Fundraising Administrative Assistant

PETA Foundation | Berkeley, California

Job Summary

Position Objective:

To maintain the donor-information software system for the Major Gifts Department and to assist with communication that enhances the cultivation and solicitation of PETA donors


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Verify and input new PETA donor data, including demographic, donation, membership, and personal information
  • Manipulate data to produce specialized letters, mailing lists, labels, and reports
  • Assist with the preparation and proofreading of mailings
  • Ensure data integrity of PETA's major-gifts databases and consistency between the membership and major-gifts databases
  • Maintain and update the Major Gifts Department's files
  • Maintain and expand knowledge of relevant departmental software in order to improve communication with PETA donors
  • Maintain a clear understanding of—and the ability to articulate—PETA's objectives as well as details about specific PETA programs
  • Assist with documentation of pertinent information for the purpose of enhancing and developing PETA donor profiles for the major-gifts database
  • Prepare proposals and other special projects
  • Help cultivate relationships with targeted PETA donors
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor


  • Experience with fundraising software or similar database systems and Windows operating systems
  • Proven exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Neat and legible handwriting
  • Familiarity with animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
  • Proven good proofreading skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

How to Apply

PETA Foundation


Organization: Nonprofit Organizations