David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation is a highly effective wildlife conservation charity which supports ground-based conservation projects across Africa and Asia.

Our team (policy, fundraising, education and administration) is based in Shalford, Guildford, UK, and all job roles are located here unless stated otherwise, though the organisation is currently operating a hybrid working policy.

We will update this page when vacancies become available, and please also keep an eye on social media for the latest job opportunities.

Art Manager 

Full Time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum depending on experience

We are scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So, apply now!

Job description

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) strongly believes that art is more than just a product, it is the colour that can bring conservation to life. Art can motivate, educate, and inspire us to create transformative and lasting change for wildlife and the natural world. It is an invaluable tool that DSWF has successfully harnessed to raise vital awareness and funds to support our work to turn the tide on extinction. 

DSWF came into existence thanks to art and the vision of our Founder, wildlife artist and conservationist David Shepherd. Since our inception, art has helped us raised millions of pounds in art related fundraising. The wildlife art community is passionate, committed and growing in size and has a loud and powerful voice for conservation and the environment. 

Purpose of the role

This exciting new role will focus on maximising DSWF’s impact on wildlife conservation through the creative arts. 

The role will build and manage a portfolio of innovative and creative art campaigns and have creative ownership and involvement in one of the flagship art events of the conservation and art sectors – Wildlife Artist of the Year – as well as managing the organisation’s relationships with the art and creative community. The ideal candidate will seek out new opportunities for growth and scale our existing campaigns to help with our fundraising and educational activities. 

Please see the job description here for full details of this role.

Holiday: 25 days per annum. Bank Holidays also provided, and an additional holiday entitlement will be given at DSWF’s discretion around Christmas and New Year.

Location: Hybrid working between the DSWF Shalford Office, Home and occasionally London.

How to apply: Please email with your CV and a Covering Letter (Covering Letter to be no more than 2x A4 pages explaining why you wish to work for DSWF and why you are appropriate for the role). You will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received

We will begin interviewing immediately, so this position may be filled before the deadline closes. Please don’t wait before applying!

Closing date: 22nd May 2022

Interested in volunteering for DSWF?

If you are interested in volunteering for us, please email us with your CV and an outline of how you might be able to support us in terms of expertise and time commitment