Action Team Coordinator

  • PETA
  • Remote
  • Jul 05, 2024
Full time Non-Profit

Job Description

Position Objective: 

To work with activists to increase the effectiveness and frequency of activism and to encourage deeper commitments to animal rights and PETA 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Encourage and facilitate local, grassroots activism in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere in the world

• Cultivate relationships with activists by offering advice and supporting brainstorming and goal-setting, and promptly returning correspondence

• Work with PETA Foundation’s Marketing Department to send written content to Action Team members on how to get active on PETA’s campaigns

• Work with the PETA Foundation's Literature Department to ensure activists have materials for their outreach needs

• Work with the PETA Foundation's Production Department to create eye-catching and educational outreach materials

• Lead PETA’s presence at local tabling events, and coordinate activist-led tabling outreach at concerts and festivals around the country

• Ensure PETA's Vegan Starter Kit stands are well maintained across the country

• Find activists to assist other PETA departments with their volunteer needs

• Facilitate the development of activist organizations in areas of the country lacking leadership in order to strengthen PETA's Action Team

• Assist with maintaining PETA's Action Team database

• Travel to demonstrations or other events in support of PETA campaigns, as needed

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

• At least three years of activism experience 

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Outgoing and personable manner and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook as well as a willingness to learn new software

• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with activists

• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

• Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

• Proven ability to work independently and with minimal supervision 

• 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

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

• Professional appearance and adherence to a 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 

 

The hourly pay range for this position is $18.07 - $22.37 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.