Job vacancy : Wildlife Campaigner (China Specialist)

Position: Wildlife Campaigner (China Specialist)
Reporting to: Campaign Leader (Tigers & Wildlife Crime)
Based in: UK (Flexible)
Starting date: ~August 2021
Contract duration: 12 month fulltime contract (extension subject to funding)
Salary: £32,000 – £38,000 depending on experience

Application closing date: 16 August 2021

About the role

As part of a team, the Campaigner will principally plan, research, prepare and deliver written and verbal reports and briefings to key stakeholders in government, NGOs and media. The Campaigner will liaise with other NGOs to prepare and disseminate joint messaging where appropriate. The Campaigner will share research, administrative, and monitoring & evaluation responsibilities with other team members, and will contribute to strategic planning. As a China specialist, the Campaigner will lead on monitoring policy and private sector developments in China for the Tiger Campaign and advise on responses and activities.



  • Research, prepare and disseminate compelling written and visual materials that advance campaign objectives at meetings /events in the UK, EU and elsewhere, at CITES and other relevant forums, and in bilateral meetings with government officials in key countries of concern
  • Identify opportunities for EIA to further Campaign objectives through new contacts, events, contacts and forums, including stakeholders in the traditional Chinese medicine sector
  • Plan and participate in research and advocacy trips to engage stakeholders in key target countries and forums
  • Coordinate joint actions and communications by formal and informal NGO coalitions
  • Identify and respond to relevant emerging external events as opportunities to advance the campaign objectives

Managing External Relations

  • Pro-actively maintain contact with EIA’s existing network of contacts in governments, civil society and media
  • Develop new contacts in governments, private sector, civil society and media

Communications (Internal & External)

  • Produce clear, concise, and fully referenced internal reports resulting from research activities and circulate internally
  • Produce Back to Office Reports following advocacy trips and external meetings
  • Collate, analyse and share internally developments relating to policy and private sector actions of relevance to implementation of EIA campaign objectives
  • Prepare and disseminate external publications e.g. campaign reports and briefings
  • Prepare online content e.g. news posts, blogs and social media messages, and liaise with EIA’s Communications Department over dissemination
  • Participate in the development and implementation of a new campaign media and communications strategy, including use of China-specific social media
  • Respond to public and media enquiries

Information Management

  • Update and maintain contact databases
  • Ensure all campaign files are organised and accessible
  • Ensure video files and stills are edited, logged and uploaded
  • Maintain campaign-relevant databases (crime incidents, captive tiger facility locations, traditional Chinese medicine manufacturers which use threatened wildlife)

Operational Management of Activities

  • Maintain relevant project trackers and workplans
  • Participate in fortnightly project tracker meetings
  • Manage individual campaign milestones and tasks as required, which might involve coordinating input from other campaigns, departments and/or other NGOs
  • Provide support to the Campaign Leader for specific administrative activities as requested

Financial Planning and Budget Management

  • Produce budgets for project-related activities, such as overseas trips, prior to expenditure and complete reconciliations.
  • Record Campaign expenditures and reconcile expenditure tracking

Strategic Planning

  • Participate in the production of campaign strategies for EIA’s Campaigns, and prepare sub-project strategies
  • Participate in EIA’s Long Term Strategic Planning as required

Human Resource Management

  • Manage project volunteers and consultants

Income Generation

  • Assist the Campaign Leaders and Fundraising Team in the production of reports and proposals for donors
  • Participate in fundraising activities as requested

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