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Mercy For Animals is the largest and most effective international charity focused exclusively on preventing cruelty to farmed animals.

As part of an international team of innovators changing the world, you will do the most meaningful work of your life at Mercy For Animals.

We’ve obtained unprecedented convictions of factory farms, pressured major companies to change how they treat animals, inspired millions to choose more plant-based foods, and won major legislative victories.

We believe each of us deserves to bring our whole self to a safe environment where we can do our best work. At Mercy For Animals, we foster an inclusive workplace where we lift one another up. Surveys and a staff-led culture committee elevate our staff’s voices.

We provide strong protections for our team members, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, or race. We extend these policies to interactions with donors, volunteers, interns, and contractors. Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Mercy For Animals celebrates LGBTQ+ pride, supports women’s rights, and promotes the anti-racist principles of the Black Lives Matter movement. Join our mission to build a just and compassionate food system.

We offer employees ample time off, flexible schedules, telecommuting opportunities, and generous benefits. Self-care, mindfulness, and work-life balance are essential to building a sustainable movement for animals. Our offices are also dog-friendly and vegan.

Our staff is our most valuable asset. Continual learning is part of everything we do. Employees have access to a resource library with thousands of training videos. Mercy For Animals also offers excellent opportunities for advancement.

Ready to join the Mercy For Animals team?

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Check out our current openings:

    People Operations
  • Board Member

    Board Member

    Remote in the United States

    Mercy For Animals, a leading global nonprofit working to end the exploitation of animals for food and construct a compassionate food system, seeks a U.S. board member with animal advocacy experience, committed to anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Mercy For Animals’ U.S. board of directors is a volunteer board. Members are not paid and dedicate their time and expertise to support Mercy For Animals and its mission.

    As a member of Mercy For Animals’ U.S. board, you will do crucial work:

    • Provide guidance and support that promote the organization’s mission of animal protection and anti-oppression objectives
    • Support the president in setting strategy, ensuring progress, and advancing the mission and vision of the organization
    • Ensure productive, inclusive, and equitable governance by reviewing our programs, overseeing risk management, advising senior team members, and reviewing and approving budgets 
    • Serve as an advocate of our mission

    We are looking for mission-aligned professionals:

    • A proven leader with high emotional intelligence, strong collaboration skills, solid strategic planning experience, a demonstrated commitment to DEI, and expertise in one or more of the following areas:
      • Advocacy
      • Community building for historically marginalized communities
      • Corporate strategy
      • Environmental justice
      • Finance
      • Food justice
      • Fundraising
      • Grassroots activism
      • Human resources
      • Legislation
      • Media
      • Nonprofit management
      • Racial justice
      • Technology 

    In serving, you are willing to do the following:

    • Commit to a three-year term and active participation on the board
    • Integrate DEI and anti-racism into animal protection in line with Mercy For Animals’ mission and objectives
    • Challenge the status quo and provide expert guidance in collaboration with other board members
    • Attend four board meetings each year (two in-person meetings if possible, with virtual attendance also supported); key Mercy For Animals events, including the gala; consultations in special advisory roles; and calls as needed

    Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

    We know that to achieve our goals and realize our vision, we need diverse perspectives, drawn from a wide range of backgrounds, that help us ask the right questions and avoid groupthink.

    We are publicly recruiting for board positions to ensure we move beyond our immediate network and honor our ongoing commitment to inclusion and diverse perspectives to create an equitable board. 

    We encourage candidates from historically marginalized communities (e.g., Black, indigenous, and people of color; people with disabilities) and those running nonprofits to apply.

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  • Strategy, Impact & Research
  • Content Marketing Specialist

    Content Marketing Specialist

    Full Time, Remote in the United States

    As content marketing specialist, you will create engaging and conversion-driven emails, website content, case studies, pitch decks, and other written content that will effectively communicate successes and opportunities to both internal and external stakeholders.  

    You will spearhead a mission to produce high-quality content that aligns with internal objectives, as well as editorial, legal, and messaging guidelines, in order to retain current advocates and to gain potential supporters.  

    You will do invaluable work:

    • Distill heavily researched topics and reach users across multiple stages of the user journey (oblivious, intrigued, invested to advocate, and supporters)
    • Cross-sell users on internal initiatives that may differ from their interests at point of entry (e.g., soliciting donations from someone initially engaged through institutional policy) 
    • Collaborate across departments: executive, government affairs and public policy, corporate engagement, development, investigations, editorial, and more
    • Synthesize organizational voice and messaging across departments 
    • Adhere to all Mercy For Animals policies and procedures

    Your qualifications will take our digital content to new heights:

    • Bachelor’s in English, marketing, or communications (preferred) 
    • Minimum of two years’ experience in digital content creation
    • Solid grasp of web-based user experience, web best practices, and site analytics, as well as SEO and digital marketing strategies and procedures 
    • Firm understanding of how copy is essential to a strong digital presence
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with experience communicating successes and opportunities to both internal and external stakeholders
    • Experience in tracking and post-project analysis to determine opportunities and iterate successes and creative learnings 
    • Experience or interest in online creative writing, animal welfare content, marketing, or advertising and managing various deliverables
    • Commitment to the mission and values of the organization

     

    Is this the right fit? Absolutely, if this sounds like you:

    As a content marketing professional, I am adept at cross-functional communication, strongly attentive to detail, and passionate about digital marketing. I am driven to help protect animals and inspired by Mercy For Animals’ organizational vision.   

    Compensation and Benefits 

    Earn an hourly wage of $20.00–$22.00 (annual salary of $42,000–$46,000), depending on qualifications. In addition to a collaborative and innovative work environment, you will be able to take part in our benefits package, including no- or low-cost health, vision, and dental insurance; generous paid time off and sick leave; and 401(k) retirement plan, with a dollar-to-dollar employer match of up to 3 percent of your annual earnings.

    We consider traditional and nontraditional qualifications, so be sure to clearly convey in your cover letter your general fit for the role, outlining relevant experience and your overall alignment with our organizational vision, mission, and values. 

    Mercy For Animals is a globally minded organization, and we value diverse perspectives and backgrounds. Potential team members of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability are encouraged to apply. We are committed to providing an inclusive, positive, respectful, safe, and supportive work environment where equal opportunities are available to all team members. 


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Jobs Around the World

We may also be hiring in Mexico, India, and Brazil.

Other Ways to Get Involved

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"What keeps me focused is to remember that we are their only hope."

—Camilla, an undercover investigator in Brazil