Back Desk Officer (m/f/d)


Fulltime | 40 hours a week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria | Maternity Leave Cover

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

You would 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 

  • Serving as back desk information hub for the first level support via e-mail and telephone for FOUR PAWS’ animal welfare and organisational inquiries
  • Being responsible for the processing of incoming e-mails and calls including forwarding them to the appropriate units to assist animals in need
  • Providing information concerning FOUR PAWS’ animal welfare projects and campaigns and supporting the field organisation and content
  • Providing operational and administrative support
  • Being responsible for the smooth flow of the daily operations with regards to all relevant requests and tasks in the back desk office
  • Responsible for the service and maintenance of the FOUR PAWS company cars


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Adequate completed education in the field of business administration
  • Experience in the field of team assistance and/or office administration
  • Good MS Office skills
  • Very good in German and English (written and spoken)
  • Team player with high social skills, reliability, and flexibility
  • Pro-active and self-organising person
  • Great affinity & know-how of animal welfare and FOUR PAWS’ values and issues
  • Driving license B


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • A modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures
  • Workplace health promotion initiatives
  • Work experience in the headquarters of an international organization
  • A gross salary of minimum EUR 27.000 per year with the willingness to pay higher based on your qualifications, skills and professional experience


We are dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and plurality.

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Contacts Us

Sabine Kühnel, Lead Animal Welfare Support Austria, VIER PFOTEN – Stiftung für Tierschutz