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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.

World Horse Welfare is an international charity that strives to support and strengthen the horse-human relationship through a combination of care, research, education and influence. We work to promote and protect welfare across the full spectrum of the equine world, including horses in need, sport and leisure horses, and horses used in work and production.

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?

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 for all of our vacancies from under-represented groups, particularly ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities. 

World Horse Welfare takes great pride in being realistic, compassionate and forward-thinking and the successful applicant for any of our vacancies will be expected to share these values.

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 for more information.

Regional Fundraisers

Position: Permanent, full-time
Salary: £30,000 per annum

The Regional Fundraisers role is to mobilise and maximise local fundraising activities in order to raise income to support the work of the charity. Working to the Director of Fundraising and with other senior fundraising staff, develop and implement a comprehensive regional fundraising strategy to maximize income generation and donor engagement within the region. You will be required to be proactive within your area to identify opportunities for fundraising and raise awareness of the Charity as well as identify, cultivate, and grow relationships with community groups, schools, individuals, and corporate donors within the region, focusing on donor retention and growth. You will also organise and coordinate fundraising events, campaigns, and initiatives within your region, including virtual and in-person events when applicable.

This is a home-based role covering a designated geographical area which you are required to live within, or be willing and able to relocate to. There will be extensive travel across the region with the potential to be based in a local visitor centre at least 2 days per week.


Scotland –  within a 50 mile radius of Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

South East – within a 50 mile radius of Snetterton, Norfolk

North West – within a 50 mile radius of Blackpool, Lancashire

We are looking for someone with experience in fundraising with a track record of successful donor cultivation and relationship management. You will have a good knowledge of the local community in your region and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office to support your work. You will be a natural project manager with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. You will need strong networking and interpersonal skills. You will work in a flexible and collaborative manner and be willing to travel within your designated area and across the UK as required.

Benefits include a generous pension scheme and cash health plan, paid employee sickness absence scheme, a minimum of 31 days’ holiday (including bank/public holidays and mandatory shutdown between Christmas and New Year) and death in service.

Please ensure you state in your application which region you are applying for.

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Closing date for applications:  Friday 7th June 2024

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