Membership Communications Copy Writer
Fully Remote PETA Foundation
Job Type

Position Objectives:

Use the power of words (and visuals!) to influence PETA members and prospective donors to increase their financial support of PETA’s campaigns and live a more cruelty-free life. With a focus on fun and inspiring virtual and in-person events, and upbeat reports on how PETA’s work has helped animals, the Membership Communications Copy Writer will play a vital role in a team that is helping build the organization’s resources to make more groundbreaking progress. The writer will also help build support for other PETA entities.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Write and revise virtual event scripts, video scripts, progress reports to donors, and other fundraising copy

• Create new and revised copy to respond to members and prospects who contact PETA or its international affiliates

• Create internal reports to help staff in their work with donors and prospects

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Minimum of one year of professional writing experience, which may include writing for newspapers, magazines, or other publications

• Experience with scripting videos, events, video presentations, etc

• Experience writing email and web communications

• Experience with fundraising appeals and acknowledgments desired

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and campaigns of PETA and its international affiliates

• Proven ability to meet deadlines while under pressure

• Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

• Proven ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional manner

• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow-through

• 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 $17.40-$21.36 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. 

A list of benefits available to qualified employees is available here.