Legacy and In Memory - Fundraising Officer
JOB TITLE: Legacy and In Memory Fundraiser
SALARY: Circa £33k
HOURS: 36 hours per week
St Christopher’s Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating its 50th anniversary and with a turnover of over £20 million, they provide invaluable care and support to over 6,000 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.
We are a charity, led by a Board of Trustees and we raise significant funds each year through the generosity and commitment of our local communities. In addition we raise funds through commercial activities, including 22 charity shops and a private personal care agency.
Your new role
This is an exciting role which we are offering on a full time basis to work within our busy Fundraising team based at Sydenham with occasional requirement to work in Bromley.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated and confident “people person” with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills who is committed to providing first class supporter care. You will have some experience in legacy fundraising and may also have experience of In Memory fundraising which is desirable, a passion for hospice care and a proven track record of developing and maintaining strong relationships is also key to this role.
To succeed in this role
You will be a fantastic communicator who loves meeting people and is looking for a career where you can really make a difference. You will be confident, articulate and influential and with excellent customer service skills. Experience of legacy fundraising is essential (In Memory desirable too) as is a willingness to get involved, being a good team player and a passion for the work of St Christopher’s.
What you will get in return is a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community. In addition you will benefit from access to excellent training and development opportunities, a number of health and wellbeing schemes, a competitive contributory pension scheme and life assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan. You will also have access to free off street parking nearby and onsite staff canteen.
What you need to do now if you are interested, please contact Tracy Blackmore, Relationship Development Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8768 4573 for an informal discussion about the role. To apply for this position, please click apply button to complete an application form and return it to our Recruitment inbox (address on the link) before the closing date.
Closing date: Sunday 24 March 2019
Interview date: Thursday 4 April 2019