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Executive Director

Animal Outlook

Animal Outlook

United States







Senior management

Mgmt responsibilities: 


Date posted:



About the Role

Keeping in alignment with the mission and vision of the organization, the Executive Director
sustains, builds upon, and grows the organization and its impact. The Executive Director is
responsible for delivering results in alignment with and building upon Animal Outlook’s mission
and strategy, ensuring necessary resources and identifying and providing increases in alignment
with strategic objectives. This includes building and effectively utilizing financial resources and
key relationships both inside and outside of the organization, building our public profile and
influence, and crafting and overseeing the implementation of effective and intentional systems of
management, staffing, and resource use of the organization, its structure and direction, fiscal
health, and impact.

● Ultimate accountability for meeting or exceeding: organization’s budget needs through
fundraising, compliance requirements, and strategic programmatic priorities and
achievements as compared with historical baselines (such as numbers and outcomes of
investigations, lawsuits, media reach, campaign successes, etc.);
● Sustaining and growing the public profile and influence of the organization;
● Ultimate oversight of organization’s 11-member staff and key contractors, including
direction setting on personnel matters and fostering an environment a positive
achievement-oriented work environment, supporting the growth, autonomy, and resource
needs of the staff to meet the organization’s strategic objectives;
● Clear articulation and execution of the organization’s mission, vision, and strategy both
internally and externally; and,
● Act as main liaison to the board. Work with board to identify and evaluate organizational
health and progress, provide reports, increase board engagement and effectiveness,
build board, leverage board contacts and resources to advance organization’s work, and
ensure implementation of board directives.

About the Organisation

Animal Outlook is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) animal advocacy organization based in Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA.

Our mission: We’re strategically challenging animal agribusiness through undercover investigations, legal advocacy, corporate and food system reform, and disseminating information about the many harms of animal agriculture, empowering everyone to choose vegan.

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