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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 staff, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, or race. We extend these policies to interactions with donors, volunteers, interns, and contractors. Mercy For Animals also celebrates LGBTQ pride, supports women’s rights, and encourages diversity.

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.

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Check out our current openings:

    Finance
  • Accounts Receivable Specialist

    Accounts Receivable Specialist

    Los Angeles, CA (headquarters) 2–3 days a week

     

    As accounts receivable specialist, you will be responsible for collecting, verifying, and uploading all donation data to Salesforce, tracking all donations Mercy For Animals receives, and preparing and providing ad hoc reports as requested. 

     

    You will collaborate closely with the development team, assisting with verifying donation sources, determining the nature of all donations, processing all gift-matching donations, and utilizing Data Loader to enter records into Salesforce, rewriting the logic if needed. 

     

    You will also support and partner with the finance team, providing administrative support and performing account reconciliations, including maintaining accounts-receivable files and records, as well as preparing monthly and ad hoc financial and management reports as requested.

     

    You will do invaluable work:

    • Collect, balance, and prepare electronic and physical bank deposits 
    • Investigate and resolve any irregularities or inquiries
    • Manage donation receipts, including attaching all documentation
    • Maintain accounts-receivable files and records
    • Support the finance team with month-, quarter-, and year-end reconciliation processes
    • Assist with year-end close, annual external audits, and any other duties as assigned by the controller and senior vice president of support

     

    Your qualifications will take our finance management to the next level:

    • Associate’s degree in accounting (preferred)
    • Minimum one year’s database experience 
    • Minimum one year’s experience in data entry and maintenance
    • Proficiency in Excel or Google Sheets, with the ability to write formulas 
    • Developed organizational skills, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for numbers
    • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet competing deadlines
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work creatively and effectively in a team
    • Friendly, positive, and service-oriented personality
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and overtime during monthly and quarterly close and heavy work periods
    • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
    • Los Angeles-area residency, with the ability to be on-site at least 2–3 days a week

     

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

    I’m a data-entry professional, with a forward-thinking, analytical, and data-oriented mindset. Adept at cross-functional communication, I can build rapport with various teams. I am driven to help protect animals and inspired by Mercy For Animals’ organizational mission and values. 

     

    Compensation and Benefits

    Earn an hourly wage of $19.50–$21.50, 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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  • Corporate Engagement
  • Corporate Relations Specialist

    Corporate Relations Specialist

    Remote in Canada 

    As corporate relations specialist, you will work with major food companies to eliminate cruel practices inflicted on farmed animals across their supply chains. 

     

    You will do invaluable work:

    • Help develop and execute strategies for securing meaningful animal welfare commitments from food companies, with a focus on chicken welfare
    • Develop and execute compliance strategies to ensure that secured animal welfare commitments are implemented 
    • Maintain a portfolio of companies to engage with on animal welfare, including retailers, restaurants, producers, foodservice providers, consumer packaged goods companies, and other food industry entities 
    • Identify, research, and propose prospective outreach targets
    • Maintain accurate, up-to-date, and consistent outreach materials that comply with internal legal, editorial, and messaging standards
    • Work with other nonprofit organizations to foster solid relationships and coordination between Mercy For Animals and other corporate engagement professionals
    • Cultivate positive working relationships with food producers, industry associations, and key executives at food companies and attend in-person meetings as needed
    • Track communications with companies and share updates with supervisor
    • Serve as a Mercy For Animals spokesperson at events, including industry gatherings and press conferences, as needed
    • Collaborate with other Mercy For Animals departments to advance the organization’s strategic objectives

    Your qualifications will take the organization to the next level:

    • Bachelor’s degree in corporate affairs, campaigning, issue advocacy, or a closely related area or equivalent work experience (preferred)
    • Minimum of one year’s professional experience in corporate relations, campaigning, issue advocacy, food business, or a closely related area
    • Proficiency in French (preferred)
    • Self-motivation, resourcefulness, and exceptional research skills 
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally and persuasively
    • Strong understanding of the Canadian food industry and the country’s key farmed animal welfare issues
    • Outstanding organizational, time management, and project management skills
    • Excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail
    • Willingness and ability to travel as needed
    • Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle

     

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

    I am persistent, resilient, and dedicated. I am highly independent and thrive under pressure. An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, I enjoy collaborating with others. I am strategic, solutions-oriented, and effective at managing time and resources. I am a good researcher, critical thinker, and passionate animal advocate.

    Compensation and Benefits

    Earn an annual salary of $55,000–$61,000 CAD, depending on qualifications. Our paid time-off policy, including 20 vacation days a year, staff-appreciation days, holidays, and sick leave, is as generous as our no- or low-cost health insurance. We also offer supplemental health, dental, vision, and travel insurance, not to mention a collaborative and innovative work environment.

     

    We consider traditional and nontraditional qualifications, so be sure to clearly convey in your cover letter your general fit for the role. A few things we would love to learn about are professional experience, internships, volunteer work, and side projects, as well as 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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  • Creative
  • Graphic Designer

    Graphic Designer

    Los Angeles Office or Remote in the United States 

     

    As a graphic designer, you will support the mission and vision of Mercy For Animals by producing high-quality, compelling images and other design content for social media, websites, emails, brochures, donor materials, magazine issues, and organizational documents in a timely manner.

     

    You will do highly creative and precise work:

    • Assist in creating graphic layout of Compassionate Living magazine
    • Collaborate with international teams to fulfill design requests
    • Create development-related materials, including new-donor packets, email solicitations, websites, peer-to-peer services, and event materials
    • Assist with graphic and creative layout of MercyForAnimals.org, ChooseVeg.com, investigations websites, and any other organizational website
    • Work closely with the social media team to create weekly content for all Mercy For Animals online platforms
    • Discover and create new recurring graphic formats to post on MercyForAnimals.org, social media channels, and graphic-sharing platforms
    • Assist the merchandise department in creating compelling designs for products as well as email and social media advertisements
    • Keep up to date on the digital landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest social media content and emerging technology and social media platforms

     

    Your qualifications will take our creative work to the next level:

    • Minimum of two years’ experience in graphic design
    • Outstanding portfolio that illustrates design skills and experience
    • Proficiency in Adobe and related programs
    • Ability to work well on a team, take direction, and demonstrate initiative
    • Commitment to the mission and values of Mercy For Animals

     

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

    I am friendly and positive, and I love collaborating. I am highly organized and smoothly coordinate multiple projects down to the last detail. Passionate about animal rights and safeguarding the future of our planet for all who share it, I seek to inspire others to take action through my creative work.  

     

    Compensation and Benefits

    Earn an hourly wage of $19.50–$21.50, 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 eligibility to participate in Mercy For Animals’ 401(k) retirement plan, with a dollar-to-dollar employer match of up to 3% of your annual salary.

     

    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