Director of Campaigns

  • Save Animals From Exploitation
  • New Zealand
  • Dec 04, 2019
Full time Executive Management Non-Profit

Job Description

SAFE (Save Animals from Exploitation) is New Zealand's leading animal rights organisation. We educate, inform and empower people to make cruelty-free, plant-based and vegan choices.  Our vision is an ethical Aotearoa that ensures the rights of animals.

We are seeking a people leader who is passionate about animal rights to join and lead the Campaigns team at SAFE.  

This role is pivotal to the implementation of SAFE's strategic objectives and the delivery of key SAFE initiatives.  Supported by a highly motivated and effective team of staff, you will be a committed vegan who is driven to make a difference and who enjoys diversity and challenge in their work. 

You will be a strong leader, with proven ability to build, lead and inspire your team.  You will provide strategic leadership for the planning, design and delivery of SAFE's campaigns and programmes, developing operational plans and budgets, ensuring tactics are nationally and globally relevant and in accordance with SAFE’s vision, mission and values.

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • that you are vegan with a knowledge and genuine commitment to animal  rights;
  • the ability to communicate clearly and compellingly;
  • political astuteness and ability to engage at all levels;
  • experience leading and managing a team;
  • depth of experience in animal rights advocacy;
  • experience with media and being the public face of an organisation; and
  • ability to develop and implement campaigns operations, including planning and tactics.

If you join the team at SAFE, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from the most experienced and influential animal advocates in New Zealand.  You will wake up each day knowing that you are part of a passionate team dedicated to making a real difference.    

This is a permanent, full time position (40 hours a week).

We will consider applications from suitable candidates in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

If you want to be part of our work in 2019 and beyond, then please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@safe.org.nz by 5pm New Zealand time on 20 December 2019.

Please email recruitment@safe.org.nz if you would like a full job description.

We look forward to hearing from you.