Membership Correspondent

To provide general support services and to perform communications duties for the Membership Communications Division of the Development Department

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Generate letters and e-mail correspondence to be sent to PETA members and prospects

• Adapt letter templates to produce specialized letters

• Verify and input PETA donor data and prospect information in accordance with departmental policy

• Perform research on various animal-related topics

• Keep informed about developments related to PETA and the animal rights movement

• Perform pre-scheduled weekend reviews of various PETA and PETA Foundation e-mail accounts 

• Assist with maintenance of PETA’s fur-donation and mailing-list databases as well as PETA’s undeliverable-mail list 

• Provide reports on PETA donations generated as well as contacts with PETA members and prospects 

• Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor


• High school diploma or GED

• Proven excellent persuasive written and verbal communication skills

• Familiarity with animal rights issues and PETA campaigns 

• Ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues

• Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office or similar software

• Proven proficiency conducting Internet research

• Proven excellent organizational skills, proofreading skills, and attention to detail

• Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times

• Willingness and ability to work weekend shifts 

• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle

• Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. 

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

The hourly pay range for this position is $15.00 – $19.06 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.