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Prospect Research Executive

Employer
Wildfowl & Wetland Trust
Location
Slimbridge
Salary
£26,669 per annum
Closing date
14 Mar 2021

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Function
Policy & Research
Sector
Animal
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Prospect Research Executive
Flexible (regular attendance at WWT Slimbridge Wetlands Centre (HQ) required but post could be home based or located at another WWT site)
37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
£26,669 per annum
 
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraising researcher to support the new business efforts across a mix of fundraising channels. In this role, you will be working across Major Donor, Trusts and Corporate Partnerships in identifying new fundraising prospects and opportunities. Your research will also explore new funding models to support the development of projects of work that help to deliver our strategy.
 
We are looking for a highly analytical, intuitive and organised individual, with a passion for research and discovering new opportunities. A collaborative and proactive approach will be critical for success, as well as the ability to manage competing demands on your time and deadlines.
 
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the UK’s leading wetlands conservation charity. We are pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife, a centre for excellence in conservation science and experts in wetland management and creation. Around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature at our ten centres around the UK, and we work nationally and internationally in key wetland areas to balance conservation with sustainable livelihoods. We have recently completed a review of our strategic priorities which includes ambitious targets for developing bigger and better wetlands, encouraging more people to take direct action for these unique places, and ensuring decision makers around the world realise the essential role wetlands play in restoring nature, capturing carbon and enhancing health and wellbeing.
 
This post will play a vital role in helping us to achieve our aims and will join an ambitious and energetic team.
 
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
 

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays increasing to 30 days after five years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

 
Location: Flexible (regular attendance at WWT Slimbridge Wetlands Centre (HQ) required but post could be home based or located at another WWT site)
 
Closing date:  14th March 2021
Interview date: 23rd March 2021
 
WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.
 
Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410.
 
Other organisations may call this role Research Executive, Fundraising Researcher, Fundraising Assistant, Fundraising Administrator, Fundraising Executive, Partnerships Assistant, Corporate Fundraising Assistant, or Major Donors Fundraising Assistant.
 
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Prospect Research Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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