Campaigns Manager, International Fund for Animal Welfare

London (Central), London (Greater)
From £42,098 inclusive of London Weighting, dependent on experience
12 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018

Campaigns Manager, International Fund for Animal Welfare

We are looking for a dynamic campaigner, who is experienced and driven, to develop, deliver and evaluate a variety of campaigns within the UK and support global priorities on conservation and welfare. You will work closely with our European and global teams and be able to identify opportunities which can influence legislation at a local and national level. The successful candidate will understand fully how the British political system works and should have direct experience of working and/or influencing in this area.

You need to have bags of enthusiasm, be creative, dynamic and always ready with suggestions. This needs to be combined with extensive experience of successfully leading campaigns from start to finish and achieving results at the end of it. You will need to be strategic, a good planner and communicator and work with staff across numerous different country offices. This is a critical time within the UK and globally to protect animals and their habitats, and we’re looking for someone who will aim high to make this happen and who is able to utilise and develop a range of campaigning tools and introduce new standards in project management.

IFAW is a global non-profit organisation that protects animals and the places they call home. We engineer solutions that benefit animals, people and the planet, and activate where we are needed the most. Founded in 1969, we operate in more than 40 countries, focusing on wildlife crime, landscape conservation, marine conservation, wildlife rescue and community animals. Locally, we focus on protecting animals such as puppies, badgers, foxes and more. The candidate must have:

  • Substantial campaigning and advocacy lobbying experience
  • Excellent political knowledge and awareness
  • Direct experience of working and/or influencing in the political arena
  • Great communication skills across all levels of supporters and stakeholders
  • Ability to ethically persuade and enthuse others about key issues
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Experience of preparing and researching reports and briefings whilst maintaining high scientific standards of accuracy
  • Confident media and/or public speaking skills to effectively communicate our message to key target audiences across all levels of society
  • Excellent written, editorial and presentation skills with ability to proof-read and edit quickly and accurately
  • Solid base understanding of communications and media channels for effective campaigning

For more information and a full person specification, please see the job description.

Full-time, permanent

Salary: From £42,098 inclusive of London Weighting, dependent on experience.

Closing date: Friday 30th March 2018

Target interview date: Mon 16th April

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