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Compassion in World Farming
Compassion in World Farming, River Court, Mill Lane GU7 1EZ
Compensation: Up to £51,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Paid Full-time Permanent
Global Head of Food Systems Advocacy
Location: Godalming, Surrey – UK (flexible combination of office/home working considered within the UK)
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum (Depending on experience)
Help transform billions of lives. Including yours.
Do you want to lead a team that champions a global shift to regenerative agriculture, advocates for a global reduction in meat consumption, and improves the lives of billions of animals across the globe?
Do you want to advocate at the highest levels to secure a UN Global Agreement on food system transformation?
Then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our leading global farmed animal welfare organisation and help end factory farming to protect animals, people and the planet.
Compassion in World Farming International was founded in 1967 by Peter Roberts, a dairy farmer, who identified the threat of industrial agriculture to animal welfare and spearheaded campaigns to end it.
Today, we lead a global movement of compassionate people fighting to mend our broken food system and introduce a regenerative approach to agriculture – one that helps combat the climate crisis, prevents biodiversity loss, protects human health, and gives all farm animals a life worth living.
With global headquarters in the UK and offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and the USA, Compassion in World Farming International is a highly influential organisation whose 1,000,000+ supporters help achieve meaningful legislative and corporate changes to policies and practices affecting farm animals.
Recent achievements include:
About the role:
Overall responsibility for the delivery of Compassion’s food systems transformation work, which aims to secure a UN Global Agreement to significantly reduce meat consumption and replace factory farming with regenerative agriculture. To inspire, lead and coordinate a multi-level program of advocacy that spans lobbying at a national and inter-governmental level, NGO mobilization around agreed policy positions and garnering corporate support for our stated aims.
You will be a positive team player, with strong leadership and an ability to develop and implement advocacy strategies. You will be compassionate to people and animals, as well being creative, innovative and persuasive.
Closing date: 21 May 2021
Please note that we reserve the right to commence interviews on a rolling programme.
No agencies please.
Please complete the online application form and upload your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification detailed in the Job Description.
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About Compassion in World Farming
Compassion in World Farming International is the leading international farm animal welfare charity, campaigning to improve the lives of millions of farm animals through advocacy, lobbying for legislative change and positive engagement with the global food industry. Our established Food Business programme aims to raise baseline standards for farm animals by securing commitments, ensuring compliance and facilitating implementation of higher welfare policies and practices.