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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Cycling & Endurance Events Coordinator (Chicago)

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 Midwestern U.S.   Responsibilities include ensuring delivery of customer service support to staff, event leaders, volunteers, and participants; managing 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. Knowledge of cycling and endurance events is preferred.  Work from your home office.  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. Candidate should reside in Greater Chicago area. Position requires travel.  Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Cycling & Endurance Events Coordinator (Dallas-Fort Worth)

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 South Central U.S.  Responsibilities include ensuring delivery of customer service support to staff, event leaders, volunteers, and participants; managing 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. Knowledge of cycling and endurance events is preferred.  Work from your home office.  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. Candidate should reside in the Greater Dallas area. Position requires travel.  Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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Cycling & Endurance Events Coordinator (New York)

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; managing 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. Knowledge of cycling and endurance events is preferred.  Work from your home office.  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. Candidate should reside in New York City area. Position requires travel.  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 finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. 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 and patient education grants to pharmaceutical, non-pharmaceutical companies and foundations.  Additional responsibilities include corporate communications and performing prospect research; tracking of grants, application schedules / deadlines, contracts and payments; and collaborating with program staff to obtain budgets, program information and funding priorities.

Requirements: A 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.  Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources.

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Internships

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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