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Clerical/Administrative Support


Opportunities in Clerical/Admin Support

Dedicated to supporting NSALA's mission our staff is committed to providing the best service to our adopters and clients.

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Opportunities in Corporate Services

Whether you have years of experience or your career is just getting started, our corporate offices offer a great range of positions and professional careers.

Events Manager

We are currently seeking an Events Manager who will be responsible to manage and organize all aspects of fundraising and program related events. This position is responsible for pre-planning, implementation and post-event activities, as well as ensuring each event has the appropriate staff and/or committees. Role requires creative thinking, vision and multi task proficiency. Best candidate is a manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys creating memorable events with the ability to successfully execute events on time and within budget. Experience with non-profits and prior experience organizing major events is required. Applicant should be committed, versatile, solution oriented with a high-energy personality.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and facilitate all fundraising and mission related events
  • Work closely with other NSALA departments to effectively promote each specific event to appropriate target audiences
  • Prepare income and expense projection for events and ensure budget is followed working with Vice President
  • Manage venues, vendors, facility staff, A/V needs, food and beverage service, rent equipment, ensure appropriate decorations and themes, and set event agenda
  • Negotiate agreements with outside service providers and vendors to ensure lowest cost and highest quality of service
  • Work with the directors and managers of appropriate departments to develop all marketing materials on and offline for events
  • Maintain an annual calendar of events
  • Develop and manage event work plans and timelines
  • Work with VP to identify and recruit volunteers to serve on event committees or event volunteers, recruiting from both constituents and the community
  • Provide post event analysis, budget recaps and participant feedback
  • Manage internship program

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or related field required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Events or related field is required
  • Proven negotiation skills with event vendors and venues
  • Excellent communication, organizational, planning, project management skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate budgets and effectively manage expenses
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications and event management technology (Auctionpay) a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple jobs simultaneously and respond to changing deadlines and priorities
  • Must be comfortable around animals and have the ability to handle animals
  • Ability to carry heavy items
  • Must have valid Driver’s License and use of a car for meetings and event
  • The desire to make a difference in animal’s lives

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including 100% company paid medical and dental insurance for you and your family. Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hr@animalleague.org. EOE

Communications Associate

We are currently seeking a Communications Associate. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Associate will be the main resource in supporting, promoting and facilitating the communication activities of the department with a strong focus on, but not limited to, all media communications. The ideal candidate is organized and detail oriented, with strong administrative skills, has a professional manner, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and a passion for making a difference in the life of animals. Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly while delivering quality work by tight deadlines are key attributes of this individual.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Write and edit media alerts and press releases
  • Pull media reports and publicity value reports
  • Prepare all departmental reports
  • Monitor media clips
  • Assist with research and media list preparation
  • Maintain current media list
  • Perform media and celebrity outreach
  • Assist the PR department with events
  • Organize website press center
  • Work closely with Shelter staff to choose animals, prepare pet bios and travel itineraries for media appearances
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

  • A Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations or other relevant field
  • 1-3 years Public Relations, Communications & Media Relations experience is required
  • Must be adept in media databases including Cision
  • Must possess strong written and oral communications skills, including the ability to draft press releases, memos, and other communications, and clearly express thoughts to others and exchange information
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Must have ability to handle multiple jobs simultaneously and respond to changing deadlines and priorities

Must love animals and want to make a difference in their lives.

Qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter with salary requirements to hr@animalleague.org.  EOE

Director of Interactive Web Marketing

We are currently seeking a resourceful and dynamic individual as a Director-Interactive Web Marketing to execute tactical interactive fundraising plans that will build new relationships with individuals interested in our mission with the goal of acquiring new donors and providing giving opportunities for these new donors through digital related channels.

Key description of this role will include:
Utilizing the current infrastructure, this position will need to enhance the current on-line communications strategy by facilitating the development and delivery of required fundraising elements (email appeals, donation forms & tracking) to support donor acquisition, retention and loyalty campaigns across website properties. Review all emails including links, copy, layout and test transactions prior to launch. Integrate external channels such as Google, Facebook, and Partner Ad Networks into the campaign strategy which includes but is not limited to paid search.
Working in conjunction with the internal teams for all assets, schedule of appeals, fundraising stories in e-newsletters, resending of appeals, updating of homepage banners, and website content. 
Accurately summarizing and communicating the status of all campaigns, initiatives, results, and trends with internal teams is essential.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years integrated direct marketing experience.
  • Solid foundation of basic fundraising principles and proven experience developing successful fundraising marketing campaigns.
  • Experience executing successful lead and donor conversion tactics.
  • Experience in executing online, digital, SEO/SEM marketing campaigns.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating creative development process.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to timelines.
  • Ability to perform detailed work with meticulous accuracy.
  • Highly effective oral and written communications skills and ability to collaborate effectively on a dynamic team.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Internet usage.
  • Strong experience using Blackbaud Luminate or other similar application

Requirements :
The successful candidate will be a business strategist who has 3-5 years of professional experience managing on-line/digital fundraising initiatives. Must possess accomplished verbal and written communication skills along with meticulous attention to detail. Experience with Blackbaud Luminate strongly required. For consideration, all submitted resumes MUST include salary requirements.

Benefits include a 100% company paid benefits package.

For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@animalleague.org.

Opportunities in Medical Services

Our Medical Staff bring care, compassion, and empathy to their job every day of the year, enriching the lives of the countless animals they serve.

Veterinary Assistant

If you have a love for animals and a passion to start a career in the veterinary field, this is the place for you! At NSALA Veterinary Assistants play a crucial role in our everyday mission to provide quality care to our patients. We provide ongoing training that enhances your professional growth and a learning environment with state of the art medical equipment. The perfect candidate for this position must be detailed oriented with the ability to work in a fast pace environment and provide exceptional customer service to our clients and medical staff, must be able to lift 40-50lbs, maintain the cleanliness of the exam rooms and assist the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians when needed.

Requirements:
• High School Diploma / GED
• Previous veterinary office and/or shelter experience a plus, but will train the right person.
• Must have flexibility to work weekend, day & night shifts.
• Basic computer skills a must
• Excellent communication skills both written & verbal/ Bi-lingual a plus
• Must have a love for animals

Staff Veterinarian

We are currently seeking a full time Staff Veterinarian to join our team of professionals.

NSALA provides high quality medicine in a shelter environment, managing a large and challenging medical and surgical caseload.  This includes general practice, pediatrics, surgeries, hospital rounds and spay/neuter procedures. Our state-of-the-art Medical Center is fully equipped with x-ray, pulse ox, tonopen, 4 oxygen cages, ultra sound machines, IV fluid pumps and full dental & some in-house orthopedic capabilities.

A New York State DVM license with at least 3+ years of experience required. Candidates must have dental experience, good interpersonal skills, be team-oriented and committed to promoting animal welfare.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including 100% company paid medical and dental insurance for you and your family. Please send your resume and cover letter to  hr@animalleague.org. EOE

Pharmacy Manager

We are currently seeking a Pharmacy Manager who will have the overall responsibility of compliance for the storage, safekeeping and use of drugs in accordance with Federal, State and Provincial regulations.  Monitoring Narcotic drug usage, monitoring on-hand inventory of drug and non-drug items. Training and evaluating all Dispensary personnel and overseeing the Lifetime Medication Program.
Role requires creative thinking, vision and multi task proficiency. Best candidate is a manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is committed to providing excellent customer service. Experience and prior experience working in an Animal Pharmacy is preferred.  Applicant should be committed, versatile, solution oriented with a high-energy personality.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Calculate, prepare and dispense all medications for outpatient and pet health center clients as per Veterinarian prescriptions
  • Reinforce Veterinarians instructions about appropriate methods of administration and any side effects to clients
  • Oversee and train pharmacy technicians and ensure the accuracy of dispensed medications by technicians
  • Responsible for all on-hand non-narcotic inventory, including updating inventory and periodically checking for expired or soon-to-be expired medication
  • Monitor all controlled drug logs for accuracy.  Perform all actual drug counts and bring to the Senior Veterinarian’s attention for assessment and signature
  • Keep inventory records for all supplies and medications ordered for all medical areas
  • Responsible for the maintenance and update of the OSHA SDS Books
  • Perform all general supervisor duties of Medical Center as required

Qualifications Required:

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification required
  • Bachelor Degree in related field
  • Previous animal pharmacy experience preferred
  • Demonstrated Management experience is required
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work one weekend day and some evening shifts
  • Ability to handle stressful situations while maintaining a sense of calm
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task for extended periods of time
  • A passion for animals a must

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including 100% company paid medical and dental insurance for you and your family. Please send your resume and cover letter to  hr@animalleague.org. EOE

Licensed and Licensed-Eligible Veterinary Technicians

If you are a Licensed Veterinary Technician or Licensed Eligible Veterinary Technician in the State of NY, why not reward yourself with an exciting, fast paced job at the largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization that is known for its medical expertise and professional staff. In exchange for working for one of the best organizations in the country, you will receive:

  • Highly competitive compensation package which includes health, dental and life insurance opportunities provided at no cost to you.
  • Compensation package also includes generous paid time off, holiday pay, continuing education allowance
  • Appreciation for your talents in our interactive learning environment where you can grow and expand your knowledge.
  • The opportunity to improve animal’s lives.

The Licensed/Licensed Eligible Veterinary Technician is instrumental in providing support to clients, patients and other staff members. The perfect candidate must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, work well with staff members, be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills. A passion for our mission is required.  Experience a plus, but will train new graduates.

Requirements:

  • Active NYS Veterinary Technician License Required/or Licensed Eligible
  • Previous veterinary office and/or shelter experience a plus
  • Must be flexible to work additional hours when workload requires.

If you have what it takes to contribute to this excellent group of veterinary professionals we invite you to discover the outstanding potential awaiting you at North Shore Animal League America!

Apply now so you don’t miss out! You are going to love working for North Shore Animal League America.

Please send resume and cover letter to HR@Animalleague.org.

Certified - Entry Level Pharmacy Technician

We are currently seeking a full-time, Entry Level Licensed Pharmacy Technician to join our team of medical staff. Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to: Calculating, preparing and dispensing of all medications for outpatient clients as per Veterinarian prescriptions; Reinforce Veterinarians instructions about appropriate methods of administration and any side effects; Distribute any printed materials from Veterinarians as needed.

Responsible for preparing all inpatient medications for ECU, Isolation, Foster Care, Shelter Medical and Surgery and distribute these medications to the veterinary technicians of each area.

Requirements:

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification required
  • A passion for animals a MUST! 

Hours: Full-time, includes 1 weekend shift

Qualifications:

  • College education preferred
  • Pharmacy Technician experience in a retail setting preferred

Benefits include a 100% company paid benefits package.

Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org, with title Pharmacy Technician in the subject line.
All resumes submitted MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

Opportunities in Shelter Operations

Challenging and rewarding opportunities to provide a higher quality of life for homeless pets through adoption. Helping NSALA fulfill its mission and make a difference in a unique and powerful way.

Pet Behavior Senior Trainer

We are currently looking for a full time Senior Animal Trainer to join our team. In this role, the perfect candidate will be responsible for the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work on the adoption floor during the busy part of the weekend and assist with adoptions.
    • Coordinate dog playgroups with kennel associates and managers developing safety guidelines for various age groups.
    • Write stories for hard to place dogs for the Animal League website. 
    • Have a working relationship to utilize kennel associates, with relation to behavior problems and training through group classes and one-on-one training.
    • Go over trainer’s daily dog observation books in order to make suggestions and any needed changes in protocols.
    • Approve written floor copies on animals with behavior issues.
    • Prepare various weekly and monthly reports for the department manager. These reports to include dog status, training and puppy kindergarten class attendance and income report.
    • Conduct safety training, obedience, orientation and in home training classes.
    • Various other duties as assigned.

    Requirements:

    • Must have at least six months previous experience working hands-on with canines in a shelter environment, veterinary facility or graduate of a dog trainer school
    • Must have a clean New York State drivers license

    Benefits include a 100% company paid benefits package. Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org. All resumes submitted MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

    Kennel Associates Needed!

    We are currently looking for enthusiastic Full Time and Part Time Kennel Associates to join our team. As a Kennel Associate you will ensure the general health and wellness of the animals as you assist them in finding quality homes.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the public during the adoption process, feeding the animals, cleaning and disinfecting animal cages.

    Qualifications:

    • The ability to effectively work individually or in a team environment
    • Strong communication and customer relation skills are a must
    • The ability to multitask

    Job Requirement:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of 1 year related experience; previous experience working with animals strongly preferred

    Full-time benefits include a 100% company paid benefits package and much more. Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

    All cover letters MUST include salary requirements for consideration.