Community Legacy Manager - London

British Red Cross
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: London
Hours: Full time, 35 per week.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: circa GBP 27,000 per annum

About the role

Are you a passionate presenter who enjoys meeting and building relationships with supporters? The British Red Cross has a rare opportunity for you to join the team as a Community Legacy Manager.

You will be responsible for increasing the number and value of gifts in wills left to BRC by communicating to internal and external supporters the difference their gift will make to the lives of vulnerable people in crisis. You will manage an exciting programme of information events to inspire new supporters as well as delivering a stewardship plan to maintain existing support and grow income.

About the organisation

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

About the team

The British Red Cross Fundraising division raises in excess of GBP 175m per annum and employs around 900 staff across the country. The community fundraising team are based throughout the UK, and consist of paid staff along with fundraising volunteers. The team raise funds by building and developing relationships with inidividuals, organisations and companies in the local community.

About the person

TheCommunity Legacy Manager will be confident working independently with focus,passion and enthusiasm. You will excel in delivering engaging, informative andeffective presentations to varied audiences, and will exhibit first classcommunication skills. Passion and enthusiasm are crucial to this role, and ifyou have experience in a relationship building or a customer focused role wewould love to hear from you.

Closing date for applications is 23:59, 5th March 2017.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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