The Campaigner’s mission is to bring attention to animal rights issues and further PETA’s work for animals through cutting-edge campaigns. Campaigners serve as spokespeople and represent PETA by conducting interviews, coordinating with activists across the country, organizing and attending street-theater-style protests, while tracking the success of campaigns and strategizing accordingly. This position requires extensive travel.


Position Objective:

To manage PETA’s many cutting-edge campaigns and work with activists across the country to bring attention to animal rights issues


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and manage cutting-edge campaigns against companies and industries that abuse animals

• Organize and attend street-theater–style protests worldwide

• Track and analyze the success of demonstrations and media events and strategize accordingly

• Act as a PETA spokesperson and conduct interviews with local and national television outlets, radio stations, newspapers, and magazines

• Maintain relationships with local activists and help them develop the skills they need to speak out for animals

• Work with the PETA Foundation’s Production Department to create provocative materials that further animal rights or push companies to change

• Work with PETA’s affiliates in Europe, India, and the Asia-Pacific region to generate international support for animal rights campaigns

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor



• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Minimum of three years of grassroots activism experience

• Previous public speaking experience

• Proven thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven desire and willingness to participate in provocative campaigns

• Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking, and analytical skills

• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• Ability and willingness to travel extensively

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

• 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

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

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization



The salary range for this position is $48,397 to $67,724.80 annually. The ultimate salary within this range that will be offered to a qualified candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and the cost of living in the area in which the candidate will live and work.

A list of benefits available to qualified employees is available here.

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