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Legacy Fundraising Manager
With a refreshed brand and a recently celebrated 150th year anniversary this is a great time to join the team.
Legacy Fundraising Manager Responsibilities:
Legacy income is RNIB’s single biggest source of voluntary income (c£38m per year) but the number of gifts has been falling in recent years. After a period of extensive structural and cultural change across the organisation, there are now huge opportunities to reach new audiences and significantly increase the number of legacy supporters in our pipeline.
You will be managing a growing programme of supporter receptions across your region, working closely with your team and colleagues in the Yorkshire and the Humber, North West and Wales Networks to promote gifts in Wills, training staff and volunteers to have good legacy conversations and convert leads into considerers, intenders and pledges.
Legacy Fundraising Manager Requirements:
You will have experience working within a fundraising setting and are committed to working in a donor / customer focused environment. You excel at making asks to a wide variety of audiences and can demonstrate a strong event management track record.
You will have a good understanding of the principles, methods and practices of legacy fundraising and data governance and be a strong manager who works independently, prioritising across a busy workload. Either home based within your region or working from one of RNIB’s offices in Leeds or Manchester, this post will involve significant and regular travel across the UK including overnight stays.
About RNIB Royal National Institute of Blind People:
We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.
Location: Home based or based at an RNIB office in Leeds or Manchester
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 36 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Benefits: Include 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service, excellent pension schemes.
You may have experience of the following: Legacy Fundraising Manager, Fundraiser, Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Executive, Fundraising Coordinator, Fundraising Officer, Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Business Development Manager, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.