Senior Legacy Officer

£28000 - £32000 per annum
08 May 2018
21 May 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Do you have prior experience working within Legacy Fundraising?

Prospectus is pleased to be working with a leading UK healthcare charity as they seek to recruit a Senior Legacy Officer. This is a crucial role for an individual with previous experience working within legacy fundraising with responsibility for processing all legacies and bequests made to the charity by their many supporters.

The Senior Legacy Officer will manage correspondence with executors, solicitors and co-beneficiaries while also carrying out necessary administration associated with legacies and bequests. You will also develop your knowledge of the legal landscape while ensuring you are identifying any potential ethical or financial implications, passing that information on to senior management and ensuring appropriate records are maintained effectively. In addition you will collate relevant income information for use at monthly management meetings and for the fundraising team to help inform key decisions.

The charity seeks an individual with an understanding of Probate Law as well as some knowledge of Legacies. You will be great at building productive relationships with internal teams as well as a variety of external stakeholders and will understand the sensitive nature of your work. With a natural flair for communication you will be adept at conveying sometimes complex information to different audiences. This person will also be adept at learning and using various computer programmes.

This role could be suitable for a newly qualified solicitor looking to break into the charity sector. If you are looking for an interesting role within an established beyond profit, we urge you to apply!

Please apply by providing a CV in Word format; no cover letter is required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus

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