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Open Wing Alliance Asia Coordinator

The Humane League

The Humane League

Japan · Hong Kong · South Korea · Cambodia · Macau · Philippines · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 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 dispersed across the country and around the world. 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 Open Wing Alliance (OWA) Asia Coordinator plays a crucial role in expanding OWA’s presence in Asia and furthering our mission to free egg-laying hens from cages worldwide. You will be responsible for carrying out all aspects of our coalition’s work in Asia; from recruitment of new member organizations, to assisting with grant management. You will be supporting institutional campaigns training, supporting regional campaigns, attending OWA events in the region, leading projects to improve communication and integration within the alliance, and providing general support to OWA groups in Asia. You will develop and maintain collaborative relationships with partner organizations, empower groups to coordinate regional campaigns, oversee grants made in the region, and support groups in advancing institutional campaign work in their countries. This position reports to the VP of Global Programs.

This is a full-time, remote position. This position requires regional and international travel for summits, conferences, and retreats, equivalent to approximately 3-4 times a year regionally and 2-3 times a year globally.

This position is based in Asia within The Humane League US/Open Wing Alliance team. We are only able to consider applicants who reside and possess work authorization in Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Cambodia, Philippines, Japan, and Macau.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with member recruitment in Asia

    • Research and recruit new member organizations in key areas for outreach and campaigns

    • Screen and assess the suitability of applicant groups in Asia to determine alignment with the scope of OWA and membership agreements

    • Assist the OWA Membership Coordinator with onboarding new groups

  • Managing Asian member relations

    • Ensure that Asian groups are supported and provides resources to members when needed

    • Address questions, comments or concerns from partner organizations in a timely manner

    • Work with the OWA Campaign staff to adapt campaign plans and outreach activities for areas throughout Asia and provide updates to each member group in the region

    • Coordinate webinars and meetings between OWA groups in Asia to facilitate communication and collaboration

    • Represent The Humane League and the Open Wing Alliance at regional conferences and events, such as the Animal and Vegan Advocacy Summit, Effective Altruism conferences, and Animal Alliance Asia conference.

    • Liaise with translation services to improve resource accessibility

  • Assisting with grant management

    • Assist the Director of the Open Wing Alliance and the OWA Grant Specialist with promoting our grant program in Asia, reviewing grant applications, ensuring Asian grantees follow reporting protocol, and conducting grant check-ins

  • Assisting with OWA events in the region

    • Work with the OWA Event Coordinator and local organizations to plan and execute OWA Regional Summits and Training Events

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Efficient project management skills, ability to self-direct and able to plan and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to research and navigate data, and to analyze information found to inform future projects.

  • Innovative and persistent mentality, ability to be resourceful in problem solving if conflicts arise, and have an ambitious and strategic mindset to continually develop and expand OWA’s programs throughout Asia. Able to maintain a strategic and tactful approach to ensure that THL is well represented and to optimize communication between collaborating organizations.

  • Highly organized and able to time manage, with excellent management of grant research and logistics. Ability to adapt to and understand cultural differences in an inclusive and equitable manner.

  • Ability to safeguard confidential information and perform with a high level of discretion and integrity

  • Fluency in English and the ability to write, present and speak clearly and concisely while interacting with staff, donors, volunteers, and the public. Effective communicating with groups of different backgrounds, and sharing campaign information across countries. Comfortable with public speaking and representing The Humane League and the Open Wing Alliance at conferences and events.

  • Working proficiency with Google Suite, Salesforce, Slack, and Asana would be beneficial to start with, though training will be provided for all applications used in this role.

This position will close on Monday, September 25, 2023 at 1:00pm PDT/4:00pm EDT in the US, 4:00am Philippines/HKT time/5:00am Japan Time on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. Late applications will not be accepted; if you are experiencing technical issues, please contact careers@thehumaneleague.org prior to the deadline. Please submit applications in English.

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

Compensation and Benefits

The compensation range for this role is ¥4,486,928 - ¥5,484,023 for Japan, with salary information for the other listed countries currently being reviewed and will be updated here. 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 individuals total years of related experience when determining their compensation. In addition, we have adopted a no negotiation policy for salaries. To determine a jobs 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 enjoy full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, pet care & Rx discount plans, working from home, up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible employees, paid holidays, flexible vacation time, professional development, and the supportive environment at The Humane League!

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

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