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Face to Face Fundraiser

Surfers Against Sewage are looking for a team of 4 outgoing and energetic Face to Face Fundraisers to join our team over the summer to recruit new members to support our campaigns for the protection of our oceans, waves and beaches, and spread awareness about the issue of plastic pollution in our marine environment. This opportunity would suit somebody who is enthusiastic and confident in approaching and talking to people and who would like to spend their summer outside at events, festivals and at beaches fundraising for a unique environmental charity. An excellent verbal communicator, you’ll be having inspiring conversations about SAS campaigns and giving people the opportunity to become regular financial supporters.

What are you going to do


  • Approach individuals at summer events, festivals and beach locations to have inspiring conversations about SAS campaigns and encourage individuals to join as members and pledge a regular monthly direct debit donation
  • Organise mini beach cleans and family beach activities during the day
  • Ensure membership sign up forms are fully and accurately completed
  • Be flexible with your working hours and available to work over the summer holidays from the middle of June to the middle of September, including most weekends and overnight stays at events or in other parts of the country
  • Represent Surfers Against Sewage in a professional manner to all people you come across when on duty
  • Provide timely and relevant feedback about locations and from members of the public to the Fundraising Manager
  • On location, liaise with the event organiser or beach owner to ensure SAS are well represented
  • Comply with the Data Protection Act; including the keeping of records securely to protect the confidentiality of any information disclosed, retaining no records of any new members or donors after submitting the forms to the SAS office & after confirmation of receipt has been received
  • You will need access to your own transport to be able to get to various locations around Cornwall and Devon
  • Fill out daily time sheets and score sheets, be responsible for tracking your own sign ups, call backs and reporting to your manager


  • Adopt a positive approach to personal and professional development; engaging in one to one meetings and relevant training.
  • To be aware of, and act on, relevant health and safety responsibilities as an employee of SURFERS AGAINST SEWAGE and adhere to these wherever you are working.
  • To maintain confidentiality in all areas of work at SURFERS AGAINST SEWAGE.
  • To carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the post as requested by your line manager or any other member of the SURFERS AGAINST SEWAGE team.



  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Confidence to approach and build rapport with members of the public
  • Great attention to detail and administrative skills - very punctual
  • Team-player
  • Self –motivated
  • Reliable - transparent
  • Resilient
  • Enthusiastic
  • Well organised
  • A full driving licence
  • Access to a vehicle to get to and from work

*Due to safeguarding legislation we are unable to offer the role to anyone under the age of 18 at the start of the season (June 10)


  • Experience in a similar role or of a low pressure sales role
  • An interest in marine conservation
  • A knowledge of the work of Surfers Against Sewage

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonuses
  • Specific Expenses
  • Transferable Skills

What we ask:

  • You should be registered as a university student
  • Confident
  • No direct experience neccesary
  • Completed or studying

Extra information

Job Title: Face to Face Fundraiser

Job purpose: To recruit new members to support Surfers Against Sewage with a

regular monthly donation

Reports to: Face to Face Fundraising Manager

Salary: £9 p/h + commission + specific expenses

Hours: 3 - 5 days per week. Regular hours will be 9:30am to 5:30pm

Thursday - Monday with 1 hour break for lunch. There will be the

need to work outside of these hours dependant on the event. This

should average out to 30 hours+ a week.

Contract: 3 month contract. Campaign period 10-weeks. Start date between

10th - 14th June 2019

Probationary period: 4 weeks

Location: You will be based outside at events, festivals and beaches mostly in

Cornwall and the South West of the UK

Education Level
South West
Working hours per week
30 - 37
Type of Contract
Summer / Holiday Jobs, Temporary Full Time
Salary indication
Between £9.00 and £10.50 Per Hour
Responsible for
Recruiting new members for SAS campaigns
Type of Job
Sales, Promotions
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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