Saturday, May 31, 2014

EAZA Executive Director

EAZA Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for managing the EAZA Executive Office, with responsibility for overseeing all services to members. In addition the Executive Director oversees strategic planning in conjunction with the Executive Committee and Council of the association. Financial planning and reporting is carried out by the Executive Director in conjunction with the association Treasurer. The position of EAZA Executive Director reports to the Chair of the association. Further details are contained in the attachment.

EAZA, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, represents and links more than 345 zoos and aquariums. EAZA assists our members with regard to the care and accommodation of the animals kept in their collections, and additionally facilitates cooperation in our key mission areas of conservation, education and research. Around 140 million visits are made to EAZA member institutions each year. EAZA is a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. With a membership drawn from more than 40 countries, languages and cultures, encompassing municipal zoos, charitable foundations, and private family‐owned operations, EAZA is probably the most complex and certainly the largest professional zoo and aquarium association worldwide. The work of the association is carried out by the staff of the EAZA Executive Office and on a voluntary basis by the members, through the many committees and working groups that work to agreed strategies and action plans.

Interested applicants with the required attributes should send a CV and brief covering letter to:

Application deadline: 12:00 CET on Friday, 13th June 2014.


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