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Administrative and Philanthropy Associate

Animal Equality

Animal Equality

United States

Operations, administration, or HR







Mgmt responsibilities: 

Animal Charity Evaluators Review: 

Previously recommended


Date posted:


None listed

About the Role

Terms of Employment: Full-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, At-Will

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location: home office in Los Angeles, CA

Position Objective:

This key role will support Animal Equality’s Operations and Philanthropy Departments in an administrative capacity, including, but not limited to donor care and remote office operations. Successful candidates must be detail-oriented and extremely well organized. The ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment is essential. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for an entry level position in the animal movement in an international organization.

General Responsibilities:

Sort and distribute Animal Equality’s mail and deposit checks weekly
Oversee various email accounts and respond to inquiries from the public adhering to Animal Equality’s communication and philanthropy guidelines
Answer Animal Equality’s phone and respond to the public adhering to Animal Equality’s strict communication guidelines
Prepare and organize monthly staff meetings and organize, participate in and take notes in philanthropy and administrative meetings as requested
Support with payroll processing as needed
Work with the insurance agent alongside the Operations Manager to ensure the organization is adequately covered at all times
Set up and manage state withholding and state unemployment accounts
Maintain donor records in the Salesforce CRM database, including ongoing updates to donor and prospect constituent records, entering financial gift information and creating financial reports.
Manage new and existing vendor relationships to include contracting, invoicing, spend efficiencies, and expenses.
Communicate with and provide courteous service to donors, including management of gift inquiries and issues, via email and phone
Support the Operations Manager and Donor Care Associate with additional projects as required

Position Requirements:

A commitment to Animal Equality’s vision, mission, strategy and culture.
A minimum of one year work experience preferably at a nonprofit advocacy organization or in the field of fundraising/development or operations.
Strong knowledge of GSuite
Salesforce experience preferred
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and a high degree of professional ethics and discretion
Must have the ability to maintain donor files and routinely handle confidential donor information.
Detail-oriented with an exceptional level of organization and efficiency
Superior interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Initiative, resourcefulness, adaptability, and strong work ethic
Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle
Commitment to the objectives of the organization
Experience with or comfort learning technological platforms such as Zoom, Tresorit and Asana

Salary and Benefits:

$22 per hour. Benefits package includes 100% employer-covered health, dental, vision insurance, paid child care leave, a generous vacation package, paid sick time, 1 paid volunteer day per year, 2 floating holidays, and 401(k) with partial employer match.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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