CURE, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy, is the leading nongovernmental organization fully committed to funding research in the epilepsies. CURE invests more than 90% of its funds in its mission - among the highest percentage for charities nationwide. The organization is in a growth stage and offers the job opportunities listed below. CURE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion,
sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.
CURE is looking to expand our rapidly growing team. If youíre interested in joining a talented group of people dedicated to finding a cure for the epilepsies, please email your resume to the address noted in the position descriptions below. Know someone who might be interested in a position listed here? Please forward this page to them. Thank you!
Manager of Media Relations and Integrated Marketing
The Manager of Media Relations and Integrated Marketing, based in CURE’s Chicago headquarters, is responsible for fully leveraging the organization’s strategic content by designing, developing and executing strategies to maximize media exposure, awareness of epilepsy, and increase the visibility, reputation and fundraising potential of CURE. This highly collaborative position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications; limited travel may be required...
Manager of Special Events and Community Engagement
The Manager of Special Events and Community Engagement is based in our Chicago Headquarters office and reports to the Director of Development. The manager is responsible for managing and supporting signature fundraising events for CURE, locally and nationwide as well as managing CURE Crew events. This includes managing event expenses to budget projections and supporting/managing all event committees and volunteers in conjunction with specific staff...
The Administrative Assistant/Receptionist is based in our Chicago headquarters and reports to the Director of Development. This position is responsible for managing the calendars and schedules for the department staff as well as CURE's Volunteer Founder. The administrative assistant/receptionist will create and process all their travel, expense reports, and related itineraries. The assistant also acts as the receptionist for the Foundation; answering phones, greeting guests as well as other administrative duties as required...
Chief Scientific Officer
The Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is responsible for driving the scientific agenda of the organization, both internally and externally, in ways that measurably accelerate progress towards curing epilepsy. The CSO recruits and develops scientific talent to serve the organization in employed, partnership and volunteer capacities. The CSO builds relationships across a wide range of non-profit, governmental and industry forums to advance the mission of the organization. The CSO will also play a significant role in stewarding, cultivating and soliciting major donors. The CSO will be in a position, in collaboration with the CEO and staff and volunteer leadership teams, to enhance research streams, expand the CURE portfolio and drive forth the growth of the organization centered around the vision to make an enormous and transformative impact on epilepsy prevention and care.