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Public Outreach Manager

Humane Society International

Humane Society International


Campaigns, corporate engagement, or volunteer management






Middle or junior management

Mgmt responsibilities: 


Date posted:


None listed

About the Role

The Humane Society International (HSI), an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s most effective animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Public Outreach Manager for India. In this position you will lead the public outreach vertical of the plant-based program in India and manage the staff working on the campaign and planning the expansion of the program.


Program Management:
• Develops long-term and short-term goals for the plant based public outreach program in India;
• Identify viable, and potential geographic areas of work and species of importance for expansion of the program;
• Identifies and develops partnerships with government entities, non-government organizations and individuals to accomplish the goals of the program;
• Fosters and maintains working relationship with key government stakeholders at district, state and central government levels;
• Serves as a point of contact for partner organizations and oversees execution of the program as per the organization goals;
• Develops plans and executes collaboration with District Administration, State Public Health Department, Hospitals, educational institutes and others to institutions to promote plant based commitments;
• Develops and designs tools and and training material as may be required to achieve the objectives of the program including monitoring and evaluation of the same;
• Collaborate with the communications team of HSI/India to develop and publish program materials;
• Plans for the procurement and distribution of any materials and equipment required to promote plant based food in India;
• Develops and submit program reports as may be required

Managing Staff:

• Manages the plant based public outreach team and ensures that staff achieve their goals, including providing staff with guidance and advice, training, performance management, leadership development and career development;
• Assesses hiring needs for the program and assists the Director, Operations in developing job descriptions, as needed;
• Develops projects for interns and volunteers and supervises the implementation of the projects;


• Graduate degree or equivalent work experience required;
• A minimum of five (5) years of experience in animal protection work required preferably in farm animal protection work;
• Management/supervisory experience strongly preferred;
• Proven experience in project and people management;
• Experience in preparing content, specifically, the ability to extract key messages and information and compress them into prose that fits the requirements of various digital/social formats;
• Ability to lead and guide staff to meet department and organizational goals. Strong knowledge of staff management practices. Flexible, willing to learn, and anticipates the needs of self and staff;
• Ability to set a positive tone for employees during the day;
• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive;
• Ability to manage issues requiring problem resolution and conflict management with excellent interpersonal and intervention skills;
• Attention to detail and commitment to excellence, demonstrated by the delivery of quality and timely outcomes;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and negotiation skills;
• Ability to quickly absorb and communicate complex subject matter to a variety of audiences;
• Ability to work patiently and astutely with different stakeholder groups and in multicultural and multilingual environments;
• Ability and willingness to travel, as needed;
• Strong interest in animal protection issues preferred.

About the Organisation

The humane society we envision for animals will also be a better world for people, and it’s only through human efforts that we’ll get where we want to go. Because our advocacy is driven by people, we’re strongest when our people are empowered and valued. A work environment that fosters inclusion and collaboration energizes our teams, drives better thinking and makes our impact for animals more sustainable. Working with communities and stakeholders around the world, we integrate a wide range of cultural perspectives in our approach to create a humane and sustainable world for all animals. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in every aspect of our work and at all levels of our organization. We recognize and respect the full spectrum of human qualities, so that the unique talents of all employees are dignified with equitable access to opportunities and an ability to contribute to our mission.

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