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Planned Giving Officer 


Position Objective:

• To promote the inclusion of PETA in estate plans, and to develop and implement successful fundraising strategies to determine and realize the fundraising goals of PETA planned giving members

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Identify, solicit, and secure planned giving opportunities with PETA members
• Respond to requests from PETA members and the general public about planned gifts and real property gifts
• Cultivate and maintain relationships through correspondence, visits, and other forms of professional contact with PETA members who have made PETA the beneficiary of a planned gift, including members of PETA's Augustus Club
• Maintain a current knowledge and a clear understanding of PETA's campaigns and activities as well as animal rights issues in general
• Develop and implement successful fundraising strategies
• Discern and document pertinent information in order to enhance and develop PETA member profiles
• Prepare and present written and verbal reports
• Stay current on planned-giving techniques and changes that affect charitable giving
• Represent PETA in a professional capacity, including at fundraising and various other animal-advocacy events and forums
• Maintain strict confidentiality at all times
• Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

•Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

•Three years of experience in nonprofit fundraising or financial planning

•Proven ability to maintain professional working relationships with members and supporters

•Demonstrated ability to work independently and use discretion in confidential matters• Exceptional persuasive and explanatory written and verbal communication skills

•Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

•Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

•Ability and willingness to travel extensively

•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 20 lbs.

•Ability to represent PETA's philosophy and professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues

•Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA Foundation  
Location Multiple Locations  

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