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Join us in improving the lives of horses in the UK and worldwide.

Join us in improving the lives of horses in the UK and worldwide.

Our vision is to have a world where every horse is treated with respect, compassion and understanding. Why not come and join us and help us to improve welfare standards and stamp out suffering in the UK and worldwide.

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.


Major Gifts Officer – Trusts

Permanent full time, Norfolk

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspiring individual to join a great team of fundraisers.  The 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 of this role being charitable trusts and grants. You will be required to engage and retain current and new high-level supporters 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, ideally with experience of trust and grant applications within the UK and internationally, or in a fundraising or marketing role within a non-profit organisation. You must possess excellent research and writing skills, show meticulous attention to detail, and be confident and personable with diplomacy in order to deal positively with some of the charity’s most valuable supporters.

The role is based at our head office in Norfolk but working from home for part of the week is currently available due to the current Government restrictions. You will be required to attend events around the UK and at our four centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire. 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 send your CV with a covering letter to Gillian Larter jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org

Please click here for the full job description

Closing date for applications: 30th April 2021                   


Major Gifts Officer – Partnerships

Permanent full time

We are searching for a Major Gifts Officer to focus on partnerships. The Charity has ambitious plans to bounce back from the pandemic and raise significant income from companies, organisations and institutions in order to support our work rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming horses at risk of abuse or neglect. You will be joining a strong fundraising team that is focused, ambitious, enthusiastic and committed to raising as much net income as possible to enable us to carry out our work.

Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, you will lead on proactively identifying, researching and approaching a range of prospective funders to achieve a long-term strategy for growth in income.

We are looking for a driven individual who has excellent relationship building and communications skills and the ability to develop long term strategic partnerships.

The role is based at our head office in Norfolk but working from home for part of the week is currently available due to the current Government restrictions. You will be required to attend events around the UK and at our four centres located in Norfolk, Somerset, Lancashire and Aberdeenshire. You must have a flexible approach to your work and be willing to work outside of normal office hours. Equine knowledge would be advantageous but is not essential. 

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 send your CV with a covering letter to Gillian Larter jobs@worldhorsewelfare.org

Please click here for the full job description

Closing date for applications: 30th April 2021   

How every £1 you donate is spent

  • 74p helps horses
    74p
    Helps horses
  • 26p is for fundraising
    26p
    Is for fundraising
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