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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.

 

Field Officer - permanent, full time

Herefordshire & Worcestershire, Shropshire, West Midlands,
Staffordshire

World Horse Welfare is a leading registered charity established to support the welfare of horses worldwide.  We are seeking to recruit a full time Field Officer to join our existing team working across the UK.

About the role
This is a full-time salaried position reporting to the Chief Field Officer.  You will be responsible for investigating reports of equine cruelty and neglect, carrying out pre-loan home checks, educating on all aspects of equine husbandry and giving presentations about World Horse Welfare to the general public.  At times, you will be required to work closely with the Police, Trading Standards and other equine welfare organisations.  Working hours are 40 per week Monday to Friday - you may occasionally be called out outside of normal working hours.

Download the job description here.

About you
You will have a proven successful track record of conducting investigations in a commercial or public service environment.  You will also be experienced and confident in dealing with difficult people under stressful and sometimes hostile conditions. You will possess extensive knowledge and practical experience of equines together with excellent interpersonal skills.  A sound working knowledge of the laws relating to animal welfare and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential. 

You must be competent with Microsoft packages as you will be required to run a small office from home. 

It is a requirement of this role that you live within the area specified or be in a position to relocate to take up the post.

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 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.

To apply
Please email your current CV with a covering letter to: jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.  Alternatively post your application to World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR.

Closing date: 3rd February 2019.

Interviews will be taking place on Tuesday 12th February in Norfolk.

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

 

Senior Communications Officer

Responsible for print, promotions and events

We are seeking a creative Senior Communications Officer to take a leading role in the management of all the charity’s print communications including the production of our flagship magazine.  This is a full time permanent role based in Norfolk. This role manages the Design Officer and works across the charity to develop creative, innovative promotions and events while managing our print and publications services used by the whole charity.  This position also ensures brand look, feel and messaging across our printed channels, events and promotions.

The successful candidate will have experience in publications, marketing, media or communications.  You must have the willingness to take responsibility and the ability to prioritise your workload in order to meet tight deadlines.  You will have excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to write quality copy in a variety of styles quickly.  Excellent attention to detail and experience of editing written work is essential.  You must be prepared to travel within the UK and occasionally stay away from home.  Equine experience and knowledge would be advantageous.

Download the full job description and person specification. 

To apply for this position please send your CV with covering letter/email to: jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

Closing date for applications: 3rd February 2019

 

Programme Officer – External Liaison

Permanent, full time

We are seeking a highly skilled individual to join our International team to support and develop the community-based projects that underpin the charity’s presence in developing countries.

The role
The role is UK based at our Head Office in Norfolk but does require overseas travel. This Programme Officer is responsible for the development of relationships with key stakeholders to raise the profile and enhance the charity’s reputation.  It facilitates the implementation of our International programme ensuring that working equid welfare is improved in an appropriate and effective manner.

About you
You will be expected to work with people of different cultures and economic situations.  You will have to manage funds, budgets and accounts and become familiar with the working of local administration and legal requirements relating to partner organisations.  You will have exceptional oral and written skills, the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders and be a realistic problem solver.

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. The International department is responsible for implementing the charity’s strategy in developing countries and aims to improve the welfare of as many working equids as possible.

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

Download the job description.

To apply
Please email your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org. Alternatively post your application to World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House, Snetterton, Norfolk NR16 2LR.

Closing date for applications:  4th February 2019

Interviews will take place w/c 18th February 2019

Registered Charity Number 206658 & SC038384