Executive Assistant - Office of the President

  • PETA
  • Remote
  • Feb 05, 2024
Full time Administrative Assistant Animal Care Non-Profit Remote Job

Job Description

Position Objective:

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


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Assign tasks to other departments and supervise their progress, alert president to any problems

• Conduct research on a wide range of topics

• Independently organize and sometimes attend speaking engagements, interviews, and book signings for the president

• Oversee departmental financial records and the timely approval or denial of financial matters

• Draft responses to inquiries about a wide range of animal rights topics and inquiries

• Make domestic and international travel arrangements and keep a tight and accurate itinerary

• Assist with development, research, marketing, and press coverage for the president's books and appearances

• Arrange events such as PETA and PETA Foundation senior staff retreats, meetings, and in-house VIP gatherings

• Maintain departmental databases.

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

• Assist the president with business matters while she is traveling or otherwise unavailable

• Assist various departments, particularly 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



• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Minimum of one year of  supervisory or leadership experience

• Exceptional written and verbal professional communication skills

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• 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

• COVID-19 full vaccination and booster recommended

• 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