Les Turner ALS Foundation

Employment Opportunities

We are a close-knit, dedicated team. Our daily work takes place in a culture of collaboration, with each member of our staff having their own defined responsibilities, and each consistently contributing valuable ideas to the growth of our work. Innovation is encouraged in every member of our staff and our leadership is strong. In addition, every employee on our team is personally dedicated to our mission and several are family members of those affected by ALS/MND. The care this brings to people living with ALS and their families is evident in every step of our work.

Available Positions

Communications and Marketing Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated communications and marketing professional who is a strategic thinker, loves to roll up their sleeves to get things done, and can deliver against the goals of a broad team of stakeholders. The position is responsible for all Foundation marketing and communication activities in collaboration with the Director of Communications and Marketing, including: branding and identity management, digital marketing, developing compelling communication assets, design, creating content, maintaining the Foundation website, supporting PR efforts and more.

Reports To: Director of Communications and Marketing

Manages: Co-manages the Communications and Events Associate and Special Projects Intern, along with the Sr. Events Manager. Learn More.

Senior Events Manager

We are seeking a dynamic self-starter to join our team as a Senior Events Manager. You will bring your passion, creativity and record of success leading large-scale fundraising events to Chicagoland’s leader in comprehensive ALS care. You will serve as the Foundation lead for our signature fundraising events that represent over $1.5 million in revenue, and which have been successfully hosted on a hybrid basis. These include our annual Hope Through Caring Gala, Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll, and ALS Walk for Life, one of the country’s largest gatherings of the ALS community. You will also have oversight of other events throughout the year, including our Fundraise Your Way/third party fundraising program, Team Race for ALS and our Young ProfessionALS Group.

Reports To: Director of Development

Manages: Events Associate and co-manages the Communications and Events Associate with the Communications and Marketing Manager. Learn More.

Events Intern

We are seeking an Events Intern to join our dynamic team of professionals in our Chicagoland office. This is a seasonal, paid, part-time internship, ideally starting in June through mid-October. You will report to the Events Manager. Your primary focus is to provide support with the execution of special events for the Foundation, although some administrative duties will also be necessary. The position is 24 hours a week, with the possibility of increased hours as needed just before an event. Learn More.

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