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Animal Agriculture and Climate Change Specialist

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources
Location District of Columbia - America North
Town/City Washington DC
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 23/11/2009
Company Name The Humane Society of the United States
Contact Name
Fax (301) 548-7701
Email hrjobs@hsus.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Humane Society International (HSI), the international division of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS),, is seeking an Animal Agriculture and Climate Change Specialist for the Farm Animals section.  The main responsibilities of this position will be to lead the efforts of HSI and HSUS to address and mitigate the animal agriculture sector's contributions to climate change. Duties include, but are not limited to: serving as head researcher, policy advisor, and strategic planning director; engaging in advocacy and outreach to policymakers, legislative staff, corporations, think tanks, NGOs and others in steering this critical initiative; seeking opportunities for publication in scientific journals and other scholarly media; and representing the organization on committees and at conferences, in addition to securing speaking engagements.  One to three years of experience in climate change and animal agriculture required; and a Master's Degree in a related field is strongly preferred. Expert research, organizational and writing skills; a commitment to and extensive knowledge of farm animal welfare, climate change and environmental and community sustainability issues; highly effective communication and collaboration both within and external to animal advocacy sectors; excellent oral presentation skills; and willingness to travel are preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to hrjobs@hsus.org or fax to (301) 548-7701.  This position is located in Washington, DC.
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