Campaigner, China Bears

We are World Animal Protection.
We end the needless suffering of animals.
We influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda.
We help the world see how important animals are to all of us.
We inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better.
We move the world to protect animals.

World Animal Protection is a truly global organisation, working in over 50 countries across the world, with offices in every continent. Our vision is a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended 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.

Job Title: Campaigner, Humane & Sustainable Agriculture (HSA)

Reports to: Campaign Manager, Humane & Sustainable Agriculture (HSA)

Direct report: N/A

Budget holder: No
Location: Beijing, China

*Technical/Professional Accountability to: Head of Campaign, Farming

Global/Local1: Local

Main Purpose of the Role
Under the guidance of the Campaign Manager, the Campaigner provides specialised campaign expertise in World Animal Protection’s ongoing and emerging campaign works and is directly involved in the development and implementation of campaign plans. The Campaigner will also work with external stakeholders to achieve campaign goals.

Accountabilities
Campaign implementation, project delivery & reporting
Achievement of the campaign & project objectives
Comply with the organisation’s policies and procedures
Duties and Responsibilities
Functional
Communicate World Animal Protection’s positions and messages to external and internal audiences, including public fora, the media, political, economic and other actors to promote key messages and further campaign and specific project objectives.
Support the timely delivery of the project goals in co-operation with the campaign team and other relevant staff.
Develop and maintain relationships with a network of key external stakeholders relevant to the execution of campaign strategy and specific project objectives.
Communicate and strategically engage with target corporate and government stakeholders.
Support research on specific campaign issues. Provide expertise with respect to policy advocacy and corporate engagement.
Contribute to the development of campaign reports and fundraising materials in accordance with organisational requirements.
Maintain a strong knowledge of issues relating to the campaign, identifying opportunistic campaign amplification and actions.

Organisational responsibilities
Work cooperatively with external organisations, teams within World Animal Protection and in the wider animal welfare movement to pursue project objectives and wider organisational goals, including those relating to brand, communications, fundraising and resource management.
Actively participate in building our brand and maintain the integrity of our brand to support our profile, lead generation, income and engagement.
Contribute to a learning culture and create a positive working environment.
The role holder will from time to time be required to undertake any other duties that are within the scope of this role.
Take responsibility for their own health, safety and welfare, comply with H&S policy and procedures, and not act in any way that compromises the safety of themselves, colleagues or the public.
The post holder will be required to travel national and internationally to provide support or participate in World Animal Protection’s activities.

Skills and Experience
Essential
At least 3 years of working experience in relevant fields.
A track record of effective campaign development and delivery.
Strong research and analytical ability to support campaign tactics and strategies.
Strong ability to deliver specific outcomes on time and within the budget.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
Excellent ability to work unsupervised in a rapidly changing environment.
Team player with excellent project delivery skills and ability to develop and maintain good working relationships across internal departments and teams.
Strong ability to constructively engage external and internal stakeholders to develop and deliver project solutions.
Work effectively with corporate and government stakeholders.
Fluency in written and spoken Chinese and English.
Flexible to undertake national and international travels.

Qualifications
Educated to degree level.

Desirable
Knowledge of farm animal welfare issues or experience of conservation or environmental issues.
Awareness of social, economic, political and environmental issues relevant to animal welfare.
Experience of working in an international NGO environment.

*World Animal Protection operates in a matrix environment. This means we routinely work with colleagues from different locations, business units and cultures in cross-functional and virtual teams.
1A global role works across geographic boundaries with a remit to enable the delivery of strategic organisational activity across the world, providing direct input and support at a local level as required. A local role is primarily focussed on the delivery of strategic organisational activity within a country or location, providing information and input to global strategy and directions as required.
All applications are required to send candidates CV (bilingual version) together with the application letter to HR@worldanimalprotection.org.cn.