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CURE, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy, is the leading nongovernmental Organization fully committed to funding research in the epilepsies. 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.

If you’re 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!

Positions Available

Full Time

The Manager, Research Administration position is onsite at the Chicago headquarters office and provides integral support for the Research Program by managing all incoming grant applications, contracting, reporting, payments and other administrative functions. This position plays a critical role liaising between the Research Team and Communications, Finance, and Development departments. In addition to the grant programs, the Research Administrator coordinates and administers several other programs within the Research department and is a key point-of-contact for various committees and external partners.
 

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All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Resumes@CUREepilepsy.org with "Manager Research Administration" in the subject line. Due to the large interest in working with CURE, we are not able to take phone calls or personally respond to emails. Potential candidates for open positions will be invited for an interview. 

Full Time

The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for actively seeking new funding opportunities while developing strategies for increasing a broader base of donors to support the organization. This position is responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major donor prospects, inclusive of corporate, individual and foundation sources. The Officer will cultivate donors making major gifts above $10,000. The Officer will also be responsible for planning and executing proven engagement strategies that result in both donor retention and increased giving. This position will build a significant prospect base and assume responsibility for a fundraising goal.

 

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All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@CUREepilepsy.org with "Major Gifts Officer" in the subject line. Due to the large interest in working with CURE, we are not able to take phone calls or personally respond to emails. Potential candidates for open positions will be invited for an interview.

 

Posted: 3/21/18

Full Time

Do you want to use your Search Engine Marketing and Email expertise to improve the quality of life of 65 million people impacted by epilepsy? As a Search Engine Marketing (SEM) / Email Marketer for Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), you would be responsible for online lead generation, supporter engagement, and fundraising, as a means to:

 

  • educate constituents and supporters about research discoveries which may reduce or eliminate their seizures
  • raise money online for research to cure epilepsy and reduce treatment side effects

 

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All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@CUREepilepsy.org with "Search Engine Marketing (SEM) / Email Marketer” in the subject line. With your cover letter, please include examples of a call-to-action email you wrote and a landing page you optimized. Due to the large interest in working with CURE, we are not able to take phone calls or personally respond to emails. Potential candidates for open positions will be invited for an interview.

 

Posted: 3/05/18