Organisation: Animals Asia
Position: Australian Country Director
Location: Australia - Home based in Melbourne or Sydney
Salary: up to 120k AUD based on candidates’ experience
Closing date: 21/07/2019 (day/month/year)
We are looking for an exceptional individual, a
highly motivated and entrepreneurial fundraiser with at least 5 years’
experience of working in a similar organization at a senior and strategic
level. The successful candidate will not only be able to demonstrate a track
record of success within the area of high value giving, they will also need to
demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the core values of The
Animals Asia Foundation.
Founded in 1998 by Jill Robinson, from
her home in Hong Kong, Animals Asia promotes compassion and respect for all
animals and works to bring about long-term change. We work to end the barbaric
bear bile trade, which sees over 10,000 bears kept on bile farms in China, and,
according to official figures, almost 1,000 suffering the same fate in Vietnam.
Animals Asia has to date, rescued over
600 bears, caring for them at our award-winning bear sanctuaries in China and
Animals Asia also works to end the
trade in dogs and cats for food in China and Vietnam, and lobbies to improve
the welfare of companion animals, promote humane population management and
prevent the cross-border export of "meat dogs" in Asia.
In addition, Animals Asia campaigns for
an end to abusive animal practices in zoos and safari parks in Asia and works
closely with governing authorities to improve animal management and increase
awareness of the welfare needs of captive animals.
The Animals Asia Foundation is at a critical
juncture in its development and has the opportunity to achieve one of its core
goals within the next 5 years which is to end bear bile farming in Vietnam
The primary objective
of this position is to raise the profile of the Animals Asia Foundation in
Australia and NZ and grow fundraising revenues and supporter numbers in these
countries. Develop and maintain sound
financial practices that comply with relevant laws and regulations.
/ Essential Skills:
Please send BY EMAIL ONLY a letter of
application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the
post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only
to: Karem Armstrong at (see email below)
Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents
with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. Please put “AnimalsAsia
Australia/NZ Country Director” in the
email subject line.
for applications is Sunday July 21st, 2019
This is a
rolling process; relevant applications will be evaluated as they arrive.
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2019-07-21
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