National Psoriasis Foundation

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)

A national, nonprofit, voluntary health organization is seeking a seasoned volunteer development & 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 will 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 Grants Coordinator

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 Corporate Grants Coordinator. This position is responsible for managing our corporate grant process to include writing, submissions and reporting for continuing medical education and patient education grants. Additionally, this position will assist the corporate relations department with corporate partner tracking, prospect research, corporate recognition, communications, scheduling meetings, event planning, and tracking contracts and payments.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with 2 + years related experience; proven proficiency in professional writing that includes successful grant writing; 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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Information Technology Manager

The National Psoriasis Foundation is currently seeking to hire an Information Technology Manager to manage its technology infrastructure (servers, switches, routers, firewalls and back-end applications) and provide day-to-day hardware and software support and training for 50+ desktop and laptop users in a Windows environment.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer technology and minimum 3 years' experience in end user support and training;
  • 3-5 years managing Windows servers (2012r2), Active Directory (2012) and Exchange Online (Office 365);
  • 2+ years managing web and database servers (IIS, Apache, MS-SQL, MySQL);
  • 2+ years managing Linux server (Debian preferred) in a mixed environment;
  • 2+ years experience in LAN and WAN installation including network architecture planning, logical and physical configuration of subnets, VLAN's, DHCP, and DNS;
  • Experience using Hyper-V and VMware for server management;
  • Ability to configure smart phones (Apple iOS, Android and Windows);
  • Ability to manage VOIP and phone/voice mail systems (Mitel);
  • PCI DSS compliance knowledge;
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud, SharePoint and Genesys Contact Center a plus;
  • Thorough understanding of operating systems (Windows 7/8), applications, data backups, security and hardware installation and configuration;
  • Experience supporting and training staff in the use of Microsoft Office and other applications;
  • Must have experience installing cabling, configuring and managing routers and switches and troubleshooting a myriad of connectivity issues;
  • Must be familiar with all types of remote management, including but not limited to telnet, SSH, RDP, VNC and other Client32-based remote access solutions;
  • Experience developing and documenting policies and procedures related to technology;
  • Thorough understanding of server and operating system maintenance and excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills.

Requirements: The Information Technology Manager must be self-motivated and highly attentive to detail, with the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines. Position requires strong customer service skills and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed for system upgrades, maintenance, or emergencies is required. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources.

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Membership Coordinator

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., is seeking a full time, professional, self-motivated and organized individual to serve as our Medical Programs Coordinator. This individual will have the opportunity to handle a broad range of tasks in providing administrative support for the medical programs department and assisting with our medical professional and Medical Board members. Responsibilities include tracking professional and Medical Board memberships; coordinating professional membership and marketing activities; managing physician literature orders; creating Medical Board materials, agendas and minutes; and assisting with Medical Board member recognition activities and travel arrangements.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree with a minimum of two + years in combined experience in administrative assistance and customer service skills; proficient knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Word, and Excel; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; and strong project management skills. Position requires overnight travel. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirement and your resume to Human Resources.

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Special Assistant to the President

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization located in Portland, Ore, is seeking a full time, professional, self-motivated and organized individual to serve as our Special Assistant to the President.Responsibilities will include handling a broad range of executive support activities for the day-to-day operations of the President & CEO and Board of Directors. This position will also be responsible for creating and managing effective communication systems to keep staff informed of the organization’s activities and events.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of relative experience, strong project management skills, experience working with nonprofit boards, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, meeting planning and travel management experience, excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, good attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task. Please forward your resume with salary requirements to Human Resources.

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Special Events Manager

A national, nonprofit patient advocacy organization, headquartered in Portland, Ore., seeks a Special Events Manager. We are looking for an energetic, dynamic individual to help assist and manage aspects of our special events program throughout the country that include walks, cycling, runs, and social events. Responsibilities include supporting event leadership and volunteers nationally in recruitment, training, fundraising, sponsorships, logistics, and implementation of events; managing Donor Drive, our web based fundraising software program; providing customer service to event participants, sponsors, and volunteers; and assisting with event management and planning of special events.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree with two + years of successful experience in special events planning and / or, fundraising, and volunteer management. Must have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, and be able to work in a team environment. Good attention to detail and organizational skills are required. Please forward your cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Human Resources.

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State Government Relations 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 State Government Relations Manager, to work in our office in Alexandria, VA. The State Government Relations Manager will be the second member of the Government Relations and Advocacy team focused exclusively on representing the Foundation on legislative and regulatory matters at the state and local levels. 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; 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 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. Please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Human Resources.

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Web Developer

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 Web Developer. This position is responsible for managing the front end web development of the Foundation’s web properties by implementing campaign, online lead generation and tactics for digital projects.  In addition, will be responsible for the integrity of content on our web properties.

Requirements include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in web development, programming or related area and/or a 2 year associate’s degree with relevant work experience
  • Expertise in front end web development and ability to execute online marketing initiatives including experience with SEO best practices, microdata (schema.org) and using front-end APIs (Google Analytics event implementation)
  • Solid understanding of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, XML, SQL and MySQL, jQuery, JSON
  • Proven experience as a front-end developer
  • Experience with optimizing web properties for mobile and a mobile first development philosophy
  • Familiarity with Photoshop (slicing .psds) and with Twitter's Bootstrap
  • Ability to query MySQL database and do light API integration a plus
  • Deep understanding of Drupal's 'theme layer' a plus
  • Solid project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, communicate effectively and work in a team environment

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

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Internships

Advocacy Internship  

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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 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

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