Membership Recruiter

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Matlock, United Kingdom

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11 days ago

Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022
Salary: £19,050 pa plus commission and 9.5% pension
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Sandy Hill, Main Street, Middleton by Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire , DE4 4LR
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We’re looking for a Membership Recruiter to encourage more people to join Derbyshire Wildlife Trust.

Contact details

This role will be based at our office in Middleton although all event activity will be at locations and sites across the county. The role will involve regular travel within Derbyshire. Weekend and bank holiday working and occasional evening working will be necessary.

For more information please refer to the job description and key terms on our website. If you have any questions about the role which are not answered in the attached documents or require any reasonable adjustments to the application process, please either email or call 01773 881188.

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Your role will be to recruit new members in a friendly and informative way, using the highest standards of ethical fundraising.

You’ll join our enthusiastic team and help Derbyshire Wildlife Trust to fund it’s work for the recovery of nature, to protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of Derbyshire.

In this role, you’ll engage with visitors to our nature reserves, pre-booked retail locations and events, to talk about the vital work of Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and encourage people to become long term supporters.

To be successful you will use your resilience, positive attitude and enthusiasm to achieve (or exceed) realistic targets.


In this role, your responsibilities will be:

  • To recruit new members for Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, using "soft sell" techniques at nature reserves, events and venues to reach daily and annual targets

  • Explain Gift Aid and encourage prospective members to sign up to the Gift Aid scheme (if paying a sufficient amount of UK tax)

  • Transport, set-up, maintain and care for all equipment and recruitment aids, e.g. gazebo

  • Complete all relevant paperwork and reports in an accurate and timely manner in line with management requirements

  • Represent the Wildlife Trusts in a professional and informed manner at all times

  • Follow and implement the Fundraising Regulator guidelines

  • Raise awareness of the work of Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and be an ambassador for the Charity

About you

This role might be right for you if you:

  • Have experience in customer facing sales, fundraising or promotions (desirable but not essential)

  • Are people-focused with an enthusiastic, engaging personality & good listening skills

  • You have an optimistic outlook, enjoys the sales challenge and working to realistic targets

  • Have an interest in wildlife and love being outdoors

  • Have a full valid UK driving license and own transport

  • You can work most weekends and school holidays

  • Are confident, self-motivated and resilient

  • You are 18+ (with no upper age limit for applicants)

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