Terms of Employment: Consultancy, 40 hours a week
Reports to: Global Corporate Engagement Director
Position Location: Remote (Thailand)
Compensation: € 1650,00 (Euros)/month
Language requirement: Thai (native), English (fluent)
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 of 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 goal of this position is to negotiate with and persuade 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. Our current ask in Thailand is for companies to stop using or buying eggs from hens confined in cages. You will be the main contact with companies, and will work with them to improve their policies. You will also be helping our communications team with content for Thailand's website, blog, and social media, and with translations from English to Thai.
Research and build a database of food companies' profiles and key contacts
Research and develop support materials about our animal welfare asks and translate them from Thai to English and vice-versa
Establish permanent contact with key corporate contacts via emails, phone calls, and in-person meetings, with the goal of persuading companies to adopt cage-free egg policies in their supply chains
Travel regionally, as necessary, to meet contacts
Represent Sinergia Animal and its campaigns at public events and with the NGO and animal protection communities at large
Support, execute or coordinate any other communication activities when necessary
Build alliances with other international and/or grassroots NGOs
Carry out other activities assigned by the supervisor, director, and/or president, and follow all procedures set by Sinergia Animal
Thai citizen currently living in Thailand (Bangkok preferable; however, people who are able and willing to travel to Bangkok are welcome to apply)
Fluent in English
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
Desirable: Previous experience in business, communications, or campaigning with the media or NGOs
Enthusiasm and proactiveness are very important to us. Even if you don't tick all the bullet points of this requirement list, if you're very excited about this role, then we want to hear from you!