Partnership Fundraising Officer

Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Charities and Social Enterprise
Truro, Cornwall
Salary Details
£22,000 - £26,000
Hours of work
Job Type
Closing Date
Cornwall Wildlife Trust is seeking a Partnership Fundraising Officer to join the team

Job Description

Passionate about the environment and wildlife? Want to play an important role in tackling Cornwall’s climate and ecological crises? A natural relationship builder with excellent verbal and written communication skills? Then this role could be for you!  

Cornwall Wildlife Trust believes in a wilder future for Cornwall, a future where nature is in recovery on land and at sea, wildlife thrives, and people engage with and take action to protect our environment.

To help deliver our vital work to protect and enhance Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places, we are recruiting for the new role of Partnership Fundraising Officer.

The role (part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s friendly and driven Fundraising Team) will work closely with conservation experts across the Trust to identify, help develop, engage funders (grant-making bodies and major donors) with, and secure funding for projects vital for a wilder Cornwall.

The successful candidate does not need to have major donor, trust and foundation, or statutory fundraising experience, as training can be provided. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference as part of a fantastic organisation.

Company Description

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is a registered charity with Cornwall Environmental Consultants  operating as an independent Limited Company and a commercial entity of the Trust.

Cornwall Wildlife Trust protects Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places, on land and in our seas, all year round. Our work follows three key themes; places, people and future.

Wilder places.

We ensure more land, rivers and seas are managed well for wildlife by:

  • growing our suite of nature reserves and managing them to be the best sites for wildlife and tackling climate change
  • running wildlife projects on land, and in rivers and seas
  • supporting and advising people who own and manage land

Wilder people.

We help people connect with and support nature by:

  • raising awareness and inspiring people to act for wildlife
  • implementing public campaigns that protect nature
  • encouraging and enabling communities to record and understand the state of Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places

Wilder future.

We influence for decisions that secure the recovery of growth and wildlife, and the mitigation of climate change, by:

  • using our knowledge and experience to shape the plans and decisions of others
  • playing our part in fulfilling Cornwall’s commitment to environmental growth
  • engaging and inspiring the next generation of decision makers

Other Application Details

To make an application, please click Register and Apply or Log in and Apply you will be redirected to an external website to complete the process. 

For further information or an informal discussion about this role, please contact James Webb, Deputy Head of People & Engagement on

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The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 23rd May 2021.

Interviews will be held week commencing the 31st May 2021

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