Membership Fundraiser - Milton Keynes
Location: Milton Keynes & Banbury
Salary: £18,250.00 - £22,243.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, 26 days annual leave
Have you ever thought about how you can make a real difference to the world we live in? Here at the RSPB, our Membership Fundraisers are at the heart of what we do, each one playing a vital role in our efforts to raise awareness and secure funds - allowing us to continue in our mission towards giving nature the home it deserves.
Nature is in big trouble and we need your help
The UK is among the most nature-depleted countries in the world. We now have a moral obligation to save nature and this is a view shared by the millions of supporters of conservation organisations across the UK. From now until 2030 we have some ambitious plans and targets - working together with our community of members and partners to collectively change the fate of nature.
About the RSPB
The RSPB is the largest nature conservation charity in the UK, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful new partnerships with other organisations, and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves. Around a third of the RSPB's funding comes from memberships, which allow us to continue all of our fantastic work - protecting and restoring the wild places nature depends on.
About the role:
The role involves traveling around your local area, setting up a stand, and engaging with members of the public. Whilst your primary role would be to recruit new members, you are also there to inspire, educate, and enthuse the public with a real passion for nature. In return, we will offer a competitive, living wage, and working contracts to suit. This role would also benefit anyone who is looking to develop their sales and marketing skills and/or looking to develop a career in wildlife and conservation.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
- Enthusiasm and passion for saving nature;
- Enjoy working outdoors - solo as well as part of a team;
- A good story-teller and a confident communicator;
- A resilience to rejection;
- Experience in a customer-facing role;
- Comfortable asking people for monthly donations;
- A full, manual driving licence;
- Access to the Microsoft Office suite at home; and
- Willing to work 3 out of 4 weekends, as well as bank holidays.
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
- Fundraising/sales experience
We are now recruiting for Membership Fundraisers across the UK, to find out more information on the locations available, please click the apply button to be taken to our main job opportunities page where all Membership Fundraising vacancies are listed.
We run a monthly induction for all new Membership Fundraisers around the UK, the next of which commences on 2nd August 2021.
Closing date: 23:59, 09 July 2021
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can complete your application for this position.
No agencies please.