Fundraising Officer


Full-time salary £22,000pa


World Land Trust (WLT) is looking to increase capacity within its Development team, with a new role for a Fundraising Officer. This new role will be helping to develop and build the excellent working relationships we have with current, and new, individual and group donors, and offers a real opportunity for someone looking to make an immediate impact within an expanding team, with potential to develop as we continue to grow.
Working with WLT

WLT is based in the UK and is unique within the conservation world. Reaching beyond its 30th year of operation the Trust has grown from small beginnings, saving critically threatened forest in Belize to become an internationally respected conservation organisation with a proven track record, working with more than 30 overseas conservation NGOs on protection of threatened habitats. WLT has developed its modus operandi without losing its vision, integrity and transparency.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrable fundraising experience, ideally involving stewardship resulting in long-term relationship building, with a proven track record in meeting fundraising targets in a way that is aligned with our Values. The ability to work as a collaborative and supportive team member is important, as is the ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders. Applicants will need to be able to manage their own workload, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ideally experience of using a fundraising CRM, and definitely a ‘can do’ approach to work.

The post is available up to full-time hours (35 hours per week) and based in WLT’s offices in Halesworth, Suffolk, however we are happy to talk Flexible Working from day one, including options for hybrid working, to support you to achieve your full potential at work and to maintain a healthy work life balance to do the things that are important to you.

We recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce, bringing new perspectives and different experiences into the workplace. Our aim is to be an inclusive employer, providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all staff, where staff can be the best they can be. We recognise that we are underrepresented in some groups, so welcome and encourage applications from minority ethnicities, those with disabilities, and all gender identities. What’s important to us in this process is your skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to do the job and that is where our focus will be to find our next new team member!


Please refer to the application pack for the full job description, which can be found here.


You will need to log your application and upload your CV and covering letter, which should explain how you feel your skills and experience meet the job description and person specification requirements, using the button below.

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Please note that applications will not be accepted unless both documents are provided. If you have any difficulty uploading your documents or completing your online application, please email [email protected].

Closing date: 0900 hrs on Wednesday 6 July 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held on Weds 13 July for the Fundraising Officer. Please note that the closing date given is a guide.  We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.


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