Careers at Pet Partners®
Updated:  March 24, 2015

Do you have a passion for animals and people?  Do you believe in the healing benefits of human-animal interactions?  Pet Partners may be the place where you can find career fulfillment.

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT & SUPPORT SPECIALIST

These positions will remain opened until filled.  To apply, please submit your résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements via email to the contact specified in the posting. No phone calls, please. No recruiting assistance desired.

Positions are based at our headquarters in Bellevue, WA.  Pet Partners does not cover relocation expenses.  A background check will be conducted on the selected candidate(s).



Development Coordinator

Pet Partners is a national 501c3 human-services organization dedicated to improving people’s health and well-being through positive interactions with animals.  Pet Partners is seeking a tech-savvy, creative, and self-motivated team player who will oversee database, guide stewardship, manage fundraising projects and contribute development expertise as part of a growing team.  The successful candidate will demonstrate exemplary customer service and communication skills; strong analytical skills and detail orientation in managing database and related reporting; and flexibility in supporting a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Database administration and data management
  • Process all incoming (mail, phone, fax, website) donations, accurately inputting gift details and supporting information into database.
  • Maintain, adjust and update donor and gift records for database and historical accuracy.
  • Create and run reports, build mailing lists and queries to assist development staff.
  • Implement database coding updates and changes and provide recommendations for restructuring of giving reporting and analysis.
  • Stewardship:
  • Drive the acknowledgment process in a timely manner.
  • Invoice donors on pledges.
  • Prospect Research:
  • Research and compile information on donors and prospects at the request of other development staff.
  • Reporting, compliance, policies and procedures:
  • Assist with the completion of Federal/State/Local or other Workplace employee giving campaign applications.
  • Manage reconciliation of incoming gifts with the accounting department on at least a monthly basis.
  • Identify and investigate discrepancies between the development and accounting departments.
  • Other duties:
  • Assist with mailing projects, assembly of outreach materials and other duties as assigned.

 Education, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus a minimum of two years of experience with fund development in a non-profit organization; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise with CRM / relational databases; Salesforce strongly preferred (Raiser’s Edge, or other considered).
  • Intermediate knowledge and skills with PC operation and software including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation, with strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, including data entry accuracy managing high-volume workload.
  • Ability to leverage technology to support business goals.
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual contributor and team member.
  • Ability to work independently, showing initiative and working effectively and efficiently with minimal direction.
  • Enjoys creative and collaborative problem solving and is open to innovation and dynamic change.

 Position:  Full-time, Non-Exempt – general hours 8:30am - 4:30pm, M-F, in Bellevue Office

 Salary & Benefits:DOEwith full benefit package; Pet Partners does not cover relocation expenses.

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To apply, please submit a résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements via email to anniem@petpartners.org. This position will remain open until filled. 

Senior Accountant

Pet Partners is a national 501c3 human-services organization dedicated to improving people’s health and well-being through positive interactions with animals.  Pet Partners is seeking a detail-oriented, tech-savvy, creative, and self-motivated team player who will be responsible for administering all aspects of the accounting function, including revenue, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, cash management, inventory tracking, and month end close.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Processing daily accounting transactions related to AP, AR, payroll, GL, cash, and inventory.
  • Creating journal entries, maintaining schedules and supporting calculations, performing month-end reconciliations, and investigating variances in accounts to ensure accuracy and timeliness in financial reporting.
  • Coordinating year-end activities including the annual audit and 990 preparation (supporting audit schedules, footnote support, and variance analysis and related research);
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual 990 filing, including expense allocations, supporting schedules, and related research and analysis.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, show initiative, provide leadership, prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced diversified workplace.   Experience with nonprofit accounting standards, financial statement preparation, footnote disclosure and 990 nonprofit tax return preparations is highly preferred.    

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business required.
  • Three plus years of experience required; nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and/or ability to research accounting issues.
  • Experience with a CRM and/or project accounting a plus.
  • Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks and/or Salesforce strongly preferred.
  • CPA a plus, but not required.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Self-starter and experienced problem solver.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to independently manage deadlines, expectations, and workload.
  • Collaborative team player.
Position:  Full-time, Exempt – general business hours 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday at headquarters in Bellevue, WA.

Salary & Benefits: DOE with full benefit package; Pet Partners does not cover relocation expenses.

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A background check will be conducted on selected applicant(s).

To apply, please submit a résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements via email to shannonh@petpartners.org.  Applications without salary requirements will not be considered.  This position will remain open until filled.

Volunteer Engagement & Support Specialist

Pet Partners is a national 501c3 human-services organization dedicated to improving people’s health and well-being through positive interactions with animals.  Pet Partners is seeking a customer service-oriented administrative professional to work as part of a team responsible for supporting approximately 11,000 therapy animal team volunteers across the USA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer and screen incoming phone calls, providing answers or directing calls to the appropriate party. Handle potentially sensitive information and emotionally charged interactions in a professional manner.
  • Manage multiple email inboxes, providing answers to inquiries directly where possible and redirecting other emails to the appropriate party
  • Handle incoming requests from volunteers, and resolve administrative problems and inquiries.
  • Prepare written responses to routine inquiries and draft documentation processes.
  • Greet guests and coordinate meetings, as needed.
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of a volunteer engagement program.
  • Conduct outreach activities to current and prospective constituents.
  • Create and maintain volunteer records in the CRM system, and perform queries as requested by staff or volunteers
  • Receive, open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including fax, email, and mail; sign for packages and deliveries as required.
  • Actively contribute as a member of a collaborative team to programmatic growth and expansion.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus two years of administrative or customer service related responsibility; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge and skills with PC operation and software including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; experience with and knowledge of a CRM database system such as Salesforce preferred.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation, with strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, including data entry accuracy managing high-volume workload.
  • Sound judgment as it relates to policy interpretation and enforcement.
  • Strong decision making skills and the ability to identify how and when to escalate issues.
  • Ability to quickly apply new concepts in practice and leverage technology to support business goals.
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual contributor and team member.
  • Ability to work independently, showing initiative and working effectively and efficiently with minimal direction.
  • Enjoys creative problem solving and is open to innovation and dynamic change.

Position:  Full-time, non-exempt:  37.50 hours/week (8:30am - 4:30pm, M-F, in Bellevue Office)

Salary & Benefits:  $29,250 Annual / $15 per hour with full benefit package

A background check will be conducted on selected applicant(s).

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To apply, please submit a résumé and cover letter via email to bilyanay@petpartners.org by Friday, April 10, 2015.

 

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