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Working at FOUR PAWS

FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. We advocate for a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

We welcome all people with respect, trust, and empathy and believe in diversity in our teams. In our daily job we need dedication, a global mindset, heart and soul and the wish that our contribution makes a difference. Our ONE FOUR PAWS approach includes:

PEOPLE @ FOURPAWS

We are looking for the right people in the right places. We seek individualwho can overcome boundaries with creative solutions and strive for the impossible. We want to attract junior talents, experts and leaders likewise. Agility, ownership and a high degreof self-responsibility is the base of collaboration within our frames.

CULTURE @ FOURPAWS

We enjoy testing and learning, celebrating our successes and providing a trustful failure culture. The strategic focus on being a vital organisation helps to optimise our organisational excellence, our effectiveness and efficiency globally.

WORKING @ FOURPAWS

We offer a digitally advanced environment with a dynamic and global spirit and state-of-the-art means of collaboration. Working security and safety means the protection of our people, our systems and our organisation. 

COLLABORATION @ FOURPAWS

We care about your development and your wellbeing by honoring our values throughout your journey with us. lively/encouraging/enabling meeting culture as well as virtual international teamwork support our doing.

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What FOUR PAWS offers

Onboarding

With our virtual onboarding programme, everyone is supported through the initial weeks at FOUR PAWS and welcomed into the teams.

Collaboration

We celebrate our successes, collaborate on an international level and offer virtual meeting experiences.

Treats

Depending on the country of employment, we offer different regional perks, such as insurance plans, transportation tickets, refreshments, local discounts, health promotion programmes. 

Diversity

Embrace yourself and be who you truly are: No matter the age, disability, gender, origin, religion, sexual orientation, or other, we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. 

Digital Training

Your development is important to us: Get further educated with our very own FOUR PAWS eLearning platform.

Dogs at the Office

A special treat for your soul: in many of our offices various dogs can be found.

Work Life Balance

Depending on the country of employment, we offer different flexitime models and try to enable additional individual concepts, if needed.

Job Experience Programme

Experience different cultures and enlarge your horizon internationally by carrying out our internal job experience programme. 

Future

For more than 30 years, FOUR PAWS has been doing everything in its power to bring more humanity towards animals and we are continuing to plan for how we can continue to do this for many years to come.

Green Approach

Conscious use of resources and actively living the idea of ​​sustainability is supported. We strive to reduce our ecological footprint and take measures, amongst others, such as the reduction of business trips, flexible mobile working offers, preferred cooperation with ecologically-oriented partners, environmentally-friendly use of cleaning agents and promoting sustainable commuting.

FOur paws jobs

You would like to contribute to something meaningful and work with FOUR PAWS along its mission? This is your chance. FOUR PAWS is looking for you!

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HR Advisor (m/f/d)

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Education Coordinator (m/f/d)

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Wild Animal Policy Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 38 hours per week | Brussels, Belgium 

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Fox

Director European Policy Office (m/f/d)

Full-time | 38 hours per week | Brussels, Belgium 

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Bear Amelia in Arosa Bear Sanctuary

Digital Fundraiser (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria – London, United Kingdom

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Online Marketing Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr, Lviv Region, Ukraine 

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Public Affairs Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 38 hours per week | Brussels, Belgium

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Field Mission Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Visitor Services Team Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | TIERART, Maßweiler, Germany 

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Search and Selection Specialist (m/f/d)

Part-time or full-time | 35-40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria – Hamburg, Germany 

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Assistant to Chief Development Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Tiger Caruso at FELIDA

Project Coordinator Climate and Animal Welfare (m/f/d)

Part-time or full-time | 32-40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria – Hamburg or Berlin, Germany 

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Education Team Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | TIERART, Maßweiler, Germany 

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Education Team Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr, Lviv Region, Ukraine

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Campaigner Climate and Animal Welfare (m/f/d)

Part-time or full-time | 32-40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria – Hamburg or Berlin, Germany 

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cat

Process & Performance Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Orangutan

Junior Audiovisual Producer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Lion

Chief Marketing Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Chickens

Internal Communications Specialist (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Tiger

Finance and Institutional Funds Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria – Hamburg, Germany 

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Dog

Tourism and Hospitality Developer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria – Hamburg, Germany

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Orangutan at ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

Human Resources Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL, Indonesia, East Kalimantan 

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Ural owl

Accountant (m/f/d)

Part-time | 20-30 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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Dairy cow on the farm

Labour Law Specialist (m/f/d)

Part-time or full-time | 35-40 hours per week |  Vienna Headquarters, Austria – Sofia, Bulgaria – Prishtina, Kosovo

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Middle Donor Fundraiser (m/f/d)

Educational leave cover | Part-time | 18 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Bear Dushi at BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

Tourism Development Team Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz, Stuer, Germany

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Cat

Network Security Expert (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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Pigs on a field

International Climate Advocacy Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 38-40 hours per week | Brussels, Belgium – Berlin, Germany 

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Lion at LIONSROCK

Chief Animal Caretaker (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa 

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Cow on a field

Assistant to Director UK (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | London, United Kingdom

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Orangutan

Annual Giving Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Boston, USA 

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European Wild Cats at TIERART

Fundraising Data Analyst (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Lion at LIONSROCK

Hospitality Team Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa

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Leopard Bakari at LIONSROCK

Education Team Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa

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Tiger at LIONSROCK

Tourism Development Team Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa

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Lion Simba at LIONSROCK

Safety and Security Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa

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Lions Juba & Micca at LIONSROCK

Digital Fundraising Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | Cape Town, South Africa

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Ethiopian highland goat

Process Improvement Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | limited for 2 years | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Goat in a field

HR Advisor (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | London, United Kingdom

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Hegdehog

Accountant (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Director Finance (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Asiatic black bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

Veterinarian (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh, Vietnam 

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Fox

IT Services Expert (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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Lamb on a field

Supporter Relations Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 38 hours per week | Sydney, Australia 

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Lion at LIONSROCK

Bookkeeper (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa

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Dog

Technical Web Specialist (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Lioness

Database Officer Focus: Fundraising (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | Cape Town, South Africa 

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Cow and calf on a field

Digital Campaigner (m/f/d)

Maternity Cover | Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Sheep on a field

Data Architect (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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Puma

Risk Management Specialist (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Bear in a field

Governmental Affairs Communications Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Berlin, Germany 

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Orangutan in the woods

Marketing Expert (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany 

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Bear Brumca at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

Tour Guide and Shop Assistant (m/f/d)

Part-time | 30 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach, Austria 

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Tiger laying in the sun

Strategy and Culture Lead (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Salesforce Database Lead (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

Tourism Development Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh, Vietnam

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Bear Mira at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

Tour Guide & Education Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Mramor village, Prishtina, Kosovo

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Bear Anik at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

PR and Communications Advisor (m/f/d)

Part-time | 32 hours per week | Amsterdam, Netherlands 

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Tiger Caruso

Global Affairs Programme Manager (f/m/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna, Austria – ⁠New York or Boston, USA

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Bear Oska at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina, Kosovo

Facility Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Mramor village, Prishtina, Kosovo 

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Rescued puppy

Disaster Preparedness and Resilience Programme Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Tiger Shevar at LIONSROCK

Assistant to the Director Global Affairs and Disaster Programmes (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Milk cow

Fundraising Advisor Sanctuaries (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Lion Simba at FELIDA

Financial Controller (m/f/d)

Part-time or full-time | 36-40 hours per week | Amsterdam, Netherlands 

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Fox Porthos

Animal Caretaker (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | TIERART, Maßweiler, Germany 

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Bear Tom and the first snow at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

Individual Giving Fundraiser Austria (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna, Austria

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Bear Ot

Human Resources & Administration Manager (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh, close to Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam

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Bear at Bear Sanctuary Arosa

Referent Governmental Affairs (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Berlin, Germany 

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