Membership Sales Fundraiser

  • Job Reference: 00002524-1
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Recruiter: South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd
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  • Location: Wiltshire Jobs
  • Salary: £15.00 to £30.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Uncapped commission PLUS bonus
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing, Charity Sector
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent

Job Description

Membership Sales Fundraiser (Wiltshire Wildlife Trust)

  • Basic hourly rate of £15 during probationary period +/or commission PLUS bonus
  • Average earnings currently £20/hour. Fact: We have recruiters earning £30ph+
  • Permanent, employed position with flexibility around your studies (some weekend work) OR zero hours for flexibility, if preferred
  • Guaranteed hours during daytime, so your evenings are free!
  • Interesting, quality booked shows, venues & events – no cold calling or street fundraising
  • Excellent training programme along with ongoing support
  • Travel expenses, holiday pay and pension
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • FREE membership to your local Wildlife Trust
  • Help protect the environment and make a difference on your doorstep!

This exciting role involves engaging with the public at a range of different pre-booked venues, shows and events to recruit new members and secure long-term donations. Through this, you can make a real and lasting impact to wildlife and wild places.

We’re open to applications from a range of candidates. You may be looking for a flexible role in the charity sector, a high-earning role that fits around your studies, wanting to gain valuable sales or fundraising experience - or even all three!

You can choose between permanent contract or more flexible zero-hours arrangement.

So, if you have good verbal communication skills, can build relationships, and are passionate about making a positive difference, then we want to hear from you!

You’ll be joining a friendly, driven team and full training will be provided to successful candidates.  Check us out on Indeed to see what current and previous employees have to say about us Working at South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd (SWWFL): Employee Reviews |  

The job in a nutshell....

The successful candidate will inspire people to regularly support Wiltshire Wildlife Trust through becoming a member and making regular, affordable donations. They’ll do this by attending pre-booked events and venues across their local county, setting up displays, meeting members of the public, engaging them with our work, and asking them to join us to create county where nature thrives. A lightweight mobile exhibition and branded clothing, full training and ongoing support are all provided. 

Key responsibilities

  • Recruit new, long-term members for a defined Wildlife Trust or Trusts.
  • Engage members of the public in private and public site locations to introduce the benefits of membership to the local trust and to national wildlife trusts.
  • Actively pitch to sufficient members of the public each day consistent with achieving a target number of daily new memberships. Typically, this could be between 30-100+ people, depending on the venue/footfall
  • Sign-up members and arrange for collection of membership donations via completion of direct debit mandates.
  • Build good relationships with local venues and increase the likelihood of return
  • Complete and return all relevant new membership information, maintaining high standards of data protection at all times, reports and time sheets as required
  • Keep up to date with Wildlife Trust activities
  • Attend relevant training and information events run by SWWFL or individual Wildlife Trusts
  • Follow SWWFL’s policies relating to customer service, health and safety and data protection.
  • Represent SWWFL and the Trust you’re supporting to a high standard of professionalism
  • Any other relevant duties as delegated by your line manager.


  • The nature of the role will require some weekend working and working on Public Holidays
  • Recruiters will need to have use of a car to reach agreed work venues