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.

If you have any queries about a current vacancy, please email jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org for more information. 

Receptionist Administrator

24 hours per week job-share

 

We are looking to find an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to take on a permanent part time job-share looking after our Head Office reception based in Snetterton, Norfolk.

You will be required to work every Monday, Tuesday and Friday between 8.30am to 5.00pm with a ½ hour unpaid lunchbreak. This role is required to ensure the smooth operation of the Head Office reception area which includes the main switchboard and info@ email account. Excellent attention to detail is essential as this role provides administrative support to the Human Resources department.

The successful applicant will be highly organised and self-motivated with excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the confidence to deal with people from all backgrounds.  Experience within an HR role and of using contact databases would be highly advantageous.

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

View the job description. 

To apply, please email your current CV with a covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org marked for the attention of Gillian Larter.

Closing date for applications:  31st May 2019
 

 

Senior Media Officer - Norfolk

Permanent, full-time.

 

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Senior Media Officer to help raise the profile of World Horse Welfare. This post may offer opportunities for career advancement for the right candidate.

Reporting to the Director of Communications and Public Affairs, the role requires that you have journalistic experience or training along with excellent writing and interpersonal skills. You will have a good nose for a story, be able to write copy to tight deadlines and use your creativity to spot opportunities to promote the charity. As the daily line manager of the Social & Digital Media Officer, the successful applicant will have line management/supervisory experience and equine knowledge. You will be a self-starter with an understanding of print, broadcast and online media. Contacts within the national and/or equine press are desirable but not essential.

Working within a communications and public affairs team of 8 you will be responsible for proactively developing and implementing strategies that not only promote our good work in the media but engage celebrities, particularly in the UK but also internationally. This includes identifying and building relationships with the relevant journalists, editors and celebrities, writing and distributing press releases, helping to develop media campaigns and seeking other opportunities to promote the charity. 

View job description here.

This is a truly fantastic opportunity to make a mark in your career and a real difference to horses worldwide.

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org.

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 29th May 2019

Registered Charity Number 206658 & SC038384