£36,000 - £42,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Wild Welfare, a small but globally active charity, is looking for a new Executive Director who is passionate about improving the lives of captive wild animals and can provide transformational leadership to a committed staff team.

Wild Welfare occupies a unique niche in the animal welfare world. Its vision is to end the suffering of captive wild animals around the world, uniting the worlds leading zoos and animal welfare organisations and working together to provide long lasting change to animal welfare in all captive wild animal facilities. 

This is a significant opportunity for the right person to lead a talented group of people in delivering our strategy and shaping our plans into the future.

The successful candidate will preferably have an in-depth knowledge of both the global zoo and aquarium and animal welfare ‘Not for Profit’ (NGO) communities, and the ability to work with and inspire a range of stakeholders around captive animal welfare reform. 

While believing that zoos and aquariums can play an integral role in shaping how the public feel about wild fauna and the natural world, you will recognise that high standards of animal welfare underpin the success of any captive facility.  You will have a strong interest in and ability to work with different cultures  inspiring those you work with and their public to take action where it is needed most.

Our ideal candidate will have senior level administrative and financial management experience, outstanding communication skills, an outgoing, influential personality and a track record of fundraising and building partnerships.

The individual must be based in the UK and the role requires a 5 day work week, sometimes irregular hours, mostly working from home. The salary will be dependent on the candidate’s background and experience. You must be willing  and able to carry out regular international travel.  

To apply: please see attached detail for send us your CV and cover letter by applying online. 

More about Wild Welfare
Wild Welfare

Wild Welfare is a global organisation committed to improving wild animal welfare in captivity. Established in 2012 (registered as a UK... Read more

Refreshed on: 14 March 2020
Closed date: 02 April 2020
Job ref: WildWelfare_ED
Tags: Senior Management, Project Management