About NEAVS

Career Opportunities

►Director of Development

►Development & Member Services Intern

►Communications & Marketing Intern

 

Director of Development

The Director of Development fosters the mission of the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) on behalf of animals in laboratories by leading the Development Department. The Director of Development will be responsible for reinvigorating NEAVS’ fundraising department through strategic assessment of opportunity, advising donor acquisition strategy, and managing implementation of NEAVS’ strategic investment in development. The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director.

Duties include:

  • Develop and implement an analytical and goal-driven fundraising strategy
  • Design and implement NEAVS’ donor acquisition strategy
  • Implement strategy to secure and sustain bequest, major, and mid-level gifts
  • Create and execute strategy to secure large base of individual donors
  • Collaborate with the Communications Department, oversee organization of special events
  • Manage all aspects of an efficient and effective development department
  • Oversee management of NEAVS’ donor data management system

Applicant qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent experience required, MA (a plus)
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and approach
  • Five or more years of experience in development
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, management, and relationship building skills
  • Passion for NEAVS’ mission strongly desired

NEAVS is an equal opportunity employer, and offers a competitive benefits package. Salary is dependent on experience and record of successfully growing similar sized not-for-profits. The position provides an excellent opportunity for someone with a proven track record, who is committed to working on behalf of animals, and comfortable with the diversity of development responsibilities that a small not for profit affords. Please send resume along with salary requirements and writing sample to resumes@neavs.org.


Development & Member Services Intern

A national 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal protection organization, the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS), founded in 1895, seeks a part-time intern for the Development and Member Services Department in our Boston office.

NEAVS is an animal protection organization with a professional, scientifically informed, and strategically focused approach to our mission.

NEAVS seeks a bright and energetic individual to join our Development and Member Services team.  The Development Intern will work with the Director of Development & Member Services, and the Development and Member Services Assistant to support NEAVS’ fundraising and member outreach.

Role will include but is not limited to:

  • Database management through our Donor Perfect Donor Management Software, inclusive of gift processing and data review activities
  • Supporter research and outreach, inclusive of individuals, foundations and corporations.
  • Assist organizing direct mail appeals and logistics
  • Special donor mailings, and special donor events and projects
  • As a member of the Development and Member Services Department, the Development Intern will also interact with the Communications and Programs Departments to support the overall needs of the organization. 

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Be able to work effectively in a small team environment and work independently without direct supervision
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple ongoing projects 

To Apply:

Send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter explaining why your experience, interests, and skills make you an ideal candidate to cpapianou@neavs.org. Please include "Development Intern” in the subject line.


Communications & Marketing Intern

A national 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal protection organization, the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS), founded in 1895, seeks a part-time intern for the Communications  & Marketing Department in our Boston office.

NEAVS is an animal protection organization with a professional, scientifically informed, and strategically focused approach to our mission.

Intern will assist with the communications, public relations, and marketing work of the organization, including print, radio, television, social media, and other web-based content. The ideal candidate is a team player, energetic, able to lead and take direction, and is committed to the welfare of animals or other social justice.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of college; those with undergrad degrees are encouraged to apply as well
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Graphic design or web development experience a plus

NEAVS maintains a vegan office policy. Position is unpaid, though it includes a small stipend.

To Apply:

Send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter explaining why your experience, interests, and skills make you an ideal candidate to nfinn@neavs.org. Please include "Communications Intern” in the subject line.