Work for us
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.
Current job vacancies:
PROGRAMME OFFICER; full time
Based in Norfolk with extensive overseas travel
We are seeking to recruit a full time Programme Officer to join the International team based at our Head Office in Norfolk.
World Horse Welfare’s International department currently works in a total of eight countries. In each of these countries we are running projects that aim to improve the welfare of working equids through support of service providers and horse owning and using communities. The Programme Officer’s role is to act as one of the main links between Head Office and our field operations and to ensure that all aspects of the programmes implemented by the charity are delivered in an appropriate and effective manner.
The successful candidate must be able to travel and be away from the UK for in excess of 50% of the working time. You will be responsible for further developing the department’s communication materials and working with the charity’s Communications and Fundraising teams to produce website content, newsletters, direct mailings and other fundraising initiatives. You will have experience of working overseas in the development sector and with different cultures and a proven track record of planning and managing projects. You must possess a graduate qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant field, an excellent knowledge of computer applications and have strong communications skills both verbal and written.
Knowledge and experience of equine handling and husbandry practices or working in equine related fields such as farriery, saddlery or veterinary would be an advantage as would the knowledge of languages other than English; especially Spanish or French.
Please apply in writing with curriculum vitae to: Gillian Larter, Human Resources Officer, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (please ensure these are Word, PDF or RTF format)
Closing date for applications: 10 May 2013
If you would like to discuss a career within World Horse Welfare please contact our HR Officer Gillian Larter on 01953 497233 or email email@example.com to receive further information.