Global Corporate Relations Fellowship

The Humane League- Fellowships
  • Location
    Remote, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Jul-27-2020
  • Posted
    Jul 13

Position description

The Humane League is an international nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food through institutional and individual change. The Humane League 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. The Humane League seeks a Fellow who is excited to lead intensive research on global food corporations. This research will inform the Open Wing Alliance’s strategic focus and global campaign targets, resulting in cage-free policies that measurably improve the lives of millions of hens around the world.

This is a short term, remote opportunity, allowing you to work from the comfort of your home. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis and must not now or in the future require sponsorship for employment-based visa status.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Benefits of being a Fellow:

  • Take on real-world challenges that positively impact the lives of animals.

  • Gain extensive professional development and skill building for career advancement.

  • Career mentorship and collaboration with like-minded professionals.

  • Experience the work culture of THL and learn about remote animal advocacy work.

  • Training in the use of project management and office productivity tools, including Google Suite, Slack, and Asana

  • Professional references; connection to a cohort of Fellows and THL staff

  • Gain substantial knowledge of the global food industry, how companies relate to each other, who the major players are, and the status of animal welfare in the context of corporate social responsibility across the globe. 

  • Work side-by-side with some of the field’s top experts in corporate animal welfare.

  • Fellows will be compensated with a $2,800 stipend with successful completion of project benchmarks and engagement in training. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research global food corporations to identify companies who could make influential and impactful cage-free commitments.

  • Conduct deep investigations into potential target companies, compiling background information and evaluating their strengths and weaknesses

  • Opportunity to leverage findings during corporate negotiations and potential pressure campaigns.

  • Produce a report recommending specific corporate targets for the Open Wing Alliance. 

 

Qualifications

Strong applicants will demonstrate: 

  • Interest in performing extensive research

  • Highly proficient in word processing and spreadsheets

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Outstanding organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail

  • Strong capacity to take initiative, work independently, and follow through to execute on project ideas

  • Willingness to take direction and embrace a collaborative spirit

  • Available for the entirety of the Fellowship term: August 31 to December 18, 2020.

  • Must be 18 years of age or over, have a high school diploma, GED, or college diploma.

 

*Please note, this application closes on July 27, 2020.

 

Application instructions

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