Membership Development Officer

Starting at £17,276 to £18,715 per annum
27 Feb 2019
27 Mar 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you an outgoing, friendly, optimistic and focused individual who loves nature and wildlife? Confident to work with people in busy and vibrant public environments and happy to work most weekends and Bank Holidays? Have you worked successfully to sales or fundraising targets and now you're looking for a new challenge? Want to help inspire the public to join this organisation? 

There is an exciting opportunity to work for the charity in and around Bristol as a Membership Development Officer to increase people's connection to the natural world through membership. If nature is to survive we need to encourage more people to spend more time in nature and to help fund vital wildlife conservation efforts to help give nature a home.

Nature is in big trouble but our client has got big plans to save it. Can you help them?

Membership Development Officer
Ref: A4930119
Location: Bristol 
Salary starting at: £17,276 to £18,716 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Our client is a leading nature conservation charity and is now focusing on some ambitious plans and targets - working together with the public and its partners to collectively change the fate of nature. The successful candidate will be an ambassador for the charity, and will enthuse and inspire members of the public to join them by telling them about the conservation work that the charity is doing and using excellent fundraising/sales skills in public places and at busy events to promote membership. Increased Membership is the key to the future success of the charity.

The successful candidate will become part of the South West membership team. This role will involve working across a wide variety of public venues and events such as farmers' markets, country shows, garden centres, parks and community centres and enthusing, inspiring and recruiting new members. Working alongside other staff and volunteers at nature reserves in the wider South West region (such as the Ham Wall and Arne reserves) at times will also be an interesting and stimulating part of the role. Full training and support will be given to the successful candidate and a valid driving license is essential. A works van and work mobile phone is provided.

Applicants should be comfortable in loading and unloading vehicles, happy to work most weekends, most bank holidays and when required some unsociable hours (early mornings/late evenings) at times.

If you have a passion for saving nature and want to inspire others to do the same, please get in touch.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.


Please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

Please apply as soon as you are ready - the charity is actively recruiting and may draw the role to close when suitable applications are received. They look forward to hearing from you soon!

When you make your application please ensure that you include reference number A4930119 on any correspondence.

No agencies please.