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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is seeking an experienced professional to provide its president with key support. You will join a small creative team dedicated to advancing PETA's goals and participate in every aspect of our work, including campaign development, policy research and analysis, and member cultivation. We are seeking an organized self-starter who will thrive in PETA's culture of innovation and development, pushing animal rights further into the public consciousness. If you're the type of professional who anticipates the needs of your managers and team members and helps them stay focused on their projects by resolving issues before they arise, we're looking for you! Apply today.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Perform research projects on a wide range of animal rights topics

• Manage events such as PETA and PETA Foundation senior staff retreats, meetings, and in-house VIP gatherings

• Assist with development, research, marketing, and media coverage for the president's books and other projects

• Independently organize and attend speaking engagements, interviews, and book signings for the president

• Draft responses in the absence of the president to inquiries about a wide range of animal rights topics

• Interact professionally and diplomatically with PETA donors and others who contact the Office of the President

• Assist the president with e-mail and other matters while she is traveling or otherwise unavailable

• Professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues

• Perform any other duties as assigned by the president

 

Qualifications:

• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven exceptional written and verbal professional communication skills

• Demonstrated superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

• Proven project management skills

• Proven effective research skills

• Proven ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment, and decision making

• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion

• Demonstrated ability to anticipate problems, identify opportunities, and take a proactive approach to responsibilities

• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• Ability and willingness to travel

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. drivers' license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate PETA's positions on issues professionally

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

 

Please apply online:

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1025606

  Metro Area Norfolk VA
  Job Location City Norfolk
  Job Location State Virginia
  Job Location Zip 23510
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $0.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Activism and Organizing, Administration, Animal Welfare, Project management, Research
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Job Posting Date Mar. 13, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name PETA
  Organizational Focus Animal Welfare
  Contact Person Human Resources
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email jobopenings@petaf.org
  Web Address http://www.peta.org

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