Posted on :
13 Apr, 2021
13 Apr, 2021
Are you blessed with a silver tongue? Can you sell ice to an Eskimo?
Are you passionate with a real motivation to change the world?
If you answered yes to these questions then,
Job Title: Face to Face Fundraiser – Cape Town
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference #: Face to Face Fundraiser – Cape Town1#
Contract Type: Temporary 3 Months
WWF SA is looking for passionate, professional and inspiring individuals to join our Face to Face Fundraising team.
This is your chance to start an exciting new sales career.
The role involves engaging with the public in diverse public venues across the city to encourage them to support WWF by providing long-term support.
Who is WWF?
WWF is the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisation, with over 6 million supporters and a global network active in over 100 countries.
WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the earth’s natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
Working hours: 9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. for 5 days a week between Tuesdays and Mondays. This role may require irregular working hours (in agreement with the Line Manager).
As part of the Business Development Unit, the Field Sales Representatives are the ambassadors of WWF South Africa, focusing particularly on raising awareness with and funding from individuals in public spaces, with the aim of developing a stronger commitment towards conservation and converting them into regular monthly donors.
•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
•“Let‘s do it together“: genuine passion for the cause
•Way of speaking: cool, exciting, fun
•Preferred way of working: spontaneous, challenging, dynamic, open, communicative, convincing, eloquent, resolute, companionable, enthusiastic etc.
•People’s person: Someone who enjoys meeting new people and being part of a highly driven team
•Self-starter, confident, passionate and energetic, target driven
•Pressure? What pressure? Just shake it off! Handles rejection well
What’s in it for you?
a.Fun working environment, where individuality is encouraged!
b.Growth opportunities and self-development
c.Good basic salary and additional Performance-Related Pay benefits
d.Continued regular training, support and development to improve your skills
e.A supportive high-performance environment
f.Team building social events
g.Regular incentives and rewards
h.Meaning and Purpose: Our mission is your success! You’re protecting our one and only home! There’s no planet B!
Internal – Reports to team leader and F2F Sales Manager. Work closely with your fundraising team on learning and improving the technique and tactic to raise funds for WWF-SA.
External – Spread the knowledge and conservation awareness to the public and engage them to be our regular donors.
Criteria of employment:
-Completed Tertiary education is an advantage
-Min 1 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
-Have a strong work ethic, be target motivated and work well under pressure
-Passion for nature and conservation an advantage
Application Deadline: 30/04/2021