Senior Fundraising and Legacy Officer, St Albans

St Albans, Hertfordshire
21 Sep 2016
07 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

The Abbeyfield Society provides housing and care for older people and its mission is to enhance the quality of life for older people. If you would like to be part of a global organisation with a well-earned reputation for providing excellent care services, thanks to its exceptional management, staff and volunteers, then please get in touch.

Senior Fundraising and Legacy Officer, St Albans

Full time | Competitive salary

This role will be responsible for developing Abbeyfield’s profile and fundraising appeal strategies throughout the UK at both the national and regional level and internationally through Abbeyfield International with particular emphasis on maximising fundraising opportunities for legacies, in memory giving and trusts.

The postholder is responsible for developing and delivering Abbeyfield’s legacy strategy, building awareness of legacy giving among individuals, volunteers, local groups and professional advisers.  You will increase enquiries, pledges and income by organising regular legacy & in-memory training events for local staff and volunteers to inspire, train and encourage greater awareness of legacy & in memory giving.     You will write copy, including research stories and conduct interviews and working with other colleagues to identify effective fundraising campaigns and events.

You will also project manage, review and report on the effectiveness of strategies and programme amd work to promote Abbeyfield’s capital development programme and maximise opportunities for trust funding by promoting locally and nationally.

You should have a professional qualification in fundraising, marketing or sales environment as well as experience of working with volunteers.

To apply please complete forward your CV with covering letter using the 'Apply' section below.

Closing date is Friday  October 7th, 2016

This post is subject to a DBS and proven Right to Work in the UK.

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