Researcher - Office of the President

PETA | Norfolk, Virginia

Job Summary

PETA is looking for an analytically minded researcher who has a passion for animal rights. This position involves conducting research on a wide variety of animal rights topics, applying critical thinking skills, and preparing analyses for review by departments within PETA. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of research experience and a thorough knowledge of animal rights issues. If you have a firm grasp on the scientific method and a desire to help further the animal rights movement, apply today!

Responsibilities

Position Objective:

To conduct research projects in order to help promote the goals of the organization

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure factual accuracy and sourcing for a variety of projects related to PETA's campaign work
  • Consult with the information officer and others regarding research needs
  • Prepare analyses for review
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date files for PETA projects
  • Draft correspondence and respond to inquiries and requests
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications

  • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of research experience
  • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
  • Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Adherence to a vegan lifestyle
  • Demonstrated support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization