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Marketing and Development Assistant

Marketing and Development Assistant, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary

Location: High Falls, NY

Organizational Description

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary rescues farmed animals and gives them care and sanctuary, connects animals with people to advance veganism, and advocates for animal rights in alliance with other social justice movements. We welcome visitors to come and meet animals who are most commonly exploited, abused, and killed in animal agriculture. Our animal residents are given lifelong sanctuary and are treated with respect as individuals. By giving farmed animals the chance to live their lives with dignity and by sharing their stories, we advocate for veganism and aim to reduce suffering for all.

Job Overview

The Marketing and Development Assistant will report to the Marketing and Communications Manager and Development Director and will work closely with other staff in each department. This position is responsible for assisting each department with their ongoing tasks. This position is 24 hours a week. Hours are flexible, but as this is an office position, hours would need to be Monday-Friday between 8:00am and 5:30pm. This is an on-site position.

Key Responsibilities Include:



-Maintain social media engagement (i.e. commenting on other like-minded platforms’ posts, sharing stories, tweets, Pinterest pages)

-Answer outstanding messages on social media platforms when necessary

-Assist Marketing Associate and Marketing Manager with departmental tasks

-Organize Dropbox library with Marketing Associate

-Organize printed press collaterals and design materials

-Work with Marketing Associate to help update animal photos, stories, and other needs for website




-Fulfill thank you acknowledgements, including memberships and animal sponsorships

-Thanking all donors on social media

-Enter all gifts in EveryAction, our donor database

-Maintain clean data in EveryAction

-Assist in grant fulfillment

-Assisting with thank you calls during busy season


This position requires standing and sitting for hours at a time, interacting with farmed animals, and moving around the large Sanctuary property for tours, events, and donor visits. Weekend work will be required as well as additional responsibilities based on emerging needs and opportunities. Pay is $16 an hour. This is not a benefitted position as it is part time at 24 hours a week.


  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Dedication to the mission of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary
  • Thrives in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong personal and customer service skills including relationship building
  • Experience with Adobe Suite preferred


To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Kirstie Kimball at and Lizz DeFeo at

Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is an equal opportunity employer, committed to values of diversity and inclusion.