission related advocacy and educational activities at the community level.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, five years of experience in non-profit development, management of volunteers, and event marketing. Must have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, work well with volunteers, and be able to work in a team environment.  Work from your home office. Candidate should reside in the New York City area. Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Community Development Manager (South Central Region)

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a seasoned volunteer development and fund raising professional to organize volunteers and execute walks, cycling, runs, and other fund raising and program initiatives in the South Central U.S.  Responsibilities include directing special events in the South Central region; cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; managing volunteers including recruitment and training; providing outreach / recruitment efforts to assist with professional membership growth; overseeing the Central Advocacy Network; and managing regional volunteers to execute mission related advocacy and educational activities at the community level.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, five years of experience in non-profit development, management of volunteers, and event marketing. Must have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, work well with volunteers, and be able to work in a team environment. Work from your home office. Candidate should reside in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Data Entry Clerk

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization located in Portland, Ore, is seeking a full time experienced Data Entry Clerk. Responsibilities include entering records, contact information, donations, and preparing reports and acknowledgment letters.

Requirements: 2 + years of data entry and/or office administrative experience, high attention to detail and accuracy, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Raiser’s Edge database and non-profit experience preferred. If you are organized, detail oriented, able to handle multiple tasks and keep sensitive information confidential, please forward your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Digital Marketing 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 Digital Marketing Coordinator. This position will be responsible for supporting the Marketing & Communications Department with the planning, development and implementation of our digital marketing. Responsibilities include managing the email newsletters and alerts delivered to our online subscribers, including design, layout, content and design proofing and implementation; creating and managing cross-departmental email schedule; assisting our graphic design team with creating design layouts for email templates, social media and web graphics; coordinating communications across departments to ensure consistency of messaging across web, email and social media channels; developing and maintaining the social media calendar; tracking of social media campaigns across the Foundation’s multiple platforms; and generating metrics reports for our web, email, social media and paid search advertising.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design or related field; 1-2 years of experience in digital marketing, social media and/or interactive design. The ideal candidate will have experience in email marketing, digital marketing and social media marketing; demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with HTML and email design; knowledge of using Campaign Monitor and/or comparable email marketing campaign delivery and reporting tools; familiarity with PHP-based CMS platforms including Drupal and WordPress; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; and excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Experience with project management, scheduling and social media tools like Basecamp, Hootsuite, Later, Trello, Canva and Ripl are preferred. Please forward your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Director of Marketing & Communications

National Psoriasis Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and improving the health of individuals living with these diseases. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., the Psoriasis Foundation is seeking an experienced Director of Marketing & Communications. The Director of Marketing & Communications will lead the organization’s marketing, communications, and public relations activities and guide the team responsible for supporting these actions in an effort to advance the organization’s goals, strategic plan and mission.

Responsibilities include providing management level strategic leadership and implementation of marketing, communications, media relations, content strategy, brand management and audience development for the National Psoriasis Foundation. Essential job functions include developing and implementing marketing and communications plans to broaden awareness for the organization’s programs and events; creating marketing tactics for the Foundations many web products, e-communications, social media, and print materials; overseeing the development of the organization’s content strategy and overseeing its editorial products/publications, including the quarterly Psoriasis Advance magazine; developing and executing national promotional and awareness campaigns; creating and managing department/program budgets; ensuring the organization’s communication, marketing plans, and collateral materials adhere to established brand guidelines; and overseeing the marketing and communications staff.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, PR or related field, seven to ten years’ experience in a marketing and communications leadership role, preferably for a not-for-profit or health care organization. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in managing a successful, comprehensive, strategic marketing and communications program; excellent writing and editing experience; experience overseeing the production of editorial publications; good leadership, management and interpersonal skills; and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines under pressure. Position requires occasional overnight travel. Please forward a cover letter and your resume to Human Resources.

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Field Operations Manager

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 Field Operations Manager. We are looking for an energetic, dynamic individual to support all aspects of our Team NPF Program/Events and Field Operation activities throughout the country. Team NPF events include walks, cycling, bingo, galas, runs, and other social events. Responsibilities include supporting event leadership and volunteers nationally with volunteer/participant recruitment, fundraising, training, marketing, including on site logistics and event implementation; helping with managing the web based fundraising software program; providing assistance with online and fundraising activities; and providing customer service to event participants, sponsors, and volunteers. In addition, the Field Operations Manager will assist with organizing Team NPF events in open markets by traveling when necessary and will take the lead on planning and implementing additional special events as needed.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with two + years of successful experience in special events planning and implementation. Requirements also include experience with fundraising, event marketing and volunteer management. The ideal candidate will have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; works well with volunteers; ability to work in a team-oriented environment; and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Position requires overnight travel 50% of the time and occasional work on nights and weekends. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Grant Writer

National Psoriasis Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to driving efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., the Psoriasis Foundation is seeking a Grant Writer. This position is responsible for managing our national corporate grant process to include preparing, writing, submitting and reporting for continuing medical education, patient education grants and general support grants to pharmaceutical, non-pharmaceutical companies and corporate and family foundations.  Additional responsibilities include corporate communications and performing prospect research; tracking of grants, application schedules / deadlines, contracts and payments, reporting; and collaborating with program staff to obtain program information and outcomes.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with three + years related grant writing experience, non-profit fundraising or corporate relations experience; excellent personal, written and oral communication skills; strong project management abilities; deadline driven, excellent attention to detail and follow through; and the ability to work in a team environment. Candidate to work out of either our Portland, OR or Alexandria, VA office. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources.

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Marketing & Communications 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 Marketing & Communications Coordinator. This position will serve as a project coordinator and provide support for the Marketing & Communications Department’s projects and initiatives. Responsibilities will include building / managing project timelines, monitoring the production process to ensure deadlines are met; tracking project progress and communicating regular updates to stakeholders; inputting, updating, and revising projects within project management software; generating metrics reports; helping to manage special marketing projects; and assisting with other general administrative support activities and tasks. This position also assists with our public relations activities including creating and managing media lists; developing and managing media coverage reports; and providing assistance with local PR for our community events/programs.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business or related field; a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a marketing, communications or project management role; expertise working with project management software (e.g. Basecamp); and excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. The ideal candidate is process oriented and is highly organized with strong attention to detail; and has an understanding of marketing and communications principles and techniques. Knowledge and proficiency with HTML and email design is preferred. Please forward your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Human Resources.

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State Government Relations Manager (Central Region)

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. This position will be representing the Foundation in the Central region of the country on legislative and regulatory matters at the state and local level. 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; drafting letters, talking points and hearing testimony; 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 creating and maintaining regional action advocacy networks in collaboration with the Foundation’s field staff; and developing content for our print publications and web properties.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with three-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.  Candidate should reside in the Chicago metropolitan area and be willing to work from a home-base office.  Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human ResourcesResumes without a cover letter will not be considered. 

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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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