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Corporate Engagement Advisor

Posted 10 months ago

As a Corporate Engagement Advisor at World Animal Protection, you will be part of the International Corporate Engagement team.  You will take the lead on the delivery of our global corporate engagement strategy in an assigned region, offering strategic and tactical advice to our campaign teams on how best to engage and influence companies to achieve lasting impact for animals.
You will play a key role in assisting the execution of strategic global campaigns through supporting the tactical delivery of corporate engagement.  You will maximize your influencing and communication skills to engage companies to support our organisational objectives and to systemically align their practices to protect animals.  This will involve a high degree of commercial awareness, as well as an understanding of behavioural change and how this applies to the corporate sector. 
You will work in an integrated manner with internal stakeholders to develop and implement innovative and impactful campaigns for our key campaign areas; Animals in the Wild, Animals in Disasters, Animals in Farming and Animals in Communities.  You will also be tasked with identifying, building and managing relationships with a network of relevant corporate actors.
Keen to take your corporate engagement career to the next level and improve the lives of animals worldwide? Join us as a Corporate Engagement Advisor, and your career will have a positive global systemic impact. 
This role can be based in one of our offices in London, New York, São Paolo or Sydney. 

Contract: 12 month fixed term contract 
International salary dependent on location

You must have a proven track record of developing and delivering impactful corporate engagement approaches, ideally on a global scale. The successful candidate will have strong commercial acumen, and experience in working with a wide range of stakeholders, ideally in a corporate environment.  You will have the ability to analyse information quickly and accurately to effectively inform campaign tactics and strategies.  
An effective project manager, you are comfortable building strong cooperative relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.  With excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will be confident in championing our cause and ambitions. You will possess first-class decision-making skills too. 
Direct campaigning experience is not essential, however you will have a natural passion for animal welfare and a strong commitment to the aims and values of World Animal Protection. Additional understanding of related sustainability issues is desirable.
International professional travel will be a part of this role.  In working as part of a global organisation across multiple timezones flexibility will be required.  
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.
Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in either Thailand or the Philippines. 
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 three 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).

Position details


£40,000 - £45,000


London, New York, São Paulo or Sydney