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Director of Fundraising, Membership & Communications
Avon Wildlife Trust
  • Salary c. £50,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
  • Location Bristol, South West
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Category Communications, PR , Fundraising
  • Sectors Environment
  • Job Reference : 151849_AW

Job Description

Do you have what it takes to grow the income of a successful charity? Are you an excellent relationship-builder who would like to help restore wildlife and inspire people to take action for nature?

Director of Fundraising, Membership and Communications
Salary: c. £50,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Hours: Full time, 37 per week
Location: Bristol

Avon Wildlife Trust has an ambitious vision to restore the abundance of wildlife throughout our area and exciting plans to invest in our future. We want to build on our successful conservation and engagement work by developing and improving more nature reserves for wildlife and visitors, upgrading and expanding our facilities for education and community engagement, and developing new headquarters for the Trust.

We are looking for a new Director of Fundraising, Membership and Communications to continue to grow our membership, increase our income and shape our communications to help us achieve this vision.

Our ideal candidate will be a highly successful fundraising and communications manager with the skills and experience to develop and lead delivery of the fundraising and communications programme we need to achieve our ambitions.

You will be a key member of the senior leadership team at the Trust, helping to shape and deliver our strategy and direction, supported by a small team of specialist fundraisers and communications professionals.

Avon Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to working with local people for local wildlife in the West of England region (Bristol, Bath, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire). It is supported by more than 18,000 members and manages over 30 local nature reserves. It is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts in the UK, who are currently campaigning for stronger legislation for the protection and restoration of wildlife.

Closing date: 9am 1 October 2018
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview on 10 October 2018.
Applicants may be asked to attend a second interview on 19 October 2018.


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website where you can download the job pack and application form.

No agencies please.