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Corporate Relations Specialist, U.S.

Mercy For Animals

Mercy For Animals

United States

Campaigns, corporate engagement, or volunteer management







Mgmt responsibilities: 

Animal Charity Evaluators Review: 

Standout charity


Date posted:


None listed

About the Role

We currently seek a corporate relations specialist to join our corporate engagement team. In this role you will engage with major food companies, producers, and other food-industry entities to promote the adoption of progressive farmed animal welfare policies and increase accountability and public progress reporting for policy commitments.
You will do invaluable work:
* Help develop and execute effective strategies for working with the food industry to secure and implement commitments to eliminating cruel supply-chain practices
* Help develop and execute corporate accountability strategies and projects to ensure that secured animal welfare policies are implemented 
* Identify, research, and propose prospective outreach targets
* Maintain a portfolio of retailers, restaurants, producers, foodservice providers, and other food-industry entities to engage with on animal welfare 
* Maintain accurate, up-to-date, and consistent outreach materials that comply with internal legal, editorial, and messaging standards
* Track communications with companies and share updates with supervisor, the corporate engagement team, and coalition members as needed
* Cultivate positive working relationships with key food-industry stakeholders, including executives at food companies, producers, and associations, and attend in-person meetings as needed
* Serve as a Mercy For Animals spokesperson at events, including industry gatherings and press conferences, as needed
* Work with other nonprofit organizations to foster solid relationships and coordination between Mercy For Animals and other corporate engagement professionals
* Partner with other departments at Mercy For Animals to advance the organization’s strategic objectives

About the Organisation

Mercy For Animals aims to construct a compassionate food system by reducing suffering and ending the exploitation of animals for food. We envision a world where animals are respected, protected, and free. As a leading farmed animal advocacy organisation, we know that achieving this goal requires a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment—one that welcomes and sparks new perspectives and innovative ideas. If you are passionate about our mission, driven to make a big impact for animals, and eager to be part of a dedicated team, join us!

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