Special Projects Coordinator- Office of the President

  • PETA
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Mar 09, 2023
Full time Non-Profit Research

Job Description

Position Objective:

To provide a wide range of high-level support and advice to the president


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Research and assess situations, projects and developments in the U.S. and overseas involving potential or actual animal rights issues, and offer strategical and data-informed advice.

• Assign tasks to other departments and supervise their progress, alert president to important developments

• Conduct research and craft and draft correspondence and briefings on a wide range of animal rights topics and inquiries

• Assist with investigations, events, meetings, and presentations, as required.

• Interact professionally and diplomatically with PETA donors, celebrities, and others who contact the Office of the President

• Assist various departments, such as PETA’s community animal project on occasion and in emergencies

• Professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues

• Perform any other duties as assigned by the president



• Exceptional written and verbal professional communication skills

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns and interest in preventing cruelty to animals  

• Demonstrated superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

• Proven project management skills

• Proven effective research skills

• Proven ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment, and decision making

• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion

• Demonstrated ability to anticipate problems, identify opportunities, and take an active approach to responsibilities

• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

• This position requires proof of the COVID-19 full vaccination and booster

• 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

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization