Special Projects Coordinator, Cruelty Investigations

  • PETA
  • Remote
  • Mar 28, 2024
Full time Animal Care Non-Profit

Job Description

To coordinate a variety of projects and provide support to the Cruelty Investigations Department

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Develop and coordinate various departmental projects from conception to completion

• Perform research and analysis to support PETA's work and campaigns

• Correspond with members of the public on various animal protection issues

• Draft letters to support various cases and projects 

• Work in different divisions of the department in order to fill in during colleagues' absences and during times of unusually high case volume 

• Assess animal abuse situations reported to PETA and identified in the media across the country, and act in behalf of the animal(s) involved in order to alleviate the situation and/or obtain justice

• Represent the organization to the general public and professionally advocate PETA's positions on various issues

• Perform short-term field assignments 

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor 


• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Animal handling experience preferred

• Proven ability to produce exceptional, accurate research and analysis

• Proven thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven excellent writing and editing abilities, organizational skills, and attention to detail

• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Proven ability to make sound judgments in crisis situations

• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through

• Ability and willingness to travel 

• Ability and willingness to be on 24-hour emergency call

• 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

• COVID-19 full vaccination and booster recommended

• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization


The hourly pay range for this position is $17.10 - $21.30 per hour. The ultimate hourly pay within this range that will be offered to a qualified candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and the cost of living in the area in which the candidate will live and work. 

A list of benefits available to qualified employees is available here.