Careers and Internships

Program Officer
Marketing, Communications, and Design Manager
Operations Assistant

Program Officer

The Program Officer reports directly to the Vice-President of Programs and manages the The Pablove Foundation’s Childhood Cancer Research Grants program and Education for Families initiatives. The Program Officer works closely with program, development, and marketing team members to ensure that The Pablove Foundation Research Grants Program continues to grow and strategic objectives are met. The Program Officer also serves as the liaison between the scientific research community, Pablove supporters, and the childhood cancer community at large.

The Program Officer is a member of The Pablove Foundation Programs Department, working in all aspects to include but not limited to: research grant management, community engagement, designated fund donor stewardship, and events. In this role, the Program Officer is responsible for maintaining and improving the grants giving process using the ProposalCENTRAL system, developing and sustaining long-term relationships with current and new designated funds donors to maximize their philanthropic participation with The Pablove Foundation, encourage increased charitable giving in the designated funds area, and enhance the impact of The Pablove Foundation’s grant making in the community. The Program Officer may conduct research on issues of concern and focus, and represent The Foundation at fundraising, nonprofit, and community events. The Program Officer will maintain adequate files for both research and education programs.

Grants Management
Oversees systems and assists in the strategic growth of the childhood cancer research grants program into an innovative and effective grant giving program. Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement, maintain, and monitor grant making processes internally and at large with stakeholders such as the Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Process grant awards and payment; review and track grantee requirements and reports
  • Confirm compliance with Foundation policies, procedures, and legal requirements
  • Identify and recommend potential process improvements
  • Serve as a thought partner with The Foundation’s Leadership Team and develop the Foundation’s capacity to make larger, strategic grants
  • Generate and produce grant research and analysis; ensure timely, accurate, and useful reporting to the Leadership Team and the Board of Directors
  • Meet personally with current and potential designated funds donors and research grant recipients to maximize the effectiveness of the grant giving program
  • Work closely with the development and marketing teams to ensure that the research grants’ educational initiatives are impacting our constituent base and the general public
  • Work closely with the Vice-President of Development and the Vice-President of Programs to implement designated-fund donor engagement plans for growth and sustainability
  • Outreach to research institutions nationally and internationally to achieve greater impact

Family Education Programming
Work closely with the Vice-President of Programs to develop and implement educational programming for caretakers and families living with childhood cancer. Oversee the day to day programming and coordination of activities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Outreach to families and caretakers of children living with childhood cancer to encourage participation in a pilot program
  • Help devise narratives to drive marketing efforts around the impact Pablove is making in the area of family education
  • Manage record keeping, correspondence, feedback and evaluation processes
  • Execute program activities including recruiting and managing program volunteers, securing needed resources, and tracking progress
  • Create new procedures and program materials
  • Help generate reports on the effectiveness of the pilot program
  • Serve as a thought partner with the Vice-President of Programs in devising strategies to help elevate and scale the program nationally


  • This position requires travel 2-3 times a year
  • Assist the Vice-President in preparing presentations and materials for reporting
  • Assist in coordination of board and scientific research committees
  • Serve as an active member of the Programs team that is focused on fulfilling an interrelated three-pronged approach to the Pablove mission
  • Work cross functionally with other departments and seek to foster additional relationships
  • Given the dynamic nature of The Pablove Foundation’s work, the job will inevitably grow and change over time. The Program Officer’s recommendations for the growth of the research grants program and family education will be a crucial element in advancing the mission of The Pablove Foundation

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to discern systems and complex science content; effectively communicate concepts to a lay audience
  • Facility with computers, database software, MAC proficiency
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and under deadlines
  • Strong time management skills; self-starter and self-reliant but able to consult effectively with others
  • Science background and a passion for research and educating families in the childhood cancer community
  • Ability to think and work at both the micro and macro level

Minimum Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or other scientific field of study required (MPA preferred)
  • 3-5 years of experience required in community, non-profit, grant making, development, or other work directly related to The Pablove Foundation’s mission
  • Management and organization development experience

To apply: send your cover letter, resume, and salary history to Please include “Program Officer” in the subject line.

All employees at The Pablove Foundation undertake other duties as needed and all positions require flexible work hours, including evening and weekends. Some travel may be required. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP INS.

Marketing, Communications and Design Manager

The Marketing, Communications and Design Manager works closely with the President/CEO and reports directly to the VP of Development and Communications. This position’s primary responsibilities are to tell compelling stories, both narratively and visually, that engage and inspire our target audiences as well as the general public, to create, design, and distribute marketing and outreach materials, to manage our public relations efforts, and to leverage the power of content, community engagement, and the media to accelerate our impact and to help achieve The Pablove Foundation’s vision: helping kids with cancer live——a love-filled life today, and a cancer-free life tomorrow.

This position requires excellent project management skills, high level design and publishing skills using InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator, superb writing and a working knowledge of all social media platforms and current trends. A skilled multi-tasker, the Manager will be required to interface with senior level staff, volunteers, clients, vendors and a host of other constituents in order to properly align and communicate Pablove’s mission. This is a service position of the organization and requires active participation in supporting all of the departments as needed.

Marketing and Communications:

  • Serve as the primary editorial voice for The Pablove Foundation; write, edit, and ensure that there is consistent communication of the Foundation’s image, brand, and position to external and internal properties
  • Conceive, create, design, and oversee a range of compelling print and digital collateral including; annual report, brochures, media packets, ads, fact sheets, event invitations, outreach materials, newsletters, fundraising appeals, stationary, business cards, and other branded material
  • Create and implement marketing strategies for fundraising campaigns and events
  • Work with other departments, as needed, to provide consistent outreach materials in keeping with the Pablove branded identity

Media and Public Relations:

  • Manage all public relations efforts by identifying paid and earned media opportunities including advertising and media relationships
  • Draft and edit press releases, press kits, and pitches
  • Place stories, respond to media inquiries, and develop and manage media lists and relationships
  • Prepare Foundation’s President/CEO or Board of Directors members for press, events, or other speaking engagements

Web and Digital:

  • Manage the Pablove websites including content creation and page layout
  • Create, curate, and manage the digital and social content calendar: writing blog posts, crafting email appeals, writing quarterly e-newsletter, spinning out social media advertising, and designing web banners are all things that you consistently knock out of the park
  • Develop and execute the Foundation’s community engagement strategy. Manage social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Linkedin, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr. Stay on top of the latest social media trends and track new features
  • Expand our digital reach through engagement and inbound marketing strategies, blog outreach, and data analysis


  • Hire, train, and supervise Marketing, Communications, and Design Coordinator
  • Oversee consultants and contractors, including photographers, graphic designers, printers, and website developers
  • Support the Vice President of Development & Communications in managing the Marketing and Communications budget

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective audiences (Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.) and insight into how to deploy social media to best elevate our brand and mission
  • Experience with advanced tools to schedule, optimize, and analyze social media messaging
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format, and build and maintain relationships
  • Significant experience and expertise with graphic design
  • Excellent creative and analytical skills with the ability to use both interchangeably. You have your eyes and ears open for inspiration to help us become bigger and better.
  • Functional knowledge of WordPress, Constant Contact email marketing platform, and basic HTML/CSS.
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Bonus Points: You have created or participated in the creation of video content.
  • Bonus Points: You take a mean picture (selfies don’t count).

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Four plus years working in a key function in communications and marketing with an emphasis on design.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google

To apply: send your cover letter, resume, and salary history to Please include writing samples (such as blogs, email marketing pieces, and/or fundraising literature), links to social profiles that you currently manage, collateral pieces that you served as creative director of or designed, and any other relevant links to creative or digital content with your application that highlight your work.

All employees at The Pablove Foundation undertake other duties as needed and all positions require flexible work hours, including evening and weekends. Some travel may be required. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP INS.

Operations Assistant

The Operations Assistant will ensure The Pablove Foundation’s effectiveness by providing support for the organization’s overall operational functions and reports to the Director of Finance + Operations. The Office Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include assisting with the foundation’s operations, facilities, and IT systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

            • Operations: Process incoming checks, desktop deposits, and general data entry. Maintain office inventory and order supplies when necessary. Manage postage usage for organization, including purchasing stamps and trips to USPS. Provide backup support for income phone calls and greeting office visitors. Maintain merchandise inventory, POS system and provide sales reports as needed. Assist with internship program by recruiting for all positions and managing general internship program.
            • Facilities: Oversee all of facilities, liaison with landlord when needed; maintain a safe and clean work environment; oversees outside vendors; maintain the fixed assets log; manage offsite storage facility, including pick-up and drop-off of inventory.
            • IT: Manage all technology and communication systems including employee Mac computers, telephones, shared network drives, printer/scanner, wireless routers and alarm system.

All employees at The Pablove Foundation undertake other duties as needed and all positions require flexible work hours, including evening and weekends. This position reports to the Director of Finance + Operations and will also regularly interact with the President/CEO.


            • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Google Calendar, Google Docs, MS Office Suite
            • Experience with Quickbooks a plus
            • Experience with Donor Pro or similar Donor Database a plus
            • Familiarity with peer-to-peer fundraising systems (i.e. Classy, Charity Buzz)
            • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
            • Knowledge of IT systems to foresee/troubleshoot staff needs
            • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, fast-paced organization with a collaborative environment

Key Competencies:

            • Organizational and planning skills
            • Excellent communication skills, including writing and verbal
            • Information gathering and monitoring skills
            • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
            • Judgment and decision-making ability
            • Prioritization skills
            • Initiative
            • Confidentiality
            • Team player
            • Attention to detail and accuracy
            • Adaptability
            • Sense of humor

To apply: Please send a resumé and cover letter to

Pablove Operations Intern

Want to see what it’s really like in the nonprofit world? Our Operations interns play an integral role in making Pablove’s day-to-day operations run as smooth as butter. This is the perfect opportunity for students and young professionals who are curious about a career with impact, but who want an all-encompassing experience before committing to a specific department in the nonprofit world. Your internship will give you direct access to meetings, projects and opportunities that are only available at a small organization like Pablove.

Duties Include:

            • Perform key volunteer roles at outreach and fundraising events by heading up volunteer teams and groups, representing the organization, and assisting staff.
            • Learning aspects of nonprofit administration such as database entry, event management, and facilities and operations – a crucial skill for anyone looking for a career in nonprofits.
            • Assist in key elements of nonprofit merchandising – including product development and research, sale strategies and third party collaborations.
            • Pulling, organizing and fulfilling merchandise orders and event materials at the direction of the Operations Coordinator.
            • Researching new ideas, keeping the office organized, and performing administrative tasks like welcoming our guests, filing, and being the voice on the phone behind the words, “Hello, Pablove Foundation. How can we help you?”

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • A genuine interest in working for a nonprofit organization that is heavily involved with both health issues and the arts.
            • Strong writing skills, a professional phone manner, and the ability to complete thorough and competent research.
            • Initiative and creativity. Interns will be encouraged to generate new ideas and follow through on those opportunities during their assignment.
            • Mac proficiency is important; familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Docs a must.
            • Spanish-language skills a plus!

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

Pablove Communications and Multimedia Intern

We’re a small team doing BIG things, and we’re looking for interns who match our creative spirit to help get the word out about fighting childhood cancer with love. Communications and multimedia interns get hands-on experience in our long- and short-term communications tactics and strategy. Interns acquire new, in-demand skills and written, design or video collateral for their portfolio.

Duties Include:

            • Writing, editing and proofreading newsletters, promotional materials and fundraising.
            • Assisting with social media efforts, including but not limited to Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr and the Pablove blog.
            • Tracking and measuring new and traditional media metrics.
            • Web design and programming.
            • Graphic design for web and print-based materials.
            • Transcribing and cataloging video footage and photography.
            • Editing video pieces and graphics for YouTube and Vimeo.

We’re looking for someone who has:

            • A genuine interest in a career in communications, social media, web design, graphic design, film and editing, or all of the above!
            • Has some experience with software in their area of interest: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Final Cut Pro, iMovie, HTML. Mac proficiency a must.
            • Keeps a healthy media diet, especially when it comes to the latest releases of social media platforms.
            • Has strong writing and editing skills.
            • Spanish-language skills a plus!

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

Pablove Shutterbugs Program Intern

Looking to gain hands-on experience with a fun, fast-paced nonprofit? Do you have a passion for youth programs and community outreach? Love photography? A program of The Pablove Foundation, Pablove Shutterbugs teaches children living with cancer to develop their creative voice through the art of photography. We are seeking dedicated, creative applicants to support our growing photography program.

If you are interested in participating in an environment where you will learn the day-to- day workings of a non-profit organization with an emphasis in arts education, then this is the internship for you!

What you will learn:

            • How arts education professionals administer their programs.
            • Logistics in planning and program execution including preparing materials for group photography classes with Pablove Shutterbugs students.
            • How to create, market and maintain documents in our community outreach activities.
            • Help plan and participate in a variety of program events and outreach campaigns.

We’re looking for an intern who can:

            • Use Mac computers and work with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
            • Conduct research for prospective partnerships with community organizations, higher education institutions, photographers, photography collectors, and galleries.
            • Roll up their sleeves and assist with support tasks such as filing and mailing, maintaining program inventory, application processing, and general correspondence.

We pablove candidates who might:

            • Have working knowledge of or enjoy photography.
            • Speak Spanish.

Internships are 2-3 days per week (approximately 12-15 hrs) at our Hollywood office and last for the duration of a quarter or semester (3-4 months).

Course credit is available upon request.

Pablove Shutterbugs interns are paramount to the program’s success. We balance administrative duties with learning opportunities in a fast-paced, structured and supportive working environment.

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

Pablove Development and Events Intern

Are you interested in learning valuable development and event management skills and fighting childhood cancer with love? Then we want to meet you!

Projects include:

            • Assisting with and attending fundraising events.
            • Researching potential corporate and in-kind donations.
            • Administrative tasks related to Development (e.g. mailings and filing).
            • Grant research and some grant writing (no grant writing experience necessary, but writing experience is preferred).

We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, has exceptional organizational skills and takes initiative on assigned projects. This internship will give you insight into how a growing non-profit approaches their development strategy. Enthusiasm and a passion for the cause is a must. You must live in or be willing to relocate to Los Angeles.

To apply: Email your resume + cover letter to

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