Corporate Liaison, France

 

Position Objective:

To advance PETA’s corporate campaigns in France, particularly its promotion of vegan fashion

Term of Employment:

Full-time

Salary:

£26,00 – £30,000

Location:

Remote, UK based

Reports to:

Director of Corporate Projects

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Initiate and execute new projects to promote animal-friendly fashion in France
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with major retailers and other corporations, with a view to having them add to or improve their vegan product lines or offerings and commit to bans on using animal-derived materials
  • Maintain corporate-interaction best practices and ensure consistency in external communications
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to executives in order to make the case for changes to animal-welfare policies
  • Brainstorm new and creative ways to work with companies to advocate animal-protection measures and advance campaigns, and liaise with the relevant staff to accomplish objectives
  • Attend meetings in order to brainstorm and develop future projects
  • Work with PETA entities’ media and marketing teams to achieve maximum exposure for PETA’s corporate projects in France
  • Represent PETA’s corporate campaigns to the media and the general public
  • In consultation with the corporate departments of PETA and PETA US, develop and carry out campaign plans for PETA work with companies in France to bring about change for animals, including working with the online team and with activists to coordinate direct action where appropriate
  • Track and analyse the progress of communications with corporations in order to ensure that short- and long-term goals are achieved
  • Ensure timely and appropriate follow-up with companies
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual French/English, preferably with French as mother tongue
  • Ability to interact and communicate with a variety of people in a professional manner
  • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and campaigns
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exceptional verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional writing skills, including the demonstrated ability to compose and edit letters
  • Strong ability to negotiate
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through
  • Ability to make sound judgements and work independently
  • Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Adherence to a vegan lifestyle strongly preferred
  • Support for PETA’s philosophy
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