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About this role: The Business Operations Manager will work strategically with our team to advance our goals around sanctuary, education, and animal advocacy. In this role, you will provide integral support to our team across various operations functions and significantly impact our work. You will ensure we are operating optimally and set up to succeed by ensuring all our operational activities are running seamlessly, and that the whole Animal Place team feels well-supported to focus on their areas of responsibility. In this role, you will implement strategies, actions, and controls to evolve our operational processes and drive efficiencies. You will also be a key support for the rest of the team.

The ideal candidate is an expert in systems, is collaborative, pays great attention to detail, is proactive, and uses good judgment. This is a hybrid position, with 3 days at our Grass Valley location and 2 days remote.

Core Responsibilities

  • Create processes and procedures needed for running internal and external business activities
  • Establish, monitor, manage, and improve procedures and processes
  • Manage organizational projects in Asana as they relate to company goals, objectives, and key results. Drive team activities and ensure the execution of deliverables


  • Oversee the systems and tools that we utilize, ensuring the team has everything they need, including issuing software licenses such as Office 365, Slack, Asana, and Virtuous
  • Oversee the IT equipment and setup, including computers and printers
  • Manage the organization and storage of digital assets
  • Qualifications and Skills
    • Minimum 2 years of operations experience
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently
    • Has a continuous improvement mindset, always looking for ways things can be done better
    • Excellent writing skills
    • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent command of office technology tools, including Office 365, Google Suite, Asana, and database software
    • A strong belief in the mission of Animal Place and an understanding of the impacts of animal farming

For Full Job description and to apply:

Benefits: Health insurance, 403b (Animal Place matches 3%), vacation, holiday, sick time package, monthly commuting stipend, veterinary care stipend.

Location: Hybrid, office in Grass Valley, CA

Start Date: July 1, 2024

Salary: $65,000-75,000

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: No


Animal Place

Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Salary: $65,000-75,000