RSPB Local Group Membership Secretary - Mid Nene

The Mid Nene RSPB Local Group is looking for a motivated individual to join as the new Membership Secretary. Do you have strong organisational skills to manage our Local Group's existing memberships? Can you inspire people about the RSPB work?

Tuesday 15 October 2019
Vacancy type:
Publicity and promotional, Volunteering at home, Community groups
Midlands Regional Office

What we're looking for

The importance of local groups is crucial for promoting the values and mission of the RSPB in the local communities. We are currently looking for the right individual to assist the Mid Nene RSPB Local Group by leading its membership recruitment. You will be attending events and activities where new members might be recruited e.g. fete's, fairs, county shows etc. The role will involve working with RSPB staff and other volunteers from the group at membership recruitment events. You can read more information about the RSPB Mid Nene Local Group here: Main responsibilities • Carry out all necessary procedures regarding membership recruitment, such as: - supporting new members complete the membership form, - updating all component sheets of Membership spreadsheet, - providing new members with the Welcome Letter and Local Group's current Programme, - adding their email accounts on the RSPB Mid-Nene Mailing list. • Assist the preparation and running of Committee's Indoor meetings throughout the year. Key actions may include: - Prepare an Income/Expenditure report where appropriate, - Extract any necessary data from the Membership summary sheet to present to committee meeting. - Keep track of members' attendance. • Other tasks throughout the year will include: - Supporting the membership subscriptions of the RSPB Mid Nene 200 Club. - Ensure that membership records are always accurate and up-to-date. - Make necessary arrangements for the preparation of the group's Newsletter & Programme for the following year - Coordinate the successful distribution of Newsletters and Programmes to all members with the support of the Local Group's volunteer distributors – Ensure that all members list will have received pdf copies of Newsletters and Programmes as well. - Encourage new RSPB members to attend he Local Group's indoor meetings.

The skills you need

- You will have a friendly, and outgoing personality, always keen to speak to members and the public about the RSPB and membership. - You will need to have good organisational skills. - You will be enthusiastic about the mission and values of the RSPB.

Your time

15-20 hours a month on average – it may vary during the year
All year round

What's in it for you?

- Perhaps the most rewarding and fulfilling aspect of being an RSPB local group membership secretary is knowing that your work has a great local impact and plays a crucial role in inspiring local communities give nature a home. Through your work you will be making a real difference by inspiring more and more community members to get involved in our movement to save nature. - Have fun while having the opportunity to meet many new people and enthuse them about the RSPB and the Mid Nene Local Group. - This role is a great opportunity to put your valuable skills to master your organization, communication and leadership skills. - You will be an important part of the RSPB, the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe! You will get out outstanding insight into our work. We will provide you with continuous guidance and support so you can build the skills and confidence that will help you carry out your work successfully. We can help you gain new skills and give you a valuable insight into our work. - This role is an exceptional opportunity to meet many like-minded people, make new friends and expand your local networks. - All expenses will be reimbursed where necessary.

How to apply


Nadia Archer, Midlands Regional Office
Tel: 01767 693777


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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