Current vacancies

ZSL provides a diverse range of jobs across its global sectors. Discover what exciting opportunities are currently available. 

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Research Technician

We would like to appoint an experienced Research Technician for 2 years (fixed-term and full-time) to join a research group investigating the impact of climate change and anthropogenic activities on desert ecosystems.


Postdoctoral Research Assistant

The position, which is funded by Defra, offers an opportunity for an outstanding researcher to investigate the epidemiological consequences of contact between cattle and badgers.


 Trainee Keeper - HUB (Flying Birds/Park Birds/ Sealions/Farm)

The primary duties of this position will be focussed on Flying Birds although there will be a requirement to assist on all of the elements on the Hub as required.


 Qualified keeper: Hub (sealions/farm/flying birds/park birds)

Duties will take place on all of the elements on the Hub however there will be a strong focus towards the Sealions and Children’s Farm.


 United for Wildlife - Online Learning Project Manager

You will be experienced in the design, management and delivery of online learning, with a business or technology background and expertise in education, and be passionate about applying this to conservation. 


Senior Press Officer

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and media savvy senior press officer to join our busy PR and Publishing Team, based mainly at ZSL London Zoo.


Project Research Assistant

The objective of this post is to bring together existing data from the Living Planet Database and compile further data on change in abundance of Canadian species, to analyse the data and produce a national species index for Canada.


Commercial Manager - ZSL London Zoo

Reporting to the Head of Commercial, this is a senior management role responsible for the commercial performance of ZSL London Zoo.


Buying and Merchandising Manager

This key role has responsibility to maximise and grow the ZSL retail sales and profit through the effective direction and management of all aspects of retail product development, procurement and supply.


Rhino Impact Bond Project Manager

ZSL is seeking a dedicated individual to implement the Rhino Bond project in its Conservation Programmes department.


Discovery and Learning Inclusion Officer

The Zoological Society of London is recruiting for an Inclusion Officer within its Discovery and Learning (D&L) department. The position is based at the ZSL London Zoo site, but the postholder will also be expected to complete some project work at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. 


Development Manager – Challenge and Community Events  (Maternity Cover)

Reporting into the Development Director, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone with proven fundraising and events experience to manage the charity’s programme of challenge events and community fundraising. 


Product Manager – London Zoo

The role will be responsible for the development, operational management and promotion of ZSL’s portfolio of commercial experiences at London Zoo.