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


Development Coordinator

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., seeks a Development Coordinator. This position supports cultivation and stewardship efforts in major gifts, individual giving, and other fundraising programs/events.  Duties include donor prospect research using tools to create donor profile reports; coordinating timely and appropriate gift acknowledgments and pledge reminders; maintaining detailed records of donors in database and spreadsheets; producing and analyzing queries, and reports; managing production, inventory and distribution of collateral materials for cultivation; assisting staff and volunteers with the coordination of cultivation, fundraising and special events; and providing other administrative support to the Development Department.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years’ of relative experience. Candidate must be highly organized with good attention to detail, excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, and strong customer service skills. Work in a nonprofit environment with fundraising experience preferred. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume 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. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., the Psoriasis Foundation is seeking an experienced Director of Marketing & Communications.  Position is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing, communications and public relations strategies and plans to advance the organization’s goals and mission.

Responsibilities include directing the marketing, communications and public relations activities; developing marketing plans for programs and events; creating marketing tactics for websites, e-communications, social media, online advertising and print materials; developing and executing national promotional and awareness campaigns;  ensuring the organization’s communication, marketing plans and collateral materials adhere to established brand guidelines and organizational key messages; and supervising the marketing and communications staff.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, PR or related field, seven to ten years’ experience in a management role either in-house or with an agency, excellent writing and editing experience, supervisory management experience, and proven skills in leadership and in managing a successful, comprehensive, strategic marketing and communications program.  Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and your resume to Human Resources.

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Medical Education Specialist

National Psoriasis Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a full-time Medical Education Specialist to assist with the organization’s medical professional educational programs (live and webcasts) including CME, CE, and Non-CME, CE activities.  Responsibilities include coordinating and organizing medical education programing; handling promotion, outreach and recruiting efforts to medical professionals; managing invitations, applications and responding and tracking correspondence of participants; handling faculty scheduling and travel arrangements; tracking of education budgetary expenses; maintaining medical education webpages and calendar; and preparing reports and analyzing programming effectiveness.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with two plus years of relevant experience and / or educational program coordination. Requirements includes excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, advance knowledge of Microsoft office products, solid project management experience, ability to exercise independent judgment, and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to Human Resources.

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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

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