Entry level position in PETA's Cruelty Investigations Department
October 18, 2016 1:19 PM

TITLE
Junior Intake Specialist

DESCRIPTION
Position Objectives:
To assist the Intake & Assessment Division in assessing and handling inquiries from the general public relating to domestic-animal and wildlife-cruelty issues

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Assist with evaluating incoming telephone calls and e-mails and provide the required responses or refer callers to the appropriate staff members
• Provide research support on miscellaneous cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect issues
• Handle cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect cases
• Maintain confidential files, correspondence files, case reports, and other departmental reports
• Handle Community Animal Project calls and check in surrendered animals
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience in a related field
• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
• Ability to handle calls from the public in a calm and professional manner
• Ability to work independently and make sound judgments
• Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality
• Adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle
• Proven excellent writing and research skills
• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate professionally for PETA's positions on issues
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time
LOCATION PETA - Norfolk, VA

payscale: 30000
job type: full-time
posted by srrh to Nonprofit

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