Work for us

 

grooms at work

 

If you live in the UK and want to join us in improving the lives of horses, we may have job vacancies near you.


Our head office is based in Snetterton, Norfolk and is overlooked by our Hall Farm Rescue and Rehoming centre.

We also have Rescue and Rehoming Centres in Aberdeenshire, Lancashire and Somerset.

 

Social and Digital Communications Officer - full time, permanent 

Snetterton, Norfolk

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive and creative Social and Digital Communications Officer at our head office in Snetterton, Norfolk.  

The role

As Social and Digital Communications Officer you will be responsible for sourcing and creating content to engage audiences and support delivery of the charity’s strategic objectives across a range of social and digital media channels. You will have the chance to work with staff across the charity and the ability to put your creative ideas to excellent use. 

About you

We are looking for someone who has a passion for social and digital media with a creative approach to engaging online audiences.  You will possess first-rate written and oral communications skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to write quality copy in a variety of styles quickly.  You must be proactive, confident and capable of working with people at all levels in a variety of spheres. Equestrian knowledge and experience is highly desirable, but not essential.

About us

World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care. We employ 130 professionals who are based at our Head Office in Norfolk, our four rescue and rehoming centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire and 16 Field Officers who investigate and resolve welfare concerns across the UK.

Benefits include a generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as child care vouchers, employee sickness absence scheme and a minimum of 28 days’ holiday. 

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the charity’s values of being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking.

To apply

Please email your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org

Closing date for applications:  Friday 20th July 2018

Download the full job description here.

 

Groom - full time, permanent

Hall Farm, Snetterton, Norfolk

World Horse Welfare is an international horse charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care.  We currently have a vacancy for an experienced groom at our rehoming and rehabilitation centre Hall Farm which is located in the village of Snetterton.

A World Horse Welfare groom’s work involves the daily care and monitoring of a number of equines undergoing rehabilitation.  The successful candidate’s personal qualities will include patience, an ‘even’ temperament and the confidence to work around difficult horses going through rehabilitation.  The willingness to work irregular hours, in all conditions, is also necessary. Ideally you will have experience of working on a busy yard and be competent and confident in handling and riding a wide range of equines including youngsters and problem horses.  

A sense of humour with good communication and interpersonal skills are also useful when having to deal with members of the general public.

Free shared on-site accommodation is available.

If you would like to join us and help us achieve our vision which is a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding, then please apply by emailing your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org 

Closing date for applications: 20th July 2018

Download the full job description here

 

Groom - full time, permanent

Belwade Farm, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

 

World Horse Welfare is an international horse charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care.  We currently have a vacancy for an experienced groom at our rehoming and rehabilitation centre Belwade Farm which is located in the town of Aboyne.

A World Horse Welfare groom’s work involves the daily care and monitoring of a number of equines undergoing rehabilitation.  The successful candidate’s personal qualities will include patience, an ‘even’ temperament and the confidence to work around difficult horses going through rehabilitation.  The willingness to work irregular hours, in all conditions, is also necessary. Ideally you will have experience of working on a busy yard and be competent and confident in handling and riding a wide range of equines including youngsters and problem horses.  

A sense of humour with good communication and interpersonal skills are also useful when having to deal with members of the general public.

Free shared on-site accommodation is available.

If you would like to join us and help us achieve our vision which is a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding, then please apply by emailing your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org

Closing date for applications: 20th July 2018

Download the full job description here

 

Major Gifts Officer - permanent,full time

London/Norfolk
(Individuals/Events)

World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspiring individual to join a great team of fundraisers.  This position is full time and could be based at our office in Central London or at our Head Office in Norfolk.  The role requires some travel to attend events around the UK and at our four centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire.

The main aim of this role is to support the Director of Fundraising with the development and expansion of the charity’s major donors the main focus being one on one fundraising. You will be required to engage and retain current and new high level prospects as well as assisting with the coordination of a programme of high value fundraising and engagement events and working with individual supporters.

We are looking for a driven individual with experience in a fundraising or marketing role ideally within a non-profit organisation. You must possess excellent research and writing skills, be confident and personable with diplomacy in order to deal positively with some of the charity’s most valuable supporters.  Equine knowledge would be advantageous but is not essential.  You must have a flexible approach to your work and be willing to work outside of normal office hours.

World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values.

To apply please email your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org

Download the full job description here

Closing date for applications: 20th July 2018

 

Data Analyst

Snetterton, Norfolk

Due to an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced analytical specialist to join our busy and professional fundraising team.


Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, you will have the specific brief of providing timely action-orientated analysis reports of all fundraising activity (online and offline), you will also provide support to the Fundraising Data Officer assisting with the implementation of important upgrades to the charity’s supporter database, Alms.net. 


The successful candidate will have experience in a marketing or fundraising role along with a working knowledge of a fundraising database, or similar.  You must possess proven analytical skills, have excellent attention to detail and be confident communicating with people at all levels. You must be able to prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines under pressure. You will be comfortable using the full range of Microsoft packages.  Although not essential, Degree level education, CIM, IDM or equivalent would be advantageous. 


World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses in the UK and around the world through education, campaigning and hands-on care. We employ 130 professionals who are based at our Head Office in Norfolk, our four rescue and rehoming centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire and 16 Field Officers who investigate and resolve welfare concerns across the UK.


We offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme and cash health plan as well as child care vouchers, bike to work scheme, employee sickness absence pay and a minimum of 28 days holiday.


World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking.  The successful applicant will be expected to share these values.

Download the full job description here

To apply please email your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org

Closing date for applications: 20th July 2018