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Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project

Fundraising Consultancy Contract

Cost:    Tenders are invited for the period August 2014 to 31 March 2015 and should not exceed £4800 (including VAT)

Closing date:  Wednesday 23 July 2014

The Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project will deliver a holistic strategy to secure the long term persistence of the species through widespread community engagement and targeted land management enhancements.

The project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and needs to also secure ambitious match-funding targets, Tenders are invited for a specialist fundraising consultant to identify sources of funding, forge relationships with potential funders and ultimately secure additional project funds. Due to the scale and scope of the project, financial support is required in both public and private situations.

The successful contractor will deliver a minimum of 20 days of fundraising services, and will be able to clearly demonstrate a proven track record in securing funds from a diverse range of sources.

For further details please download the information pack and application pack.


Wildlife Supporter Officers

Location: Devon

Pay: £7.50/ hour basic rate or 42% commission + bonus scheme, pensions scheme and travel expenses

Hours: Flexible hours, generally 15 hours per week - Fridays/Saturdays and Sundays. Full time will be considered for the right candidate.

Full training provided. Must own a car.

The Wildlife Trusts in the South West are looking for self-motivated people with high levels of maturity, commitment and resilience to help us raise funds through memberships for each charity.

Your job will be to work various venues and events, including supermarkets and shows, and to speak to the public about the charity and encourage them to become members. You will be provided with a mobile exhibition and branded clothing – use of your own car will therefore be essential.

This is the ideal job for an experienced fundraiser/salesperson and/or a responsible person looking to supplement their own income. We thrive on a diverse workforce and actively encourage applications from older people. Whatever your background, apply if you have what it takes to inspire people about our work.

Download a job description here

Please send a CV, including your current address and daytime telephone number, and covering letter to:
Tel: 01392 420 124

South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd       
Cricklepit Mill
Commercial Road

Area Co-ordinator - Devon & Somerset, South West Wildlife Fundraising

Permanent, part-time, annualised contract
(full time considered for the right candidate)
0.6 FTE (22.5 hours per week) covering Devon and Somerset
OTE in the region of £25.8k - (3% pension contribution, plus annual commission in the region of £5k pa for the two counties)

Would you like to build on your successes in sales/fundraising and maximising team performance? Come and be part of an innovative and growing membership recruitment business that’s transforming the way charities can deliver on their conservation goals. South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd (SWWFL) is a new collaboration between seven of the Wildlife Trusts across the South West.  SWWFL raises essential funds by recruiting members for each of the charities, across the region and further afield.

SWWFL is now seeking to recruit a new Area Co-ordinator to support, motivate and coordinate Wildlife Trust face-to-face membership recruiters in Devon and Somerset.

The Area Co-ordinator will maximise membership recruitment opportunities by identifying and building relationships with appropriate venues and monitoring performance at these sites across designated areas.

If you are a target driven individual, who is able to lead, motivate and develop sales/fundraising professionals, this rewarding role could be for you.

This role will be based at home with extensive travel to your teams across your patch.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape a new business, which will be providing an essential service to established conservation charities. We look forward to hearing from you.

Applicants must have use of their own car.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 15th August 2014
Interviews will be held w/c 25th August, in Bristol, Taunton or Exeter

Please send your CV and a supporting statement to:

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.

For information and enquiries about this opportunity contact DWT's Membership Team Leader Rachael Fielder-Pine on 01392 279244 or

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