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Work at Equalia

A non-profit working in a startup environment? Yes!

Operations Manager

Lead the optimization and implementation of operations, systems, processes and work methodologies, helping to foster an efficiency-based, results-oriented work culture.

Remote work (only within Spain).


Equalia is a non-profit organization focused on improving farmed animal welfare. 


Born in 2018 with a startup mindset, Equalia is determined to unite innovation and a 360 degree vision of institutional and corporate outreach to achieve its mission.

Our vision is a world where intensive animal farming and intensive aquaculture makes way to food production models that respect sustainability and animal welfare.


Your purpose at Equalia


In this role, you will be at the center of the food system transformation, joining our team in its mission to make farmed animal welfare understood by companies and Governments as an integral part of the European Green Deal, the Farm to Fork Strategy and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


You will have the opportunity to manage day-to-day operations of the organization, creating, managing and executing all aspects of the organization alongside executive leadership. The primary purpose of this role is to plan, implement and lead the smooth running of Equalia’s operations and processes, including providing general assistance to our Executive Director.


The responsibilities for this role will vary by experience, but are likely to include:


  • Enable the smooth running of Equalia’s operations through effective, intelligent and efficient problem-solving.

  • Lead on project management and data collection/analysis including monitoring, and improving systems, finances, objective and measurement setting as well as processes. 

  • Lead the development and implementation of new work-flow methodologies to enhance productivity and impact.

  • Build an data-based strategy for evaluating existing and future campaigns using metrics and business sector best practices.

  • Assist the Executive Director, providing daily support as required, to ensure organizational effectiveness and impact.

  • Ensuring the organization has the necessary technology to accomplish its goals including drafting SOPs and overseeing Google Drive organization, project management system (Asana), remote communications (Zoom), and all other software programs.




What you bring to Equalia

  • The ability to demonstrate an aptitude for the type of work outlined above, and to learn quickly. It would be an advantage to have demonstrable experience in one or more of the following:  budgeting and controlling, project management, automation and optimization of processes, productivity best-practice agile methodologies (i.e. Scrum). 


  • The successful candidate will have strong people and process management skills to assist lead the organization through its current growing and transformative period. In this role, you will lead all operational related matters in order to increase the efficiency and agility in which campaigns are delivered.


  • Advanced level of English is a must.


  • Effective cross functional experience, proactivity and ability to work autonomously in a high demanding environment.


  • Learning agility, adaptability and flexibility.


  • Availability to join immediately.


  • IT skills:  


- GSuite full package, Excel advanced skills.


- Asana,, Trello or similar project management tools.


- Google Analytics skills are desirable.


We also value


  • Experience in start-ups or fast growing environments.

  • Previous experience within effective altruism and/or animal welfare.




What you'll find at Equalia

  • Flexible working environment: we work remotely from multiple locations in Spain!


  • A dynamic team and a startup environment.


  • One-year full-time temporary contract until the end of the project with the possibility of renewal.


  • Opportunities for continuous training and updating within the scope of the role.


  • Our values:


- Transparency: our entire team has the right to access information about our processes, dynamics and internal policies. Fiscal accountability and impact evaluation reports are publicly accessible through our website.


- Teamwork: our work dynamics are collaborative. We work on a project basis, dividing the leadership in each phase of the project transversally.


- Effectiveness and pragmatism: we are part of the effective animal advocacy movement and we assume the values of effective altruism.


- Innovation: within the environment of animal protection, we work in coalition with other leading international projects, using results-oriented methodologies.


- Transversality: intensive animal farming and aquaculture are not only a problem for animals. We want to promote an intersectional approach to interconnected global problems and generate synergies between different institutional, business and civil stakeholders.


- Care policy: care, respect, conciliation, equal opportunities and the creation and maintenance of a healthy working environment are the pillars on which our project is based.




How to join the team

Applicants should send an email to with the following information:


  • The subject of the email should clearly indicate the name of the position you’re applying to. Please, include your salary expectations in the email.

  • Cover letter (if you are a native English speaker, the cover letter must be in Spanish): Briefly explain what motivates you to work at Equalia and how you would like to help us achieve our vision. 

  • Updated CV: We want to know about your previous experience and skills.

  • Application deadline: July 7, 2021.

Equalia is committed to inclusive access to job opportunities. All candidates will receive equal consideration for the position in the search for talent to create a diverse workforce. regardless of ethnicity, color, class, gender, sexual orientation, type of diet, special abilities, marital or family status, and religion.