Membership Development Officer


£21,703 - £22,852 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: MDO(FTC)19/LWC

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 21st July 2019   2 days left

37.5 hours per week, 5 days per week to include weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis

Fixed Term Contract to cover maternity leave

The London Wetland Centre is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual whose primary role will be to drive all aspects of membership recruitment, proactively encouraging paying visitors to take out a WWT membership. Other duties will include organising membership recruitment activity within the Centre and working with internal departments to raise the profile of membership among staff and volunteers.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, have excellent face-to-face and organisational skills, the ability to communicate effectively with visitors of all ages and backgrounds, be both a self-starter and able to motivate others, and have a proven record of getting the best out of people.

If you are good at working with others and you want to join a small, dedicated team of people who care passionately about growing our membership base, we want to hear from you.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata)
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking and bike storage areas 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Interviews: 30th July 2019   

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