Community Engagement and Membership Officer

Recruiter
RSPB
Location
Lancaster
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you love the natural world? Do you want to be part of an organisation that is fighting to save it? If you thrive working with the public then this role may be for you. An opportunity to be part of a passionate, dedicated and driven team of staff and volunteers who are working to raise vital funds for the RSPB; Europes largest wildlife conservation charity has arisen.

Community Engagement and Membership Officer
Reference number: A(phone number removed)
Location: Glasgow
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

As the Community Engagement and Membership Officer you will be responsible for delivering your own recruitment target of 320 memberships per year. You will do this by using your community engagement skills and by enthusing your team of volunteers to create and run a series of family events and craft activities within the museum in order to inspire people about the work of the RSPB and to persuade them to support the charity through a regular donation.

You will be part of our Giving Nature a Home team in Glasgow where you will be based at Kelvingrove Museum as well as a variety of other sites and events.

We are looking for someone who is extremely enthusiastic, outgoing and self-motivated; a dynamic individual who will be creative, persuasive and fun. You will need to be able to think on your feet and communicate with a variety of personalities and interests to guide conversations towards RSPB membership. There is no need to be an expert on wildlife but having a passion and basic knowledge would be an advantage. Being part of our team will mean you are making a difference to nature & to people every day.

By joining our growing and successful team you will receive full and continued training necessary for the role, including learning about current campaigns such as Giving Nature a Home, Saving Nature, Connecting Children and Nature, Marine bills and international projects. You will also learn about local nature reserves and regional conservation priorities. This job will involve weekend working.

If you believe you are the right person for this exciting and rewarding role we look forward to receiving your application. This role is a combination of community engagement and membership development and you will find both role profiles in the undernoted download.

Please tell us about your skills, knowledge and experience. We don't just want to know what you've done. We want to know how you did it and how that shows to us that you can successfully combine the key elements of this exciting role.

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Closing date: 25 March 2019
Interview date: 8 April 2019

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 download the role profile, job information pack and application details.

The job information pack and accompanying role (available on our website) profile tell you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number A(phone number removed) on any correspondence.

No agencies please

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