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Major Donors and Supporters Fundraiser

Salary:  £30,455 plus 5% pension
Closing date: Wednesday 8 October

Are you looking for a rewarding role within a vibrant and ambitious organisation? Are you a persuasive communicator with a flair for spotting fundraising opportunities and for developing high value relationships?  Are you motivated by our mission – to protect Devon’s wildlife and natural heritage for the future? If so, this is a great opportunity to use your skills to help Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) - Devon’s leading conservation charity - to generate income through major donors, corporates and other high value relationships.

This new and senior role within DWT’s fundraising team will develop and implement strategies to ensure that income from high value relationships is substantially increased in the next 3-5 years.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of cultivating and/or managing relationships within a charitable or commercial context and significant experience of fundraising or business development with proven examples of successfully generating income.

The full details of the role can be found in the job application pack.

To apply, please send your completed application form and covering letter to

If you would like to request an application pack directly please email or telephone 01392 279244. 

Face to Face Membership Recruiter

South West Wildlife Fundraising Ltd, on behalf of Devon Wildlife Trust

•    This is a paid position please contact us for further details regarding salary. We look forward to hearing from you.

•    Hours: Full and part time positions available – Ideally covering weekends.

•    Full training provided. You will also receive ongoing support and training through our management team.  Must own a car.

Devon Wildlife Trust is looking for confident, self-motivated people with high levels of maturity, commitment and resilience to help recruit new members at private pre-booked venues, such as supermarkets, garden centres, DIY stores, county shows etc. throughout the county.

Here you will be talking to visitors about the Trust's valuable work, and asking them to commit to a regular monthly donation by Direct Debit to help support their local Wildlife Trust. You will be provided with a lightweight mobile exhibition and branded clothing – use of your own car will therefore be essential.

The ideal face to face membership recruiter is –

-    Self-motivated

-    Outgoing

-    Enthusiastic

-    Positive with a “can do” attitude

-    Well organised

-    An excellent communicator and rapport-builder

If you think you have what it takes to inspire people about the work of Devon Wildlife Trust then apply now.

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, Exeter EX2 4AB

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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