Jun 26, 2018

Administrative Assistant - Legal & Corporate Affairs Department 

  • PETA Foundation
  • Washington, DC, USA
Legal Animal Rights

Job Description

Position Objective:

To provide administrative assistance to the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain and prepare financial records and reports for the department
  • Make travel arrangements for department staff
  • Assist with administration of contracts for PETA Foundation and its supported organizations:

     o Update and maintain contract databases

     o Update and schedule sending of contract renewal reminder alerts

     o Respond to requests from PETA Foundation and supported organizations' staff to view existing contracts

  • Assist with administration of estate records

    o Update and maintain database of estate correspondence and other estate documents

    o Mail form letters to administrators of new estates

  • Assist with tracking PETA employee lobbying time by corresponding with employee lobbyists and updating spreadsheet
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor



  • College degree or equivalent relevant professional experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and computer programs such as contract databases, document retention systems, and electronic signature programs
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns 
  • Proven excellent research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Self-motivation and the proven ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Title / Level of Responsibility

Entry Level

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