Who we are:
The Humane League is a charity ending the abuse of animals raised for food by influencing the policies of the world's biggest companies, demanding legislation, and empowering others to take action. We're a mission-driven, energetic team focussed on problem-solving and effective teamwork, and have grown significantly over the last few years. Thanks to our targeted approach, our effectiveness in reducing animal suffering and our efficient use of donations, The Humane League has been named Top Charity by the independent evaluator Animal Charity Evaluators for every rating period.
The Humane League is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment and being an equal opportunity employer. THL UK are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed Employer, demonstrating our commitment to recruiting, retaining, and supporting disabled people and people with health conditions, based on their skills and talent.
In compliance with laws and in furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all applicants will receive unbiased consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, neurodiversity, age, or veteran status.
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We are seeking a tenacious, determined and well organised individual with the drive to create progressive change for millions of farmed animals. You will be part of our Global Programs department, building out data to guide our corporate and alliance strategy. You will make your contribution as an applied researcher, leading and also creating structure and processes for the entire team to find, store and evaluate corporate and industry data most effectively.
Reporting to the Head of Global Corporate Engagement, the primary focus of the position is to develop and organise the structure of our information storage and then lead on research needed by various members of the team to guide our corporate engagement and alliance work. The position requires extensive research and you will be working closely with THL, Open Wing Alliance members and other organisations to ensure that THL is making the best informed decisions for animals.
This is a full time, remote position based in the United Kingdom or the United States. Full-time hours equate to 40 hours/ week if based in the US and 37.5 hours/ week if based in the UK. This position requires domestic and international travel.
If you would like to learn more about this role, you can watch the recording of our recent hiring webinar here
Who you are:
You are passionate about The Humane League’s mission of ending the abuse of animals raised for food. While working with autonomy is an important part of your role, strong collaboration and communication skills are paramount to your success. You will have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fast paced environment and be able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently.
- Oversee the management of databases relating to the global programs team. Research and maintain data on all global food companies within our CRM, CCRED.
- Research industry supply chains to inform strategic direction of the department.
- Research major multinational, global, food companies to advance welfare for farmed animals within their supply chains.
- Research and compile global industry data on laying hens, broilers and in time on relevant aquatic species.
- Develop a program for tracking and communicating progress of companies and industry.
- Collaborating with team members intra- and inter- departmentally to coordinate on campaign targets, strategy, research, commitments and actions.
- Collaborating closely with Open Wing Alliance members and other relevant organisations to coordinate on research and insights.
- Attend conferences, events and protests as required.
- Participate in team meetings including note-taking and facilitation.
- Attend in-person workshops several times a year.
- Perform any other duties assigned by the Head of Global Corporate Engagement.
Self-motivation: This is a highly independent position and candidates must be able and willing to take initiative in pursuing goals, particularly goals lacking prescribed steps to success.
Analytical: You are able to sort large amounts of data and find and present clear conclusions.
Acuity: You are both quick and calculated in your thinking and decision making in both high-pressure situations and broader strategy discussions.
Cooperative: Although this position is highly independent, the success of this role relies on your ability to work cooperatively and collaborate with team members, as well as other NGOs and stakeholders.
Organised: This role requires your organisation to be on point. You can work to tight deadlines and think far forwards to organise your work and meetings with companies.
Creative: in alignment with the ethos of THL our campaigns department is constantly seeking out new ways to maximise efficiency and effectiveness. We rely on creative and critical thinkers to generate new ideas to maximise the success of the team.
Salary, benefits and location:
Our employees all work remotely but still enjoy a supportive, collaborative environment.
This role is open to candidates based in both the United Kingdom and the United States and as such the specific benefits related to the position will vary depending on your location.
UK benefits include:
You will have access to a workplace pension, 25 days leave plus Public Holidays, flexible working hours, internet reimbursement, our Employee Assistance Programme, and family-friendly policies. Professional learning and development is actively encouraged.
UK based Salary: Starting salary of £34,000 or £37,400 for Inner London Weighting
US benefits include:
Employees enjoy full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, optional pet insurance, working from home, up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible employees, paid holidays, flexible vacation time and professional development. For full US employee benefits click here
US based salary: Starting salary $50,000 or salary to commensurate with experience.
Please note: The gross salary across the two locations is not a direct conversion but is calculated by each hiring organisation using their own independent pay framework, with consideration of local working conditions, statutory rights and additional contributions when applicable.
Good to know:
At The Humane League, animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work and as such, many of our employees are vegan by personal choice. All of our events and workshops offer only plant-based meals. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.
We are looking to speak to a wide range of candidates with diverse backgrounds #NonGraduatesWelcome
All applicants need to be:
- Fluent in written and spoken English.
- Live and have the right to work in the UK or possess United States work authorisation.
- Committed to our mission to end the abuse of animals raised for food.
Closing date: 3rd July 2022
You will hear from us after the application closing date passes. Once your application has been received and reviewed and when we want to take it forward, our thorough interview process will follow this route:
- Skills Test (completed remotely)
- First Interview (via video call)
- Final Interview (via video call)
For full details of our recruitment process click here