Legacy Fundraiser

Recruiter
Royal British Legion Industries
Location
Maidstone
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to join a passionate fundraising team to launch and lead on legacy giving? Royal British Legion Industries is using a milestone Centenary Year to start a legacy giving programme. The charity is looking for a fundraiser with a good knowledge of legacy giving to take up this interesting and rewarding part-time role (22 hours per week to be worked 3 or 4 days). The role will suit a proactive and independent person with a demonstrable and consistent track record building programmes and income over time.

Working Environment:


This role will be office-based with some Kent travel.
Potentially evening and weekend presentations on the Village or with local groups.


Skills and Experience Required:

Essential:


Knowledge of legacy giving, and the critical success factors.
Experience working in a busy target-driven office environment.
Experience of telephone or face to face sales.
Significant experience of sensitive customer service.
Proven track record achieving sales targets.
Proven track record growing income over time.
Able to present and interpret financial information and projections.
Able to research, assess and initiate new opportunities.
Able to recruit, encourage, develop, support, motivate and manage individuals, and groups, to engage supporters as well as getting people to help “spread the word”.
Excellent verbal communication skills, able to build strong relationships, make supporters feel appreciated and deliver formal presentations.
Able to work as part of a team, to see and understand the big picture and contribute effectively to team plans and goals.
IT literate – use of word-processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and especially databases.
Experience working as part of a team and contributing to team plans and activities.


Desirable:


Experience in developing and organising donor cultivation events.
Track record of identifying, establishing and retaining effective new supporters
Experience managing community groups for fundraising.
Track record managing successful fundraising events and achieving event targets.
A degree and or relevant professional qualifications.


Personal Qualities:


A professional working manner and approach is essential.
A team player.
Honesty and proactivity is essential.
Well organised.
Able to motivate others and be supportive to the wider team goals.


Special Conditions:


To hold a full UK driving licence and be prepared to travel throughout the Kent area.
Willing and able to work weekends and evenings if required.


Benefits:
RBLI offer 25 days holiday per annum pro rata, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan and Life Assurance.

To apply:

If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement to recruitment@rbli.co.uk.

* RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date.

RBLI is an equal opportunities employer.

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