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Outreach Assistant 


Position Objective:

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

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Encourage and facilitate local grassroots activism around the country and the world
• Answer correspondence from activists across the country seeking materials and advice
• Write and review action alerts
• Assist with the development of activist organizations in areas of the country lacking leadership in order to strengthen PETA's Activist Network
• Assist with maintaining PETA's Activist Network database
• Work with other departments to create and prepare all necessary activist supplies for scheduled actions, including working to print and ship them by established deadlines
• Coordinate team meeting discussion agendas and keep detailed notes to ensure that nothing falls through the cracks
• Perform assigned administrative duties for the department
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

• Minimum of one year of grassroots activist 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
• 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
• 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 advocate PETA's positions on issues professionally
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA  
Location PETA - Norfolk, VA  

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