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Farm Animals And Nutrition Policy Advisor (m/f/d)

29.9.2020

Fulltime | 38 hours a week | European Policy Office, Brussels, Belgium  

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

You would 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 include

  • Representing FOUR PAWS and its demands around animal welfare and meat reduction on EU and international podiums as well as in the media
  • Implementing and expanding a relevant network with political decisionmakers in Brussels as well as at the UN and other international forums with a focus on the one welfare concept especially regarding animal welfare and meat reduction
  • Implementing FOUR PAWS campaigns and strategy that includes both a convincing vision and smart goals and an ambitious but realistic schedule
  • Drafting position papers on political statements concerning Farm Animals
  • Organising personal meetings as well as public discussions and events
  • Observing the political landscape closely and identify starting points for our demands

Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Degree in e.g. in political science, philosophy, law, agricultural science, biology or equivalent experience
  • Several years of professional experience in lobbying or advocacy work on farm animals, sustainable farming, or related topics
  • Fluent written and verbal English skills
  • A network within the relevant EP committees, Commission DGs and associations
  • A strategical and ambitious mindset and a good eye for what is feasible
  • A communicative, eloquent, and obliging personality who enjoys negotiating with established personalities on an equal footing
  • A heart for animal welfare and you identify with our goals and values

Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • A strategically very demanding, diverse, and influential position in one of the most successful animal welfare organisations worldwide
  • The chance to sustainably improve the lives of farm animals through your work
  • A pleasant and motivating work environment that is characterized by very friendly cooperation and mutual support
  • Regular, needs-based training

We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and plurality.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your CV in English to

Contact Us

Martina Stephany, Director Farm Animals and Nutrition 

recruiting@vier-pfoten.eu