About NEAVS

Career Opportunities

Communications & Marketing Associate

Director of Development and Member Services

Development & Member Services Intern

Communications Intern


Communications & Marketing Associate

You are a results-oriented professional, with excellent written, communications and organizational skills, as well as a strict attention to detail, commitment to accuracy, and flexibility needed in a small office environment. You also have a passion about social justice issues, and embrace animal protection.

As the Communications & Marketing Associate, you will work directly with the Communications & Marketing Director to support NEAVS’ overall communication efforts, including, but not limited to:

  • Contributing to the development and editing of content, including eNEWS, eALERTS, eAPPEALS, newsletters, blog posts, etc.
  • Increasing NEAVS’ online and media presence – including NEAVS’ social media strategy (website, Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Working with vendors (printer, designers, etc.) to develop communications collateral (newsletters, brochures, press releases, etc.)
  • Working with Communications Director to craft messaging and content for dissemination (including Development Department messaging, Executive Director messaging, etc.)
  • Updating web content using content management system
  • Creating and distributing email content for NEAVS’ supporters (Convio)
  • Interacting closely with the Development Department on donor outreach (i.e., appeal letters, eAPPEALS, donor surveys, newsletters, etc.)

Should have at least 2 – 3 years:

  • Working with web content management, e-marketing, e-fundraising, advocacy, etc. (i.e., Convio or Constant Contact)
  • Knowledge of marketing analytics and how they relate to supporter retention, online engagement, organic growth, etc.
  • Event attendance and management (with direction from the Director) – tabling, speaking engagements, conferences, events, etc. and other outreach activities to build awareness around NEAVS’ mission
  • Media and public relations
  • Content writing and editing proficiency

Bonus:

  • Familiarity with fundraising database tools (i.e., Blackbaud or Donor Perfect)
  • Non-profit experience (not required, but, helpful!)
  • Comfortable working in a small team environment
  • Eager to provide cross-functional support when needed
  • Familiarity with HTML and/or CSS
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics

The position has long-term professional growth possibilities, an opportunity to work in all facets of communications/marketing and is located in a dynamic downtown Boston location. A minimum of 2 years of communications and marketing experience. Degree in Marketing, Communications or Journalism/PR preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills (sense of humor a plus), team spirit, and a professional demeanor.

Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Nancy Finn, Communications & Marketing Director at nfinn@neavs.org.


Director of Development & Member Services

The New England Anti-Vivisection Society a 122-year old national not-for-profit animal protection organization founded and located in downtown Boston, seeks an energetic self-starter with firm experience in all dimensions of effective development work. The position is responsible for implementing the current annual fundraising plan and developing and implementing an ambitious 3 to 5 year plan to significantly grow our donor base and expand funding, including increasing all areas of giving, some targeted cultivation events, and overseeing excellent stewardship.

The position fosters NEAVS' mission on behalf of animals in laboratories by implementing and supervising new and existing supporter outreach, and all other components of development and member services. The position supervises one full time and one as needed assistant, works closely with communications, finance and the Executive Director, to whom it reports.

NEAVS is an equal opportunity employer, maintains a vegan office policy, and offers a competitive benefit package. Salary range: $72,000 - $85,000 depending on experience and record of successfully growing similar sized not-for-profits. The position comes with a competitive benefit package and  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 tcapaldo@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 its 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.


Communications 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 Department in its 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.