The FPA is Hiring – Marketing, Communications, and Events Manager

About Us / About the Job 

The Facial Pain Association (FPA) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1990. Our mission is to serve those with neuropathic facial pain, including trigeminal neuralgia, through support, education, and advocacy. The FPA has emerged as the world’s leading resource for information and health care guidance for all people suffering from neuropathic facial pain. We are volunteer-led, community-focused, and we support the facial pain community, which includes those living with facial pain, their supporters and caregivers, and healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat these conditions. Guiding the FPA is a volunteer Board of Directors and a Medical Advisory Board, composed of experts in neurosurgery, neuroscience, pain management, dentistry, and mental health. We currently maintain a small, remote staff of four full-time employees and one part-time employee.  

We invite you to explore our incredible organization and vibrant team. The ideal candidate for this position will help us communicate our mission while taking advantage of new opportunities to expand our engagement in the facial pain community. This will include the development, implementation and management of cost-effective marketing and outreach strategies directed to the community and healthcare providers. 


  • Implement and manage an annual marketing and communications calendar 
  • Act as Managing Editor of quarterly publication – develop schedules and processes, research and write articles, manage themes/content/timelines, oversee Editor/Circulation Manager, additional duties as needed 
  • Develop and manage all print communications to ensure they align with approved messaging and brand standards 
  • Provide oversight for all outward facing communications 
  • Work closely with the Digital Media Coordinator to oversee digital communications 
  • Coordinate with colleagues on outward communications developed for current and potential sponsors, members, donors, and volunteers 
  • Lead the team in the planning, development, and execution of the FPA’s annual conference (virtual) 
  • Plan and manage any in-person/hybrid events 
  • Manage relationships with outside vendors  
  • Track and manage trends and efficacy of all programs; audit systems and processes; report to board 

Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Marketing/Communications degree or commensurate experience 
  • 4-5 years’ work experience in communications and/or marketing 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills 
  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills 
  • Strong ability to think strategically, solve problems quickly, communicate clearly, and a continuous-improvement orientation 
  • Self-directed and able to work independently 
  • Ability to work as part of a remote team 
  • Experience with newsletter/magazine publication, e-mail campaigns, social media and digital communications 
  • Experience with event planning – in both digital and physical formats would be a bonus 

Location & Compensation: 

  • Location is flexible. Today the FPA has staff in Georgia, North Carolina, and New York, and volunteers spread across the country. 
  • This position is 100% remote / work from home 
  • On occasion, evening and weekend hours will be required for special events/projects 
  • Occasional travel  
  • Salary is $50,000 – $55,000 per year

To express interest, please send a resume and cover letter to Melissa Baumbick, CEO: [email protected].

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