Campaigner

Position Objective:

To plan, project-manage, and implement actions and programmes that raise public awareness of PETA’s campaigns and help further its mission

Location:

London, UK​

Term of Employment:

Full-time​

Reports to:

Senior Campaigns Manager, PETA Foundation​

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conceive, organise, and oversee events, demonstrations, and other campaign projects
  • Coordinate and manage a campaign plan, timeline, and agenda for specific campaigns
  • Recruit and communicate with activists around the UK and Europe with the aim of building a network and relationships with key activists – and enlist their assistance, where needed, to deliver on campaign goals
  • Coordinate projects for PETA’s campaigns, including producing new content, conducting research, and writing letters
  • Work with the PETA US production team to create and redesign posters, banners, literature, and other outreach materials as needed
  • Act as a spokesperson, representing the organisation at public-speaking engagements, in debates, and to the media and the general public ​
  • Maintain the volunteer and activist database
  • Travel when necessary to help with demonstrations, tabling, and other events or hold such events independently when requested
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Activist experience required
  • Experience working on campaigns preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns
  • Ability to advocate the organisation’s positions on issues professionally to a wide variety of people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and strategic
  • Proven ability to be flexible in a fast-paced, changeable environment
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Proven excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to be punctual and dependable
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends and to travel as required
  • Adherence to a vegan lifestyle
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organisation
  • Valid UK driver’s licence