ProVeg International, USA Branch Executive Director , Job bei ProVeg International in USA

ProVeg International, USA Branch - Executive Director

ProVeg International

Veröffentlicht: 27.12.2018

About ProVeg
ProVeg is a food awareness organisation with the mission to reduce global animal consumption by 50% by the year 2040. We are active in eight countries across four continents and are growing rapidly. We work with governments, private companies, public institutions, medical professionals, and the public to help the world transition to a more plant-based society and economy that is sustainable for humans, animals, and our planet.

Job details
Reports to: ProVeg International, USA Branch Board of Directors
Department: ProVeg International USA branch
Location: Remote
Hours: 40hrs per week

Application deadline: open until filled
Phone interviews: Flexible
Face to face interviews: Flexible
Start date: Immediate

Position Summary
The Executive Director is the key management leader of the ProVeg International USA branch. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. In program development and administration, other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and stakeholder engagement.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  • Provide leadership in developing programs, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
  • Promote active and broad participation by stakeholders in all areas of the organization's work.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of significant developments and trends and significant players within the field of the vegan and animal rights movement in the US.
  • Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs
  • See that the board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.

In communications, the Executive Director will:

  • Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with stakeholders and relevant organizations.
  • Represent the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, and the general public.
  •  Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and redundancy of all personnel.

In relations with staff, the Executive Director will:

  • See that an effective management team, with appropriate provision for succession, is in place.
  • Encourage staff and volunteer development and training, and assist program staff in relating their specialized work to the overall program of the organization.
  • Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse workforce of top quality people.

In budget and finance, the Executive Director will:

  • Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.
  • Work with staff and the board in preparing the budget; see that the organization operates within budget.
  • Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
  • Jointly, with the president and secretary of the board of directors, conduct official correspondence of the organization, and jointly, with designated officers, execute legal documents.

In fundraising and donor relations, the Executive Director will:

  • Engage with major donors, foundations, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Actively seek new fundraising opportunities


  • 5+ years’ experience in senior  nonprofit management in the US
  • Master’s Degree, graduate degree or professional certification strongly preferred
  • Excellent leadership skills with integrity and authenticity
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating and program development
  • Ability to convey the vision of ProVeg International’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, donors and other stakeholders
  • Expert knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to motivate and engage
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, additional language skills desirable
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced,  small yet rapidly growing nonprofit work environment.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the US Animal Rights movement
  • Good understanding of and alignment with ProVeg International’s vision and mission
  • Dedication to a vegan lifestyle strongly preferred
  • Experience in working with people from different backgrounds and a strong commitment to equal opportunities



  • Salary dependent upon experience and qualification

  • Health care

  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation, 10 paid national holidays, 5 paid sick days

  • Provision of work laptop

  • Flexible, trust-based working arrangements and home office arrangements

  • Strong organisational focus on personal development and designated training budget

  • Career development support

  • Mindfulness Program

  • Net wage optimization

  • We are a workplace that encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to work. We are an inclusive workplace for our diverse employees around the world

  • And last but not least: Become part of a great team and work with us towards a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet!

Diversity Statement
ProVeg is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, refugee background, genetic information, disability, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, HIV status, gender identity, or gender expression. People of colour, minorities, women, people of all genders, people with disabilities, people from LGBTQIA+ communities, people of all age groups, and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our Application Procedure
Your application should include a cover letter and CV. Please tell us how you found this job ad. Please send us your application using our online form. ( Thank you!

The upcoming steps include
1. Online test
2. Online trial tasks
3. A first phone interview
4. Additional interviews as needed
5. final decision

flex. Arbeitszeiten
flex. Arbeitszeiten
betr. Altersvorsorge
betr. Altersvorsorge
kreatives Arbeiten
kreatives Arbeiten
flache Hierarchien
flache Hierarchien
Hunde geduldet
Hunde geduldet
freundschaftliches Arbeitsklima
freundschaftliches Arbeitsklima
internationale Entwicklungsoptionen
internationale Entwicklungsoptionen

  • IT
  • Marketing, Medien, Kommunikation
  • Führungskräfte
  • Personal
  • Recht
  • Sonstiges
  • Finanzen
  • Projektierer/-entwickler
  • Projektleiter/-manager
  • Soziales
  • Nachhaltigkeit
  • Fundraiser

  • NGO & NPO

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open until filled

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