Jul 11, 2019

Corporate Outreach Manager

  • Animal Equity
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Marketing / PR Animal Rights

Job Description

Position Objective:

To encourage and collaborate with major food companies and producers to adopt and strengthen meaningful farmed animal welfare policies.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Research which food companies in each sector have the potential to impact the most animals, review their current animal welfare guidelines, and prioritize outreach
  • Draft outreach materials, including but not limited to email language, dossiers, and presentations
  • Cultivate relationships with and maintain contact details for executives at major food companies
  • Consistently engage with companies—providing research, news stories, connections to animal welfare experts, and other relevant materials—to persuade them to adopt animal welfare policies
  • Prepare and deliver compelling presentations to persuade companies to adopt animal welfare policies and represent our corporate outreach efforts at conferences and other forums
  • Serve as a media spokesperson for corporate outreach program and brainstorm compelling angles to promote corporate outreach work in the media
  • Stay informed of industry trends and initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, the expansion of companies into other locations, and the diversification of their businesses
  • Coordinate with the Animal Equality corporate campaigns staff on outreach and campaigns
  • Collaborate with the Animal Equality Animal Welfare Specialist to thoroughly understand the animal welfare standards for which we advocate
  • Stay current with the latest progress in the corporate outreach space and collaborate with other groups working toward the same goals
  • Manage budget and ensure appropriate spending
  • Evaluate and measure program efficacy and efficiency and suggest areas for improvement
  • Conduct administrative duties such as scheduling travel and submitting expense reports
  • Perform other duties as required by supervisor

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in nonprofits, public affairs, corporate affairs, government relations, issue advocacy, corporate campaigning, grassroots campaigning, political organizing, communications, psychology, sociology, marketing, business, or related field
  • Sophisticated negotiation skills and proven ability to persuade or motivate others
  • Vision, insight, creativity, and a strategic outlook
  • Superior interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, especially when faced with confrontational situations and while under pressure
  • Initiative, resourcefulness, adaptability, and an unbeatable work ethic
  • Comfort working within time constraints and meeting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy
  • Self-motivation to work independently as well as a collegial personality conducive to teamwork
  • Exceptional level of organization, efficiency, and ability to multitask
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and a high degree of professional ethics
  • Thorough knowledge of farmed animal issues
  • Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel, and PPT), Google Suite (particularly Docs, Sheets, and Slides), and Mac Keynote
  • Experience with or comfort learning new technological platforms such as Zoom, Asana, and Slack

Benefits

Animal Equality offers an excellent benefits package. Casual, companion animal friendly office environment.

Title / Level of Responsibility

Manager

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