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Companion Animals Education Coordinator (m/f/d)

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


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 to achieve our mission? This is your chance to be part of an international team dedicated to improving animal welfare worldwide.

Your contribution will be

  • Developing and implementing FOUR PAWS Responsible Pet Ownership (RPO) Programme focused on raising awareness amongst pet owners and future pet owners on how to take care of their pets
  • Ensuring that the Responsible Pet Ownership Programme is fully integrated into our Community Engagement approach
  • Developing, delivering and promoting FOUR PAWS Pet Protector a series of videos on YouTube on responsible pet ownership
  • Developing and delivering Responsible Pet Ownership Campaigns working with the Companion Animals Campaigns Team
  • Producing content for FOUR PAWS websites, social media channels and key media on our Responsible Pet Ownership Programme
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on the Responsible Pet Ownership Programme’s impact
  • Producing and making programme-information accessible for international fundraising and communications
  • Answering enquiries related to the Responsible Pet Ownership Programme both internally and externally
  • Managing and developing one staff member


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Education to degree level with a focus on companion animal welfare
  • Experience in responsible pet ownership education
  • Ability to work as part of an international team and willingness to travel abroad
  • Excellent command of English (written and oral)
  • Strong IT-skills, especially knowledge in using SharePoint and PowerPoint  
  • Ideally experience in working for a non-profit-environment
  • Highly communicative, structured and well organised personality with an intercultural understanding
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS values


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • Working as part of a multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • Full training and opportunities for further professional training advancement
  • A gross salary of EUR 40,000 (full-time base, consisting of 14 payments), negotiable depending on higher than required qualifications, skills and professional experience relevant for the position


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. Please contact  if you require assistance applying to this position.

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Dr Gerhard Klein

+43 1 512 35 05-23

A-1010 Vienna, Universitätsring 14

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