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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.


Research and Administration Intern – part time

Fixed term contract – 6 months

£11.97 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience of animal welfare legislation and campaigning.  This is a fixed term part time role (2 – 3 days per week) and the salary is dependent upon experience and skills.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to assist our public affairs and campaigns teams with their campaigns and research requirements.  You would be responsible for providing daily administrative and editorial support for consultation responses as well as undertaking analysis of data, including online equine sales and movements of equines.  This role is also required to support development of surveys and produce an overview of legislation impacting equines globally giving focus to transport legislation.

We take great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values. We are committed to championing equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and in the services that it provides. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.  

Our ideal candidate will possess basic analytic and research skills, good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to write reports and communicate complex data in a simple and engaging way.  You will be working remotely but must be flexible and willing to travel for meetings and relevant events.  Experience with Power BI (or similar data visualisation programmes), an understanding of legislative frameworks and a background in animal welfare would be advantageous.

To view the full job description click here.

This role is suitable for hybrid working from home and our head office in Norfolk and/or our office in central London.

Closing date for applications:  15th August 2022


Customer Services Administrator

Permanent, full time

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our fundraising department within the data processing team.  Our ideal candidate will have experience of data inputting and customer services as they will be required to handle incoming calls and emails from the charity’s supporters, receive and process payments and produce thank you letters in a timely manner.

Due to General Data Protection Regulations this role is office based at the charity’s head office in Snetterton.  The hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and the salary is currently £22,750.00 per annum.

We offer a generous pension scheme, staff cash health plan, bike to work scheme, death in service benefit, paid staff sickness scheme and a minimum of 28 days holiday per year including bank and public holidays.

World Horse Welfare is committed to championing equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and in the services that it provides. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

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

To view the job description, please click here.

Closing date for applications: 26th August 2022


Legacy Officer

Permanent, full time. £28,500.00 per annum.

We are looking for an experienced self-motivated individual to assist the Senior Legacy Officer with all aspects of Legacy Administration for World Horse Welfare.  You will be responsible for the delivery of income donated to World Horse Welfare in our supporters Wills, ensuring this income is protected and maximised through effective stewardship and administration. 

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced Legacy Case Officer with proven experience of complex administrative work.  You will have a basic understanding of, or demonstrable ability to learn and understand, law pertaining to Wills, Taxation, Probate, Trust, Property, Charities, the rules governing contentious and non-contentious Probate Law and the IOF Code of Practice.  You will be required to have strong analytical, problem-solving and investigation skills, be highly organised with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

We take great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant will be expected to share these values. We are committed to championing equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and in the services that it provides. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.  

This role is suitable for hybrid working between home and our head office in Snetterton, Norfolk.

To view the job description, please click here.

Closing date for applications: 26th August 2022

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