Charity Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Based in Earlston with some travelling to Duns, Kelso, Hawick and Galashiels. Claimable expenses.
  • Closing 10th October 2022

  • Advertised from 23rd September 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent.
  • Holidays: 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays pro rata Contributory pension scheme


Borders Pet Rescue is a long-established animal welfare charity that cares for animals in need and finds them suitable loving new homes. We also work to encourage responsible pet ownership. Since becoming a registered charity 33 years ago we have re-homed thousands of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hedgehogs and exotics throughout the Scottish Borders and beyond.

The Charity Manager will have the passion, drive and ability to support and develop our charity, having overall responsibility to manage the charity on behalf of the BPR Trustees and ensure that the 4 charity shops and Animal Rescue Centre work together.

The successful application will be supported by Trustees to implement our strategic plan, and play the lead role in communicating with and managing staff to ensure we work towards achieving our six objectives;

- Animal welfare

- Financially viability

- A successful retail offering

- Management of staff and volunteers

- Marketing, IT and communications

- Estates and facilities.

This is a new role which is likely to evolve and may include other duties as required by the Board of Trustees, not yet specified below.

Required: Full UK driving license

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th October 2022

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email, along with your CV to