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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)

     

    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
    • Minimum one year’s experience in Salesforce 
    • Minimum one year’s experience in data entry and maintenance
    • Proficiency in Excel or Google Sheets, with the ability to write formulas 
    • Experience handling sensitive data and maintaining secure systems and communications
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to explain complex financial processes to lay audiences
    • 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

     

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

    I’m an experienced 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 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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  • Corporate Engagement
  • Global Corporate Engagement Manager

    Global Corporate Engagement Manager

    Remote in the United States, Mexico, or Brazil

     

    As global corporate engagement manager, you will work with major multinational food companies to eliminate cruel practices inflicted on farmed animals, such as cage confinement of egg-laying hens, across their global supply chains.

     

    You will do invaluable work:

    • Help develop and execute strategies to secure and implement animal welfare commitments affecting the global supply chains of major multinational food companies
    • Identify, research, and contact prospective corporate outreach targets
    • Research and recommend global campaign targets
    • Maintain accurate, up-to-date, and consistent outreach materials that comply with internal legal, editorial, and messaging standards
    • Work closely with Mercy For Animals’ teams around the world, as well as other animal protection organizations, to ensure strategic alignment
    • Cultivate relationships with executives at food companies
    • Travel internationally to attend in-person meetings and conferences
    • 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:

    • Junior- to mid-level experience (in the United States, this means at least two years) in corporate relations, campaigning, issue advocacy, food business, or a closely related area
    • Self-motivation, resourcefulness, and exceptional research skills 
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally and persuasively
    • Understanding of the food industry and key farmed animal welfare issues
    • Outstanding organizational, time management, and project management skills
    • Excellent writing skills
    • Willingness and ability to travel internationally

     

    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. I enjoy collaborating and love to learn about other cultures. I am strategic, a good researcher, and an excellent communicator. Animal protection is my fiercest passion.

    Compensation and Benefits

    Earn an annual salary of $48,000–$55,000 (in the United States*), depending on qualifications, and enjoy a commute-free life as a remote team member. 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 insurance; vision and dental coverage; generous paid time off and sick leave; and 401(k) retirement plan, matched up to 3% of your annual salary.

     

    *Benefits and salary outside the United States will be shared early in the interview process.

     

    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