Children’s Project Coordinator

Position Objective:

To execute nationwide outreach using PETA India’s robotic animal prop in schools to teach young students about the importance of being kind to animals

 Term of Employment:

Full-time

Location:

Mumbai

Reports to:

Associate Director of Education and Youth Outreach

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Build and maintain a database of schools across the country
  • Coordinate with schools to secure dates to perform outreach presentations using the prop
  • Prepare and execute plans for extensive school tours across the country
  • Travel extensively to schools across the country to conduct presentations using prop
  • Conduct presentations successfully
  • Develop a good rapport with schools to ensure future engagements and encourage more animal protection–related activity
  • Recruit and maintain a database of volunteers to help with the project
  • Train and coordinate with volunteers, including on their schedules to conduct school presentations
  • Coordinate with company providing technical and travel support for school tours
  • Coordinate with the administrative and finance department of PETA India to arrange travel and accommodation for all involved in tours (including members of the company as mentioned above)
  • Work with relevant PETA India team members to coordinate promotion of events through media releases and online promotions
  • Suitably prepare for and give interviews to the media, upon request
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Degree in a related field and/or proven experience with schools
  • Fluency in English and Hindi
  • Public speaking experience and strong presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively and independently
  • Knowledge of other local Indian languages a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues
  • Knowledge of and interest in the Indian education system
  • Proven excellent relationship-building skills and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation and the ability to focus on both team and individual goals
  • Proven exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement
  • Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle
  • Support for PETA India’s philosophy and the ability to advocate for our positions on issues professionally

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 here.