Vegan Corporate Projects Liaison

Position Objective:
To advance PETA’s work, particularly our promotion of vegan living, by initiating and delivering various special projects.

Term of Employment:
Full-time

Location:
Hybrid remote in London

Reports To:
Corporate Projects Manager, PETA Foundation

Salary
£26,000 – £30,000

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Work with the Director of Vegan Corporate Projects and Corporate Projects Manager to develop and manage a strategic plan for PETA’s work with companies
    • Establish and maintain productive relationships with corporations and institutions, and negotiate to improve/increase their vegan options while reducing/eliminating meat, dairy and eggs
    • Develop positive ways to work with farmers and farming organisations to promote plant-based agriculture
    • Work with caterers at major sports arenas in the UK to encourage them to expand and promote their vegan food offering.
    • Ensure consistency and best practices in external communications
    • Prepare and deliver presentations to executives
    • Initiate and execute projects to encourage the public to try a vegan lifestyle
    • Develop and make recommendations for ways to increase media coverage of vegan eating in order to help push it further into the mainstream
    • Oversee, organise, participate in, and execute vegan-related awareness events
    • Attend meetings in order to brainstorm and develop future projects
    • Work with PETA’s media and marketing teams to achieve maximum exposure for our corporate work
    • Represent PETA’s corporate campaigns to the media and the general public
    • Travel to attend meetings or news conferences
    • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

    • Minimum of two years’ experience in advocacy, public relations, or corporate affairs
    • Demonstrated ability to create and deliver presentations, address and overcome objections, and negotiate and close deals
    • Proven exceptional organisational and research skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively with minimal supervision
    • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
    • Knowledge of hospitality industry a plus
    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle
    • Commitment to the objectives of the organisation and the ability to advocate its positions on issues in a professional manner
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