Legacy & In Memory Manager

Closed: Friday, July 12, 2024
Fundraising Legacy Legacy

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  • Salary £41,500 - £43,600 per year
  • Location Wirral, Merseyside (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Youth
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At Claire House, our ambition is to be one of the best places to work in the North West. We have an incredible cause to support, we’ve been offering flexible working for many years and have an awesome team of colleagues who make coming to work fun. We work hard to create a happy workplace where people thrive and feel like they’re making a genuine difference to seriously and terminally ill children in our community. Consequently, staff turnover is low, enjoyment levels are high and there’s always plenty of cake.

About the role

This role will be instrumental in ensuring Claire House remains a legacy confident organisation. The postholder will lead on the planning of our Legacy (gifts in Wills) and In Memory strategy, ensuring supporter journeys, audience insight and effective targeting are at the heart of the programme while initiating impactful marketing campaigns across a variety of channels.

You’ll be a creative thinker and determined self-starter with the entrepreneurial spirit and experience to deliver a successful programme of legacy giving that will sustain our charity for future generations. We work hard to provide a learning culture and you should not be afraid to try new things, fail quickly and learn from mistakes. The postholder will have the ability to distil Claire House’s work down to compelling propositions to demonstrate the impact of supporters’ gifts and ensure a stable pipeline for future income.

The nuts and bolts of the job:

· To develop and ensure effective implementation of a legacy and in memory fundraising strategy.

· To build relationships with a range of external and internal stakeholders, creating legacy leads and converting to legators.

· A member of Fundraising Team Leaders, work collaboratively with colleagues to optimise legacy giving opportunities, utilising the full range of marketing platforms and events.

· To develop key messages and tools to enable all staff to integrate legacies into their everyday conversations with our supporters.

What you’ll need to bring to the role

· Proven experience and a successful track record at a senior level in legacy fundraising, including the creation, development and implementation of strategic fundraising plans.

· Excellent people management skills.

· Excellent relationship management, marketing and programme delivery skills.

· Ability to produce accurate budgets and regular forecasts and to communicate complex financial information.

· Experience of developing and promoting in memory and/or legacy fundraising products.

· Strong understanding of relationship fundraising, legacy and in memory giving, including the latest trends and opportunities

· Ability to create compelling legacy and in memory messaging and asks.

Closing date: Friday 12th July, midnight.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 24th July.

Please read the job description and person specification available via the Claire House website for more details.

All applications must be submitted on a Claire House application form available via the Claire House website. Please email completed applications to the email address on the Claire House website. 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are actively seeking candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.

At Claire House, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and value everyone as an individual.  We are committed to organisational practices, which promote diversity and inclusion for all employees and volunteers regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.  Connecting these differences creates a productive environment in which everyone feels valued.

Claire House wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy and we would appreciate your help and co-operation in completing the Equality and Diversity form here.

This organisations recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

This role is subject to a Standard DBS check.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.