Current vacancies

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

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Head of Private Philanthropy

ZSL is are developing Philanthropic giving and are seeking a new Head of Private Philanthropy who will be responsible for raising funds from high value individual donors in order to develop a sustainable income stream. 

Project Manager, Lake Ossa Project, Cameroon

ZSL’s Cameroon Programme is looking for a Project Manager for their Lake Ossa Project.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of this 3 year Darwin Initiative funded project (started April 2014), coordinating and implementation the project’s activities, liaising with project partners and monitoring and evaluating project progress. 

Supporter Services Coordinator

ZSL is looking for Supporter Services Coordinators to join our busy Supporter Services and Membership Team, based at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.

Volunteer amphibian surveyor

Herpetologist wanted to volunteer on an amphibian conservation project in China for up to 3 months, all expenses paid. 

Mangrove Conservation Scientist

ZSL is looking to recruit a dynamic individual in an exciting new position as Mangrove Conservation Scientist. This position sits within the Marine and Freshwater team and reports to the Head of Global Conservation Programmes.

PGRA Wildlife Veterinarian

The Institute of Zoology, the research arm of the Zoological Society of London, affiliated to University College London, invites applications for a full-time Wildlife Veterinarian.

Driver/Engineer at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

An opportunity to join our Steam Railway operation here at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, one of the premier Heritage railways in the UK.


Voluntary Opportunities

EDGE Voluntary Intern Opportunity – Online Learning

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a volunteer to assist with the development of a new online learning initiative structured around the creation of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Couse) in conservation. 

EDGE Voluntary Intern Opportunity – Research

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a volunteer to assist with updating the EDGE methodology and EDGE zones.