Membership Recruitment Officer (Reserve Based)

Carnforth, Lancashire
£21,622.00 - £23,987.00 per annum
Closing date
17 Aug 2022
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Are you passionate about the natural world? Do you want to play a part in protecting it for future generations? Can you inspire people through storytelling to take up this cause?

This charity is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the team at Leighton Moss, to be an excellent ambassador for both the reserve and the charity and spread the work the organisation is doing into the community.

Membership Recruitment Officer (Reserve based)
Reference: JUL20224866
Location: Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Carnforth
Salary: £21,622.00 - £23,987.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension, Annual Leave, Life Assurance

What’s the role about?

This role is based at Leighton Moss nature reserve, the Membership Recruitment Officer is a key part of the team that provides the Great Welcome for visitors to the reserve, as well as inspiring people to become lifelong members of the charity.  The role will also involve occasional travel to local external venues to speak to members of the public about membership and promote Leighton Moss.

About Leighton Moss

Leighton Moss the organisation's flagship reserve is located in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The reserve is home to some fantastic wildlife including marsh harriers, bittern, and otters.  As part of the welcome team, you’ll be at the heart of the action, greeting some of 100’000 visitors per year.  The memberships you recruit will generate vital income which the charity can use to help save nature.


  • Opportunity to join a great team that is making a real difference and inspiring people to save nature
  • A set salary, rather than working to commission
  • An annual volunteer day either with the charity or another organisation of your choosing
  • 34 days’ annual leave (including 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Full training and comprehensive induction
  • Career progression opportunities within Europe's largest conservation charity

What the charity need from you:

You don’t need to know much about birds, nor do you need to know much about conservation, as the charity run a thorough induction program and offer fantastic training and ongoing support.


  • Enthusiasm and passion for saving nature
  • Enjoy working outdoors - solo as well as part of a team
  • A good storyteller and a confident communicator
  • A resilience to rejection
  • Motivational – Both with yourself and others
  • Experience in a customer-facing role
  • Comfortable asking people for monthly donations
  • A full driving licence (manual)
  • Happy to work 3 out of 4 weekends, and bank holidays.


  • Fundraising/sales experience
  • Used to working to targets

The closing date for this vacancy is 17th August 2022, With an intended interview date of 25th August.

Please note that the charity is actively recruiting for this role and reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received so, please don't hesitate in applying.

The organisation runs a monthly induction for all new Membership Fundraisers around the UK and are currently recruiting new starters for a start date of 3rd October.

To apply, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

The charity is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.

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