UK Campaigns Officer

World Animal Protection

£26,000 - £28,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 07 August 2017

UK Campaigns Officer – The Role

As a Campaigns Officer at World Animal Protection, you will play a key role in helping to deliver our farming and wildlife campaigns, working with UK and International colleagues in offices around the world. You will provide the UK Campaigns Team with essential campaign planning and administrative support, to help achieve our ambitious global goals that will have a lasting impact for animals.

In this rewarding and varied role you will contribute to all aspects of campaign development, including research, monitoring external developments, organising events, managing volunteers and helping to develop communications materials and social media activity. You will also contribute to the evaluation and analysis of specific campaign activities, including compiling data reports and assisting with the management of budgets.

Central to the success of this role will be your excellent organisational skills and your ability to develop relationships and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders. 

Join us, as UK Campaigns Officer for a career with global impact.  

UK Campaigns Officer – Requirements

You must have experience of working in a campaigning organisation. You will be highly organised, with the ability to manage administrative processes to the highest standard. You will ideally have experience of working and liaising with NGO’s, external stakeholders or corporate partners in a campaigning context.    

You will have excellent knowledge of MS Office suite especially Word, Excel and Outlook. An excellent communicator you will have a natural ability to form and nurture strong working relationships with colleagues at a variety of levels.  You are effective at prioritising, meeting deadlines and working on your own initiative or as part of a team, ideally in an international organisation.    

You will also have some experience of organising events, budget management and proven research and writing skills.  As our UK Campaigns Officer, you will have a natural passion for animal welfare and a strong commitment to the aims and values of World Animal Protection. Ideally you will have some experience of managing volunteers and an understanding of wider social, development and environmental issues would be desirable.  

Who are we?

We are World Animal Protection.

For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals.  We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.  

We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.  

Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.  

We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals.  

Join us and together we can move the world for animals.  

UK Campaigns Officer – How To Apply

If you want to be part of a dynamic organisation that values people as individuals, as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents, then please send a copy of your CV and cover/motivation letter to:

The closing date for applications is midnight 7th August 2017.  

Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in the UK.  We will not be able consider candidates who do not have the eligibility to work in the UK.     

As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates we will generally give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed.  It is important that you show how you meet all the essential criteria and your application will be stronger if you show that you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.  

Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be acknowledging receipt of your application.  If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.  

World Animal Protection is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background.  We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the communities.    

We kindly request Recruitment agencies should not approach us for this role as we will be considering direct applications.  

Our new name is World Animal Protection. We were known as WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals)                                          

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