The Humane League Remote
Jul 10, 2019Intern
WHO WE ARE The Humane League is an international nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food through institutional and individual change. The Humane League fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. The corporate relations department is seeking a fellow who is interested in gaining a deeper understanding of corporate welfare reform. The fellow in this position will be responsible for researching and updating company data for The Humane League’s corporate work, assist in the development of new strategies, and will have an opportunity to connect with companies in direct dialogue about their welfare policies. YOUR OPPORTUNITY Experience the work culture of The Humane League, and learn what it’s really like to work within the animal protection movement. Gain a deep understanding of welfare reform and will contribute to tangible improvements for potentially billions of chickens. Hone research skills and the ability to solve problems creatively. Learn about the food industry, supply chain, and current welfare standards. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES Create and update company data for our corporate database. Assist with developing company-specific strategies conducting research and organizing in a provided strategy portfolio document. Correspond with corporate contacts about their broiler welfare policies. Based on interest, the fellow will keep up to date on the latest industry news relevant to a particular sector and create quick summaries to update the corporate relations team. Research assigned food companies, potentially to include information about corporate structure, products, relationships to other entities, investors, and executives. Help build our strategy around outreach and meetings. QUALIFICATIONS Age over 18 years old, with a high school diploma, GED, or college diploma. Exemplify a strong commitment to The Humane League’s philosophy and activism methodology. Impeccable written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy. Creativity and self-motivation. Highly proficient in word processing and spreadsheets. Experience with research preferred. Experience or education related to business or finance not required, but a plus. *Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis and must not now or in the future require sponsorship for employment-based visa status. Other Details You Need to Know: This fellowship requires a time commitment of 20 hours per week. The Humane League offers school credit or a paid stipend as compensation for your time. The stipend for this fellowship is $2400. The Humane League does not provide health benefits to fellows. Fellowships are project-based, 3-month programs, starting in January, May, and September. All fellowships are remote, allowing you to work from the comfort of your own home. *Please note, this application closes on July 19th.