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Special Assistant - Office of the President 


Position Objective:

To work on specific projects, as assigned by the president, to help promote the goals of the organization


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Conduct research, prepare analyses, and suggest strategies

• Maintain accurate and up-to-date files and briefing papers

• Draft correspondence and respond to inquiries and requests, utilizing discretion and independent judgment

• Oversee Web content related to assigned projects

• Travel within and outside the U.S. on assignments

• Write speeches, give talks, and attend functions

• Perform any other duties, as assigned by the supervisor


Position Requirements

• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Minimum of two years of research experience

• Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion

• Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects

• Proven ability to exercise independent judgment

• Strong working knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

• Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle

• Previous public-speaking experience and the ability to comfortably create and deliver presentations

• Ability and willingness to travel

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. drivers' license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• Ability to lift and carry 20 lbs.

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

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA  
Location PETA - Washington, DC  

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