Advocacy Assistant

Advocacy Assistant

Position Objective:

To assist, support, and help advance the work of PETA India’s Advocacy Department

Term of Employment:


Reports to:
Director of Advocacy Projects

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist the Advocacy Department in executing operational and administrative tasks
  • Conduct in-depth research to help advance campaigns
  • Prepare, organise, manage, and update data regarding government offices and institutions commonly contacted for advocacy projects
  • Maintain a list of members of Parliament and other government officials sympathetic to the cause of animal rights
  • Support advocacy staff in drafting and dispatching letters and any other communications required
  • Make follow-up calls and write e-mails as assigned
  • Attend meetings as assigned, and travel when necessary to attend these meetings
  • Assist teams with on-ground research and in the enforcement of animal protection laws as required
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Minimum graduate degree, preferably in a related field
  • Two years’ prior work experience, ideally in a comparable role, preferred
  • Fluency in both spoken and written Hindi and English (other languages a plus)
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, especially in English
  • Proven ability to work with individuals from different backgrounds
  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent administrative and record-keeping skills
  • Ability to think in a strategic manner
  • Outgoing and personable manner
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools like Word and Excel
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle
  • 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 complete this form.