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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

FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as 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!

Bear Rocco

Director Wild Animals (m/f/d)

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

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Cat in snow

IT Services Expert (m/f/d)

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

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Goat

Assistant To Chief Programme Officer (m/f/d)

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

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Cow and calf

Fundraising Systems And Data Specialist (m/f/d)

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

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Young Great Tit at EGS

Team Coordinator European Policy Office (m/f/d)

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

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Husky in the snow

Interim Head of Finance (m/f/d)

Part-time | 24 hours per week | London, United Kingdom 

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Lioness Savana at LIONSROCK

Human Resources Generalist (m/f/d)

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

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Lions Juba & Micca at LIONSROCK

Digital Officer (m/f/d)

Full-time | 45 hours per week | Cape Town, South Africa | with focus on Fundraising

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lions

Tour Guide (m/f/d)

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

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Bear in pond

Head of Finance and Operations (m/f/d)

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

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Leopard

Campaigns Lead (m/f/d)

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

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Fox in the forest

Compliance and Integrity Expert (m/f/d)

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

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European Wildcat

Social Media Intern (m/f/d)

6 months internship | Part-time or full-time | 30-40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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Controller (m/f/d)

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

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Lion Nikola at FELIDA

Wild Animal Rescue & Advocacy Project Manager (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Ema at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

Online Marketing Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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Asiatic black bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

Head of Visitor Operations (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Dushi at BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

Senior Programme Director (m/f/d)

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

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Piglet

Operations Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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Leopard Bakari at LIONSROCK

Head Chef & Food And Beverage Supervisor (m/f/d)

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

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Tiger Tsezar at FELIDA

HR Advisor (m/f/d)

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

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Free range chicken

Safety & Security Operations Officer (m/f/d)

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

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Tiger at LIONSROCK

Accountant (m/f/d)

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

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Lamb in a field

Certification Engagement Coordinator (m/f/d)

Full-time or part-time | Full-time or part-time | 0.8-1 FTE | Sydney, Australia – Boston, USA – Vienna, Austria

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Horses running in a field

Team Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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Roebuck

Communications Officer (m/f/d)

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

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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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Assistant to Director (m/f/d)

Part-time | 24-32 hours per week | Amsterdam, Netherlands

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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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Dwarf rabbit

Community and Supporter Engagement Officer (m/f/d)

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

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Goat at TIERART

Campaigner Programmes Austria (m/f/d)

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

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Pig in a field

Talent Acquisition Specialist (m/f/d)

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

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Orangutan Amalia

General Manager (m/f/d)

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

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Orangutan Kartini in the forest

Release Site Manager (m/f/d)

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

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Tiger Raspotin at LIONSROCK

Maintenance Team Manager (m/f/d)

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

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Asiatic black bear at BEAR SANCTUARY Ninh Binh

Communication Team Manager (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Vesko at BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa

Head of Animal and Facility Management (m/f/d)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Belitsa, Bulgaria

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Bearded Vulture at EGS

Branding & Marketing Officer (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Potap at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

Animal Caretaker (m/f/d)

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

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Free range chicken

HR Advisor (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Dushi at BEAR SANCTUARY Müritz

Education Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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Lion

Wild Animal Policy Coordinator (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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Bear Laska at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

Online Marketing Coordinator (m/f/d)

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

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Bear Vova at BEAR SANCTUARY Domazhyr

Education Team Manager (m/f/d)

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

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Lion

Chief Marketing Officer (m/f/d)

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

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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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Tiger at LIONSROCK

Tourism Development Team Manager (m/f/d)

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

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Hegdehog

Accountant (m/f/d)

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

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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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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 Anik at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

PR and Communications Advisor (m/f/d)

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

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