Executive Director at Animal Charity Evaluators

Position Summary

We are looking for a new Executive Director to lead Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE). The Executive Director oversees both strategic and operational components of ACE. This position involves strategic planning, leading a 20+ person team, creating and managing an annual budget of $1M+, staying informed on the latest relevant research, building and maintaining connections with leaders in the animal advocacy and effective altruism movements, communicating with key philanthropists, identifying and executing opportunities for growth, and working with the board of directors.

Our passionate team investigates the impact of various strategies for helping animals in order to provide the best possible advice to animal advocates, donors, and charities. This is achieved through the pursuit of relevant research projects, including our annual charity evaluations, and the promotion of our findings to the public. We also work with philanthropists to help them identify high-impact giving opportunities and invest in effective animal charities.

We bring a high level of dedication, compassion, intelligence, and resourcefulness to work every single day. We are an agile and fast-moving organization that shifts rapidly to meet our goals; our team is made up of individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, virtual workplace.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to a thorough understanding of effective ways to help animals. The ideal candidate for this position will have an effectiveness mindset, will have excellent analytic, communication, and management skills, and will bring to ACE a relevant background (in animal advocacy, effective altruism, program evaluation, academic research, or another relevant field) that complements the views of others on our team. We are seeking a leader with a participatory leadership style to ensure optimal empowerment of the ACE team.


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