As Adoption Ambassador, you will be the face of The Donkey Sanctuary, actively engaging with visitors and promoting our Adopt a Donkey scheme. Working alongside the visitor engagement team you will help meet challenging targets, as well as providing a fantastic welcome. You will use your enthusiasm and passion to build visitor engagement with the charity’s worldwide work.

You will be responsible for managing the adoptions area in the retail environment, actively promoting the adoption scheme and the charity’s mission to our visitors, explaining how their adoption will support the work of The Donkey Sanctuary worldwide and drive the recruitment of new supporters to the adoption scheme to an agreed target.

Experience of conducting presentations and managing teams is required as you will need to conduct formal presentations via a PA system at each of the adoption donkey paddocks to visitors explaining the work of The Donkey Sanctuary; as well as manage a team of two seasonal adoption hosts over the summer season ensuring that adoption conversions are maximised.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, and would like to be part of the evolving program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” – this is a full-time, fixed-term contract for 12 months starting as soon as possible.

For more information about this role please download our Job Description and Person Specification. Please download the Word document to complete your application on a computer (preferred option) or, print the PDF form to complete your application by hand.

To apply, please complete and return our application form – we do not accept CVs.

The Donkey Sanctuary is a Disability Confident Employer.

The Donkey Sanctuary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.