Chair of Trustees

  • Reference:BDCH1296
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  • Department:CEO
  • Posts available:1
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  • Full/Part time:Part Time
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  • Closing date:Sunday, March 1, 2020

About us

Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 150 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.

Chair of Trustees

Could you be the next Chair of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home?

Battersea is seeking its next Chair as Amanda Burton steps down after 11 successful years on the Board. This is an exceptionally exciting time to join this high performing, expert, ambitious, influential and fast paced organisation.

If you have the gravitas and ability to lead the Council of trustees, are deeply committed to animal welfare, can meaningfully connect with this iconic brand, and meet the criteria in the candidate brief; please contact Elizabeth Theobald or Sarah Wright on 02073670681, or at

For full details, including our job applicant privacy notice, please download our recruitment pack. You can apply by visiting the Odgers Berndtson website. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised.

Closing date: 1st March 2020