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Mercy For Animals is the largest and most effective international charity focused exclusively on preventing cruelty to farmed animals.

As part of an international team of innovators changing the world, you will do the most meaningful work of your life at MFA.

We’ve obtained unprecedented convictions of factory farms, pressured major companies to change how they treat animals, inspired millions to pledge to go vegetarian, and won major legislative victories.

We believe each of us deserves to bring our whole self to a safe environment where we can do our best work. At MFA, we foster an inclusive workplace where we lift one another up. Surveys and a staff-led culture committee elevate our staff’s voices.

We provide strong protections for our staff, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, or race. We extend these policies to interactions with donors, volunteers, interns, and contractors. We also celebrate LGBTQ pride, support women's rights, and encourage diversity.

We offer employees ample time off, flexible schedules, telecommuting opportunities, and generous benefits. Self-care, mindfulness, and work-life balance are essential to building a sustainable movement for animals. Our offices are also dog-friendly and vegan.

Our staff is our most valuable asset. Continual learning is part of everything we do. Employees have access to a resource library with thousands of training videos. MFA also offers excellent opportunities for advancement.

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  • Managing Director, Asia (Hong Kong, Mainland China) MFA亞洲主管(香港、内地)

    Managing Director, Asia (Hong Kong, Mainland China) MFA亞洲主管(香港、内地)

    Terms of Employment: Full Time


     Reports to: Senior Vice President, International


    Position Location: Hong Kong or Mainland China


    Position Objective:

    Oversee Mercy For Animals’ work in Hong Kong, and mainland China by providing strategic leadership in the principal areas of fundraising, administration, investigations, corporate engagement, legal, and social impact; manage new hires and key relationships; and help implement short-term and long-range goals, plans, and policies to further the organization’s mission



    Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Help identify, recruit, interview, and select new team members in Hong Kong and mainland China
    • Create and build relationships with key companies, supporters, politicians, and others to grow MFA’s reach and impact
    • Assist in development of operational processes and communication channels to foster and sustain strong team cohesion and high morale among all team members
    • Assist with development, corporate outreach, and public policy work as needed
    • Help execute any and all programs for which dedicated staff have not been hired or for which vacancies have arisen, including translation; operations and human resources; creating and sharing social media content and blogs; and meeting with lawmakers, corporate officials, and donors
    • Serve as a spokesperson for MFA at press conferences, meetings, and other events
    • Work closely with vice presidents, managing directors, and program heads to ensure program activities in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan are maximally successful and culturally appropriate
    • Help develop MFA’s presence in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan with optimal tone, approach, positioning, and branding
    • Provide all necessary conditions for all departments to achieve their goals in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan
    • Maintain strong working relationships with other nonprofit organizations working on farmed animal welfare and other causes related to MFA’s mission
    • Identify new opportunities for program growth, including novel programming, fundraising, and partnerships in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan
    • Adhere to all human resource and administrative policies and procedures
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor


    • 創建並保持與關鍵公司,支持者,政客等的關系,以幫助MFA在宣傳與影響上的擴大
    • 確保所有在香港與内地的員工和合約員工的團隊凝聚力和士氣,並幫助發展所
    • 需要的達到此目的的方法以及溝通渠道
    • 幫助識別,招募,面試,以及選擇新加入的員工和合約員工
    • 如有需要,協調與發展部,企業推廣部,公共政策部的工作
    • 在尚未成功招募新人員或者職位空缺的時候,幫助執行任何以及所有活動所需區域的工作,包括翻譯,操作,人力資源,創造並分享社交媒體內容和博客
    • 為MFA憫惜動物在新聞發布會以及其他活動上擔任發言人
    • 與其他副主席密切地合作與管理,確保於香港與内地的活動是文化上適宜並能將成功最大化
    • 使用最佳的格調,方式,定位,品牌術,幫助MFA憫惜動物發展在香港與内地的形象
    • 幫助香港與内地的所有部門實現目標而提供所有需要的支持
    • 與其他農場動物福利的非牟利組織以及其他與MFA目標相關的組織保持密切的工作關系
    • 識別有助於香港與内地的計劃成長的新機會,包括創新的計劃,籌款,合作

    Position Requirements:

    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally and persuasively, both verbally and in writing
    • Comfort with public speaking
    • Strong work ethic and drive to succeed
    • Keen judgment with respect to hiring and other decisions for MFA in Hong Kong and mainland China
    • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and relationships at once
    • Willingness and ability to travel with great frequency
    • Verbal and written fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese
    • Preferred fluency in Cantonese
    • Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle
    • Commitment to the objectives of the organization


    • 英語能力(中等水平;並不需要您是英語專家,因為我們可以為您購買學習英語的工具幫助您改進)
    • 強大的人際交往能力,以及在口語和寫作中專業並說服力強的溝通技能
    • 普通話的聽說讀寫能力
    • 最好能夠粵語流利
    • 無懼於公開演講
    • 非常有職業道德以及成功的動力
    • 保持判斷力,包括在選擇MFA員工的時候
    • 出色的組織技能,以及同時管理多項任務和關系的技能
    • 願意並能夠經常性地旅遊
    • 對於組織的目標作出承諾

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Our Leadership Team

Changing Hearts. Changing Minds. Changing the World.

Matt Rice


Matt Rice serves as MFA's president. He oversees all of MFA's departments and work in six countries. For more than 15 years, Matt has been a central leader in the animal protection movement. He has overseen many of MFA’s biggest cases, most successful campaigns, and other victories. Matt began in MFA’s New York office carrying out grassroots outreach before being promoted to director of operations. He later took over as director of investigations, working closely with our brave undercover investigators, before moving on to the role of executive vice president. Matt lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tammy, and rescued parakeets, Buffy and Winnie.

Vandhana Bala

Senior Vice President of Programs and General Counsel

Vandhana Bala serves as MFA's senior vice president of programs and general counsel. She oversees MFA's legal, investigations, corporate engagement, and social impact programs. After becoming interested in animal rights in law school, Vandhana led MFA's legal department for seven years, obtaining unprecedented progress for animals in courtrooms, on ballots, and within government institutions. In addition, she has played a leading role in expanding MFA’s lifesaving work internationally. Vandhana sees how quickly compassion for animals resonates with people across all cultures, and she believes we are unstoppable when we work together.

Blanka Alfaro

Senior Vice President, International

Blanka Alfaro serves as MFA's senior vice president of international programs. Blanka worked in graphic design and marketing before leaving the world of commercial advertising to apply her skills to helping animals.


LeAnn Harris

Senior Vice President of Support

LeAnn Harris serves as MFA’s senior vice president of support. Her role provides strategic leadership to our support areas of communications, creative, optimization, and administration. In various industries from broadcast media to financial services, she has gained years of experience driving organizational growth and efficiencies. She is grateful for the opportunity to give a voice to the voiceless and help further our mission. LeAnn lives in Southern California and loves vegan burgers, her morning coffee, and discovering new cruelty-free fashion brands.

Lindsay Wolf

Vice President of Investigations

A former undercover investigator, Lindsay Wolf has gone behind the closed doors of factory farms, pet stores, vivisection labs, and other facilities to expose animal abuse. She is currently MFA's vice president of investigations.

Ari Solomon

Vice President of Social Impact

Ari Solomon is MFA's vice president of social impact, managing all things social media. He also serves as the liaison to celebrities involved in MFA’s campaigns. Ari is a prolific writer whose work appears regularly on The Huffington Post and has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Advocate. Ari’s videos on veganism, including Sh*t Vegans Say, have become viral sensations, with nearly 2 million combined views.

Jake Morton

Vice President of Creative

Jake Morton is MFA's vice president of creative. A longtime MFA supporter and once volunteer, Jake first became involved in animal protection as a teenager after meeting MFA’s then president, Milo Runkle, during an outreach event in his hometown.

Geetika Sripathi

Vice President of Optimization

Geetika Sripathi is MFA's vice president of optimization. With a background in integrated marketing communications and digital media, Geetika applies best practices from the corporate sector to advocate for farmed animals. A lifelong vegetarian, Geetika felt compelled to go vegan after seeing shocking undercover footage of the dairy and egg industries. She lives in New York City with her rescued pup, Mookie.

Lena Ludwig

Vice President of Administration

Lena Ludwig is our vice president of administration, spearheading efforts to maintain a strong infrastructure. Lena oversees the organization's policies, operations, and finances. She has been vegan for almost two decades. Although she flourished in the corporate sector, Lena's true calling is to be a career animal rights activist. With her experience and passion united, Lena becomes more inspired and dedicated every day as part of MFA's team.

Lucas Alvarenga

Vice President, Brazil

Lucas Alvarenga serves as MFA's vice president in Brazil. As a marketing professional, he was a serial entrepreneur in the digital arena. After deciding to dedicate his life to helping animals, he created, partnered with the Brazilian Vegetarian Society on a 21-Day Meatless Challenge, and organized Festival Veggo, the largest Brazilian vegan funfest. Lucas celebrated his 15th vegetarianism birthday by joining MFA’s team.

Magnolia Martínez

Managing Director, Latin America

Magnolia Martínez is MFA’s managing director for Latin America. She became vegan in 2004, thanks to Rita, a dog she rescued from the streets while living in Mexico. Before joining MFA as a volunteer in 2013, Magnolia focused her career on social services and research. She was born in Colombia and currently lives in Texas with her husband, Mike; five dogs (Juana, Pelusa, K.C., Olivia, and Pablo); and Julia the cat.

Liz Quick

Director of Development

Liz Quick serves as MFA's director of development and supervises all MFA fundraising efforts and development staff. Liz went vegan over five years ago, after becoming aware of the harsh realities of factory farming. She lives in sunny Los Angeles and is a proud pug mama to her very, very lazy pug, Penny.

Kenny Torrella

Director of Communications

Kenny Torrella serves as MFA’s director of communications. He works with MFA’s team of writers and editors and has garnered media coverage for farmed animals in mainstream news outlets, such as the Associated Press, The Washington Post, and Fortune magazine. After watching undercover investigation footage from factory farms and slaughterhouses 10 years ago, Kenny became vegan and has been active for animals since. He lives in Washington, DC, with his partner and their rescue dog, Rihana.

Kelcey Meadows-Lucas

Philanthropy Officer

Kelcey Meadows-Lucas is one of MFA's philanthropy officers, helping our donors fulfill their dreams of ending farmed animal cruelty. Adopting a feisty terrier 15 years ago opened her heart to all animals. Kelcey soon became vegan and dedicated her life to helping animals. She brings more than a decade of fundraising experience to her position. Kelcey shares her home with her husband and toddler son.

John Karas

Philanthropy Officer

John Karas is MFA's philanthropy officer for the East Coast and the South. He works with friends and supporters who wish to match their personal philanthropic goals with MFA strategic initiatives. John is a graduate student researcher of social change and brings more than a decade of development experience to his position. John and his wife are parents of three great kids and share their home with adopted cats Rico and Captain, and rescue labs Baylor and Lola.

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