May 15, 2019

Administrative Assistant - Membership Services

  • PETA Foundation
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
Administration / Clerical Animal Rights

Job Description

Position Objective:

To provide administrative support for the Membership Services Department


Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Print daily high dollar donation report, gather all source documents and check copies mailed to PETA for the names listed on the report and scan to the Major Gifts department
  • Receive member contact forms and e-mails from the INFO email address in response to receiving a prospect mailing from the organization and process necessary request
  • Upload paper mail received from members to the donor database
  • Review and redirect petitions received from members from direct mail fundraising
  • Prepare and submit department check requests
  • Pick up and distribute interdepartmental mail
  • Pull and send credit-card batches to the Finance Department for source retention monthly
  • Receive Canadian survey responses from caging vendor and creates zero dollar batches for entry
  • Maintain office inventory of stationary and special gift cards
  • Answer direct phone line from reception phone prompt selects from members and general public
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor



  • High school education or higher
  • Minimum of one year of data entry experience
  • Previous clerical experience working in an office environment
  • Proven knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office programs
  • Typing speed of 40 words per minute
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Title / Level of Responsibility

Entry Level

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