Event Coordinator/ Venue Coordinator (£20k + bonuses – OTE £25k+)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Wildlife Fundraising (Central) Limited as an Event Coordinator/ Venue Coordinator. We are looking for a friendly and professional person to join our team based in Blackthorn near Bicester, Oxfordshire.

Hours: Applications will be considered from people wishing to work full time or part time.

Salary: £20,000 FTE + bonuses

Benefits of an Event Coordinator/ Venue Coordinator:

  • Additional performance based commission offering a competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 day holiday entitlement

Responsibilities of an Event Coordinator/ Venue Coordinator:

  • Identify, book, confirm and allocate quality venues to the face to face recruitment team within a pre-established geographical area and timescales.
  • Ensure all venue information relating to booking and sessions is maintained and accurate on the cloud-based Salesforce system.
  • Build sustainable and on-going relationships with venues.
  • Assess the quality of venues from recruiter feedback and recommend a venue grading for future use.
  • Respond to any venue issues on the day and provide backup venues asap if required.

Requirements of an Event Coordinator/ Venue Coordinator:

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills with experience of telephone sales.
  • Advanced IT skills – you will have great IT skills – MS Office and significant experience working with databases.
  • People skills – you are tactful, diplomatic and have good negotiation skills.
  • Experience of event/venue booking or outbound telesales would be desirable.

Please make clear in the cover letter whether you are interested in working full-time or part-time.

Interviews will take place December 7th 2018

WFC Venue Co-ordinator Job Description


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.

The deadline for applications is November 23rd.

Interviews will take place on November 29th.

Team Leader

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

Team Leader to work with teams across Warwickshire/Birmingham/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.

Job Description

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Charity Fundraiser – various locations

This spring we are looking for friendly, independent and self-motivated people of all ages to work with us and encourage members of the public to join the Wildlife Trust.

Our Charity Fundraisers work independently at venues (pre-booked by our in-house team) such as local shops, garden centres and county shows/events.

If you have an outgoing personality and an interest in nature and your local environment then we would love to hear from you. This is an excellent opportunity to bring your experience to a position where you can contribute directly to cause that you are passionate about.

Hours: 18 – 30 hours per week including weekend working.

Salary: Competitive salary offered, up to £13 p/hr being earned on average after commission. Our targets can easily be hit and top performers are making well in excess of £20 per hour.

Benefits: Full training provided, performance based commission, travel contributions, holiday entitlement, pension scheme and referral bonuses.

Successful applicant requirements:

• We are looking for outgoing people with a passion or interest in wildlife and nature who are able to talk to anyone and everyone in a positive and friendly manner.

• If you are looking for a rewarding non-office based role in order to supplement your income/pension this could be the perfect role for you.

• If you have experience of fundraising, sales or customer facing roles this would be desirable, although it is not essential as we provide full training. We employ fundraisers with very different backgrounds, work experiences and ages.

• Your own car and valid driving license is essential.


Please contact us for more information;

0333 3207 273

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