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Note: we originally advertised for this position in June 2023, but decided to postpone hiring until after the NZ General Elections.



  • Animal Policy International seeks a part-time Public Affairs Manager in New Zealand to support the organisation’s policy and communications work.
  • Role description is available here.
  • Apply before November 26 by filling the form.


About the role

Animal Policy International (API) is looking for a Public Affairs Manager based in New Zealand. By working closely with the Government, producers and NGOs, the Public Affairs Manager will help drive forward our ask of legislative change in imports. 

The Public Affairs Manager will contribute to the work of API by delivering advocacy and communications work - and in particular represent the organisation at meetings and events with varied external stakeholders, in person in New Zealand. The Manager will need to be comfortable talking to a diverse range of stakeholders - from politicians and civil servants and to farmers and NGOs. The Manager may also organise events, prepare briefings, position papers and may contribute to public consultations. With the role being flexible it may suit someone who already works in another role and would like to do some additional policy work.


Position Summary

  • Application Deadline: 26 November
  • Start Date: January 2024
  • Hours: up to 20 h a week (flexible,  tailored to organisation’s needs and availability of Public Affairs Manager)
  • Compensation: Negotiable
  • Employment type:  Contractor
  • Location: Remote in New Zealand, preferably Wellington
  • Process: There will be two interviews and two tasks
  • To apply please fill in the form.


About Animal Policy International

Animal Policy International is a Charity Entrepreneurship incubated organisation working in cooperation with farmers, NGOs and policymakers towards responsible imports that uphold standards in higher welfare regions, advance fair market conditions, and help promote higher standards in low-welfare countries. Read our intro post here.

If you have any questions about the position, please reach out to Rainer Kravets at rainer@animalpolicyinternational.org. If you know any people who might be interested, then please don't hesitate to share this post with them!




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