Sales Agent

16640.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + OTE
27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Fundraisers are employed by Charity Link on permanent contracts, working on behalf of some of the UK's most well-known Charities. Working at pre-booked, high footfall venues . This role really does make a difference to people's lives. You will be the public face of the charity, interacting with the public seeking their support by way of regular monthly direct debit donations. You'll need to have excellent communication skills, a passion for interacting with the public with the ability to work under your own initiative.

Our commitment to quality and professionalism is unrivalled. A 3-day new-starter training programme is followed by 4 weeks in-field mentoring within a professional and well managed regional team environment ensuring that the best possible support is provided.

What we're looking for


* Previous experience in a customer-facing role such as Direct Sales, Customer Service or Field Sales - non essential

* Outstanding communication skills with the ability to create a rapport in a face-to-face situation

* A full driving licence and your own vehicle

* A positive attitude and a strong work ethic

* An effective, persuasive and engaging communicator who enjoys the variety of travelling and working in a different environment each day

* The desire to become a passionate advocate for the Charity you represent

Our venues fundraisers typically work between 10am and 6pm and are usually employed on a 40 hour per week contract working 5 days per week, including alternate weekends. Our venues are often busiest first thing in the morning, over lunchtime and later in the afternoon, so our Fundraisers must be flexible in the hours they work and demonstrate commitment to reaching their donor targets each week.

All of our fundraisers are on permanent employment contracts, providing the security of regular income as well as fantastic benefits including health cash plan, death in service plan, shopping discounts and a personal pension. Our fundraisers are paid a basic wage, plus discretionary bonuses, which relate to the number and quality of donors they achieve.

All uniform, equipment and materials are provided - including an electronic tablet to take donations. Fundraisers are entitled to 28 days holiday which includes bank holiday allowance. Accommodation will be provided if staying away (if the venue is over 75 miles from home) plus a contribution towards travel expenses.

Our criteria

As our fundraisers engage with the general public on a daily basis, we need to ensure we recruit the best people with the right skills, experience and background to support our ambitions. All Fundraisers must undergo a basic criminal record check prior to joining the team. Charity Link is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

What happens next

If you're excited about the opportunity to join the largest private site fundraising agency in the UK then we'd love to hear from you. Submit an application online and a member of our dedicated recruitment team will be in touch with you

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