25 Apr 2013

Full-Time Administrative Assistant – Office of the President

PETA Foundation – Posted by PETA & PETA FoundationNorfolk, Virginia, United States

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Job Description

Position Objective:
To perform a wide range of clerical and administrative duties for various PETA and PETA Foundation departments

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Provide prompt and courteous assistance to callers and visitors to the president’s office
• Provide general administrative support
• Prepare correspondence and answer inquiries and requests related to a variety of animal issues and business issues
• Maintain standard operating procedures for departmental clerical duties
• Assist other PETA and PETA Foundation departments with administrative duties
• Maintain the integrity of departmental files, correspondence, and calendars
• Coordinate domestic and international travel arrangements and assist with the creation of travel itineraries
• Assist with the preparation of departmental financial records, credit-card expense reports, funding requests, check requests, donation requests, and relevant paperwork and ensure their timely approval or denial
• Assist in coordinating PETA special events and projects
• Maintain the departmental databases
• Assist in coordinating the president’s speaking engagements, book signings, and other responsibilities completed on behalf of PETA and the PETA Foundation
• Assist with domestic animal and wildlife emergencies
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

• Minimum of two years of office experience
• Prior experience working with financial records
• Extensive experience working with Microsoft Office and database software
• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
• Demonstrated ability to interact with organization members and members of the public in a professional and courteous manner
• Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proven ability to exercise independent judgment
• Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
• Proven ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
• Demonstrated superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
• Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
• Proven ability to type at least 60 words per minute
• Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle
• Proof of positive credit report and clear background check
• Support for PETA’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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Job Categories: Administrative Assistant. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: administrative, animal rights, assistant, peta, and vegan.

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