CAMPAIGNS ASSISTANT - PERU
This position is preferably for Black, Indigenous, trans people, and people with disabilities.
Terms of Employment: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Reports to: Campaigns Manager - Latin America
Position Location: Remote - Peru
Remuneration: To be defined according to location and experience
Language requirement: Fluent English, Native Spanish
About Sinergia Animal
Rated as one of the world's most effective animal protection organizations by Animal Charity Evaluators, Sinergia Animal is an international campaigning organization working in countries in the Global South (specifically Latin America and Southeast Asia) to reduce animal suffering and promote more compassionate food choices.
We use negotiations, investigations, peaceful direct actions, and innovative campaigning methods to expose the suffering of farmed animals and to help build a world in which no animals are exploited for food.
About the position
The campaigns assistant will join our local team in pressuring major food corporations to adopt and implement policies to phase out the use of animal products that originate from the worst forms of animal production systems, with a focus on intensive confinement practices. In Peru, our current ask is for companies to stop using or buying eggs from hens confined in cages. The successful applicant will be an assistant to the campaign manager and will coordinate activists and gather information for campaigns targeting local and regional companies. The person will also be helping the team with translations from English to Spanish and vice versa.
Research and help the team build a database of food companies' profiles and key contacts
Coordinate activists and campaign activities along with the local campaign manager
Travel regionally, as necessary, to attend and coordinate campaign actions
Represent Sinergia Animal and its campaigns at public events and with the NGO and animal protection communities at large
Work with Sinergia Animal's international team in translating and developing campaigns materials, writing and translating press releases, planning media strategies, and developing proactive relationships with our PR agency
Build alliances with other international and grassroots NGOs
Carry out different activities assigned by the supervisor, director, or president and follow all procedures set by Sinergia Animal
Desired Skills and Experience:
Peruvian citizen currently living in Peru (it’s preferable if you live in the capital; however, people who are able and willing to travel to the capital are welcome to apply)
Excellent oral communication, writing, and proofreading skills
Excellent research skills
Proven ability to work both independently and in close coordination with a remote team
Must be able to work within deadlines and manage multiple projects
Strong time management skills
Commitment to the mission and objectives of the organization
Commitment to non-violent direct actions
Affinity for animal rights issues and a vegan lifestyle are highly desirable
Previous experience in business, communications, or campaigning with the media or NGOs is a plus
Enthusiasm and proactiveness are very important to us. If you don’t tick all the points on this list but are very excited about this role, we want to hear from you.
Sinergia Animal has an Internal Development Program that can support you in developing skills needed, including language.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Sinergia Animal is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion, or other protected classes.
People of the Global Majority, LGBTQI+ people, people with disabilities, neurodivergent people, women, mothers, seniors, people from low-income households, and other groups are highly encouraged to apply.