PETA Foundation Norfolk, VA, USA
Nov 14, 2018Full time
Position Objective: As a Fundraising Assistant, you have a unique opportunity to provide the PETA Foundations’ Corporate Giving Department with administrative support and share your enthusiasm for fundraising and discovering vegan/cruelty-free companies. You will maintain databases, develop social media accounts, PETA websites and third party fundraising websites. Primary Responsibilities and Duties: In consultation with PETA and in verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by it: • Assist with basic processes relating to Corporate Giving programs including PETA Business Friends, the ‘PETA-Approved Vegan’ certification and third-party fundraising efforts. o Correspond with companies and build fundraising relationships o Maintain PETA Business Friends benefit fulfillment and onboarding o Support aspects of donor engagement in the social-media and website environment. Maintaining cultivation platforms including the PETA Mall website, its Facebook and Twitter pages, PETA’s coupon page, email campaigns and others. o Perform research projects on prospective companies and assemble data reports • Assist with maintaining third-party fundraising accounts • Discover new company prospects and actively promote the PETA Business Friends and other corporate giving programs • Draft responses to inquiries about a wide range of fundraising and animal rights topics and respond to inbound e-mails from PETA supporters, fundraisers, and third-party organizations • Maintain departmental databases and archives • Draft letters and assist with updating companies on their benefit fulfillment • Establish and maintain good communication and relationships at all levels of the organization and PETA and with PETA’s business partners • Perform any other duties or special projects assigned by the supervisor Qualifications: • Minimum of two years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, administrative support, corporate giving or philanthropic business partnerships. • Professional experience with social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter. • Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking and ability to meet multiple deadlines and organize tasks. • Experience with data entry and database-maintenance systems • Proficiency with a variety of Microsoft Office programs and WordPress • Proven excellent attention to detail • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. • Professional appearance, adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle, and familiarity with vegan/cruelty-free shopping.