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Food for Thought California & Southwest Coordinator

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Food for Thought California & Southwest Coordinator
Part-Time, Contract, Remote Position (must reside in California)

About the Position: The Food for Thought California & Southwest Coordinator is responsible for establishing and expanding the Food for Thought campaign within their assigned region, which includes: California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah. The regional coordinator will encourage and assist relevant nonprofits in adopting vegan/vegetarian menu policies, develop content for the FFT website and social media, and network with sheltering organizations at conferences and other events.

Reports to: Campaign Manager

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Construct and maintain contact database of potential endorsing organizations
  • Conduct research on target organizations’ management staff and relevant internal policies
  • Maintain clear, organized records within a shared Google Drive and follow standardized rules of record-keeping
  • Introduce and present the FFT program to appropriate staff members by email and telephone
  • Professionally and convincingly discuss veganism and animal rights to organizations in service of the FFT campaign
  • Perform site visits as needed to recruit campaign participants and endorsers
  • Travel, table, and speak on behalf of the campaign at relevant festivals, conventions, and conferences
  • Develop content for the FFT website and Animal Place social media that furthers the goals of the campaign
  • Co-manage FFT social media accounts
  • Teleconference weekly with Campaign Manager and 3 other Regional Coordinators
  • Work collaboratively on campaign materials and strategic planning
  • Lead projects and take leadership from other coordinators on their projects
  • Understand Animal Place’s policies and positions regarding key animal protection issues; appropriately and accurately represent those policies when interacting with the public or otherwise representing Animal Place.
  • Perform other duties and functions as assigned by Campaign Manager

Qualifications

  • Able to work independently but also as part of a small team with regular communication
  • Comfortable with collaborative teamwork and editing by committee
  • Excellent organizational skills: can set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track information and activities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to communicate effectively with colleagues and senior management
  • Understanding the needs and concerns of animal shelters, humane societies, and other animal protection organizations
  • Computer and internet savvy; experience with Google Drive, Weebly, Asana is an asset
  • Consistent and reliable internet access
  • Personal cell phone with service plan
  • Willing to dress and otherwise present in a professional manner
  • Driver’s license
  • Experience in a non-profit setting preferred
  • Campaign experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Job Status: Part-Time Contract, 20hr/week, Hourly Rate TBD

How to apply: Send résumé and cover letter with subject line: FFT Southwest Coordinator to humanresources@animalplace.org
Please thoroughly review the FFT campaign website before applying: www.foodforthoughtcampaign.org