Campaigner

  • PETA Foundation
  • Oct 08, 2018
Full time Activism-Advocacy Travel

Job Description

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

 

Qualifications:

• 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

Area of Focus

Animal Rights

Veg Type

Vegan

Job Level

Professional

Remote Position?

Yes