The Kennel Club Situation Vacant - High Profile Breed Co-ordinator

Created: 05/06/2012

High Profile Breed Co-ordinator
2 Year Fixed Term Contract
The Kennel Club
Canine Activities Department
London Based

The primary objective of the Kennel Club is to improve in every way the welfare, health, and general well being of all dogs throughout their lives, through various research and educational
programmes, and our charitable trust. The Kennel Club is an organisation committed to promoting and protecting dogs’ varied roles in society and defending the interests of all dog owners.

An opportunity has arisen for a High Profile Breed Co-ordinator to join the Canine Activities Department. You will be reporting to the Executive of the department and The Kennel Club Secretary.

As the Kennel Club’s High Profile Breed Co-ordinator (HPB) you will provide a proactive support for HPB clubs and their breed health co-ordinators. Act as a point of communication between the KC and breed clubs, breed health co-ordinators, judges and exhibitors and provide regular communication with all enthusiasts on the management of the HPB list.

The ability to work within a team and on your own initiative is essential, as is a flexible approach to work.

The successful candidate will preferably have knowledge of dog breeding and dog show exhibitor experience. You will also have administrative experience, be confident dealing with a range of people, be computer literate and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

An interest in canine health and welfare is essential. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of the Kennel Club, its aims and objectives particularly those relating to recognising the importance of canine health and welfare.

You will be required to work at weekends and attend outside events as and when required.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to Donna Campbell, HR Advisor, The Kennel Club, 1-5 Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London, W1J 8AB or email your application to - Closing date for applications is Monday 18th June 2012.