Be a part of our success – and make a difference! 

We are a supportive, progressive employer, successfully exceeding our annual targets. Each year, we find more ways to reach people open to joining their local Wildlife Trust.

Working in your preferred locality of Avon, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Gwent, Hampshire and Isle of Wight, Herefordshire, Somerset, Wiltshire or Worcestershire, you will have a basic hourly salary and the opportunity to earn uncapped commission + bonus. Average earnings are over £15 p/h,  with our most successful recruiters earning over £30 p/h. These are fully employed roles with associated benefits, including travel expenses and a company pension scheme.

In our Exeter head office, vacancies may arise within our venues, HR and finance team, with the opportunity to earn a quarterly bonus and discretionary annual pay rise.

We provide full training and ongoing support for all of our roles, including team days hosted at Wildlife Trust nature reserves where we share ideas and learn about the wild places we are helping to protect. 

Please find our current vacancies below. Our success means that we love to hear from committed, talented people even if we have not advertised a specific role, so please email

“More people care about the future of wildlife than ever before. But we’ll only change things if people join organisations like the Wildlife Trusts. SWWFL is the engine that keeps our supporter base growing, turning that passion into genuine commitment. And with your help we’ll make the world a better, greener place for everyone.”​

Harry Barton, Chief Executive, Devon Wildlife Trust

Membership Recruiter 

We have current, live vacancies for the following Wildlife Trusts:

Avon Wildlife Trust – Ben Barnes, View advert and job description

Dorset Wildlife Trust  Giles Herbert, View advert and job description.

Gwent Wildlife Trust – Stephen Cameron, View advert and job description

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust – David McGregor, advert and job description

To apply, please email your CV and a brief cover note to the relevant Membership Sales Manager

“SWWFL recruiters captivate and inspire audiences… who value what we do but don’t yet know who to thank for it and how to support us to achieve even more."

Adam Taylor, Chief Executive, Gwent Wildlife Trust

Speculative approaches

We always welcome Membership Recruiter applications in respect of any of our Wildlife Trust areas, whether advertised or otherwise, from people with suitable skills and experience.
  • Part-time or full-time
  • Guaranteed £11 p/h during probationary period, average £16.80-20 p/h which can rise to £30 p/h
  • Uncapped commission

You will:

  • meet potential members at a wide range of venues and events
  • be paid to speak with and inspire local people to make a real difference to wildlife in your local area
  • enjoy the security of an employed position with a guaranteed base salary

We are seeking people who:

  • are positive, self-motivated and resilient – and want to make a real difference
  • have experience in direct sales, fundraising or promotions (although not essential)
  • have access to a car and a full driving license

Download job description

Please email with:

  • your CV
  • brief cover note outlining why you suit the role and where you first saw it advertised
  • Wildlife Trust area you would like to work in

Find us on Indeed

We also advertise our opportunities on Indeed, where you can also read what employees past and present say about working for SWWFL. Read more