NFP People Limited
Do you have great communication skills, and a passion to raise crucial funds for wildlife? Are you resilient and looking for your next challenge?
Position: Wildlife Fundraiser
Salary: £21,622.00 – £22,243.00 Per Annum
Contract: This is a permanent position, with your choice of a 3, 4, or 5-day per week contract
Closing date: 12th of March, 2023
There will be a monthly induction for all new Membership Fundraisers around the UK and are currently recruiting new starters for a start date of April/May 2023.
About the role:
We're looking for passionate individuals based in/near Carlisle to travel to local venues each day in their company van, set up an attractive fundraising stand, and spend the day actively engaging with members of the public, inspiring people to become lifelong members of our charity.
What current employees say about this fantastic position:
‘On a day-to-day basis, you engage with members of the public and inspire them to become members. You travel to a variety of venues, come rain, and shine, and have some amazing (and some not so amazing) conversations with people. Securing a membership is always a great feeling that stays with you. Being able to talk about things you are passionate about and learn a lot about wildlife is a real plus.’ – Membership Fundraiser – Current Employee
Benefits of the role include:
- An opportunity to join a great team that is making a real difference and inspiring people to save nature
- A contract that suits you – choose between 3, 4, and 5 days per week (7.5 hours on-site per day)
- A guaranteed salary, rather than working to commission
- A company van, with fuel and parking paid for
- An annual volunteer day to spend with whichever charity you choose
- 34 days’ annual leave (including 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
- Full training and comprehensive induction
- Career progression opportunities within Europe's largest conservation charity, and up to 4 weeks’ sabbatical opportunities for every 5 years of service
What’s needed from you:
You don’t need to know much about wildlife or conservation, as you will receive a thorough induction program and be offered fantastic training and ongoing support.
What you will have is:
- Enthusiasm and passion for saving nature.
- Enjoy working outdoors – solo as well as part of a team.
- An ability to tell a good story and communicate confidently.
- A resilience to rejection.
- Comfortable asking people for monthly donations.
- A full driving licence that’s valid in the UK (manual or automatic); and
- Happy to work 3 out of 4 weekends, and bank holidays.
Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience working as: Sales Executive, Fundraiser, Membership Fundraising, Face to Face Business Development, Face to Face Fundraising, Networking, Community Development, Community Fundraiser, Events Fundraiser, Volunteering, etc.
Please note:This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.