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Open Wing Alliance Administrator

The Humane League

The Humane League

United States
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023


The Humane League (THL) is a global nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food. THL fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. Over the past few years, we’ve grown to a staff of 90+ talented individuals around the world.


The Open Wing Alliance (OWA), a program of The Humane League, is a global coalition of 98 animal protection organizations united in a common goal: to end the abuse of chickens worldwide. For the past several years, we have focused our efforts on eliminating battery cages by securing cage-free policies from major retailers, restaurants, and manufacturers. We specialize in institutional campaigning, a strategic approach that can be tailored to our members’ unique circumstances and challenges. It also pays off; in the past year alone, OWA groups secured 23 global cage-free policies and over 160 regional cage-free policies.

As the OWA Administrator, you will be accountable for maintaining the accuracy and organization of our resources, ensuring that member groups are equipped to use OWA tools, and communicating effectively with OWA members to keep them informed. This position reports directly to the OWA Projects Manager.

This is a full-time, remote position. This position requires domestic and international travel; this is equivalent to approximately 3-6 trips per year. We are only able to consider applicants who reside and possess work authorization in the United States or United Kingdom.

Alex Suchy, VP of Global Programs, and Aliya Amanzholova, OWA Training and Event Specialist, recorded a webinar to provide more information about this role and The Humane League. The recording can be found here.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide ongoing instruction and training to OWA members of varying technical ability, ensuring that they are equipped to use OWA tools including Slack and the members’ site.

  • Proactively maintain the overall data integrity and quality of the OWA database in Salesforce by performing regular data improvement and clean-up, conducting data backups, managing user roles and access, and ensuring that database inputs meet quality standards.

  • Conceive and implement improvements to existing systems and processes, increasing efficiency and improving the OWA member experience.

  • Assist with planning and logistics for virtual and in-person trainings and events. This includes providing technical support, managing communications and registration of participants, ensuring accessibility for participants of diverse lived experiences, and organizing accommodations and travel for in-person events.

  • Oversee member access to OWA tools and systems by updating Slack, Mailchimp, and Google Group access and approving or denying members’ site requests.

  • Manage the OWA members’ site by keeping information up to date, improving navigation, and adding, editing, and reviewing resources including webinar recordings, contact information, and manuals.

  • Facilitate effective communication with OWA members and external stakeholders by compiling and distributing the monthly OWA newsletter and responding to email inquiries in the general OWA inbox.

  • Maintain accurate information and resources in the team Google Drive and staff intranet.

  • Administer and summarize the annual OWA membership survey.

  • Assist with other OWA member support projects as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess most, if not all the following qualities, skills, and characteristics:

  • Tech-savvy: Comfort and proficiency with contemporary software applications. Able to quickly learn new software, including project management systems and CRM platforms.

  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed to assist with facilitation of events and manage email correspondence. Adapts tone and style to suit different audiences, communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders across various cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

  • Problem-solving: Able to recognize and define problems, identify the underlying causes and contributing factors, and take a practical approach in considering different courses of action. Implements systemic improvements to prevent and resolve common problems.

  • Organization: Able to manage a variety of simultaneous tasks and projects, prioritizing and reprioritizing effectively, with solid attention to detail.

  • Collaboration: Outstanding relationship-building and interpersonal skills, with a track record of successful external partnerships and the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders of different cultural backgrounds.

  • Project management: Able to manage complex, cross-departmental projects in an organized manner, resulting in measurable successes and program growth.

  • Independence: Self-directed and comfortable taking initiative, with solid decision-making skills. Makes use of available resources and consults other staff members when appropriate.

  • Global mindset: Able to approach work with a global perspective, prioritizing global impact and taking into consideration the diverse experiences of OWA member groups across many different cultures, languages, and political systems.

This position will close on Monday, June 12th, 2023 at 9:00am Eastern time.

The initial application review will happen after the application closing date above. Once your application has been reviewed, you will be notified via email with further details on the status of your application. If a candidate is moved forward, the interview process will be as follows:

  • Work Simulation Exercise (completed remotely)

  • First Interview (via video call)

  • Final Interview (via video call)

  • Reference Check

The compensation range for this role is $55,931 - $66,513 USD or £33,508 - £39,848 GBP. At The Humane League, we believe in maintaining a fair and equitable work environment for all employees. As part of our commitment to transparency and equity, we recently implemented a job architecture framework, which levels all of our roles according to size and complexity, as well as a compensation step system, which allows us to account for an individual's total years of related experience when determining their compensation. In addition, we have adopted a no negotiation policy for salaries. To determine a job's level, we carefully consider a variety of factors, including a job's size and complexity, required experience, knowledge, and/or skills, internal comparability, and market data. To determine final compensation, experience will be measured by considering prior work in jobs or activities that are related to the role at THL. These new practices are aligned with our organizational values and will help us ensure we maintain clear, consistent, transparent, and equitable HR processes.

Employees in the United States enjoy full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, pet care & Rx discount plans, up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible employees, paid holidays, and flexible vacation time. Employees in the United Kingdom enjoy annual leave starting at 25 working days off per year, sick pay, pension, internet allowance, insurance, company-specific holidays, and other special leave policies. All employees enjoy working from home, professional development opportunities, and the supportive environment at The Humane League!

At The Humane League (THL), animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work. As such, many of our staff are vegan by personal choice, and all of our THL-hosted events offer fully vegan menus. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.

The Humane League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with laws and in furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Humane League is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. We trust individuals to self-identify and ask for the accommodations they need. An example of an accommodation might be extra time to complete a work simulation exercise, among many others. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please complete this form to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.