Mercy For Animals

Vice President of Legislative Advocacy

Los Angeles, CA


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Position Objective: To oversee a global team of legal advocacy staff and collaboratively lead strategic legal advocacy efforts for Mercy For Animals in Brazil, Canada, India, Latin America, and the United States

Position Requirements: Five years of advocacy experience, including at least two years managing a team Experience with drafting and driving legislative initiatives Demonstrated ability to create and deliver presentations, address and overcome problems, and negotiate with third parties Proven exceptional organizational and writing skills Ability to work well in a team setting Outstanding interpersonal skills Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle
Commitment to the mission and objectives of the organization Willingness and ability to travel on short notice

Preferred Qualifications: Juris doctor degree, or the equivalent degree in the applicant’s respective country, from an accredited law school Experience advocating for administrative or regulatory reform Fluency in Portuguese or Spanish Thorough knowledge of animal rights legal issues and MFA campaigns

Time commitment: Full time

  • Category Animal Welfare
  • Created by Kersten Collins
  • Submitted 07 Dec
  • Last updated 07 Dec