Beyond Carnism is seeking a full-time programs coordinator to support our head of programs with the expansion of our training offerings, including supporting the production, delivery, and translation of online courses, and managing communications with training participants and organizational partners.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for and commitment to Beyond Carnism’s mission and values and will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment without sacrificing input or quality. They will be highly organized, be self-directed, and will be able to build strong relationships with individuals and organizations in order to distribute our materials as widely as possible.

Who We Are 

Beyond Carnism is a US-based, international organization dedicated to exposing and transforming carnism, the invisible belief system that conditions people to eat certain animals. Inspired by the work of our founding president, Dr. Melanie Joy, we have created innovative programs and campaigns, which have had a significant global impact. Beyond Carnism is a small, vibrant organization with a startup feel and ambitious goals. Our strategic aims over the next three years include making carnism a mainstream term and significantly increasing the reach of our Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy (CEVA). We also aim to build out our newer work on relational literacy, the understanding of and ability to practice healthy ways of relating.

What You’ll Do

The program coordinator, who will report to the head of programs, will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating the online course translation projects, including coordinating outreach to partner organizations
  • Supporting the production and delivery of all online courses
  • Overseeing the smooth operation of our online platforms, including Teachable, Eventbrite, Zoom, and Zapier
  • Supporting program evaluation including setting up surveys on Typeform, tracking necessary data, and creating reports with Research Specialist
  • Monitoring info inboxes, responding to and redirecting emails
  • Coordinating the administrative aspects of in-person trainings (potentially starting in 2023)
  • Providing other administrative support as needed

Who You Are

To be successful in this position, you will:

Be self-directed, highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented: You are highly organized and have exceptional attention to detail in a fast-paced, high-work-volume environment. You triple-check your work, even in a crunch for time. You notice and fix errors that others might overlook, and you’re able to effectively plan and prioritize when faced with competing deadlines. You effectively manage high-stakes work and value quality over quantity. You stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing technology environment.

Be strategic and solution-oriented: You can consistently come up with insightful, pragmatic, equitable, and sustainable ways to overcome challenges and leverage resources to creatively solve problems including when troubleshooting with the technologies we use. You propose solutions to issues without much guidance but aren’t afraid to ask questions. You can adapt to the evolving needs of the organization, anticipate issues before they arise, and think ahead to develop solutions. You proactively learn new tools, embrace new technologies, and are quickly able to learn how to use new software.

Be a relationship builder: You are able to build strong, authentic relationships with individuals and organizations across lines of difference, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, ability, gender identity, citizenship status, or other identities. You understand the importance of communicating effectively, have a service-oriented mindset, and are able to empathize with the communities we serve. You are able to speak clearly and compassionately on behalf of the organization and advocate for/with community members.

Be committed to the values of Beyond Carnism: You will contribute to our culture by being committed to our core values, which include relationality, compassion, integrity, open-mindedness, inclusivity, strategic thinking, and effective altruism. You will also demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and show a high level of self-awareness.
If you were here right now, you would be:

  • Researching translation options for our online courses
  • Setting up our next webinar
  • Researching community engagement platforms
  • Supporting the evaluation of our 2021 programs by collecting data from our courses and webinars
  • Setting up surveys in Typeform
  • Coordinating filming for the next online course

What Else You Should Know

At Beyond Carnism, we are committed to equal opportunities and to creating a diverse and inclusive work culture. The commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity is one of our core values and is reflected in our internal and external communications. We especially encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities to apply. Furthermore, all employees are required to become literate around privilege and systems of oppression, and we will provide the information necessary to help staff develop such awareness.

The position is full-time and remote with occasional opportunities to travel to meet with the team. This position is open to candidates in the United States. The salary for this position ranges from $40,000 to $45,000. We also offer excellent benefits such as flexible working hours, 24 days of PTO (paid time off), pension contributions, health insurance coverage, and a home-office equipment budget.

Beyond Carnism requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two shots for Moderna/Pfizer; one shot for J&J). Proof of vaccination will be requested before the start of employment. Beyond Carnism will consider requests for accommodations or exemptions from this policy on a case by case basis, in accordance with applicable laws.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter (1–2 pages) by completing this form.

Deadline: Feb 17, 2022.

If you have any questions, please email jobs@carnism.org.

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