Reporting: Program and Logistics Associate reports to Program Manager; no positions report to Program and Logistics Associate.

Summary of Position

Position Responsibility:

To bring about systemic change for animals in New Mexico by supporting and assisting with the planning and execution of APNM’s effective program, administrative, and development efforts through research, initial data analysis, correspondence, community organizing, volunteer coordination, Santa Fe physical office support, and back-up coverage for the animal cruelty hotline.

Position Objectives:

• Provide support for APNM’s legislative and non-legislative policies and programs

• Provide support for APNM’s development and administration efforts

• Conduct research, perform initial data analysis, and provide summaries in support of programs, policies, and development efforts in broad support of APNM and APV

• Correspond with the public and members as needed, to augment program and development efforts

• As needed, assist other staff with community organizing and volunteer coordination

• Serve as Santa Fe office assistant, including greeting visitors/vendors, maintaining and organizing office supplies and collateral materials, and coordinating “physical office” maintenance

• As needed, provide on-site (Santa Fe) support for legislative efforts during sessions

• Provide complete coverage of the Animal Cruelty Hotline and associated responsibilities (including case database management) when the Cruelty Case Manager is not available

Skills and Competency Areas:

·      Ability to effectively and professionally communicate and work with a diverse constituency (diverse in ethnicity, gender, age, opinions, etc.)

·       Sound “people skills” including sensitivity to others, conversational ease, flexibility

·       Desire to work in and support a team environment and its goals

·       Self-motivated

·       Sound verbal communication skills

·       Can adapt and respond with flexibility to reasonable changes in work priorities and circumstances

·       High attention to detail

·       Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines

·       Computer-literate and experienced in using a variety of computer software including e-mail, Excel, Word, online research, adept at learning new software platforms

·       Familiarity with New Mexico preferred

Travel Requirements:

Minimal, intermittent travel may be required for program work and research. Valid NM driver’s license, vehicle, and insurance required.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

May occasionally require lifting and carrying materials. Wheeled carts are available.

Education/Experience Requirements:

Preferred candidates have earned a bachelor’s degree or have significant experience in a nonprofit support role.

How to Apply:

Email resumé and cover letter to Daniel Abram, Deputy Director, at daniel@apnm.org.

Tagged as: administration, advocacy and outreach, assistant, research

About Animal Protection of New Mexico, Inc.

Animal Protection of New Mexico (APNM) is a statewide nonprofit animal advocacy organization that started in 1979, with a paid staff of about 18 individuals and numerous volunteers. With offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, Animal Protection of New Mexico is an equal opportunity employer whose work, approaches, and decisions are informed by guiding principles. Our dedication to employee health and wellness is reflected in the generous benefits package we offer, including opportunities for mindfulness training to help employees build resilience over time, the ability to earn flexible work arrangements, and more.

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