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Managing Director

We Animals Media

We Animals Media








Senior management

Mgmt responsibilities: 


Date posted:



About the Role

We are looking for our next Managing Director to provide strategic and operational leadership for our evolving nonprofit. This role acts as a strategic partner to WAM’s Founder and President and will be tasked with overseeing the creation and execution of the organization’s strategic objectives, providing financial leadership, creating organizational efficiencies and overseeing our remote and distributed team of 14 talented staff.

We are looking for an experienced people-manager who is passionate about how animal photojournalism can contribute to the end of animal suffering caused by humans. The Managing Director will be tasked with creating strategic focus for the organization and ensuring the team is well-resourced and able to fulfill our goals and commitments. The Managing Director will be a roll-up-their-sleeves type of leader prepared to get done whatever needs to get done within our small but mighty nonprofit. They will also hold relationships with our major funding partners, working with the Founder to ensure the ongoing financial sustainability of the organization.

Type of employment: Permanent, full time
Reports to: Board of Directors
Location: Remote, based in Canada
Salary: $84,000 – $94,000 CAD full-time salary
Start date: September/October 2023

About the Organisation

We Animals Media (WAM) brings visibility to hidden animals through compelling photo and videojournalism. As the world’s leading animal photojournalism agency, it is our mission to document the stories of animals in the human environment — those used for food, fashion, entertainment, and experimentation — and to connect those stories to the individuals and organizations who can amplify their reach.

Our growing network of award-winning photographers and videographers extends throughout the world, capturing images from a broad and diverse spectrum of animal industries. Together, we have created the world’s most comprehensive collection of animal photojournalism. This globally accessible resource is made available for free to anyone working to inspire compassion, conversation and change.

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