We are working with a leading international food charity who are at the forefront of the movement to use food technology to replace the products of industrial animal agriculture withplant-based, fermentation-derived and cultivated meat, eggs, dairy, and seafood.
In this newly created role you will be developing relationships with major companies to influence them to invest in alternative proteins, stock more alternative protein products, and create new products in this space. You will also look to engage with individual decision makers and explore the potential for engaging with entrepreneurs, startups and investors.
Setting the strategy for engagement work, identifying and pursuing the top priorities for impact.
Managing and delivering all aspects of the charitys corporate engagement work
Build relationships with established companies and potentially also build relationships with other stakeholders.
Acting as a liaison and connector between stakeholders, the US-based Corporate Engagement team, other global staff, and the broader network.
Potentially coordinating the creation of resources to help champion the alternative protein sector
Overseeing the generation of new consumer and market research data
Building communities and coalitions of organisations to champion the alternative protein ecosystem
A passion for the philosophy and mission of the charity
Significant relevant experience, for example in business, management consulting, corporate affairs/management/engagement, brand/product marketing, investment, venture capital, start-ups, food industry sales, or other relevant area.
Excellent people-skills the ability to influence, network, and build alliances.
Ability, confidence and authority to engage with corporate executives, build long-term relationships with them, and to persuade and influence decision-makers.
Strong team spirit and open and collaborative instincts
Strong strategic ability.
A can-do approach a self-starter with the drive and initiative to take responsibility for delivering impact.
Comfort working remotely in a rapidly-growing and evolving organisation
Ability to work well independently and under pressure, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.