Legacy Fundraiser

Location
Maidstone
Salary
Circa of £22,00 per annum, dependent upon experience
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Ref
LF1884
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

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.

NO AGENCIES

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