Campaigns Assistant

Position Objective:

To assist and support PETA India’s campaign work as assigned by supervisor

Term of Employment:

Full-time

Reports to:

Chief Executive Officer

Location:

Mumbai

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist Campaign Coordinators with coordination of demonstrations, tabling events, talks and other campaign projects
  • Prepare letters and other documents for campaign projects, as requested
  • Manage campaign inventory and keep leaflets and other literature up to date
  • Work with relevant departments at PETA Foundation (US) and outside businesses to prepare placards and other materials for Campaign Coordinators
  • Manage campaign projects independently, as requested
  • Encourage and facilitate activism across India by communicating with activists and encouraging them to be active in behalf of animals
  • Reply to e-mails and queries that come into PETA India’s general information e-mail account
  • Regularly update and maintain campaign-related databases and files
  • Attend and participate in brainstorming meetings
  • Help make follow-up calls to the media and support PETA India’s work to keep campaigns in the media spotlight
  • Prepare responses to media queries and act as a media spokesperson when requested
  • Travel for campaign projects, as needed
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Hindi
  • Knowledge of other local Indian languages a plus
  • Computer proficiency
  • Proven thorough knowledge of animal rights issues
  • Passion for fighting cruelty to animals and desire and willingness to participate in provocative campaigns
  • Outgoing and personable manner with exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time-management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skillsMust be a self-starter who can handle multiple tasks at the same time
  • Ability to deal patiently with activists and other contacts
  • Supportive positionvis-à-vis PETA India’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA India’s positions on issues
  • Must adhere to a vegan lifestyle
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as needed
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organisation

How to Apply:

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected] or complete this form.