Charity Fundraiser – immediate start – various locations

Own car and driving licence essential

We are looking for experienced and passionate sales people to join our team of Charity Fundraisers, with the confidence and motivation to inspire people to support The Wildlife Trusts. This role is part time and includes flexibility of working days, uncapped commission and full training & materials provided. This role would suit someone who wants to work independently and earn approx. £16k for 18 hours (3 days) or £27k for 30 hours (5 days) per week based on performance.

The Wildlife Trusts protects wildlife and wild places in the local area, and inspires people about nature and its benefit to our lives. The majority of our funding comes through membership donations via regular giving (monthly direct debits) which is why this role is so vital in order to support our activities.

The Charity Fundraiser role is a part time role, working your choice of 3, 4 or 5 days a week and is intended for those looking for a permanent position. You must be eligible to work in the UK and hold a valid driving licence. We work across the weekend as this is the busiest time for the majority of venues, you must be available and willing to work Saturdays and Sundays.


  • Full charity-branded uniform and ID badge provided as well as fundraising equipment and materials
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel contribution based on mileage (22p per mile)
  • Holiday pay
  • 20 day holiday entitlement

What you receive:

  • 6 hours per day with core hours of working 10am – 4pm.
  • A guaranteed basic wage starting at £8.30 per hour, our top performers earn over £20 per hour.
  • Uncapped monthly commission
  • Realistic OTE based on working 3 days per week;

2 sign ups per day = £10,800 (5 days = £18,034)
3 sign ups per day = £16,230 (5 days = £27,050)
4 sign ups per day = £21,640 (5 days = £36,067)

  • High quality induction training programme approved by IoF (Institute of Fundraising)
  • The opportunity to build a career in a well-established company that cares for its staff and the environment they work in.

How it works

  • Candidates are screened over the phone & booked into a face to face interview with your local Team Leader.
  • All new starters receive 1 day of paid induction training at our central HQ and a further 2 days of paid on-site training at venues. Our comprehensive training includes charity specific training, objection handling and a thorough introduction to our company culture and ethics.
  • Immediate starts available with fortnightly induction training sessions at our office near Bicester, Oxfordshire.
  • Core working days are Weds/Thurs – Sunday working in venues across the local area such as; shopping centres, garden centres, markets, Wildlife Trust nature reserves and a variety of local shows/events.
  • On arrival at a venue you will set up your display table and board and engage with as many members of the public as possible using a soft sell approach.

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Field Operations Manager

  • F/T permanent role managing 3-5 Team Leaders
  • 2 days based in the head office near Bicester, Oxfordshire and 3 days in the field across our main Trust areas
  • Private site fundraising, with approx. 40 – 50 staff working independently
  • Working exclusively for The Wildlife Trusts to supply Face to Face Fundraising services

Benefits of Field Operations Manager:

  • OTE £35 – 40k
  • Basic rate of pay £25 – 30k + additional commission
  • Performance based commission
  • 25 day holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Travel/business expenses

Responsibilities of Field Operations Manager:

On a day to day basis this will involve;

  • Analysing performance KPIs across the business (employees and venues/events)
  • Communicating with Team Leaders to discuss team performance and agree actions
  • Supporting and coaching Team Leaders & Recruiters
  • The recruitment and training of Recruiters
  • Performance management of Team Leaders and Recruiters
  • Contributing to the annual budget planning and subsequent monitoring
  • Acting as Client Manager for the member Wildlife Trusts, communicating and meeting on a regular basis.
  • Ensuring HR services and policies are suitable, communicated and implemented appropriately.
  • Monitoring and adherence to the relevant legal, regulatory, and good practice requirements.

Requirements of Field Operations Manager:

  • Excellent proven management skills in a face to face fundraising or Sales environment
  • Strong leadership skills, reliable and focussed under pressure
  • Tact, diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Highly numerate with attention to detail and accuracy in written and financial reporting and KPIs
  • Proven ability to develop fundraising or sales professionals
  • Good IT skills – in particular MS Office – and working knowledge of databases
  • Experience of using Salesforce database would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Hands on experience of face to face fundraising or sales and a proven track record for good personal results
  • Experience of representing an organisation at a high level and managing stakeholders at all levels would be desirable

Person specification:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Proactive and self-motivating
  • An interest in wildlife and conservation
  • A commitment to the charity sector
  • Valid Driving Licence

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Meet or exceed annual membership recruitment and value targets
  • Comply with all the relevant organisational policies and procedures and fundraising standards
  • Show evidence of growing our own talent at management level – clear progression and succession planning

If you feel that this job is for you, then please apply with your CV and cover letter attached.

Please note that by applying for this job you may be subject to a DBS check.


Team Leader

Potential to earn £25-35k+ per year depending on performance

Team Leader to work with teams across Birmingham/Warwickshire/Leicestershire – candidate must be based in or near these locations.

Hours : Additional Team Leader duties will sit alongside the fundraiser role and are expected to take approx. 1-2 days per week. Normal recruitment role would be considered to be a minimum of 3 days per week including weekend working.

Salary : Competitive salary offered for the right candidate, commission is based on team performance, as well as own performance recruiting.

Benefits of Team Leader:

  • Performance based commission
  • Travel contribution
  • Company pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday entitlement
  • Additional bonuses

Responsibilities of Team Leader:

  • Talking to members of the public about their local wildlife and encouraging them to become members of The Wildlife Trust.
  • To interview, train, motivate and guide a team of up to 10 field-based recruiters/fundraisers providing ongoing leadership and support.

Requirements of Team Leader:

  • Able to talk to anyone and everyone in a positive and friendly manner
  • Experience of Face to Face fundraising or field sales management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised, responsible and able to work under pressure
  • Your own car and valid driving license is essential
  • A general interest in wildlife and nature is desirable

Please complete a cover letter as part of your application stating why you are interested in the role, any experience you have relating to this role and your availability to contact for interview process.

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