Career Opportunities

Executive Director, Iowa Chapter
Location: Des Moines, IA

The Role
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is currently seeking its first Executive Director
in Iowa to join their growing organization. The position will be based in the Chapter’s Des Moines office
and travel locally, statewide, and regionally to cultivate relationships, engage constituents and attend
local events and meetings.
The ideal candidate has leadership experience in the non-profit sector, is familiar with Iowa’s
geography, culture, and the philanthropic market; has a proven track record in fundraising, is
knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and/or chronic illness, the healthcare and social service systems;
possess strong relationship-building skills and communications strengths; and the ability to multi-task,
deliver exceptional customer service, and utilize keen problem solving and judgment skills.

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Administrative Assistant – Marketing and Development
Location: Greater New York City Metro

The Role
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join APDA’s Marketing and Development Team and their growing organization. This is a remote based position and must live in the Greater New York City Metropolitan/Tri-State area to attend local events and meetings.
The ideal candidate is detailed focus with proficiency in data entry and digital platforms, demonstrates written and oral communication strengths, ability to multi-task and juggle priorities, deliver exceptional customer service, and utilize keen problem solving and judgment skills.

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National Manager, Programs and Community Engagement
Location: Remote

The Role
The Manager of Programs and Community Engagement (MPCE), connects people with Parkinsons disease and their caregivers to services and community resources, executes APDA’s signature programs, and ensures education and support to healthcare professionals and the public. This position serves as the project lead for outreach and engagement with the Spanish speaking community and is accountable for day-to-day program delivery, and ultimately to further APDA’s goals and to achieve its mission.
The ideal candidate will have a strong command of both English and Spanish languages; deep understanding of cultural and regional nuances; knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and/or chronic illness, the healthcare, social service; relationship-building skills and communications strengths; ability to multi-task, deliver exceptional customer service, and utilize keen problem solving and judgment skills.

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Executive Director, Connecticut Chapter
Location: Connecticut, Greater Fairfield County

The Role
American Parkinson Disease Association, is currently seeking its first Executive Director in Connecticut to join their growing organization. The position is remote based but must live in the state to serve the community and attend local events and meetings. The ideal candidate has experience in the non-profit sector, is familiar with Connecticut’s geography, culture, and the philanthropic market; has knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and/or chronic illness, the healthcare and social service systems; has strong relationship-building skills and communications strengths; and possesses ability to multi-task, deliver exceptional customer service, and utilize keen problem solving and judgment skills.

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Program Director
Location: Iowa (Greater Des Moines)

The Role
American Parkinson Disease Association is currently seeking a Program Director to join their growing
organization. The position is a hybrid position (a blend of office and remote), but must live in the Greater Des Moines area, to serve the community. The ideal candidate is familiar with the Iowa Chapter’s geography and culture, has knowledge of Parkinson’s disease, the healthcare, social service, and fundraising environments; has relationship-building skills and communications strengths; and possesses ability to multi-task, deliver exceptional customer service, and utilize keen problem solving and judgment skills.

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