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Communication and Public Affairs Manager (voluntary-basis position)


SOS Animals Overview

SOS Animals Colombia is policy-oriented non-profit-organisation that gathers eight animal welfare and vegan organisations based in Colombia… and we are growing! The organisation supports the work and activities the NGOs and other stakeholders are doing to improve the living conditions of animals in Colombia.

SOS Animals Colombia seeks to create an national and international network of animal welfare advocates. It aims at potentialising the work of NGOs, activists, politicians and research centers from Colombia, looking at specifically establishing links among them and with well-known international animal welfare and environmental organisations.

Please, visit who we are for more information. 

Communication and Public Affairs Manager (voluntary-basis position)

SOS Animals Communication Manager is a part time position responsible for a range of activities including the implementation of the communication strategy, monitoring, and evaluation of the organisation’s communication goals as well as providing communication support to SOS Animals partners and members. 

The Communication and Public Affairs Officer also assists in the implementation of the public affairs strategy, including getting in contact with relevant Colombian and international key media, designing key messages and putting into place strategic campaigns. The position reports to the Communication and Public Affairs Manager and the Director and is based out of her/his home office.


  1. To handle the day-to-day communication activities (create content for the website, manage communication channels, draft press releases, etc)
  2. Participate in SOS Animals working groups when relevant to communication activities
  3. To participate in weekly meetings with SAC members and maintain the confidentiality of the members’ information
  4. To maintain professional relationship with the members and resolve their queries at the earliest

In addition to these responsibilities he/she is also involved in performing other duties which are as follows:

  • He/she supports the Communication and Public Affairs Manager in increasing the visibility of the organisation and achieve the goals of the communication and public affairs strategy
  • He/she organises, fixes and schedules meetings with other communication managers
  • He/she should keep him/herself updated with the latest developments in the animal welfare areas in Colombia and abroad 
  • He/she should be able to support the communication of the fundraising campaigns

Educational Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree ideally in communication, graphic design, journalism, political science, other related fields. 

Skills Required

  • Experience managing digital communication tool and channels
  • Experience creating content and conveying complex news and messages in an engaging way
  • Experience in graphic design, using tools such as canvas, adobe package etc
  • Experience in digital communication and useful SEO tools (paid advertising, analytics, crawling etc)
  • Interest in animal welfare 
  • He/she should share the organisation’s values  
  • Exceptional communication and networking skills
  • Fluent in Spanish and English, written and spoken
  • Excellent at prioritising tasks, time management and organisational skills
  • Should have an ability to work in a team and follow the given instructions and procedures
  • He/she is expected to mediate when there are disagreements between members and find consensus

Desired for the role 

  • Experience working in the animal welfare sector   
  • Experience creating videos, podcasts and more complex communication material
  • Fluent in French and/or Dutch

What we offer

As a SOS Animals Communication and Public Affairs Officer you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a team of national and international animal welfare advocates and influence change in the lives of millions of animals in Colombia.
  • Have your ideas implemented in the core organisation’s strategy
  • Be in contact in a daily basis with Colombian NGOs and other Colombian stakeholders 
  • A flexible working environment focused on tasks and not on hours worked
  • Expand your animal welfare networking 
  • Learn more about other sectors such as food, trade and environment

Please note that a monthly salary will be allocated for this position pending available funding.

Are you interested?

Please send your CV in English and your cover letter in Spanish to

We are evaluating applications on rolling basis so please send your application as soon as possible.

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