Welfare Campaigns Officer

The British Horse Society

Location: Warwickshire
Closing Date: Wednesday, February 16th 2022

Job Type: Admin / Customer Service / Home Based / Miscellaneous / Office Based / Welfare

Job Description

Salary: Circa £27,000 basic plus excellent benefits package

Full time permanent position – 35 hours per week.

Located in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. We offer great flexible working opportunities with hybrid working from the office and home.

Do you want to work for the nation’s largest equine charity?

The British Horse Society has a passion for horses that is backed by knowledge and expertise. The BHS represents and provides a range of services for horse riders, horse owners, enthusiasts and professionals.

We are known nationally for our campaigning for equine welfare, for example REACT Now to Beat Colic & #BeHorseAware. We are now looking for a dedicated Welfare Campaigns Officer. This is a brand new role, dedicated full-time to our welfare education campaigns as we need additional capacity to keep our existing campaign information progressive and impactful as well as the development of new campaigns.

So, you’re interested? 
Here’s some information on the role…

Working as part of a proactive team, you will be responsible for the continued success of our welfare campaigns. We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and a great understanding of social media platforms and Human Behaviour Change. You must have the ability to create innovative new resources, manage relationships with existing key campaign stakeholders as well as seeking out new opportunities and partners. Exceptionally strong equine knowledge and experience of working in the equine sector and/or campaigning is essential for this role.

Reporting to the Welfare Education Manager, the Welfare Campaigns Officer role will include delivering on campaign development and impact, and producing content across all platforms to improve quality, reach, engagement and participation.

What will you get in return?

  • £27,000 Basic dependent on experience
  • 23 days’ holiday + plus bank holidays + an increase to your holidays after 2 years’ service
  • We offer flexible working remotely and flexi time to work around your commitments
  • Access to free parking
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • Life Insurance
  • Yearly flu job
  • Free Eyesight testing with £50 towards VDU glasses
  • Enrolment into our Health Cash Plan offering you discount and access to medical advice

The British Horse Society is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better organisational outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all employees.

We therefore strongly encourage suitably experienced people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Only suitable candidates will be directly contacted about this position, and we will not store or process the data of candidates in any way unless consent has been obtained.

We would encourage you to submit your CV as early as possible if you are interested in working with us, as we may stop accepting applications before the currently advertised closing date if we receive a large number of suitable applications.

Closing date:  16th February 2022

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