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Face-to-Face Fundraiser

Location:Cape Town
Education level:Matric
Job level:Junior
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:WWF South Africa

Job description

WWF South Africa (WWF-SA) is a national office that is part of the WWF network. It is a local non-governmental organisation that for more than 40 years has worked towards the aim of inspiring all South Africans to live in harmony with nature, for the benefit of this country and the well-being of all people. WWF-SA works to inspire and empower all South Africans, from school children and local community leaders to consumers and chief executive officers (CEOs), to value, respect and defend the integrity of the natural ecosystems that underpin the sustainable development of this country.

WWF-SA seeks to appoint a Face to Face Fundraiser based in Cape Town.

Report to: Team Leader and Sales Manager

Start Date: November 2018

The purpose of the position is to engage with the public in diverse public venues across the city to encourage them to support WWF by providing long-term support.

  • To directly attract and communicate with potential donors (at shopping centres and events) to solicit their support by becoming a regular financial donor to the organisation
  • Build rapport with potential donors from the general public, providing an excellent engagement experience
  • Continually improve knowledge and understanding of the WWF work and, in particular, the campaign product, confidently ensuring potential donors are informed, not mislead, at any point during the sales process
  • Meet daily, weekly and monthly targets as prescribed by the WWF Field Sales Representative Performance Management Indicators
  • Meet both quality and quantity standards for sign-up of new regular donors
  • Ensure the effective and accurate administration and processing of sign-ups
  • Maintain commitment, motivation and enthusiasm
  • Use scripts and guidelines as provided
  • Behave in a professional manner, reflecting WWF’s values, ethos and policies at all times
  • Accurately and appropriately record, protect and report fundraising data
  • Create public awareness to support WWF-SA’s conservation efforts
  • Assist, as required, with initial training and induction of new team members
  • Attend regular training, team meetings and discussions for improvement


  • Matric and sales experience
  • Completed Tertiary education is an advantage
  • Minimum of one year sales experience is an advantage
  • Fundraising experience, including face-to-face fundraising experience is an advantage
  • Have the ability to inspire people through outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English and one other official South African language
  • Unshakable drive and motivation to succeed and build your campaign
  • Effective at time management
  • Clear criminal record
  • Have a strong work ethic, be target motivated and work well under pressure
  • Passion for nature and conservation an advantage
To apply, submit  your CV to , subject should be face-to-face fundraiser.

Posted on 23 Oct 10:40

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