OFFICE MANAGER/STAFF ASSISTANT
Alley Cat Allies is a non-profit animal protection organization
promoting the nonlethal control of feral cats. Formed in 1990, our
membership is 38,000 in the U.S. and abroad. Our programs serve
individual caretakers of feral cat colonies as well as shelters and
veterinarians who offer services for feral cats.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Working directly with the President and Executive Director handling
general secretarial duties such as word processing, filing, travel
arrangements and telecommunications; drafting correspondence and
responding to information requests from the general public. Answer
phones and direct calls to appropriate person; sort the mail. General
management and efficient daily operation of the office such as ordering
supplies and maintaining equipment.
Excellent secretarial and organizational skills; office work experience;
personal computer experience; initiative and enthusiasm. Knowledge of
Windows 95 Office including Word, strong verbal, writing, and
interpersonal skills, self-directed, with the ability to prioritize
multiple projects, detail oriented with excellent organizational skills,
interest in cats and other animals a plus.
The salary is $20,500. Alley Cat Allies offers excellent
benefits and a pleasant working environment. We are an equal opportunity
employer and committed workplace diversity. Women and people of color
are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit a resume to Alley Cat Allies,
1801 Belmont Road, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20009. No phone calls,
Duties & Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include policy research and writing to support
the organization's work in promoting nonlethal control of feral cats.
Write and edit a broad range of assignments for print and online
publications. Research, write, edit, copy-edit, and proofread articles.
Write, edit and produce brochures and other printed programmatic and
fundraising materials. Help maintain content of the organization's web
site. Help implement the media relations program; write and distribute
press releases. Perform related job duties as required.
The position requires excellent writing and analytical skills. Two to
four years writing experience, preferable in an animal-related field.
Ideally, knowledge about cats or wildlife issues. Must be well organized
and able to use own initiative, prioritize multiple responsibilities,
and meet deadlines. Must be accurate, detail-oriented. Proficiency with
Microsoft Word is required.
The salary for this position is mid-twenties based upon
a non-profit scale. Alley Cat Allies offers excellent benefits and a
pleasant working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and
committed workplace diversity. Women and people of color are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit a resume and writing sample to
Alley Cat Allies, 1801 Belmont Road, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC
20009. No phone calls, please.
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