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

Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Supporting all administrative and financial functions, ensuring cost effectiveness and timely financial reporting
  • Assisting in developing and overseeing the implementation of policies, procedures, and systems for administration and financial support services
  • Supporting the Sanctuary Manager by controlling and filing invoices, monthly statements, ensuring that invoices are paid in a timely manner, and budget planning
  • Supporting with the daily running of the office by implementing efficient time management concepts
  • Coordinating between the different sanctuaries sub teams as well as with externals or other FOUR PAWS departments
  • Giving guided tours and providing visitors to the sanctuary knowledgeable and engaging information about the rescued bears, the work and mission of FOUR PAWS and BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Relevant professional experience in administrative and financial tasks
  • Educational background: relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree in the respective field of finance and business administration, or several years of experience in that area
  • German and English fluently
  • Microsoft Office
  • Independency in work, good prioritization and time management skills, excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work well in a team
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission
  • Driver license B


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A motivated and multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • A dynamic and pleasant working environment in the natural surrounding of BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach
  • A modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures
  • The yearly gross salary range for this position is 41,000 EUR - 45,000 EUR (full-time base, consisting of 14 payments) according to our internal compensation scheme. 


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.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment. 

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