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Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary Gainesville, FL, USA
Dec 12, 2018
Full time
Duties include General husbandry for nearly 300 New World monkeys: • Clean, repair and landscape outdoor habitats • Clean, repair and decorate indoor enclosures. • Prepare and serve diets. • Monitor the monkeys' physical and emotional well-being. • Participate in medical procedures and restraint and capture, when necessary. • Construct and furnish new habitats. • Plan and monitor socializations. • General grounds keeping and maintenance. • Clean and repair sanctuary buildings. • Direct and oversee interns, volunteers and groups. • Recordkeeping and scheduling. • Learn and communicate to visitors the monkey's species, back stories and natural origin. • Participate in fundraising campaigns, outreach and advocacy for captive primates. The work is labor intensive and the Florida climate is very hot and humid in the summer. In the winter, temperatures can drop to the 20s, and duties include heater checks throughout the night during freezing temperatures. The work is difficult and can be stressful, but the rewards are great! For the safety of the monkeys and co-workers, we do not accept applicants who smoke. Communal meals are vegan. You cannot store, cook or consume animals at Jungle Friends. We promote veganism.
VegMichigan Michigan, USA
Dec 11, 2018
Full time
VegMichigan Event Coordinator   Job Information Title:                Event Coordinator Hours:             Full Time, some evenings and weekend hours required Reports to:      President Salary Range:  $24,000/year - $35,000/year, depending on experience Benefits:         Flexible hours, work from home most days, paid holidays, personal, and vacation, healthcare stipend available   Job Description The Event Coordinator will manage all small and large events and oversee all aspects of event planning and management. The position requires working with the VegMichigan Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers to create and execute effective events and outreach activities throughout Michigan, which are focused on promoting the benefits of a vegan lifestyle. A successful candidate will be extremely organized and be able to manage the logistics of multiple events simultaneously. Responsibilities for the Event Coordinator include; scouting and booking locations, working out details with venue management, securing sponsorships, signing up vendors, signing up speakers/entertainment, coordinating volunteers, and cleanup.  The Event Coordinator is responsible for organizing memorable events and outreach activities that present veganism in a positive light.   Primary Duties Create and host events from conception through completion. Plan and oversee VegMichigan’s signature event, VegFest, and other large annual events including SummerFest and the annual Fundraiser. Work to create additional large events outside the Metro Detroit area and at selected colleges and universities aimed at promoting the benefits of a vegan diet. Oversee smaller events and outreach such as library presentations, dinner clubs, cooking demos, food tastings, tablings, leafleting, and others. Create a mix of innovative events and outreach activities with a focus on fun and positive interaction. Continually strive to find the most effective events and forms of outreach that will move individuals toward a vegan diet. Work with the Board, staff, and volunteers to coordinate all aspects of the event planning process. Coordinate with marketing and PR to create effective advertisements. Organize and manage sponsorship database and solicit event sponsors. Organize and manage vendor database and solicit new and attention-grabbing vendors. Manage and oversee events on the day of, including problem-solving, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors, and managing take-down. Work with Board to ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations. Recruit, build up and oversee a core group of volunteers that will help you successfully accomplish the objective of hosting VegMichigan events and outreach activities throughout Michigan. Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations and report outcomes by filling out Project Proposal Form and Event Summary Form to help determine effectiveness. Stay within budget for large and small events and strive to make as many events cash positive or cost neutral. Communicate with President on a regular basis and occasionally meet with the Board to discuss major event and outreach ideas. Maintain a detailed calendar of annual events, adding new events and eliminating unpopular events. Specify staff and volunteer requirements and coordinate their activities. Possess the ability to delegate event planning tasks to other staff members and volunteers where necessary. Coordinate event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers.   Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Hospitality Management, Public Relations or related field preferred. A certificate, associate degree, or related experience will also be considered. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the health, ethical, and environmental benefits of a plant-based lifestyle and ability to articulate this to others in an accurate and encouraging way. Experience with event planning and execution. Reliable transportation and an ability and willingness to travel on a routine basis. Proven writing, verbal, and public speaking skills. Must have a computer and be proficient in general computer skills, including Word, Excel, Gmail, and social media. Must have home office with computer, internet, and printer. Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills in order to work on numerous projects simultaneously and meet required deadlines. Ability to work independently. Ability and willingness to take on new responsibilities based on the needs of VegMichigan as the organization grows and evolves and agree to perform other duties as assigned.   Physical Demand Requirements: The position requires driving, walking continually for large events, and carrying boxes of twenty pounds.   To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter.
Optimum Health Institute Cedar Creek, TX, USA
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
We are seeking a person who has experience preparing raw food meals and providing exceptional customer service, to join our Kitchen team as a Food Preparation Worker II. You will prepare and present 100% certified organic, raw, vegan food, prepare fermented and dehydrated food items, assist with setup and clean-up for program classes, and maintain a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen, dining room and wheatgrass juicing rooms. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has strong teamwork skills and wants to work in a faith-based environment. Candidates for this position must demonstrate a high-degree of skill regarding food preparation, growing greens, sprouts, and wheatgrass, being safety conscious, detail oriented, and the ability to follow departmental processes and procedures. You will also be responsible for ensuring all areas within your control are in adherence with our body, mind and spiritual program. Requirements High School Diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of two years’ experience in raw food preparation in restaurant or food service and experience in kitchen operations. Experience with kitchen procedures, handling of equipment, and knowledge of Health Department regulations. Industry Specific Experience - Prefer hotel and restaurant experience Food Handler's Certification and a valid Driver's License. Ability to often lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Qualifications If you have always yearned for a career where you can make a difference by helping and serving others then contact us today. We are looking for passionate people who have a spiritual foundation to be part of a team that promotes the well-being of every person's mind, body and spirit. You must be able to pass a background check and drug screen. We are a drug-free and smoke-free campus.
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To work on specific projects, as assigned by the president, to help promote the goals of the organization   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Conduct research, prepare analyses, and suggest strategies Maintain accurate and up-to-date files and briefing papers Draft correspondence and respond to inquiries and requests, utilizing discretion and independent judgment Oversee Web content related to assigned projects Travel within and outside the U.S. on assignments Write speeches, give talks, and attend functions Perform any other duties, as assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: Degree in a related field or equivalent experience Minimum of two years of research experience Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects Proven ability to exercise independent judgment Strong working knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle Previous public-speaking experience and the ability to comfortably create and deliver presentations 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 Ability to lift and carry 20 lbs. Support for PETA’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Companies that exploit animals don't want consumers to see what they're doing or how they're doing it, so PETA sends people to work in their facilities and observe their treatment of animals. In just the past 10 years, PETA's investigations have resulted in the following:  Millions of eyes opened More than 1,000 criminal charges More than 350 U.S. Department of Agriculture citations 15 facilities shut down Position Objective: To use a variety of undercover investigative methods to conduct field investigations in PETA's focus areas, including the use of animals for food, clothing, experimentation, and entertainment  Location: Varies based on assignment  Primary Responsibilities and Duties: o Travel to different states and temporarily stay on location for various assignments for as long as necessary, sometimes several months at a time o Conduct assigned short- and long-term field observations from beginning to end, including the following duties: o Prepare for and research assignments, as directed by the vice president o Visit and/or obtain employment in various industries that use animals o Submit daily log notes in a detailed and orderly fashion o Use photography and videography to document conditions and use of animals as well as illegal, cruel, and/or improper conduct o Behave legally and professionally and bring issues to the superiors' attention o Work closely with office-based staff to develop documented cases o Cooperate fully in criminal, civil, and/or regulatory/administrative proceedings that result from field observations o Maintain strict confidentiality at all times     Requirements: • Appropriate experience in a related field or relevant experience, depending on the organization's needs • Willingness and ability to travel and be away from home for months at a time • Experience with audio-visual equipment • Diligent attention to detail and ability to handle extreme stress • Willingness and ability to follow instructions carefully • Ability to make sound judgments • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Modern mobile clinic seeking veterinarian: With over 150,000 surgeries performed since 2001, we help reduce the dog and cat overpopulation crisis in and around the pleasant river town of Norfolk in south eastern Virginia.  Benefits include competitive salary, flexible hours, vacation and sick time and limited weekends!  Experience in high volume surgery preferred, caring about animal welfare a must.     Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Perform surgical sterilizations and other surgeries as required Oversee and perform surgical monitoring, the administration of pre-anesthetic and anesthetic drugs, and post-surgical monitoring through discharge Promote the humane care and treatment of animals Administer vaccines to clinic patients Comply with the applicable state and federal laws established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)   Qualifications: Degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited university of veterinary medicine Current Virginia veterinary license or ability to obtain one One year of experience practicing veterinary medicine preferred Experience with high-volume spay-and-neuter surgeries desired Possession of or ability to obtain a DEA controlled-substance registration Proven effective organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail Willingness and ability to travel to various clinic stops throughout Hampton Roads A valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record Commitment to the objectives of the mobile clinic division and its mission
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To provide the Regulatory Testing Department (RTD) with a wide range of support for projects that replace the use of animals in laboratory tests.   We offer a dynamic, nonprofit environment, and are looking for a detail-oriented professional to bring positive energy to what they do. This position is based in our Sam Simon Center in Norfolk, VA.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Assist RTD staff members with administrative tasks, including arranging travel, arranging postal mailings from the office, processing credit card expense reports, processing check requests, and handling all other financial needs of the department • Maintain standard operating procedure (SOP) documents for the department and manage the department's system on SharePoint • Schedule internal and external meetings via Outlook and GoToMeeting. We would also look to you to help with preparing agendas, taking meeting minutes, and following up on items from departmental calls. • Maintain the department director’s calendar and keep track of staff schedules • Host and record meetings and webinars via GoToMeeting • Help with planning events, such as scientific workshops and departmental retreats • Perform online research in support of RTD staff, including locating journal articles and contact information • Monitor links on the PETA RTD and PETA International Science Consortium websites to ensure they are working • Monitor Federal Register announcements for items of potential interest to the department • Serve as the department's liaison with various PETA departments and submit request forms to these departments on RTD staffers’ behalf • Serve as the department’s liaison with PETA’s international affiliates • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience • Two years of experience in an office setting • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (especially Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook), Adobe Acrobat X Pro, SharePoint, and Doodle Polls • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proven effective written and verbal communication skills • Strong working knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Proven ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy • Demonstrated effective research skills • Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Remote Work
Position Objective: To assist People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in its work to push major corporations to eliminate cruel practices and products   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Perform advanced research and analysis on issues related to animal welfare, environmental impact, corporate supply chains, vegan alternatives, consumer trends, and more, to support PETA's Corporate Affairs department in its work with major corporations Prepare in-depth analyses in various formats including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Exercise sound judgment and confidentiality at all times Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: Degree in a related field or equivalent experience Minimum of two years of previous experience as a research assistant or in another research role Demonstrated thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns Proven exceptional research abilities, including qualitative and quantitative analyses Outstanding analytical, and organizational skills Proven exceptional writing, editing, and verbal communication skills Meticulous attention to detail Demonstrated excellent decision-making skills and the proven ability to take initiative and exercise independent judgment Ability to handle confidential information with discretion Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To obtain free and paid placement of PETA public service announcements (PSAs) and advertisements for billboards, print media, TV, radio, and online media   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Develop new pitch ideas and revamp pitches in order to increase free or reduced-rate placement of PSAs and ads • Develop and implement strategies for generating PSA and ad placement • Develop and maintain relationships with sales representatives and PSA directors to negotiate free or reduced-rate placements • Determine the effectiveness of PSA pitches and make recommendations based on these determinations • Ensure proper timing of PSA pitches in order to avoid conflicts with other media calendar items • Develop and maintain all records of PSA and ad placements • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience • Three years of marketing or advertising experience • Demonstrated knowledge of the advertising industry • Demonstrated knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Proven ability to negotiate pricing with advertising representatives • Proven excellent project-management, strategic-thinking, and analytical skills • Proven exceptional verbal communication skills and exceptional writing and editing abilities • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through • Proven ability to make sound judgments and work both independently and as part of a team • Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proven ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and keep track of numerous projects simultaneously • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, with a consistent pattern of proactively suggesting solutions • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To promote animal-free science with major corporations   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Maintain expertise in non-animal test methods and international regulatory requirements for testing Independently research and interpret a variety of issues related to replacing animal testing required by regulatory agencies Make and maintain contacts with major corporations in order to further PETA's work Identify and collaborate with scientists and corporate representative on projects to promote the implementation of non-animal methods Secure and lead formal meetings with companies and government agencies to discuss the implementation of in vitro and in silico test methods as well as other non-animal strategies Ensure timely and appropriate follow-up with companies Monitor the progress of departmental communications with corporations in order to ensure that short- and long-term goals are achieved Identify, review, and develop recommendations for non-animal test methods through analysis of scientific literature and data sources Attend and present at scientific conferences and communicate with scientists on specific issues relating to animal and non-animal test methods Plan and execute workshops, webinars, and other educational opportunities for scientists Obtain the necessary data for writing factsheets, reports, comments, correspondence, and other documentation Represent the organization in dealings with media Translate scientific terminology into lay terms for use in research projects Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Position Requirements: Masters or PhD degree in toxicology or closely related field Knowledge of animal-testing issues and scientific terminology Familiarity with federal and international regulatory requirements as they relate to animal testing Support for PETA's philosophy, commitment to the objectives of the organization, and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of scientists and media representatives Ability to analyze and interpret complex technical documents Proven attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Exceptional public-speaking skills Exceptional writing and research skills Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times Ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines Ability to make sound, independent judgements. Ability and willingness to travel Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record Professional appearance  
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objectives: To direct the operations and business affairs of the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department, including the supervision of staff   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department • Supervise attorneys and staff members assigned to matters under the areas of responsibility, including assigning, prioritizing, and reviewing projects • Serve as the point of contact on corporate law matters when the general counsel is unavailable • Provide legal advice and assistance on a wide range of issues that arise during the conduct of the organization's and its affiliates' charitable programs • Represent and present on behalf of the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department to donors, public bodies, and the media • Maintain and oversee the organization's and PETA's insurance and risk management programs • Supervise maintenance of the organization’s trademark registrations in the U.S. and international jurisdictions • Coordinate and ensure compliance with corporate governance requirements for the organization and all domestic and international PETA-named affiliates • Conduct legal research and provide advice on corporate issues pertaining to day-to-day operation including contracts, intellectual property, real estate, insurance, employment law, and tax-exempt organizations • Research, interpret, and apply state and federal statutes and regulations, and applicable case law • Communicate with prosecutors, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations on a variety of legal issues • Assist PETA caseworkers, researchers, and campaigners with a wide array of legal issues that arise in their cases • Draft correspondence, contracts, and applications • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • J.D. and a minimum of six years of relevant legal experience, including with tax-exempt organizations • Member in good standing of a state bar • Previous supervisory experience • Proven effective leadership skills • Proven excellent organizational, legal research, and writing skills • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks within strict time constraints • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate the organization’s and PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objectives: To assist with equipment, projects, and edit videos in the Audio/Visual (A/V) Department   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Handle high- and low-volume video file conversions, links, and encode requests • Assist editors with digitization and management of video files, including, but not limited to, syncing of footage, archiving, importing and exporting • Create edits based on various edit requests from the organization and its supported affiliates • Create effects, titles, and other basic motion graphics • Color correct video clips and color grade video projects • Edit audio levels and mix audio tracks, including voiceovers • Use discretion in choosing appropriate footage for video edits • Take responsibility for the quality control of videos • Assist with local video and photo shoots • Record voice-overs and monitor audio on video shoots • Create video breakdowns for legal review • Abide by any legal guidelines regarding video production from start to completion • Assist in producing A/V needs for PETA and PETA Foundation events and staff meetings • Research and advise on equipment needs • Maintain a digital-based inventory of A/V equipment • Support A/V team members with logistics when appropriate • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • One year of professional A/V experience • Familiarity with industrial-grade video, audio and photo equipment • Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines in a professional manner • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. on a regular basis • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Remote Work
Position Objectives: PETA has the most-engaged social media audience of any advocacy organization. Sustain and grow PETA’s reach and online presence, be a visionary for PETA’s social efforts, and drive PETA’s messages, making sure they resonate with the public. Through innovative social media marketing, our Director of Digital Marketing will ensure our campaigns make a splash with influencers and the media, push forward PETA's edgy animal rights message, and are timely with current events and trends.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Supervise PETA's social media managers and live social media strategists • Oversee PETA's presence on social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram • Oversee PETA's live coverage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (including for protests, celebrity photoshoots, events breaking news, and more) • Oversee PETA's social media responding to the public and influencers • Work with other PETA departments to collaborate on creative social media marketing initiatives • Work with other marketing department managers (including for PETA's PETA Latino and peta2 programs) on implementing initiatives and new strategies • Oversee research and analysis to support and monitor PETA's social media efforts • Perform any other duties assigned by the Vice President of Marketing   Qualifications: • College degree in a related field or equivalent experience • Minimum of five years of online marketing and content marketing experience • Minimum of two years of management experience • Thorough understanding of complex marketing concepts and strategies • Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills • Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking, and analytical skills • Support for and knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Willingness and ability to travel • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To generate media coverage of PETA's campaigns   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Prepare and service news releases for PETA campaigns • Independently pitch PETA campaigns and events to the media • Prepare and manage news releases for PETA's foreign affiliates • Prepare and send mailings to the media on specific issues and campaigns • Monitor severe weather and natural disasters nationwide (e.g., fires, floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes) and prepare and service news releases regarding the safeguarding of companion animals during such events • Develop target lists for issue and campaign coverage • Develop new pitch ideas and ways to revamp news releases and pitches in order to increase media coverage of PETA campaigns • Pitch campaigner profiles and interviews to TV and radio talk shows, features editors, and weekly papers • Keep informed about local and national news stories and track those that are relevant to PETA's campaigns • Assist campaigners with various duties relating to media coverage • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience • Professional writing experience, including newspaper or magazine writing experience • Knowledge of public relations and the media industry, a plus • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and campaigns • Proven ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional manner • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously • Proven ability to take initiative and follow through • Demonstrated ability to make sound judgments and work independently • Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Proven excellent organizational skills • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines • Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Dec 07, 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 animals used in experimentation and access to public records.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Conduct legal research and provide advice on a variety of statutes, regulations, and case law related to animals used in experimentation Draft correspondence, letters of complaint, and other documents related to animals used in experimentation Participate in the development of creative opportunities for litigation related to animals used in experimentation Assist in the management of litigation related to animals used in experimentation 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 Develop and manage internal database to track public records requests and administrative appeals Develop and manage internal database of developments related to federal and state public records acts Assist in the development and management of litigation of public records matters 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 five years of legal experience Experience with administrative law, criminal law, and public records acts preferred 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 communicate PETA's positions on issues with professionalism Commitment to the objectives of the organization  
Indraloka Animal Sanctuary Mehoopany, PA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
This is your chance to work for a rare globally and nationally accredited sanctuary for farmed animals. Our mission is to provide heaven on earth for farm animals with nowhere else to turn. We inform, inspire, and empower the community, especially children, on ways in which we can better care for ourselves and the environment while helping animals in need. We advocate for a kind and compassionate lifestyle that protects animals, the earth, and our own health. The Administrative Assistant will be a key part of bringing our mission to life every day. We are growing rapidly and about to expand, so for the right person, this position will be a launching pad to a career with endless possibilities. This is a varied, fast-paced position requiring time management skills and the ability to prioritize work. The ideal Administrative Assistant will have excellent organizational and communication skills as well as a gift for developing authentic, warm interpersonal relationships. The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Business Manager. S/he will work jointly with the Business Manager to keep an accurate up to date filing system and manage projects to support the Development, Outreach, and Animal Caregiving teams. This work will support the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, and practices. The Administrative Assistant will interact with donors, sanctuary guests, and members of the community. This is a new position and, therefore, job duties may grow, change, and evolve over time. Administrative Assistant Provide administrative support to team members. Create and implement systems to keep the team efficient and organized. Create, maintain, and update staff directories, organizational charts, policy manuals, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), reports, spreadsheets, and other corporate documents and files. Attend/participate in staff meetings and other meetings as needed; prepare agendas and take notes. Take on special projects as needed. Act as the first point of contact for public inquiries via telephone, email, and social media messages. Order, store, organize and maintain supply inventory for office and events. Receive, sort, distribute, ship mail and packages. Event preparation, including researching venues, ordering food, coordinating vendor payment, set-up, and clean-up. Assist in employee recruitment and on-boarding efforts as requested. Assist with the annual audit as needed. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications This requires that s/he represent Indraloka well by being ethical, responsible, kind, interpersonally effective, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. S/he must also be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent problem-solving abilities, and verbal and written communication skills. Passion for the mission required. Kindness and compassion for all life is required. The ability to advocate effectively for a plant-based, cruelty-free lifestyle is required. 4+ years of experience working in an administrative support capacity, preferably within non-profit organizations. Comfort and ease transitioning a team to and working in, a paperless technology-driven environment. Exceptional at creating organizational systems and order. Excellent written/oral communication skills. Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment managing multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously and sometimes independently. Ability to prioritize, problem solve, execute sound judgment and multitask effectively. Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners to manage the scope, strategy, requirements, and implementation of projects. Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative style. A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace is necessary. Excels at operating in a fast-paced, yet very informal community environment. Valid driver’s license required. Compensation and Details This position begins immediately and is based in our Mehoopany, PA office. In 1-2 years, the sanctuary and its office will move to Dalton, PA. The Administrative Assistant is a full-time hourly position. We offer a competitive benefits package including a 401K plan, paid time off, and flexible scheduling.
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: As a Fundraising Assistant, you have a unique opportunity to provide the PETA Foundations’ Corporate Giving Department with administrative support and share your enthusiasm for fundraising and discovering vegan/cruelty-free companies. You will maintain databases, develop social media accounts, PETA websites and third party fundraising websites.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: In consultation with PETA and in verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by it: • Assist with basic processes relating to Corporate Giving programs including PETA Business Friends, the ‘PETA-Approved Vegan’ certification and third-party fundraising efforts. o Correspond with companies and build fundraising relationships o Maintain PETA Business Friends benefit fulfillment and onboarding o Support aspects of donor engagement in the social-media and website environment. Maintaining cultivation platforms including the PETA Mall website, its Facebook and Twitter pages, PETA’s coupon page, email campaigns and others. o Perform research projects on prospective companies and assemble data reports • Assist with maintaining third-party fundraising accounts • Discover new company prospects and actively promote the PETA Business Friends and other corporate giving programs • Draft responses to inquiries about a wide range of fundraising and animal rights topics and respond to inbound e-mails from PETA supporters, fundraisers, and third-party organizations • Maintain departmental databases and archives • Draft letters and assist with updating companies on their benefit fulfillment • Establish and maintain good communication and relationships at all levels of the organization and PETA and with PETA’s business partners • Perform any other duties or special projects assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Minimum of two years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, administrative support, corporate giving or philanthropic business partnerships. • Professional experience with social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter. • Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking and ability to meet multiple deadlines and organize tasks. • Experience with data entry and database-maintenance systems • Proficiency with a variety of Microsoft Office programs and WordPress • Proven excellent attention to detail • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. • Professional appearance, adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle, and familiarity with vegan/cruelty-free shopping.
VegFund
Nov 30, 2018
Full time
VegFund seeks a motivated and curious Program Specialist with a passion for vegan / plant-based living to serve as a vital member of a growing non-profit organization. VegFund supports vegan activists to spread a compassionate, responsible, and impactful vegan message to the greater public. Job Summary The Program Specialist is charged with four core responsibilities: Grant Review, Approval and Management. VegFund accepts grant applications on a rolling basis and approves some reviewing 800 grants annually, some 90 percent falling within the Community Outreach category.  The grants of this category include food sampling, documentary and film screenings, festivals and fairs (predominantly veg fests) and paid-per-view videos mostly of farmed animal production within industrialized settings. The Program Specialist is the first line of communication with VegFund’s grantee base of some 1,600 individuals and organizations around the world and she/he will have approval authority for grants in this category up to $3,000. The Program Specialist will follow grants through the initial application responding to grantee queries through to final disbursement to each grantee of the Community Outreach category.  This task represents about 50 percent of the Program Specialist’s time.   Grant Reporting. Apart from the Community Outreach grant category, VegFund offers grants within 4 other grant categories. The regular review of data generated within VegFund’s grant programs is essential for understanding the programming relevance and success. The Program Specialist will pull and organize the data for some 60 grant reports monthly for review by the Executive Director, Program Officer and the VegFund Board. Grant reporting will require about 25 percent of the Program Specialist’s time.   Representing VegFund.  The Program Specialist may be asked to represent VegFund at up to four annual networking events or conferences as a part of a Vegfund Team. Conferences may include the annual National Animal Rights Conference or other conferences or events where VegFund’s presence will help recruit new grantees, maintain relationships with existing grantees and inform prospective donors and partners about VegFund’s work. Representing VegFund will require approximately 10 percent of the time of this position.   Grantee Support.  The Program Specialist will assist the communications team with grantee skills building outreach, such as sending out new grantee kits, adding grantee events to our events calendar, and responding to questions on our activist forum.  The Program Specialist will dedicate about 15 percent of his/her time to this task. Requirements: Familiarity with or a willingness to learn to use the following programs: FluidReview, WordPress, GMAIL and Google Docs, HubSpot, Slack, Asana, Dropbox, and Excel Strong communication skills Attention to detail An attitude to respond promptly to grantees.   Administrative experience strongly preferred Basic data analysis abilities Monthly report creation using PowerPoint and EXCEL Independent work ethic and ability to stay on task without constant oversight Ability to work 40 hours per week Passion for plant-based or vegan living. VegFund strongly prefers a vegan candidate. Salary and benefits: This full-time position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Added benefits include fully paid healthcare insurance, 20 days of paid time off for vacation and illness, a monthly stipend for technology and communication expenses and a collegial team at VegFund.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
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Full time
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Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Nov 29, 2018
Full time
If you are an organized, detail oriented individual, and excel in documentation we are looking for you to join one of the fastest growing, innovative food companies in the world that is literally changing the future of food. The Quality Control Technician must be a team builder who is comfortable with motivating and coaching team members towards compliance and quality standards. The ideal candidate must have 2-3 years of experience in Food Manufacturing in Production or Quality Assurance. Due to the nature of working with a production facility, this position will need to be able to work flex hours, evening and / or weekends.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Nov 29, 2018
Full time
One of the most important roles at Miyoko’s, the Sanitation Associate is responsible for keeping the production facility free from bacteria. They are responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the equipment used in processing and packaging our products and must ensure that Miyoko’s Kitchen exceeds all sanitation requirements.This individual should be detail oriented and have the highest professional standards of cleanliness. The Sanitation Associate reports to the Sanitation Manager.
Miyoko's Kitchen Petaluma, CA, USA
Nov 29, 2018
Full time
One of the fastest growing food companies in California, Miyoko’s is revolutionizing the dairy industry by combining innovative technology with age-old creamery methods to craft cheese and butter fromplant-based ingredients. Our mission is to reduce the world’s dependence on animal products by making a plant-based lifestyle accessible to everyone. Miyoko’s revolutionary products can be found nationwide at major retailers including Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Sprouts, Kroger, Raley’s, and more. Miyoko’s products have received multiple awards and have been featured in high profile media outlets including the New York Times, Forbes, Food and Wine, and Good Morning America. We recently relocated to a state-of-the-art facility in Petaluma and we are actively recruiting for a Warehouse Associate. As production ramps up in our recently expanded Petaluma facility, we need high energy, dependable warehouse, and shipping associates to get our products prepared and packages to send out to stores. The ideal candidate will have 1+ years of experience in working in a warehouse and forklift experience. As part of the Miyoko’s team, you will have a direct impact on creating a sustainable food supply and protecting the planet for future generations. As the company is rapidly expanding, employees have the opportunity for significant growth in a challenging and fulfilling career supported by passionate coworkers. Benefits include PTO, health care coverage, optional dental and vision plans, tuition programs to support continuing education, daily organic meals (breakfast and lunch) expertly prepared by our chefs, monthly birthday celebrations, and ping pong tournaments. Be a part of our exciting mission to provide the world with plant-based food that is kinder, greener, and healthier.

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