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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Venue Coordinator

Job overview:

  • The role is office based on a nature reserve in Blackthorn, near Bicester.
  • 30.5 hours per week (we are flexible if this is across 4 or 5 days)
  • FTE £20,000 (£16,228 pro-rata salary) + minimum bonus of £1750 with a maximum of £5050 per annum (regardless of hours worked per week). Therefore actual earnings would be a minimum of £17,978 per annum.
  • The role includes being “on-call” from home to deal with emergencies one weekend a month from 9am-12pm.
  • You must hold a valid driving licence and have your own vehicle, due to the office location.

About us:

Wildlife Fundraising (Central) Limited (WFC) is a not for profit company, wholly owned by a partnership of 7 Wildlife Trusts. WFC seeks to deliver value to our Member Trusts by supplying face-to-face (venue based) membership recruitment services. Membership often provides the only stable, predictable source of income to the Trusts.

Our fundraisers work at pre-arranged venues and events across these counties; Essex, Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

The Wildlife Trusts as a movement look after 2,300 nature reserves and save species at risk by running targeted conservation programmes to help save water voles, red squirrels, barn owls, hedgehogs and other wildlife and habitats.

What you will do as a Venue Coordinator:

  • Identify, book, confirm and allocate quality venues/events for a team of fundraisers within pre-established geographical area within allotted timescales.
  • Maintain the database daily to ensure all details contained within are accurate.
  • Create and sustain on-going relationships with venues.
  • Assess the quality of venues and recommend a venue grading for future use based on fundraiser feedback and venue results.
  • Respond to any venue issues on the day and provide backup venues asap, if required.
  • Create schedules for your team of fundraisers.
  • Liaise with the Institute of Fundraising as required.

About you:

  • You will have excellent attention to detail to ensure all information relating to bookings is maintained and accurate on the cloud-based Salesforce CRM system.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills – you will have great IT skills including significant experience working with MS Office packages and databases.
  • People skills – you are tactful, diplomatic and have good negotiation skills.
  • Experience of event/venue booking would be desirable.
  • Flexibility to work within a fast-changing environment and the ability to be able to react quickly and calmly.

To apply for the Venue Coordinator position please send your CV and a covering letter detailing your experience.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 11th March 2020.

Interviews are planned to take place W/C 16th March 2020.


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Phone: 0333 3207 273


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