Grassroots Protest Coordinator


Position Objective:

To work with activists to increase the effectiveness and frequency of activism and to encourage deeper commitments to animal rights and PETA

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Encourage and facilitate local grassroots activism in the Midwestern United States

• Enlist grassroots activist support for PETA’s larger campaigns initiatives

• Cultivate relationships with activists by offering advice and supporting brainstorming and goal setting

• Write and review demo alerts

• Work with the Communications Department to facilitate positive interactions between media and activists

• Assist with the development of activist organizations in areas of the country lacking leadership in order to strengthen PETA’s Activist Network

• Assist with maintaining PETA’s Activist Network database

• Travel to demonstrations in support of PETA campaigns

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


• Minimum of one year of grassroots activist experience

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Outgoing and personable manner and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with activists

• Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

• Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

• Proven ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

• Willingness and ability to travel

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver’s license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

• This position requires proof of the COVID-19 full vaccination and booster

• Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle

• Support for PETA’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

The hourly pay range for this position is $15.59 – $19.14 per hour. The ultimate hourly pay within this range that will be offered to a qualified candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and the cost of living in the area in which the candidate will live and work.