Position Objective:

To coordinate a variety of projects and provide support to the Cruelty Investigations Department


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Develop and coordinate various departmental projects from conception to completion

• Perform research and analysis to support PETA’s work and campaigns

• Correspond with members of the public on various animal protection issues

• Draft letters to support various cases and projects

• Work in different divisions of the department in order to fill in during colleagues’ absences and during times of unusually high case volume

• Assess animal abuse situations reported to PETA and identified in the media across the country, and act in behalf of the animal(s) involved in order to alleviate the situation and/or obtain justice

• Represent the organization to the general public and professionally advocate PETA’s positions on various issues

• Provide assistance and support for PETA’s Community Animal Project (CAP)

• Perform short-term field assignments

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor



• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Animal handling experience preferred

• Proven ability to produce exceptional, accurate research and analysis

• Proven thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven excellent writing and editing abilities, organizational skills, and attention to detail

• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Proven ability to make sound judgments in crisis situations

• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through

• Ability and willingness to travel

• Ability and willingness to be on 24-hour emergency call

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance

• 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

• This position requires proof of the COVID-19 full vaccination and booster

• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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