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Dane County Humane Society Madison, WI, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
  Job Title: Humane Educator   Reports to: Development & Marketing Supervisor   Supervises: Part-Time Education Assistant and LTE Camp Staff   Hours: Full-Time; 40 hours per week with flexible days. Some nights and weekends required.   Pay Rate: $25,000-30,000; salaried with benefits package available   Scope of Position: The Humane Educator will lead education outreach and programs on behalf of Dane County Humane Society. The Educator is responsible for the design and implementation of educational opportunities that promote animal welfare, create an access point to DCHS services and bring the values and philosophies of DCHS to the community.    Duties and Responsibilities: Educational Program Design and Implementation                                                                                    85% Oversee all scheduling, organizing, room set up/clean up, lesson planning and implementation of education programs, including day camps, Humane Heroes, offsite presentations, birthday parties, Girl Scout workshops, field trips and educational shelter tours. Plan, organize, and supervise Camp Pawprint – Summer Break each year, offering weeklong day camps throughout summer for up to 50 campers per week. Supervise the safety of education program participants. Recruit, train and supervise camp counselors each year for Camp Pawprint. Supervise Education Assistant(s) by providing training and support to lead education programs. Recruit, train and supervise education, classroom animal and animal visitor volunteers with a goal to maintain a pool of loyal, consistent volunteers to draw upon throughout the year. Develop and maintain volunteer job descriptions for education programs and services. Provide high-level customer service to community members interested in education programs. Build a network of community leaders, business partners, teachers and parents that promote education opportunities at DCHS and support programs as participants or presenters. Commit to self-education and professional development to stay current on best practices and effective education models at fellow animal welfare organizations. Make recommendations to leadership to create new education opportunities, revise current programs or discontinue offering certain programs that are not meeting goals. Track education budgets and ensure financial goals are met. Work with direct supervisor to develop annual plan with specific objectives, goals, proposed schedule, budget projections and evaluation strategy. Provide care for classroom animals at the shelter. Development, Marketing and Stewardship                                                                                                15% Provide stories, budget goals and revenue, and program descriptions to coworkers for grant, major gift and sponsorship proposals. Provide program evaluations and results for reporting to education program donors. Support the development team in using education opportunities to attract and retain donors for DCHS. Attend donor visits and events as requested. Recognize youth donors by greeting donors and writing thank you cards and social media posts. Collaborate with Public Relations Coordinator (PRC) to be sure education programs are advertised on the DCHS website, social media and other marketing outlets. Use donor database (Raiser’s Edge), to note interactions with volunteers, parents and other program participants and to be sure each is properly thanked for their support. Additional Job Duties                                                                                                                        As Needed Represent DCHS at the highest level in public speaking engagements and presentations as requested. Attend DCHS major events and public relations activities when additional staffing or the Educator’s specific skills are needed. Collaborate with colleagues on special projects as assigned to foster a culture of philanthropy.   Qualifications/Requirements: College degree in education or related field, or high school diploma or equivalent with three years related experience. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Experience leading a team or working in a leadership role. Experience with Microsoft Office products and an understanding of database systems. Experience posting to social media for professional organization desired. Positive attitude and ability to remain enthusiastic through the day. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Acquire and possess a thorough understanding and dedication to the philosophies of animal welfare. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter by October 15, 2018 for best consideration. Dane County Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Dane County Humane Society Madison, WI, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
Job Title: Associate Director of Development   Reports to: Director of Development and Marketing (DODM)   Supervises: none  Hours: Full-Time; 40 hours per week with flexible days. Some nights and weekends required.   Pay Rate: Competitive salary with benefits package available   Scope of Position: The Associate Director of Development (ADOD) will be responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting potential and existing donors for the shelter’s top fundraising priorities and annual giving programs. Responsible for the initial contact of newly identified prospective donors to qualify and to promote interest in providing major philanthropic support to Dane County Humane Society (DCHS) in effort to expand the shelter’s donor base. Cultivate and solicit prospects for gifts ranging from $1,000-$25,000 to build a pipeline of support towards major and planned giving. Work collaboratively with DODM on donor development strategies. Serve as a leader in developing a culture of philanthropy throughout DCHS. Duties and Responsibilities: Fundraising/Portfolio Management                                                                                                            95% Develop and implement annual fundraising plan goals for major gifts in coordination with the DODM. Develop strategies to qualify, identify and solicit annual giving prospects with emphasis on gifts ranging from $1,000 to $25,000, managing a portfolio of 100-150 prospects and donors Schedule and conduct discovery meetings with prospects, following up with correspondence, phone calls and additional visits as appropriate, including visits in conjunction with the DODM, Executive Director and other shelter leaders. Plan and conduct visits, tours and other ongoing contact to build relationships with donors, effectively presenting the case for philanthropic support. Make respectful asks of our donors to direct their philanthropic support to DCHS Evaluate and recommend appropriate next steps for newly qualified potential donors through well-developed cultivation strategies. Staff DODM, Executive Director and other shelter leaders in communications and interactions related to prospects and donors in the ADOD portfolio. Compose compelling gift proposals that clearly define the organization’s priorities and impact of philanthropy on DCHS Participate in and leverage the shelter’s special events to cultivate, solicit and steward prospects and donors Actively document donor information and file timely and accurate contact reports in donor database (Raiser’s Edge) Analyze and evaluate prospect and donor data to generate targeted lists from Raiser’s Edge Represent DCHS at the highest level while also contributing to organization’s culture of philanthropy. Collaborate with team members on implementation and further development of donor stewardship and retention plan, especially with activities related to the Directors’ Council giving society of major donors. Engage in individualized stewardship strategies and activities that promote continued involvement of donors and encourage donors to make additional contributions Support the preparation of reports, summaries, briefings, donor rosters and donor reports relevant to stewardship activities and develop strategic opportunities to share the message of philanthropic impact with prospects and donors Assist in staffing the Philanthropy Committee   Additional Job Duties                                                                                                                        5% Support community outreach strategies and public relations initiatives that promote the DCHS mission. Collaborate with development and marketing colleagues on special projects as assigned that help to foster a culture of philanthropy.   Qualifications/Requirements: Three years of fund development experience, with demonstrated experience with major gifts highly preferred. Other related experience may be considered. College degree Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Experience with Raiser's Edge donor database or other donor database; knowledge of NXT version preferred Commitment to animal welfare To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter by October 15, 2018 for best consideration. Dane County Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine 5100 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
Sep 20, 2018
Full time
Fundraising Program Manager Nonprofit seeking fundraising professional with at least three years of experience to manage the legacy program and be a vital part of growing support from individuals. About the Physicians Committee The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel , our website , and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog . About Our Development Team Our development program generates fundraising revenue through a variety of channels, including individual gifts, grants, direct response, planned giving, and special events. The development team is dedicated to finding innovative ways to keep existing supporters informed of campaign progress and to seek new support. The team is knowledgeable and well-versed in the organization’s efforts and prides itself on being creative, accessible, and donor-centric. About this Career Opportunity The Fundraising Program Manager will work closely with the Vice President of Development and other development staff members to expand and enhance our long-range gift planning and comprehensive fundraising campaign initiative. Responsibilities include: Managing the Lifetime Partner program and enhancing stewardship; acting as primary liaison with the cross-departmental bequest team to ensure the smooth, timely, and accurate administration of bequests; and overseeing the gift planning commitments process (Letters of Intent and Gift Agreements). Marketing the Charitable Gift Annuity program , managing proposals, and acting as liaison with our finance department. Working closely with organizational leadership to keep capital campaign activity on schedule and progressing with a high level of visibility and momentum. Gift tracking and creating acknowledgement strategies for specific fundraising campaigns. Working in Raiser’s Edge to ensure coordination of campaign entries and accuracy of reports. This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (in Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red line). Who We’re Looking For We are looking for an enthusiastic fundraising professional with at least three years of development experience. Knowledge of donor relations, marketing, and stewardship is required. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, entrepreneurial project manager who can focus on big-picture concepts and projects while maintaining strict attention to detail. The candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment, to relate well to people of all ages, and to build successful relationships with constituents and co-workers. The position provides an opportunity to implement creative ideas, grow fundraising skills, and work with a team dedicated to maintaining the highest ethical standards while helping to create a better future for animals and people. How to Apply In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your related work experience and your professional goals. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine 5100 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA
Sep 20, 2018
Full time
Lifetime Partner Program Manager Nonprofit seeking fundraising professional with at least three years of experience to manage the legacy program and be a vital part of growing support from individuals. About the Physicians Committee The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel , our website , and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog . About Our Development Team Our development program generates fundraising revenue through a variety of channels, including individual gifts, grants, direct response, planned giving, and special events. The development team is dedicated to finding innovative ways to keep existing supporters informed of campaign progress and to seek new support. The team is knowledgeable and well-versed in the organization’s efforts and prides itself on being creative, accessible, and donor-centric. About this Career Opportunity The Lifetime Partner Program Manager will work closely with the Vice President of Development and other development staff members to expand and enhance our long-range gift planning and comprehensive fundraising campaign initiative. Responsibilities include: Managing the Lifetime Partner program and enhancing stewardship; acting as primary liaison with the cross-departmental bequest team to ensure the smooth, timely, and accurate administration of bequests; and overseeing the gift planning commitments process (Letters of Intent and Gift Agreements). Marketing the Charitable Gift Annuity program , managing proposals, and acting as liaison with our finance department. Working closely with organizational leadership to keep capital campaign activity on schedule and progressing with a high level of visibility and momentum. Gift tracking and creating acknowledgement strategies for specific fundraising campaigns. Working in Raiser’s Edge to ensure coordination of campaign entries and accuracy of reports. This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (in Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red line). Who We’re Looking For We are looking for an enthusiastic fundraising professional with at least three years of development experience. Knowledge of donor relations, marketing, and stewardship is required. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, entrepreneurial project manager who can focus on big-picture concepts and projects while maintaining strict attention to detail. The candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment, to relate well to people of all ages, and to build successful relationships with constituents and co-workers. The position provides an opportunity to implement creative ideas, grow fundraising skills, and work with a team dedicated to maintaining the highest ethical standards while helping to create a better future for animals and people. How to Apply In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your related work experience and your professional goals. Click here to apply online . We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.
Movement Media Washington, DC, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Part time
Movement Media Seeks Operations Manager We’re Seeking: An outstanding individual with a passion for social change to play a key role in supporting Movement Media’s work for our remarkable clients. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years bookkeeping and administrative experience. Movement Media’s Operations Manager plays an essential role in our day-to-day operations and a critical support role to our Director, all staff, and within our office. This new team member will be part of a unique company that maintains exceptionally high standards while working in a dynamic, faced paced, and forward-thinking environment serving highly visible clients on critical issues related to social justice, sustainability, and socially responsible business. This is a part-time, at-will, salaried, and exempt position requiring a commitment to a minimum of 30 hours per week; Base compensation begins at $39,000 annually as base-pay; Benefits include no-deductible health insurance + dental and vision, generous 401K-retirement contribution of 15% of base-pay after a three-month probationary period, potential for an annual bonus, generous PTO, and more; The position is based out of our Washington, D.C. office; Starts December 1st, 2018.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities  You will: Manage accounts payable and receivable; Liaise with accountants, advisors, brokers, and other professional service providers, as well as regular vendors, regarding contracts, and provision of services; Administer employee benefits; Interface with government agencies to assure compliance with applicable regulations; Maintain the company’s essential digital and physical files related administration, HR, clients, accounting, and more. Anchor our office reception and maintenance; Ensure the office is kept in good order, clean, and fully stocked as needed; Serve as HR support for our staff; Proactively identify ways to improve administrative processes, build team spirit and staff camaraderie, and advance company mission; Act as a representative of Movement Media and support the Owner and Director in meetings and other dealings; Represent company to clients and potential clients; explain service offerings; negotiate contracts; manage new client business and projects; and occasionally explore and seek out new business opportunities; Handle misc. assignments as needed for Director and staff to ensure smooth operations of business.   Qualifications You are: Passionate about social issues and interested in supporting the work of campaigns that bolster progressive causes; Self-managed, dependable, and act with trustworthiness, integrity, and discretion; Confident, outgoing, down to earth, and highly cooperative; An extremely savvy, effective, and responsive communicator in person, on the phone, and via email; A self-starter with the ability to think independently and work autonomously when necessary; Proactive, and show initiative to continually improve your work and contribute to the organization; A flexible, creative problem solver with strong analytical skills; Committed to executing your work with precision, care, and acumen; Experienced in project management from conception to completion.   Essential Requirements You Have: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; Superb organizational and time management skills; Minimum 5 years bookkeeping and other administrative experience related to the responsibilities described herein; Background working in social justice movements and activist campaigns related to human and/or animal rights, and/or the environment; Additional experience in one or more of the following: facilities management, data management, benefits management, human resources, project management; Exceptional written and verbal communications skills; A positive, and “can do” attitude, as well as a cooperative not competitive work style; An aptitude for working with online platforms, such as those of vendors or government entities. Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Quickbooks.   Client Background: This position is essential to our company infrastructure and allows us to provide optimum service to clients such as Dr. Bronner’s, Fair World Project, Vote Hemp, and others. Applicants should be familiar with these entities and interested in the work they do, and also be familiar with the content on our website, http://www.wearemovementmedia.com.   Apply: Submit a one-paragraph introduction along with an attached zip file or dropbox link with the following application packet in PDF format: Cover letter: Min. 800 words; including information tailored to this particular job about why you are interested in and passionate about this position; why you would be a good fit; and what skills you offer CV Two writing samples from the last 2 years Two job relevant professional references from the last 3 years Note: Please consider your application your first assignment related to the (potential) job. All applications that do not submit the full application packet with the content and in the format specified above will not be considered. Please demonstrate complete competence and attention to detail in the application process, including demonstrating impeccable attention to correct grammar and spelling. Movement Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage people of color, women, people of diverse gender identities, LGBTQ persons, and people of unconventional educational backgrounds to apply.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Washington, DC, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
Seeking human resources professional with at least five years of experience to support leadership and staff by facilitating a variety of strategic, operational, and administrative functions at 90-person nonprofit organization working to save and improve human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. About the Physicians Committee The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel , our website , and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog . About the Human Resources Team The Physicians Committee’s human resources team supports leadership and staff by facilitating a variety of strategic, operational, and administrative functions. We partner with team members to create a positive and engaging workplace culture and promote organizational health and best practices. Our keys to success include having a positive and outgoing attitude, being detail-oriented and thorough, and continually exploring new ideas and approaches to our work. We look for and assume the best in others and strive to build a positive dialog in order to advance our work. We prioritize personal and professional development. About this Career Opportunity We’re looking for a Human Resources Specialist to join our team of three to support our staff of approximately 90 employees. Our team’s goals include: Building our team together : partnering with our colleagues to recruit, hire and onboard team members, interns, consultants and volunteers Developing our skills together : partnering with our colleagues to identify development needs and to coordinate or facilitate training Creating our culture together : partnering with our colleagues to reinforce our core values, promote organizational health and best practices, and to foster an environment in which we can all do our best work Administration : helping our colleagues maximize their benefits and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line) Who We’re Looking For Work life at Physicians Committee is fast-paced, exciting, and challenging! We’re looking for a team member who will be passionate about the creating an optimal workplace culture and environment for our team of hardworking and visionary professionals. And we’re also looking for somebody who is passionate about our vision to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. Applicants should have at least five years of experience working in human resources and an eagerness to work hard and go the extra mile for our team members. Presentation and project management skills are a plus. How to Apply In your cover letter, please tell us about your human resources experience, professional goals and your interest in Physicians Committee’s mission. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.
New England VegFest Worcester, MA, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
The New England VegFest Executive Director leads and manages all VegWorcester and New England VegFest programming. This individual ensures that year-round events and campaigns advocate for vegetarianism and align with the Board of Directors-established mission and strategic vision.  Areas of Responsibility Leadership Lead an organization of volunteers, ensuring their work upholds VegWorcester’s mission and vision Develop and enhance year-round programming to serve the local New England community Manage all aspects of the annual New England VegFest Collaborate effectively with the Board of Directors and other organizers by: developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization attending weekly meetings with the Board of Directors and other organizers keeping the Board apprised of organizational activities and of internal and external issues that may affect VegWorcester Operations Develop and share annual plans with goals and objectives that work towards the organization’s strategic vision Determine staffing requirements for management and program delivery and recruit volunteers for the organizing team Assess performance to assure that VegWorcester’s programming meets the organization's goals Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization, including: maintaining documentation using web-based tools managing institutional relationships overseeing programming facilitating community outreach Financial Planning and Development Develop a comprehensive annual budget for year-round programming and the New England VegFest Develop and implement a fundraising strategy to sustain and further grow the organization Who should apply? The ideal candidate is a(n): Self-directed, organized, and action-oriented professional Strong verbal and written communicator Proven leader, coach, and relationship manager Experienced event planner Competent web-based tool user The ideal candidate wants to: Make a career in the animal rights and environmental movement by leveraging our professional development budget to attend conferences, take relevant classes, and grow their professional network Make each New England VegFest better than the last one Enjoy plant-based food and hang out with a rad group of veg*n friends each week Pay Competitive salary, full time Timeline This is a year-round, full-time position. Applications are now open and the position begins in Fall 2018.
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Sep 10, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To provide legal advice on a wide range of animal protection issues that arise during the conduct of the organization's and its affiliates' charitable programs, with a focus on access to public records.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Conduct legal research and advise on federal and state public records acts • Draft and submit administrative appeals of public records act decisions by federal and state agencies • Draft and submit requests for assistance to federal and state public records ombudsmen • Liaise with federal and state public records personnel • Liaise with organizations with common interests in government transparency • Develop and manage internal database to track public records requests and administrative appeals • Monitor public records matters for potential litigation • Assist in the development and management of litigation of public records matters • Monitor developments in litigation under federal and state public records acts • Develop and manage internal database of developments related to federal and state public records acts • Conduct legal research and provide advice on a variety of animal protection-related statutes, regulations, and case law • Draft correspondence, letters of complaint, and other documents • Communicate with government agencies, law enforcement officials, and nonprofit organizations in furtherance of the listed responsibilities and duties • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • J.D. and a minimum of three years of legal experience with public records acts • Member in good standing of a state bar association • Proven excellent legal research, writing, and verbal advocacy skills • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks within strict time constraints • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Sep 10, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To manage PETA’s activist-led protest and outreach work to increase the effectiveness and frequency of demonstrations and encourage deeper commitments to animal rights   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Work with our team of outreach staff to oversee various activist-led campaigns and projects, ensuring that we meet all necessary deadlines and goals • Collaborate with other departments to complete literature orders and design requests, prepare media releases, and make sure that we are maximizing our and activists’ impact • Monitor our national presence with activists and look for areas of potential growth to expand our network of allies and fill any geographical gaps • Perform independent research and analysis related to a variety of PETA campaigns • Exercise sound judgment and confidentiality at all times • Travel to demonstrations in support of PETA campaigns • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking, and analytical skills • Minimum of three years of project or personnel management experience • Knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Demonstrated excellent decision-making skills and the proven ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines • Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. • Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle • Commitment to the objectives of the organization and ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues to the public  

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