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Certification Engagement Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time or part-time | 20-38 hours per week | Australia – 20-40 hours per week | United States – Austria 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Helping FOUR PAWS improve the efficacy and standard of care being ensured by the animal welfare textiles certifications currently available to the textiles industry
  • Supporting FOUR PAWS WearitKind programme and help to drive an animal-friendly fashion future
  • Joining multistakeholder initiatives and ensuring FOUR PAWS brings the voice of animals during consultation rounds
  • Reviewing and contributing to certification analysis initiatives and needs
  • Engaging with both the brand engagement team and the FOUR PAWS expert team to ensure alignment and provide/seek insights
  • Providing support as needed to reach FOUR PAWS animal-friendly fashion programme goals


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • A passion for animal welfare and a strong desire to protect animals, no matter the species or context
  • An animal welfare professional with a degree in veterinary science, or farmed animal/agricultural sciences – essential
  • Enjoys engaging people and inspiring change
  • Experience in utilizing or developing animal welfare certification or auditing processes
  • Relevant years’ of experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Basic IT and technical skills
  • Strong soft skills
  • Willingness to travel and join online meetings outside of hours
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


 Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • Flexible working conditions
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • An animal-friendly workplace with a dynamic and pleasant job environment
  • Modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures
  • An organisation that tries to reduce its ecological footprint
  • An eLearning onboarding platform
  • An international exchange programme
  • If employed in AT: A gross salary of between EUR 45,000 and EUR 50,000 per year (FTE, consisting of 14 payments), negotiable depending on experience and location


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact if you require assistance applying to this position.

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Jessica Medcalf, Corporate Engagement Manager – Textiles

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