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Food Empowerment Project Petaluma, CA
Jan 22, 2019
Full time
Job Summary Food Empowerment Project is seeking an experienced Volunteer, Local Events and Campaigns Coordinator to join our small but immensely passionate team in the Petaluma area of California. We work to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one’s food choices. We encourage choices that reflect a more compassionate society by spotlighting the abuse of animals on farms, the depletion of natural resources, unfair working conditions for produce workers, the unavailability of healthy foods in communities of color and low-income areas, and the importance of not purchasing chocolate that comes from the worst forms of child labor. With more than ten years of vegan food justice advocacy, we proudly define justice in a way that doesn't leave anyone behind. If you are passionate about veganism, farm worker justice, food access, and other justice issues, please read on. Reporting to the Operations and Development Director (OED) and working closely with Executive Director, staff, volunteers, and building and continuing relations with communities we work with that will allow F.E.P. to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. At the macro level of the organization, this includes developing and coordinating our current and new campaigns, helping strengthen and promote community initiatives and building our volunteer base. At micro levels, this includes communicating and overseeing volunteers and events, conducting research for new and current campaigns, generate written reports based on research and attending educational speaking engagements. RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES General Providing operational support across all 4 core programs (farm worker rights, veganism, food access, and labor in the global chocolate industry). Conducting all work within the values framework set out by the founder to empower those with the fewest resources and not replicate oppressive hierarchies, patriarchy, racism, and classism in our work Assist in other events, operations, fundraising work to advance goals of organization Work to deepen our membership base. Work collaboratively and consistently with others at F.E.P. to define strategic priorities, make decisions about unanticipated opportunities, and manage goals. Embody and promote F.E.P. culture and values internally and externally. Volunteers Corresponding with local, national and international volunteers Keeping track of volunteers and assigned tasks Recruit, maintain and supervise new and current volunteers Local Events Coordinating local events either to promote program areas or fundraise Coordinating logistics for annual school supply drive for the children of farm workers Coordinating with Vallejo residents for annual events and other events Coordinating benefits   Campaigns Develop plans to win our campaigns using research, advocacy, coalition-building, media attention, and grassroots mobilization Research and writing reports or other necessary documents Create campaign strategy, employ well-honed campaign methodology, and carry out tactics that may include but are not limited to direct action, lobbying and policy advocacy Familiarity with advocating at both the grassroots and legislative realm Experience and comfort in speaking to students below college level Required Qualifications Excellent research and writing skills Humane education experience Deep and clear passion for the specific work that F.E.P. does, and our values, mission, and approach to food justice 5 Years of nonprofit operations experience 3 Years of volunteer and campaign experience Personal understanding of food justice issues, labor rights, global human rights, and the impact of colonization Understanding of the vegan, animal rights, and animal liberation movement Demonstrable leadership and planning skills Tenacity in completing tasks Attention to details Strong communication and management skills Strong organizational and planning skills Additional “Nice-to-Haves” Bilingual in Spanish or Tagalog Experience with PR, communications and/or social media Salary:  Maximum: $43,680.00 (hourly to start) Benefits: Health care, paid vacation, sick and holidays. Food Empowerment Project is a vegan food justice organization and a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) based in Petaluma, CA. Please review our website, www.foodispower.org , prior to applying. People of color, women and non-binary folks, immigrants, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply! Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.) is an ethics-based organization and we are searching for individuals whose ethics and values are similar to our organization's mission. Please be sure to include in your cover letter how your personal values and practices are parallel with F.E.P.'s overall mission and goals. To Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing why this role is an ideal fit for your experience and passions.
House Rabbit Society Richmond, CA, USA
Jan 21, 2019
Full time
Organization: House Rabbit Society is a rabbit rescue and education organization.  This position will be working at House Rabbit Society headquarters, located in Richmond, CA, alongside a staff of four. Supervisor: Executive Director; Program Manager for Membership Assistant role Position: This full-time position’s roles break down approximately: 25% Volunteer Coordinator 25% Hop Shop Manager 25% Membership Assistant 25% Customer Service Responsibilities: 25% Volunteer Coordinator Develop and carry out strategies to recruit volunteers through multiple channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn Volunteer Marketplace, Nextdoor, VolunteerMatch, our eNewsletter, pre-vet college student groups, fliers, etc Communicate with and coordinate current and potential volunteers by email, phone, and in person, and manage accompanying data entry needs in Volgistics Build and develop a team of committed volunteers to help with House Rabbit Society’s program needs such as customer service, rabbit adoptions, rabbit daily care, rabbit grooming, bagging hay, spay/neuter clinic assistance, veterinary assistance, administrative assistance, ringing up shop customers, staffing special events Conduct volunteer orientation and trainings Review and update volunteer job descriptions and and volunteer application materials and guidelines. Solicit input and volunteer needs from staff, develop requests for help from volunteers, and develop new volunteer roles Interface between staff members and volunteers 25% Hop Shop Manager Manage inventory in Square POS for on-site and online store, and monitor product expiration dates Place orders with vendors, ensuring shop is well-stocked with items that are safe for rabbits and attractive to rabbit guardians Receive orders Determine and check pricing based on comps and formulas Restock, and organize storage and retail displays Run monthly reporting on sales and best-selling items Create promotions and coordinate with Program Manager on promotions to highlight in eNewsletter and social media Manage online orders, including preparation and shipment of domestic and international orders 25% Membership Assistant Update member records and donation records in eTapestry, our membership CRM Enter donation data from paper donation records into eTapestry Customize, print, and mail thank you letters and membership cards to our members Correspond with members via phone, email, and in person to respond to questions and inquiries, update records, and build relationships with the organization Update recurring payment information Other related membership tasks, as needed 25% Customer Service With co-workers and volunteers, provide customer service, including: Open the door and greet visitors, give tours of facility Answer phone calls and respond to voicemail messages Educate people about rabbits and provide handouts Counsel rabbit adopters and process adoption paperwork Ring up customers in the Hop Shop Check boarders in/out Groom rabbits Requirements: Passionate about working for and with rabbits, and committed to House Rabbit Society’s mission (rabbit.org/about-us) Education: Associate or higher degree Experience: Previous experience with either volunteer coordination or retail management or membership/development administration. Experience with eTapestry (or similar development CRM), Volgistics, or Square POS software a plus Proficient in Microsoft Office Reliable and dependable Able to communicate well, with good interpersonal skills. Willingness to be helpful to members, the public, volunteers, and co-workers at all times, and provide good customer service Able to understand and execute detailed instructions, learn and process new information quickly, meet time sensitive demands, and juggle multiple assignments smoothly and professionally, with excellent attention to detail Able to work as a team, work well with people in a diverse workplace environment, and also work independently Physical Demands: Able to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, telephone, iPad, and other devices Ability to hear, answer, and respond to telephone calls and quickly stand to open the door for visitors Able to stand or sit for extended periods, be positioned in front of a computer monitor for extended periods, and able to lift up to 40 pounds Able to work at a steady pace and complete tasks on schedule Able to be exposed to allergens, including rabbits and grasses/hay This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hours/Days: 8 hour shifts, 5 days a week, regular workweek schedule is negotiable. Once or twice a month, a couple hours on a weekend day will be needed for new volunteer training. Salary & Benefits: $38,000-$40,000, dependent upon experience and qualifications Health insurance Dental insurance Paid vacation (1 week/year) & paid sick time (5 days/year) 6 paid holidays per year Retirement benefits Employee discount in the Hop Shop and rabbit boarding This position description is representative only and is not exhaustive of the tasks an individual may be required to perform. House Rabbit Society has a non-discrimination policy regarding both the hiring of staff at our headquarters in California, regarding our volunteers around the world, and regarding those whom we serve. We do not discriminate against anyone regardless of gender, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and any other protected classification.
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Position Objectives: Media relationships are critical to PETA's methodology, and the media relations team is a crucial part of PETA's U.S. and international media campaign strategy. The media relations team develops and maintains relationships with the media, helps develop stories about PETA’s serious work, and sets the approach for the presentation of those stories. The media director will be responsible for leading that team and ensuring its success for PETA.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Research and identify appropriate local and international media outlets for placing coverage of PETA's critical investigative, scientific, legal, and corporate animal-protection campaigns. • Pitch PETA’s serious efforts to reporters, editors and producers. • Oversee the cultivation and maintenance of professional relationships with these selected media outlets • Train the media relations team in PETA's unique writing style and publication approach and lead the team in developing powerful, newsworthy stories on the domestic and international levels • Set the strategy for presenting stories to selected U.S.-based European, U.S., and international media outlets to secure coverage • In time, develop and oversee a media specialist team in presenting PETA's critical campaigns to the media. Conduct interviews and hire media specialists for the team, manage and be responsible for the performance of staff, conduct performance evaluations, and assign and supervise work activities   Qualifications: • Degree in a related field • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of the media industry • Proven ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional manner • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines • Effective public speaking abilities • Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle • 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 • Support for PETA’s philosophy and the ability to advocate PETA’s positions on issues professionally • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Position Objective: As a Gift Planning Data and Fulfillment Assistant, you’ll provide vital administrative support to the PETA Foundation’s Gift Planning Department that enhances the cultivation and solicitation of PETA’s donors. You will maintain databases, prepare donor mailings, fulfill requests for information, and complete special projects related to charitable giving.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Verify and input new PETA donor data, including demographic, donation, membership, and personal information in a timely and accurate manner • Use the department's database systems to generate acknowledgment letters, responses, and track fulfillment of PETA donors' requests for information • Maintain information on PETA's planned giving members and prospects • Assist with the preparation of mailings • Maintain and expand knowledge of relevant departmental software in order to improve data integrity and reporting • Complete special projects related to charitable giving • Assist with tasks related to planned giving, including conducting research and gathering information in order to address PETA donor needs • Work with other departments to accumulate and prepare information necessary for completing charitable-giving assignments • Maintain a clear understanding of PETA's objectives and programs • Maintain departmental information, files, and records • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Minimum one year of experience in an office setting • Experience with fundraising software or similar database systems as well as the Windows operating system • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times • Proven exceptional attention to detail and organization skills • Proven ability to work independently • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jan 14, 2019
Full time
Position Objective: As a Corporate Giving Assistant, you are a fundraiser with a unique opportunity to be creative and share your enthusiasm for discovering vegan/cruelty-free companies and the products they sell. You will develop, maintain and propose strategies for over 100 of PETA’s business partners, cultivate prospects and leverage your relationships with companies to support PETA’s work.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: In consultation with PETA and in verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by it: • Maintaining and cultivating fundraising relationships with PETA’s business partners and prospects. • Develop and propose customized strategies and leveraging your relationships with companies to support PETA’s work via in-kind product donations and major gifts. • Support aspects of donor engagement in the social-media environment. Grow and enhance cultivation platforms including the PETA Mall website, its Facebook and Twitter pages, PETA’s coupon page, email campaigns and others. • 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 fundraising organizations. • Establish and maintain strong professional relationships with staff at all levels of PETA and the PETA Foundation, and with PETA’s business partners. • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Minimum of two years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising, corporate giving or philanthropic business partnerships. • Proven ability to maintain professional working relationships with members, supporters and business partners. • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines in a professional manner • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times. • Professional appearance, adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle and familiar with vegan/cruelty-free shopping. • Ability to represent PETA's philosophy and professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Professional experience with social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. • Proficiency with a variety of Microsoft Office programs and WordPress. • Commitment to the objectives of the organization.
PETA Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
Position Objective: To conduct PETA's work with major corporations   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Develop and carry out action plans for PETA's work with major corporations • Decide on and maintain effective contacts with major corporations in order to further PETA's work • Prepare and deliver presentations to executives in order to make the case for animal welfare changes • Attend and speak at annual shareholder meetings of major corporations • Draft shareholder resolutions and supporting statements regarding animal issues with major corporations • Research the animal welfare guidelines that are being enforced by major corporations • Research and work with firms that hold large amounts of stock in major corporations that abuse animals • Represent PETA's corporate campaigns to the media and the general public • Travel to attend meetings or news conferences • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor      Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience  • Minimum of two years of previous experience in advocacy, public relations, or corporate affairs • Demonstrated ability to comfortably create and deliver presentations, address and overcome objections, and negotiate and close deals • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Proven exceptional organizational and writing skills • Demonstrated effective research skills • Willingness and ability to travel extensively • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. • 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 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
Jan 09, 2019
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
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Jan 09, 2019
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
Jan 09, 2019
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
Jan 09, 2019
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
Jan 09, 2019
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
Jan 09, 2019
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 Norfolk, VA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
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
Jan 09, 2019
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 Washington, DC, USA
Jan 09, 2019
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 Washington, DC, USA
Jan 09, 2019
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 Norfolk, VA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
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
Advanced Extraction, LLC Brighton, CO, USA
Jan 08, 2019
Full time
Staff Accountant – Full Time Fast growing company seeking a high-energy accountant ready to perform all accounting functions with an emphasis on general ledger knowledge: Heavy Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts, Accounts Receivable, Reconciliations, Purchasing, and G/L Payroll (via 3rd party payroll service) Special reports and tax related reporting Other accounting duties as assigned Required Skills & Experience: Capacity to communicate timely and effectively Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, internet searches & general computer literacy Team oriented with strong personal work ethic Learn and execute best practices Create, document, and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures Pursue and develop process improvements Strong Organizational skills Self-directed and detail oriented Good verbal and written communication skills in person, on the phone, and email *Background check is required* Preferred Skills & Experience: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Flexibility, adaptability, and positive attitude Let us know in your submission why you are the ideal candidate, and it helps if you represent you did some research. Job Type: Full-time Salary: $19.00 to $25.00 / hour
Maneki Machiya
Jan 08, 2019
Remote Work
Seeking an experienced video editor for help creating promo videos for animal welfare orgs. Could be in the form of direct instruction or template creation.
Catskill Animal Sanctuary Saugerties, NY, USA and remote
Jan 08, 2019
Intern
Position Title: Fundraising/Engagement Campaigns Intern Who We Are: Catskill Animal Sanctuary is a 148-acre refuge in New York's Hudson Valley for eleven species of farmed animals rescued from cruelty, neglect, and abandonment opened in 2001 by founders Kathy Stevens and Jesse Moore. In addition to direct animal aid, the Sanctuary offers signature programming aimed at encouraging our guests and the world at large to adopt a plant-based lifestyle. Programing includes customized tours, a vegan cooking program, mentor and youth leadership programs, which are positioned to become national models. Our Mission: Catskill Animal Sanctuary rescues farmed animals, ignites social change to end their exploitation, and champions vegan living.   Location: Saugerties, NY and remote Position Summary: This is an unpaid position. The Development & Community Engagement Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary is responsible for creating opportunities for individuals, businesses, and the community at large to engage with the Sanctuary with the goal of advancing revenue, deepening relationships with existing supporters, and exciting community members about engaging with and supporting the Sanctuary’s mission. Interns in this department will be interacting with many donors and potential donors and must be enthusiastic and helpful.  Interns prepare communications in support of our campaigns and community engagement activities, help organize special events, provide general administrative support, and complete data entry. This internship provides a unique opportunity to learn the day-to-day business operations of sanctuary life and prepares an intern for a career in not-for-profit and advocacy organizations.   Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in running fundraising campaigns (examples: Valentine’s Day, March Madness, and Cocktails and Cow Tales) Create special events materials Facilitate a development and/or fundraising project Assist with campaign data analysis and data base management Handle relevant correspondence with funders, looping in appropriate staff members when necessary Aid Sponsorship Coordinator in sending out animal photos and updates to sponsors Qualifications: Have an understanding of and be able to effectively communicate the philosophy and mission of Catskill Animal Sanctuary Prior experience in fundraising a plus but not required Be able to follow detailed instructions and meet deadlines Be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with other interns, volunteers and staff Be available a minimum of 8 hours per week Commit to a minimum of 2 months Ability to work non-standard office hours on weekends or evenings for special events Flexibility and openness to a multitude of tasks Benefits: While this internship is office-based, opportunity to learn from and interact with our animal residents is available Work with like-minded and committed animal activists Gain experience beneficial for future employment and life Make professional contacts and references Potential for academic credit Shared housing available on sanctuary premises Position Availability:          Internships are available year-round and positions are filled on an ongoing basis as applications are received. Summer positions fill quickly, so if you’re interested in these months, please apply early. Employment Policy: Catskill Animal Sanctuary is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy status, or sexual orientation. To Apply: Please include A resume A cover letter telling us what you hope to get out of this internship Three professional references
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary High Falls, NY, USA
Jan 04, 2019
Part time
Part-Time Office Associate, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary   Location: High Falls, NY   Organizational Description: Woodstock Farm Sanctuary rescues farmed animals and gives them care and sanctuary, connects animals with people to advance veganism, and advocates for animal rights in alliance with other social justice movements. We welcome visitors to come and meet animals who are most commonly exploited, abused, and killed in animal agriculture. Our animal residents are given lifelong sanctuary and are treated with respect as individuals. By giving farmed animals the chance to live their lives with dignity and by sharing their stories, we advocate for veganism and aim to reduce suffering for all.   General Job Information: This is a part-time position reporting to the Education Manager. Competitive pay. Schedule is typically Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 3:00, though some occasional evening or weekend hours may be necessary.   Key Responsibilities: Answering phones and redirecting calls Responding to and redirecting emails received in the general mailbox Receiving and distributing mail in-house, as well as preparing out-going mail Fulfilling merchandise orders from our online store Assisting with store and office supply inventories Assisting with store merchandise acquisition Coordinate services with facilities vendors (trash/recycling removal, fuel deliveries, bottled/filtered water, phone and Internet service, etc.) Procuring office and facilities supplies Coordinate technical needs with IT specialist Supporting human resources with recruiting and record keeping Supporting staff with administrative needs   Qualifications: Excellent time-management and communication skills Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize Ability to change gears quickly Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite Commitment to Woodstock Farm Sanctuary’s organizational vision and mission General tech savviness is helpful   To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and three references.   We regret that the number of applicants allows us to respond only to the candidates we are interviewing. No phone calls please.   Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is an equal opportunity employer, committed to values of diversity and inclusion.
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary High Falls, NY, USA
Jan 04, 2019
Full time
Development Associate, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Location: High Falls, NY Organizational Description Woodstock Farm Sanctuary rescues farmed animals and gives them care and sanctuary, connects animals with people to advance veganism, and advocates for animal rights in alliance with other social justice movements. We welcome visitors to come and meet animals who are most commonly exploited, abused, and killed in animal agriculture. Our animal residents are given lifelong sanctuary and are treated with respect as individuals. By giving farmed animals the chance to live their lives with dignity and by sharing their stories, we advocate for veganism and aim to reduce suffering for all. Job Overview The Development Associate will report to the Development Manager and will work closely other administrative staff. This position supports all aspects of fundraising with a focus on donor engagement and stewardship. The Development Associate will assist with annual fund, major gifts, grants, planned giving, workplace giving, and events as well as helping with social media and communications as needed. Key Responsibilities Include:   -Enters data for all gifts into database in conjunction with interns. -Fulfills all deliverables for gifts such as acknowledgements, thank you calls, and mailed packages. -Works alongside key staff to create stewardship programs for donors. -Oversees recurring gift programs and works to hit goals for revenue. -Works in conjunction with key staff to hold tours for mid-level donors throughout tour season and works to hit goals for middle donor revenue. -Lead for phone banks and thank-a-thons. -Coordinates printing, list cleaning, and letter sending for direct mail campaigns. -Answers development related phone calls and emails to the general line. -Assists at on site events where donors will be present, which will require some weekend work. This position requires being stationary for hours at a time, interacting with farmed animals, and moving around the large Sanctuary property for tours, events, and donor visits. Some weekend or night hours may be required as well as additional responsibilities based on skill set. Pay is competitive. Qualifications At least two years of direct experience in administrative support, customer service, and/or non-profit work As this position requires leading phone banks, candidate must be extremely comfortable on the phone, including cold calling Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask Proficiency in or ability to learn database management and reporting Dedication to the mission of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary, including veganism Thrives in a fast-paced work environment Experience in project management preferred Emotive writing experience preferred   To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter.   Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is an equal opportunity employer, committed to values of diversity and inclusion.
Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary Gainesville, FL, USA
Jan 03, 2019
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.

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