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INVESTIGATIONS DIRECTOR

Location: Remote

This position is preferably for Black, Indigenous, trans people, and people with disabilities.

 

Terms of Employment: Part-time (20h per week)

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Location: Remote - Global south natives and/or inhabitants are preferred

Remuneration: To be defined according to location and experience

Language requirement: Fluent English

 

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

This is an exciting position for someone who has good experience in research, in pre and post-production of films and documentaries, and especially in undercover investigations carried out by media outlets or NGOs.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth online research to plan undercover investigations in several different countries

  • Hire and train freelancers (experienced or not) to carry out fieldwork and produce high quality images

  • Approve budgets and control expenses reported by freelancers involved in projects

  • Prepare briefings and legal reviews with the help of lawyers from each country

  • Produce video scripts and promotional texts

  • Work with photo and video editors in the creation of promotional materials

Requirements

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent research, project coordination and budget oversight skills

  • Solid experience in investigative journalism or equivalent/similar work

  • Expertise in fact-checking and accuracy

  • Good technical knowledge of photography, video and editing coordination

  • Good knowledge in text production and online and media dissemination strategies

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.