Tuesday, 08 December 2015 22:33

Corporate Liaison - Regulatory Testing Division – PETA Featured

  • Title: Corporate Liaison - Regulatory Testing Division – PETA
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Field of research: Toxicology/Cosmetics
  • City: Washington, DC, Norfolk, VA, or surrounding areas.
  • Country: United States
  • Description:

    Position Objective:
    To oversee PETA's work with major corporations as it relates to animal experimentation
    Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
    • Independently develop and carry out action plans for PETA's anti-animal testing work with major corporations
    • Collaborate with senior management to expand and promote PETA's interactions with international corporations
    • Track and analyze progress of departmental communications with corporations in order to ensure that short- and long-term goals are achieved
    • Maintain expertise in non-animal test methods and international regulatory requirements
    • Make and maintain contacts with major corporations in order to further PETA's work
    • Decide on and organize appropriate information to include in meeting agendas
    • Lead meetings with companies
    • Represent PETA at company meetings and scientific conferences and communicate with scientists regarding relevant issues
    • Ensure timely and appropriate follow-up with companies
    • Answer correspondence regarding animal testing issues
    • Maintain confidentiality at all times
    • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

  • Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in toxicology or pharmacology or closely related field
    • Two or more years experience working with government, industry, or NGO in related field 
    • Extensive knowledge of animal testing issues and alternatives to the use of animals in experimentation
    • Familiarity with regulatory requirements as they relate to animal testing
    • Proven attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Familiarity with, and the ability to apply, scientific terminology
    • Ability to conduct in-depth research
    • Ability to make sound, independent judgments
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent strategic thinking and analytical skills
    • Ability to interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
    • Willingness and ability to travel
    • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
    • Professional appearance
    • Demonstrated support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues
    • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

  • How to apply:

    Please apply online:

  • Vacancies: 1
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