Researcher and Investigator for Indonesia (PETA Asia-Pacific)

Position Objective:

To assist in PETA Asia-Pacific’s work with regard to research and investigative work in order to bring about positive changes in the lives of animals throughout Indonesia, as assigned by the director. This position is based in Indonesia or Manila.

Term of Employment:


Reports to:

Director of PETA Asia-Pacific

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Research federal statutes and associated regulations on animal welfare
  • Conduct undercover investigations of companies and industries that abuse animals
  • Prepare complaints to local prosecutors and state and federal agencies with regard to PETA Asia-Pacific’s investigations and campaigns in Indonesia
  • Conduct research on a variety of animal protection and animal rights issues
  • Assist with the development of legal action to further the organization’s objectives
  • Review news releases, and give input regarding their effectiveness in Asia
  • Work with others to create ad campaigns and other materials that further animal rights or push companies to change
  • Conduct media interviews and/or direct media calls to the appropriate person
  • Travel for meetings, events, or other activities, as needed
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the director


  • Passion for fighting cruelty to animals
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Analytical and results-oriented nature
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Strong research and investigative skills
  • Familiarity with animal issues
  • Knowledge of audio-visual technology
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia-Pacific, please complete this application form. Because of the high number of submissions received, applications are not accepted by other means. Depending on your experience and your country of residence, some positions may require you to work as an independent contractor. Independent contractors are not employees and are not entitled to benefits.


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