Legacy and In-Memory Development Manager

Legacy and In-Memory Development Manager

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  • Sector:

    Trusts, Statutory & Legacy

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  • Salary:

    £42.5k per year + plus £312 Home Worker Allowance per annum

  • Contact :

    Dagmara Wolosiuk-De Paula

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7315

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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A great opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Legacy and In-Memory Development Manager in order to lead the implementation, development and growth of a legacy giving programme for the charity. This is an exciting new role which is responsible for developing and delivering a cross-organisational strategy, which will increase the charity legacy income by more than 30% over the next five years. The role will also drive improvements in the organisation s In-Memoriam fundraising activity.
This is therefore a pivotal role, with the aim of producing long-term sustainable income growth for the charity.
The post-holder must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully managing integrated and engaging legacy marketing communications. With substantial experience of meeting targets and producing detailed financial analysis, you will also have proven direct marketing project management skills and be able to work collaboratively in order to develop and set a fundraising strategy.
An excellent communicator, you be able to develop and maintain good relationships with supporters, the charity staff and volunteers.
You will also be resilient and highly-organised, with the ability to cope with demanding situations and develop creative solutions to problems.

Salary: 42,500 per annum plus 312 Home Worker Allowance per annum
Deadline: 25th October at 8am
Location: home based or London office

Please send your CV to Dagmara.depaula@harrishill.co.uk

Person specification:

The ability to work collaboratively to develop and set a fundraising strategy and develop plans from this strategy
Experience of seeking insight and managing legacy marketing campaigns as part of a complex multi-channel, multi-product integrated supporter communications programme.
Experience of developing and maintaining positive relationships with supporters
Proven experience of meeting targets and generating response, along with the experience of developing detailed financial analysis to maximise lifetime value
Strong IT skills including the use of basic software and a fundraising database
Experience of working as part of a successful management team, with line management experience
Proven direct marketing project management skills (particularly in legacy marketing, integrated campaigns and trialling new initiatives).
A good knowledge of the principles of data protection, and how to practically apply the requirements of GDPR legislation
Proven track record in achieving strong fundraising success through the management of integrated and engaging legacy marketing communications
Proven knowledge of working with Excel spreadsheets and databases to prepare and analyse data for supporter communications as part of an overall legacy marketing programme