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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!

Owl

Planning and Reporting Analysis Specialist (m/f/d)

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

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Rabbit on grass

Development Coordinator France (m/f/d)

Full-time | 35 hours per week | Ile-de-France, France 

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Cat at home

Campaigner Companion Animals (m/f/d)

Full-time | 100% | 40 hours per week | Zurich, Switzerland 

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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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Free range pig

Volunteer Coordinator (m/f/d)

Part-time or full-time | 30-40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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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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Cow in a field

Campaigner (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg or 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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Black fox

Social Media Lead (m/f/d)

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

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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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Leopard at LIONSROCK

Vegetation Project Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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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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Roebuck Kalle at Germany, Maßweiler at Tierart

Human Resources Business Partner (m/f/d)

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

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Wildcat Don Vito at Tierart

Team Lead People Services (m/f/d)

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

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Lioness at LIONSROCK

Head of Visitor Operations (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Vesko at BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa

Psychologist 'Animals Help People' (m/f/d)

Maternity cover | Part-time | 20 hours per week | Sofia, Bulgaria 

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Dog in a field

Head of People Services (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria –⁠ Hamburg, Germany, Full-time | 45 hours per week | Cape Town, South Africa

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Ram at TIERART

Head of Talent Management (m/f/d)

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

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Goat at TIERART

Compensation & Benefits Specialist (m/f/d)

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

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Raccon at TIERART

Salesforce Database Lead (m/f/d)

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

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Dairy cow on the farm

People Relations 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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Tiger Caruso at LIONSROCK

Lead Maintenance (m/f/d)

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

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Lionesses Lea and Kara at LIONSROCK

Assistant to the Director Reveal & Rescue Response (m/f/d)

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

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Team Lead Accounting (m/f/d)

Team Lead Accounting (m/f/d)

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

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Stray dog in Europe

Content Creator Stray Animal Care Europe (m/f/d)

Part-time | 20-30 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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Cows

Farm Animals Specialist Austria (m/f/d)

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

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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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Rescued puppy

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

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

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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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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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Lion Simba at LIONSROCK

Security Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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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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Happy rescue pigs

Graphic Designer (m/f/d)

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

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Fox Porthos

Animal Caretaker (m/f/d)

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

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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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Lioness Neida at LIONSROCK

Campaign Officer (m/f/d)

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

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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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Fox cub

Salesforce Administrator (m/f/d)

Full-time | 38 hours per week | Australia

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Orangutan Tegar at the ORANGUTAN FOREST SCHOOL

International Marketing Supporter (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Amelia in Arosa Bear Sanctuary

Digital Fundraiser (m/f/d)

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

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Lioness Andi at LIONSROCK

Digital Communications Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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Cattle

Campaigner (m/f/d)

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

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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 Mui BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

Chief Animal Caretaker Trainee (m/f/d)

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

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Head of Communications (m/f/d)

Head of Communications (m/f/d)

Fulltime | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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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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You didn’t find the right position but are still passionate to work in the FOUR PAWS team? 

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