Work for BVA

BVA is run by a small team of around 35 people based at our headquarters in London. We're passionate about supporting our members and making a positive difference to animal health and welfare.

Current vacancies

Head of Operations, Canine Health Schemes
British Veterinary Association
London W1

BVA and The Kennel Club work in partnership to provide a number of health screening programmes - the Canine Health Schemes (CHS). The Canine Health Schemes enable breeders and dog owners to screen for a range of inherited diseases so they can make informed decisions as to whether those dogs should be bred from. Further information about the Schemes can be found on our website.

We are looking for an experienced operations manager, with an interest in improving dog health and welfare, to lead and manage our Canine Health Schemes. If you have a demonstrable track record in managing a busy customer-facing business function and you enjoy managing a hard-working team, we’d love to hear from you.

This is an excellent opportunity to use your operational skills and experience to make a positive difference to animal welfare. If you would like to know more, please read the full job description.

The starting salary for this role is £51,674 plus a generous benefits package.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you are interested and how you would make an impact, and giving an indication of your current salary, by email to Dennis Howes at [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 23 April 2021. First interviews will be held remotely on Wednesday 5 May, with second interviews on Tuesday 11 May.

No agencies please.

Events and Marketing Officer
British Veterinary Association
London W1

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Events and Marketing Officer to develop and coordinate BVA’s virtual and in-person events. These include BVA’s presence at large annual veterinary conferences, webinars, continuous professional development (CPD) activity, and BVA Members’ Day.

The successful applicant will also lead on the marketing of BVA events, CPD, and venue hire as well as providing support to the wider BVA marketing team.

You should be experienced in the coordination and delivery of large events, both in person and online. You will also need excellent organisational and time management skills to deliver our events programme as well as strong interpersonal and communications skills to build and maintain successful working relationships with a range of stakeholders. You will work closely with the Head of Marketing to successfully promote and market the events, webinars, and CPD programmes.

To find out more about the role, please read the full job description.

The starting salary for this role is £33,272 plus a generous benefits package.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you are interested and how you would make an impact, and giving an indication of your current salary, by email to Dennis Howes at [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 23 April 2021. First interviews will be held on Thursday 29 April and second interviews on Friday 7 May 2021.

No agencies please.

EMS placements

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are unable to offer EMS placements. We are continuously reviewing the situation and will update this page as soon as are able to start accepting applications.