Head of Campaigns, Companion Animals

dependant on qualifications, skills, professional experience and the location in which you are based
Hiring Organisation: 
Four Paws International

Location – Open, individual can work from any of the FOUR PAWS European offices (Vienna, London, Hamburg, etc.) Location: Vienna, Hamburg or London In this exciting and influential role, the Head of Companion Animals Campaigns leads the strategic development, coordination and delivery of international companion animal campaigns. This involves working together with the other units and departments of FOUR PAWS International, as well as country offices in line with the strategy of the department and organisation as a whole. Together with specialist experts, the Head of CA Campaigns also leads the liaison with external stakeholders with the aim of advancing companion animal welfare. Primary / general responsibilities:

  • Leading the development and implementation of international animal welfare campaigns that is consistent with FOUR PAWS values, mission and international strategy, and is inspiring for staff, partners, supporters and potential new supporters across participating countries.
  • Managing the international campaigns, setting up or coordinating project teams across different geographies and functions to deliver activities and forward-planning for international campaigns.
  • Conducting lobby and advocacy activities and networking with relevant stakeholders.
  • Cooperating with and supporting FOUR PAWS country offices in delivering international campaigns
  • Working closely with the Mobilisation team to ensure production of engaging actions for the campaigns in order to mobilise, recruit and engage supporters globally.
  • Working closely with the Communications team to ensure that communication strategies for campaigns are consistent with the objectives and strategies of the campaign.
  • Establishing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and risk analysis for the campaigns and providing reports to the line manager.
  • Planning, managing and monitoring budgets for the campaigns and working with agencies and suppliers.
  • Together with other department units identifying animal welfare issues that may be suitable as future campaigns.
  • Representing FOUR PAWS in the international media on companion animal welfare topics
  • Providing know-how and support on campaign issues within the organization
  • Line managing three direct reports including the performance management and staff development

Your Profile:

  • Proven experience of developing and managing campaigns at an international level,
  • Strong leader with the ability to work on own initiative and self motivate
  • Ability to think strategically and solve problems, as well as implement change
  • Excellent communication and experience of working across different cultures and nationalities
  • Ability to effectively manage, communicate and motivate an international team and to work virtually
  • Living the mission and vision of FOUR PAWS
  • Willingness to travel regularly internationally 

What FOUR PAWS offers:

  • Opportunity to work for a major international animal welfare organisation
  • Competitive salary (salary dependant on qualifications, skills, professional experience and the location in which you are based)
  • Company Pension, after qualifying period
  • Holiday allowance up to 29 days per annum (depending on location)

If you are interested to work for an international animal welfare organisation - please send us your application documents (covering letter, resume, copy of qualifications/diplomas, references) to Stephen Williams via sw@allandernoble.co.uk

manager (head of / managing a few teams)
Job type: 
paid job within an organisation
Contract type: 
full time
Org Type: 
Job Location: 
Vienna, Hamburg, London, Europe
Location type: 
Closing date for applications: 
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 18:00

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