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International Affairs Specialist

Are you passionate about animals and interested in a career in animal protection? Join us to change the world for animals in Asia.

You may view the position opening here in English or Chinese.



1. International collaborations

  • Participate in international campaigns
  • Represent EAST in international animal protection coalitions including the International Coalition for Animal Welfare (ICFAW), the Open Wing Alliance (OWA) and Asia for Animals (AfA)
  • Increase EAST’s international presence through the translation of organizational materials, maintenance of EAST’s English website and sharing of campaign updates
  • Invite international speakers to participate in key stakeholder events
  • Support local campaigns in Taiwan

2. International research

  • Keep up-to-date with international developments in animal protection to inform movement strategy in Taiwan
  • Compile international laws and regulations, industry developments, and academic research
  • Establish connections with international organizations and facilitate the exchange of resources

3. International fundraising

  • Coordinate with colleagues to formulate annual fundraising targets and grant goals
  • Write fundraising applications, progress reports and financial reports
  • Communicate progress and challenges to grantmakers, fostering open and communicative relationships


Role requirements

  • Strong passion for animal protection
  • Professional English reading, writing and communication abilities
  • Strong communication, relationship-building and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct research and analysis
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and able to solve problems
  • Comfortable multitasking, managing competing deadlines and identifying work priorities
  • Familiarity with Effective Altruism (EA) is a plus
  • At least one year of work experience
  • Non-local applicants should have intermediary or high-level proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and intend to reside in Taiwan

※ EAST is able to help non-local applicants to apply for a work permit (subject to fulfilling requirements of the Ministry of Labor)


Working days: Monday to Friday

Location: Office located in Taipei City

Salary: Salary negotiable, determined based on experience and adjusted based on performance (upwards of NTD $42,000 per month)

Benefits: We provide employees with Labor Insurance and National Health Insurance in accordance with Taiwan’s regulations, in addition to an end of year bonus


How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter (in Chinese or English) to Dai-Ching Lin, briefly explaining:

  • Your interest in this role
  • What drives your interest in animal protection
  • If you have any feedback for our work (optional)

We will contact successful candidates to arrange an interview. Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to every application.

You are welcome to contact us with any questions you have about the role!


Contact details

Dai-Ching Lin

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +886 2 2236 9735




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