Our friends at CAPS (the Captive Animal Protection Society) have asked us to pass on this opportunity to join their campaigns team:

Campaigns Officer (Full-time)

One of the most exciting and rewarding roles in the CAPS team has become available and we are looking for a dedicated, creative and hard working campaigner to fill the post.

Working with the Director, our supporters, fellow animal protection campaigners and partner organisations, the Campaigns Officer is a pivotal role which covers all areas of our work for captive animals.

Who are we looking for?

The successful Campaigns Officer will be able to demonstrate and give evidence of:

– Experience of working at organisational level within a campaign organisation

– Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are key requisites

– Experience of writing news releases and campaign materials

– Ability to use database, word processing and e-mail packages

– Enthusiastic and self-motivated and able to work without constant supervision as a member of a small team

– Presentation and public speaking skills and/or experience

– Understanding of, and commitment to, the values of CAPS

– Clear understanding of captive animal issues

– Supporting the general philosophy of animal rights

– Willingness to work beyond normal working hours when required

– Be vegetarian or vegan

Role outline:

– Assisting with researching and writing articles, press releases and campaign materials

– Providing ideas for campaigns and co-ordinating some projects

– Assisting with enquiries from the public, media and others on all areas of our work

– Liaising with local supporters and campaigners

– Giving talks and media interviews when required

– Campaign administration, including dealing with correspondence and filing

– Recruiting and line managing volunteers

– Monitoring the media and responding promptly to new developments

Hours and pay:

The role will be based in our Salford office, Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm (37.5 hours per week).>

Salary £15,000 per annum.


Please email liz@captiveanimals.org for an application pack or call 0845 330 3911.

Please note, we do not accept CVs.