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Membership Assistant

Location:  Cricklepit Mill, Exeter
Salary:  £14,541 plus 5% pension
Closing date:  6 April 2015

We are looking for an experienced administrator to join our busy Membership team. You will support the team in all areas of their work with a particular emphasis on membership database processing. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of database work and a commitment to providing excellent customer service to our members.  This is a great opportunity to use your skills within Devon’s leading conservation charity. 

For further details, please download an application pack. To request an application pack directly please email or telephone 01392 279244. 

To apply, please send your completed application form and covering letter to Samantha Little at or to Devon Wildlife Trust, Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Road, Exeter, EX2 4AB.   

Nature Reserves Assistant

Location:  Meeth, near Hatherleigh
Salary:  £16,962 plus 5% pension
Closing date:  Friday 27 March

We are looking for an enthusiastic, practical person with a background in managing land for nature conservation to join our team in North Devon.  You will contribute to the management of 18 DWT reserves in North and West Devon ensuring they are managed to the highest standards for wildlife, habitats and people. 

This is a varied role over multiple reserves and will include; delivering practical work, organising and leading volunteer work parties, training full-time trainees/volunteers, undertaking monitoring and survey work and leading guided walks and school events.

You will have practical management experience over a variety of habitats, basic experience of habitat and species monitoring and chainsaw experience with a current qualification.

For further details please see the job application pack.

To request an application pack directly please email or telephone 01392 279244.

To apply, please send your completed application form and covering letter to Samantha Little at or to Devon Wildlife Trust, Cricklepit Mill, Commercial Road, Exeter, EX2 4AB.  

Administrator – Venue and Events Booking

For:  South West Wildlife Fundraising Limited (SWWFL)
Salary:  £16k per annum
Based:  Cricklepit Mill, Exeter

Are you an experienced administrator, with excellent communication skills and a great telephone manner? Would you like to work as part of a friendly team that helps local Wildlife Trusts to recruit new supporters? South West Wildlife Fundraising Limited (SWWFL) is looking for two highly organised, self-motivated and resourceful individuals to source and book good quality venues and events for SWWFL’s Membership Recruiters and to provide general administrative support for the business.

If you have at least two years administrative (or similar) experience in a customer service/customer facing environment, considerable experience of telephone work and strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes and/or databases, this rewarding role could be for you.

We are looking for two people to fill these posts, which will be based at Cricklepit Mill (Devon Wildlife Trust’s head office) in Exeter.

If you think you have what it takes to be part of our committed team, please go to our website to download a Job Description and application form (
Please return completed applications and direct any queries to . 
Deadline for applications is Monday 20 April.

Business Manager (SWWFL)

Salary: £42,000 basic FTE plus commission and pension
Location: Across the SW of England with admin office in Exeter
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 0.6 FTE (22.5 hours)

The seven Wildlife Trusts that set up and are members of SWWFL are looking for a skilled professional capable of driving forward their face-to-face membership recruitment operation.  Concentrating on building capacity and meeting performance and financial targets, we are looking for someone with vision, drive and a proven track record in leading successful sales teams. 

Importantly, success will underpin your client Trust’s financial ability to secure the future of key wildlife sites and species and increase support for wildlife locally, regionally and nationally.

Key Responsibilities

•    Provide professional leadership and management to deliver SWWFL’s strategic objectives and to ensure delivery of performance targets, operational plans and budgets.

•    To lead and manage area co-ordinators and senior office staff in order to deliver a high quality, effective service that responds appropriately to the needs and targets of clients.

•    To represent SWWFL at all levels and build meaningful and profitable partnerships with client Trusts, suppliers and stakeholders.

•    Develop and maintain SWWFL’s capacity to operate in a challenging environment and maximise income streams.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 17th April 2015

For further details please download the application pack or to request a pack directly, please email All completed application forms should be emailed to

SWWFL is an equal opportunities employer.  No agencies or advertisers please.

Neighbourhood Fundraiser (self-employed contract)

Do you have previous fundraising or sales experience? Could you use your skills to help secure support for Devon's wildlife and wild places?

Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) has opportunities for flexible, well-rewarded work as a house-to-house fundraiser, securing new DWT members. Working as a self-employed contractor, provided with DWT corporate clothing and promotional materials, hours and days of work are flexible and remuneration is by commission on funds raised.
Typical earnings from previous fundraisers were £65 per day, working 3 hours late afternoon/early evening.
Previous fundraising or sales experience (either event/private site, street or door-to-door) is essential to be considered for a contract.

To apply please send a covering letter detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and a copy of your CV to DWT's Membership Lead Rachael Fielder-Pine by email For further information and enquiries about this opportunity please email or phone 01392 279244.

Membership Recruiter

Good with people? Enthusiastic about local wildlife? Looking for work that is flexible and with a great rate of pay? South West Wildlife Fundraising Limited (SWWFL) is looking for self-motivated people to recruit members for Devon Wildlife Trust .

Our local wildlife is amazing and makes where we live unique and special. But 6 out of 10 UK species are under threat. Thankfully, organisations like the Wildlife Trusts are working hard to secure its future through direct conservation, education and community projects.
But we can’t do it without the support of our members.

Would you like to be part of the team of fundraisers that recruit members and help to provide vital funding for the work of Devon Wildlife Trust?
South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd (SWWFL) is looking for Membership Recruiters to help Devon Wildlife Trust protect wildlife for the future.

Hours are flexible and earnings dependent on hours worked. A Recruiter working for 22.5 hours per week could earn up to £18,000 OTE equivalent (£8.50 - £15 per hour OTE, depending on performance). SWWFL also offers some travel expenses and a pension scheme.

Click here for further details about this role.

For more information on  South West Wildlife Fundraising Limited and the team, please see the website

To apply, please send your completed application form  to

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