Position: Legacy Administrator
Location: Central London, WC1N
Job type: Full Time (Part Time available for suitable candidates), Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for full-time hours), generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more!
Closing Date: 9am, Monday 22 October 2018
About the role:
This role, which is offered full-time or part-time for suitable candidates, is responsible for providing a wide range of administrative support functions to the Legacy Administration team which underpin all aspects of the team’s work, with direct responsibility for the pecuniary legacies left to the Charity.
The Legacy Administration team manages the Charity’s interests in estates in which legacies have been left to the Charity by supporters in their Wills. The team ensures that these are received in a timely manner, that their value is maximised and that the legal rights of the Charity are balanced with the potential PR implications of asserting those rights.
You will need to be detail-orientated and an effective time manager, able to prioritise your workload and critical day to day responsibilities. You will be expected to liaise with a variety of external stakeholders ranging from professional executors and other charities to recently bereaved family members and be able to flex your communication style to suit the varying audiences.
You will have:
- The Certificate in Charity Legacy Administration (ILM), or be currently studying for the qualification, and/or knowledge of probate law and estate administration
- Significant experience of working in an administrative environment which demands accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and also sympathetically
- Ability to manage own workload and prioritise multiple tasks, work under pressure and within tight deadlines
The ideal candidate will also have:
- Working knowledge of the bespoke legacy database FirstClass
- Experience working on a CRM platform (such as Salesforce or Raisers Edge), ideally in a charity or membership context
About the Charity:
Every day brings new challenges for our client. Every day, 618 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfill their potential. Without donations, our client can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
You may have experience of the following: Legacy Administrator, Admin Assistant, Administrator, Administrative Assistant, Office Assistant, Office Administrator, Fundraiser Administrator, Fundraiser, Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Executive, Fundraising Assistant, etc.