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Closing date: Tuesday 31 January 2023
Salary: c£26,000 depending on experience
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Flexible
Location: Pirbright HQ, School Lane, Pirbright, Surrey, GU24 0JN
Surrey Wildlife Trust is looking for a fundraising officer to join our growing communications team.

Contact details

please send a full CV and covering letter to Sadie Miller, Fundraising Manager (

Job reference: Fundraising Officer

Surrey Wildlife Trust is the only local organisation dedicated to ensuring Surrey is a place where both abundant wildlife and people can live and thrive together.

Our aim is simply to connect nature.

About You

Are you a confident, proactive, and creative fundraiser? Do you like to seek out opportunities from your thorough research and build productive relationships using your great communication skills?

Your existing experience in fundraising and desire to succeed will be essential in this role; if you also want to make a difference for nature, Surrey Wildlife Trust are looking for you!

About the role

In this exciting and challenging new role you will be working with individuals and businesses, and contribute to building all of our income streams including Corporate partnerships, Major Donors, Membership and Legacies, to secure financial support for the Trust’s work to help the wildlife of Surrey.

Using existing leads plus building new relationships, your creative flair will generate compelling content and proposals tailored to different audiences and feed into press releases, newsletters, pitches and social media posts. There are real opportunities to shine whilst promoting our essential aim to connect nature.

Travel across Surrey will be a necessary part of the role to visit our projects, sites, donors and other partners.

About Surrey Wildlife Trust

Our head office is based in Pirbright, and our hybrid working policy aims to provide a good work/life balance which can incorporate partial home working whilst having an interesting working environment. The salary offered to successful applicants will form part of a benefits package including: above minimum pension contributions, life assurance of 4 x salary, employee support scheme, 22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), flexible / hybrid working policy.

We are committed to having an inclusive and diverse workplace and encourage applications from backgrounds which may be underrepresented in our sector, including people from minority ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities.

We aim to offer an interview to all candidates that meet the essential criteria for the post. Please let us know if you require any adjustment to make our recruitment process more accessible.

Please look at the full job profile below to see if you match our criteria and would enjoy working with motivated, passionate, wildlife friendly nature professionals and fundraising experts.

If this is the role for you, please send a full CV and covering letter to Sadie Miller, Fundraising Manager (

Guided by a collaborative vision where we all play a part in connecting nature, we provide expert advice and guidance to landowners and managers, making sure the land we look after leads by example, while inspiring and educating people and organisations across the county on what they can do. By doing this we will create a Surrey that is full of diverse and abundant wildlife, where nature is at the heart of individual choices, corporate decisions, and local economic and policy making. One that helps tackle the ongoing climate emergency, while supporting the health and wellbeing of all who live here.

Role profile & application form

  • Role Profile - Fundraising Officer