Membership Services Representative

A highly customer service–orientated position, the membership services representative assists current and potential PETA members with questions and requests, including explaining PETA’s position on issues. This role also helps with recordkeeping. This is a great entry-level position for someone who is looking for a career in animal rights and membership development. The ideal candidate will have a passion for protecting animals and experience in customer service or member development.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Provide current and potential PETA members with excellent service through correspondence and telephone contact

• Follow up with mid-level PETA donors with appropriate acknowledgement of recent donations and support for donor enrichment

• Enter a variety of data into PETA member files

• Verify and complete missing information required for data entry

• Correspond with online donors regarding the PETA Presents program

• Assist with PETA’s quarterly Town Hall calls as a telephone screener or collector

• Process and send return-donation correspondence

• Handwrite acknowledgement cards to be mailed to PETA donors, including those who have joined Sarah’s Circle, as well as to recipients of special-gift donations

• Assist PETA and PETA Foundation staff members with questions

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• Minimum of one year of data-entry experience

• Working knowledge of database systems

• Knowledge of animal rights issues and current PETA campaigns

• Demonstrated exceptional verbal communication skills

• Proficiency using a 10-key calculator

• Ability to type accurately at a minimum of 35 words per minute

• Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

• Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. up and down stairs

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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Junior Intake Specialist

Position Objectives:

To assist the Intake & Assessment Division in assessing and handling inquiries from the general public relating to domestic-animal and wildlife-cruelty issues

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Assist with evaluating incoming telephone calls and e-mails and provide the required responses or refer callers to the appropriate staff members

• Provide research support on miscellaneous cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect issues

• Handle cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect cases

• Maintain confidential files, correspondence files, case reports, and other departmental reports

• Handle Community Animal Project calls and check in surrendered animals

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience in a related field

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Ability to handle calls from the public in a calm and professional manner

• Ability to work independently and make sound judgments

• Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality

• Adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• Proven excellent writing and research skills

• Support for PETA’s philosophy and the ability to advocate professionally for PETA’s positions on issues

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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Animal Caretaker Cleaner

We are seeking an Animal Caretaker – Cleaning to join our team! You will be responsible for the overall care and well-being of the animals at our facility.

Pawsibilities Animal Rescue, a 501 c 3 non-profit, no-kill animal rescue facility, is looking to hire full-time and part-time animal care specialists. Our ideal candidate will have prior experience working with cats in a pet care facility, veterinary hospital or animal shelter. While preferred, no prior pet care experience is required. We will provide all necessary training. Strong work skills such as good attention to detail, multi-tasking and the ability to work in an organized and methodical manner is required. We are looking for individuals who are dependable and have a love for working with animals. Candidates must be able to work some weekends and some holidays.

The bottom line is that we are looking for someone to clean cages and cleanup after the animals.

 

 

Responsibilities:

Handle general care tasks such as feeding and grooming of the animals
Cleaning cat cages, dishes, and litter boxes
Keep records of animal feedings, treatments, and other updates
Maintain a clean and healthy environment
Qualifications:

Passion to help and treat animals
Ability to interact with animals in a calm, non-threatening manner
Ability to work without constant supervision
Dependable, reliable and on-time work history
Comfortable working with animals
Physically able to handle and lift 40# bags of litter and food
Able to work some weekends and holidays
**Interested candidates should reply by email with a current resume and a brief statement explaining their interest in the position.
Include answers to the following questions:

How many years of Animal care experience do you have, what kind?
Are you in or near Harleysville, PA 19438?
Do you have a Drivers license?
Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
Are you able to commute to this job’s location, how?

 

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Legal Fellow

Position Objective:

To provide attorneys at the PETA Foundation with advice and assistance on a wide range of legal issues that arise in the course of PETA’s work to protect animals through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, and protest campaigns

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• In consultation with PETA and verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by it:

o Research, interpret, and apply federal statutes and regulations, including the Animal Welfare Act, the Humane Methods of Livestock Slaughter Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, and the Freedom of Information Act

o Research, interpret, and apply state statutes and regulations, including anti-cruelty and open-records statutes

o Conduct legal research on a variety of animal protection and animal rights issues

o Prepare comments for agencies on proposed rulemaking and permit applications

o Communicate with public interest and private attorneys, prosecutors, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations on a variety of legal issues

o Assist caseworkers, researchers, and campaigners throughout PETA with a wide array of legal issues

o Work with others to formulate and develop litigation to further PETA’s objectives

o Assist in the management of litigation in federal and state courts

• Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• J.D. and up to three years of legal experience

• Experience in animal law, administrative law, environmental law, and/or criminal law desired, but resourcefulness and innovativeness are highly valued

• Superior legal research and writing skills

• Supportive position vis-à-vis PETA’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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Membership Correspondent, Spanish-English

Position Objectives:

To perform communications and general administrative support duties for the membership communications division of the Development Department

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Generate letters and e-mail correspondence in Spanish and English to be sent to PETA members and prospects

• Adapt letter templates to produce specialized letters

• Verify and input PETA donor data and prospect information in accordance with departmental policy

• Perform research on various animal-related topics

• Keep informed about developments related to PETA and the animal rights movement

• Perform pre-scheduled weekend and holiday reviews of various PETA and PETA Foundation e-mail accounts

• Assist with the maintenance of mailing-list databases as well as PETA’s undeliverable-mail list

• Provide reports on PETA donations generated as well as contacts with PETA members and prospects

• Assist with writing and editing of Spanish language mailings and fundraising material

• Communicate with Spanish-speaking members and prospects by phone

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED

• Familiarity with animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven excellent persuasive written and verbal communication skills in both Spanish and English

• Ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues

• Ability to complete assigned work independently

• Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office or similar software

• Proven proficiency conducting Internet research

• Proven excellent organizational skills, proofreading skills, and attention to detail

• Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times

• Willingness and ability to work occasional weekend and holiday shifts

• Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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Monthly Giving Representative

Position Objectives:

• To serve as the primary contact for members of PETA’s monthly giving programs

• To process donations and maintain accurate, up-to-date records about PETA’s monthly donors

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• In consultation with PETA and in verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by it:

o Input account information for automatic payments for PETA’s monthly giving programs

o Input PETA members’ demographic information and monthly donation invoice for PETA’s  monthly giving programs

o Act as the primary contact for all phone calls and e-mail and written correspondence pertaining to PETA monthly donor information updates and campaign concerns

o Review and process declined/returned donation reports for contacting PETA donors to request updated information

o Handle outbound calling to PETA’s monthly donors for donor-retention purposes and to maintain updated account information for automatic payments

• Maintain proper posting of all telemarketing sustainer files

• Assist the supervisor in monitoring daily workflow in order to ensure file maintenance and prompt processing of PETA donations, acknowledgments, and other correspondence

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• Three years of accounting or data-entry experience

• Working knowledge of database mail-merge systems

• Demonstrated knowledge of animal rights issues and current PETA campaigns

• Proficiency with a 10-key calculator

• Ability to type accurately at a minimum of 35 words per minute

• Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills

• Proven excellent accuracy and attention to detail

• Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. up and down stairs

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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Online Marketing Project Manager

Position Objective:

To coordinate projects, initiatives, and goals across PETA’s online marketing department.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Oversee the tracking and analysis of PETA’s online marketing goals

• Compile reports on PETA’s online marketing efforts

• Work with Marketing Department division leaders to coordinate projects and initiatives

• Oversee PETA’s Facebook advertising program

• Manage certain online marketing projects

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• College degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Minimum of five years of marketing experience

• Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking, and analytical skills

• Thorough understanding of complex marketing concepts and strategies

• Demonstrated knowledge of online technology and social media

• Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

• Proven ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines

• Extensive knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Support for PETA’s philosophy and ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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