Special Assistant - Office of the President

  • PETA Foundation
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • 11 Feb, 2020
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Job Description

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

• 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


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