Individual Giving Executive – Retention
Sightsavers has an opportunity for an Individual Giving Executive – Retention to work in the Development team as part of the Global Individual Giving team. The Individual Giving team is responsible for recruiting new supporters via printed, broadcast, face-to-face and digital media. Relationships with these supporters are then developed so as to maximise lifetime value to the charity, predominantly by generating ongoing cash donations, regular gifts, and legacy pledges.
The Individual Giving Executive – Retention will play a crucial role within the Global Individual Giving team and be responsible for helping to deliver excellent direct marketing across the UK, Ireland, Sweden and Norway. They will ensure delivery of effective campaigns that maximise supporter engagement and long-term income growth for Sightsavers.
Salary: £29,000 – £34,000
We are looking for an individual with substantial experience in Fundraising or Direct Marketing, including proven experience in devising and implementing successful direct marketing campaigns to mass market audiences. You will have strong project management and planning skills as well as excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills in order to work closely with our digital fundraising and analysis teams, delivering successful campaigns across an integrated programme of supporter development.
About the role:
This is a varied role with lots of scope and will include:
- Implementing, briefing and managing direct marketing campaigns
- Leading on long-term campaign strategies
- Training and managing agencies
- Liaising with other teams to ensure effective integration of digital elements to campaigns and analysing their results
- Managing campaigns budgets
- and much more
This role sits within a friendly, supportive and highly motivated team where you will have have a big impact upon a growing and evolving area of fundraising, and ultimately, on the lives of people with visual impairments and disabilities in some of the poorest parts of the world.
We anticipate that interviews will take place in mid-November at our offices in Haywards Heath, West Sussex