Publications Coordinator

Reports to: Senior Director of Education
Position Status: Contract, 30 hours a week
Location: Remote


The Parkinson's Foundation (PF) makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure. In everything we do, we build on the energy, experience, and passion of our global Parkinson's community.

The Parkinson’s Foundation, a source of life-changing support to people living with Parkinson’s and their families, is seeking a dependable and self-motivated professional for the position of Publications Coordinator (contract, 30 hours a week). The Publications Coordinator works collaboratively with the Senior Director of Education to manage extensive publication inventory, analyze, and present the impact of publications through data, coordinate publication announcements and promotion, provide exceptional publication ordering support and assist with updating/editing publications that offer education and support at every stage of the Parkinson’s journey.

It is essential that the Publications Coordinator demonstrates and upholds the Foundation’s values of collaboration, dedication, excellence, integrity, positivity, responsiveness, and teamwork.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work collaboratively with the Senior Director of Education to manage and streamline processes related to publication inventory and ordering.
  • Process spreadsheet data.
  • Analyze and present publication metrics using advanced Excel features (pivot tables, dashboards, etc.).
  • Manage audiobook and Kindle accounts and coordinate the development of new Kindle and audiobooks.
  • Create publication ordering tutorials and provide publication ordering support to staff, volunteers, and members of the Parkinson Foundation Global Care Network.
  • Work collaboratively with the Senior Director of Education to coordinate publication promotion and communicate publication updates to staff and other stakeholders.
  • Assist with updating and editing publications (proofreading, verifying links, updating index and glossary, coordinating expert review).
  • Assist with general admin tasks, such as, but not limited to:
    • Coordinate virtual meetings and programs.
    • Create professional and dynamic PowerPoint presentations.
    • Maintain clear records and electronic filing system.
    • Data processing.

Experience/Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two-three years of relevant experience.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced Excel data management skills, such as data manipulation and pivot tables.
  • Copyediting skills (correct spelling, grammar and punctuation and a sharp eye for detail).
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Excellent presentation and oral/written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, positive, outgoing and able to communicate with diverse populations and age groups.
  • Highly collaborative and comfortable working independently within a larger geographically dispersed remote team.
  • Organized, timeline-driven and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Parkinson’s or other chronic or neurological illness.
  • Strong desire to help people living with Parkinson’s disease.
  • Experience in a non-profit setting.
  • Health literacy skills.
  • Health education experience.


Compensation for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.

The Parkinson’s Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our culture and in our work on behalf of people with Parkinson's disease.

All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, subject to any legally required accommodations.

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