Open Position: WelFur Assistant

Fur Europe is currently hiring a full-time intern for a duration of either 6 or 12 months starting from 2nd March. The successful candidate will join an informal yet highly professional and collaborative working environment and a dedicated multi-national team and will assist the  Head of WelFur and will work in the field of animal welfare. ABOUT THE POSITION
  • Support in the implementation and management of the WelFur program on the European fox, mink and finnraccoon farms
  • Report to: Head of WelFur
  • Assisting on the day-to-day communication to fur farmers and other stakeholders about the WelFur program
  • Collecting and updating data on the WelFur implementation
  • Developing material for the internal and external website of Fur Europe
  • Assisting the Fur Europe engagement in the IFASA congress and work around this network
  • Managing and arranging WelFur advisor seminars and updates
  • Attending relevant events or conferences and report to Fur Europe members
ABOUT THE CANDIDATE Education and experience
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in agricultural science or similar;
  • Proven knowledge about animal husbandry;
  • Fluency in English is essential; fluency in other EU languages is welcome;
  • Quick learner, ability to grasp complex concepts rapidly;
  • Strong research and analysis skills;
  • Team-player, proactive and inquisitive mindset;
  • Fully familiar with Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  ABOUT THE SELECTION PROCESS You can send your CV and cover letter to until Sunday, 9th February at midnight. Candidates will be informed by e-mail if they are accepted to the interview phase shortly after. Interviews are expected to take place in February 2020. Ideally, the contract will start on Monday, 2nd March, for the total duration of 6 or 12 months. The contract will be a convention d’immersion professionelle.