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 (Portland)

The National Psoriasis Foundation 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 northwestern U.S. Responsibilities include cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; volunteer management including recruitment and training; and directing special events in the cities of Portland, Seattle, and Denver. Responsibilities also include managing our community division of volunteers in Portland to execute mission related advocacy/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 and sales experience. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, able to work in a team environment. Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources.

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Corporate Relations 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 Corporate Relations Coordinator. This position is responsible for assisting the corporate relations department with writing corporate proposals, corporate partner tracking, prospect research, corporate recognition, communications, scheduling meetings, event planning, and tracking contracts and payments.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with two + years related non-profit fundraising or corporate relations experience; excellent personal, written and oral communication skills; strong project management abilities; 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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Marketing Manager

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 a Marketing Manager. This position is responsible for implementing and managing marketing initiatives and developing materials to promote the organization's new patient Navigation Center. Responsibilities include developing and implementing marketing plans and tactics; creating marketing content for multiple platforms and various audiences; coordinating marketing promotional activities and events; conducting regular marketing research and analyzing impact of marketing activities; and assisting the Marketing & Communications Department with other marketing projects.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business or related field; three + years of developing, implementing and evaluating marketing campaigns; proven experience with developing marketing materials for print and web; excellent writing and copyediting skills; ability to write for a wide variety of audiences and media styles; and ability to work in a team environment.Please forward a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and two writing samples to Human Resources.

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Medical Education Manager

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

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with one 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, 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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Patient-Centered Research 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, is seeking a full time Patient-Centered Research Manager.  This individual will have the opportunity to manage our patient-focused research activities.  Responsibilities will include oversight of an on-line patient research site, national DNA biobank, and an annual patient survey.  This person will be responsible for data analysis and tracking psoriatic disease statistics for Foundation messaging.

Requirements: Master’s degree in public health, biostatistics or similar with 3+ years of relevant work experience; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; experience using statistical and database software (SPSS and Microsoft Access); and strong project management skills.  Experience working with volunteers preferred.  Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to Human Resources.

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Public Relations Manager

The 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 Public Relations Manager. We are looking for a creative individual to develop and execute our public relations and social media strategy. Position will be responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing our public relations activities and social media initiatives to advance awareness about psoriatic disease. Responsibilities include creating and distributing press releases, media materials, and pitching stories; cultivating relationships with members of the media; monitoring and evaluating media coverage; conducting media training for volunteers; developing social media content to bring awareness and motivate individuals to become involved with the organization; and assist with writing for our web properties and publications.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree with 4+ years experience working in the field of public relations and/or marketing, excellent writing and editing skills, experience with writing press releases and pitching stories, ability to meet deadlines, and be able to work in a team-oriented environment. Please forward a cover letter with your salary requirement and your resume 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:

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