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 (Midwest 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 Midwest region. Responsibilities include cultivating and soliciting donors, sponsorships, and event participants; volunteer management including recruitment and training; and directing special events in the Midwest region. Responsibilities will include managing regional volunteers to execute mission related advocacy and educational activities at the community level; and assisting with the Central 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. Work from your home office. Candidate should reside in Greater Chicago 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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Development 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 Development 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 Development 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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Health Education & Program 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 full time Health Education & Program Coordinator for our Patient Navigation Center.

This position is responsible for the production and distribution of disease treatment and access to care resources for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and plays a key role in the functioning of the Navigation Center program by equipping direct services staff with needed resources to optimally serve our patient population.

Responsibilities include development of printed educational resources for constituents; reviewing materials for accuracy; maintaining and updating a database of resources for Patient Navigator staff; researching and synthesizing informational materials from other sources for distribution; running reports to capturing insights into program efficiency and effectiveness; developing system for capturing consumer feedback; managing and maintaining the inventory and production schedules of printed education information that includes booklets, fact sheets and reference documents.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably with concentration in health education/promotion, public health, or community health, with 1-2 years related work experience. Working understanding of health literacy standards, proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products, excellent verbal and written communications skills, good attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task is required. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources.

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Marketing Project Coordinator (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 Project 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; one plus years of experience in a marketing, communications or project management role; experience 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. Please forward your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Vice President of Research & Clinical Affairs

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 an experienced Vice President of Research & Clinical Affairs. This senior manager position is responsible for providing vision, leadership, and overall management of the Foundation’s mission related efforts in Research and Medical Programs. Responsibilities include overseeing our Research Grants & Fellowship programs, Patient Centered Research programs, and publication of a peer review journal; serving as an expert resource on psoriatic disease for internal and external audiences; collaborating with external partners to advance psoriatic disease research studies; planning and directing scientific meetings/conferences; and representing the organization at national/international meetings.

Additionally, this position will be responsible for overseeing the medical educational programing and outreach activities for medical professionals serving patients with psoriatic disease.  Responsibilities will include overseeing the organization’s continuing medical educational programing (CME) and professional education programs; working closely with our Medical Board to advance our mission related goals; assisting the Medical Board with writing papers and submissions of manuscripts; leading membership medical professional activities; and establishing and maintaining relationships with healthcare professionals and medical professional organizations.  This position will be overseeing and directing the Research and Clinical Affairs staff.

Requirements: M.D. or PhD in biology, immunology, genetics or related field preferred, with seven to ten years of relevant work experience. Clinical/research experience in psoriatic disease or other auto-immune diseases is desired. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in managing a successful research department; managing CME programs and medical professional education events; excellent written, verbal, and public speaking skills; and strong project management and multi-tasking skills.  Position requires frequent overnight travel. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to Human Resources.

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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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