Feb 02, 2018Full time
Animal Place Brave the Cage Outreach Tour Coordinator – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Telecommute, Travel Organization Description: Animal Place is a nonprofit sanctuary for farmed animals and an education/advocacy organization. It operates three shelters in Northern California. Its headquarters is located on 600-acres in Grass Valley, CA (60 miles north of Sacramento). This is a telecommuting position to be based out of the Bay Area or Sacramento area. Please visit our websites prior to applying: www.animalplace.org and www.bravethecage.org About the Position: Animal Place’s Brave the Cage Challenge invites the public (with an emphasis on college campuses) to learn what life is like for 94% of hens in the egg industry by experiencing confinement inside a human-sized battery cage. Position Objectives: To expand Animal Place’s Brave the Cage outreach by traveling extensively and setting up tabling events. This is a telecommuting position to be based out of Sacramento or the Bay Area. May involve up to 8 weeks out of the year traveling across the country. Animal Place provides a van for all travel. Reports To: Brave the Cage Campaign Manager Responsibilities and Duties: • Identify tabling opportunities for the Brave the Cage Challenge in Northern California. • Coordinate all Northern California Brave the Cage tabling events. • Drive to tabling location, set up cage and materials and encourage people to spend a few minutes inside a human-sized hen battery cage. Travel will include some overnight trips. • Interface with the public in a compassionate, confident, and respectful manner. • Increase subscriber and support base by acquiring e-mails and other contact information while tabling. • Coordinate the travel logistics for assigned tours and events. • Manage expenses. • Initially focus outreach efforts to college campuses. • Liaise with Grass Valley office staff about inclusion on social networking sites and corresponding blog posts. • Catalog and process all data gathered on tabling tours and events. • Provide written information and photos for different social media channels to the Grass Valley staff to post. • Work to facilitate increased community awareness; assist in tabling at offsite events related to Animal Place’s mission when needed. • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor. Qualifications: • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver’s license and a minimum of three years of driving experience with a satisfactory driving record. • Proven knowledge of and interest in animal farming and animal rights issues and in Animal Place’s mission and campaigns. • Demonstrated willingness and ability to initiate conversations about animal farming issues and veganism and communicate effectively with a variety of people. • Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. • Willingness and ability to travel extensively and keep a flexible schedule. • Familiar with social media platforms and technology. • Comfortable with Word, Excel, PowerPoint (or similar), and video technology. • Adherence to a vegan lifestyle. • Comfortable lifting and managing up to 50-pounds when needed. • Ability to walk and stand for several hours at a time. • Support for Animal Place’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate Animal Place’s positions on issues. • Commitment to the objectives of the organization. • Comfortable with traveling and being away from “home base” for short periods of time. Salary and Benefits: TBD, medical coverage, paid vacation. Start Date: ASAP To Apply: Send résumé and cover letter to email@example.com.