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Corporate Relations Specialist

Rockville MD


The Humane League (THL) is a global nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food. THL fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. Over the past few years, we’ve grown to a staff of 90+ talented individuals dispersed across the country and around the world.

We are looking for a Corporate Relations Specialist to negotiate high-impact animal welfare policies with the country’s largest food companies.

Your position plays an integral role in seeing food companies adopt and implement meaningful animal welfare measures for their supply chains. We want you because you’re motivated to make a difference in the lives of animals and have the professional communication skills to motivate corporate executives to do the same.  You are ideal for this position because you are self-motivated and thrive in a flexible, driven environment. This position will report directly to the Director of Corporate Engagement. 

This is a full-time, remote position. This position requires frequent travel, this is equivalent to up to 20 trips per year. Amidst COVID-19, we are meeting with companies digitally and are assessing travel plans on a monthly basis. We are only able to consider applicants who possess United States work authorization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with major North American food companies to advance protections for farm animals within their supply chains.

  • Maintain professional, daily communications with corporate executives.

  • Understand the broader industry landscape on animal welfare issues as well as the nuances of the individual animal welfare policies we are requesting of companies.

  • Travel domestically to meet with companies, colleagues, and partner organizations.

  • Lead high-pressure negotiations with executives of major food corporations. .

  • Gather and monitor contact information, data, and key details about food companies and their top executives.

  • Leverage a variety of digital tools and platforms to execute outreach efficiently and keep data organized, such as G Suite, Asana, Mail Merge, and others. 

  • Plan and maintain the strategic direction and schedule of corporate outreach that you deploy. 

  • Work cohesively and collaboratively with team members intra- and inter-departmentally to coordinate on campaign targets and actions.

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Director of Corporate Engagement.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to use discretion and independent judgment and/or action in evaluating high-stakes situations and making decisions.

  • Experience using G-Suite or similar platforms including creating and maintaining complex spreadsheets with large amounts of data. 

  • Self-motivation: this is a highly independent position and candidates should have experience in taking initiative in pursuing goals and setting their own schedule given only general directives.

  • Strong written and verbal communication: able to present our message professionally in both written and oral formats, e.g. emails, public presentations, and high-pressure meetings with corporate executives.

  • Ability/willingness to travel: this position requires the ability to travel extensively, approximately one to two weeks out of each month.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Candidates living within one hour of a major airport.

  • Candidates with experience in sales, marketing/communications, business, fundraising, or similar fields. 

  • Candidates with knowledge of farmed animal welfare issues.

  • Familiarity with CRM software to track communications with companies.

Starting salary 46,740 or salary to commensurate with experience.

Employees enjoy full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, companion animal benefits, working from home, flexible holiday and vacation time, room for advancement, and the supportive environment at The Humane League!

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Posted July 23, 2020


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