Welfare Programme Coordinator

The British Horse Society

Location: Warwickshire
Closing Date: Friday, August 10th 2018


Job Type: Admin / Events / Office Based / Training & Education / Welfare

Job Description

Full Time - 35 hours per week (working hours) 

Salary: Competitive plus benefits 

Based at our new HQ near Stoneleigh, Warwickshire 

The British Horse Society is the nation’s largest equine charity with 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. 

The ethos of the British Horse Society is to improve the welfare of horses through education and we take a proactive approach to improving the lives of horses. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our growing welfare team.

  • This new role will be responsible for the organisation, coordination and delivery of proactive healthcare clinics and welfare events throughout the UK.
  • This position is full time and will be based at our HQ in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, but will involve frequent travel throughout the UK and include some overnight stays, evening and weekend work. 
  • This role will produce educational materials and develop interactive activities to drive public engagement at events.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with other welfare charities and organisations and possess the ability to communicate with all sectors of the equine community.
  • This role requires an exceptionally organised and motivated person with project management experience and the ability to manage work and people with diplomacy and confidentiality.
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable engaging with a huge range of stakeholders. Equine knowledge is essential. The successful candidate must have their own vehicle suitable for business use. 

Apply via our website, to apply please provide a covering letter (including your salary expectations) and CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience. Please download and complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and send along with your application to jobs@bhs.org.uk or to Karen Downing, Recruitment Co-Ordinator,The British Horse Society, Abbey Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2XZ.  

Closing Date for applications: Friday 10th August

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