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

A Proud Equal-opportunity Employer

As an organisation dedicated to ridding the world of prejudice towards any living being, PETA has a strong history of actively supporting many other social justice movements, including the women’s rights movement, the fight against racial discrimination, and the LGBTQI+ rights and pride movements. 

PETA is committed to creating an inclusive work environment in which diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We particularly welcome applications from individuals of traditionally under-represented communities and backgrounds.