Stewardship Coordinator

  • PETA
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Jan 06, 2020
Full time Administrative Assistant Non-Profit

Job Description

Position Objectives:

As the Gift Planning Stewardship Coordinator, you will have a unique opportunity to steward and connect with some of PETA’s most important members to strengthen and advance long-term relationships. You will support the philanthropic specialists and assist with special projects and member outreach.


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Facilitate the work of the philanthropic specialists through direct support

• Articulate PETA's objectives as well as details about specific PETA programs to PETA's Augustus Club members and planned-giving prospects

• Respond to select inquiries and requests for assistance from PETA's Augustus Club members and planned-giving prospects

• Discern and document pertinent information about PETA's planned-giving members for the purpose of enhancing member profiles

• Perform detailed data entry of PETA donor information and use database systems to generate reports

• Remain current on estate-planning practices as well as fundraising and stewardship techniques used in the nonprofit sector by actively participating in professional development

• Assist with hosting visiting PETA planned-giving members and represent PETA in a professional capacity at fundraising and other events

• Assist with the preparation of mailings and e-mails to PETA's planned-giving members

• Propose improvements in PETA member communication

• Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor



• College degree or equivalent fundraising experience

• Minimum of one year of experience in an office setting

• Experience with fundraising software or similar database systems and Windows operating systems

• Demonstrated exceptional attention to detail

• Demonstrated ability to prepare professional business communications

• Ability to interact with PETA donors in a professional and personable manner

• Demonstrated thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proven ability to effectively organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

• Proven ability to take initiative, work independently, and use discretion in confidential matters

• Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times

• Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• 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

• Proven support for PETA's philosophy and ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization