Gifts in Wills Officer

Recruiter
Third Solutions
Location
London, South East England
Salary
32500.0000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a proactive fundraiser to join successful team that brings gifts in wills marketing, administration and in-memoriam giving, together in one team. You will be equally at home project managing the annual legacy appeal, planning and delivering the supporter reception programme or working with a copywriter to create a newsletter.

The Role
To raise funds for the charity by promoting gifts in wills and in memoriam giving, in line with the marketing strategy. (Nearly half of the voluntary income at the charity comes from gifts in wills).
To manage production of the gifts in wills and in memoriam marketing campaigns and fundraising materials.
To write copy for the marketing materials and communications including newsletters, PR, web content, solus mailing, adverts and promotional materials.
To support the Gifts in Wills Manager with stewardship of gifts in wills prospects, ensuring exceptional supporter care with appropriate and tailored communication.
To manage the delivery of supporter engagement events, including research, preparation of materials, invitations and liaison with suppliers.
To maintain and develop the will writing promotional schemes and solicitor engagement.
To ensure all projects are delivered in accordance with the project briefs, schedules, income and expenditure budgets and in compliance with the annual plan.

The Candidate
As a people centered person, with excellent written and verbal communication, your stewardship skills will be second to none. The charity has an ambitious and varied marketing programme so being a team player is essential.
Demonstrable experience of coordinating fundraising or marketing projects.
Experience of using a customer relationship database for marketing.
Experience of various digital communications channels for marketing.
To be willing to travel around the UK for meetings and events.
To have experience of promoting gifts in wills and in memoriam marketing.
To have experience of working with agencies to achieve agreed goals.
Understanding of supporter journeys and supporter care.

IMPORTANT NOTE
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.