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Legacy and In Memory Manager

Harris Hill
£40k per year
Closing date
1 Jul 2021

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Fundraising, Legacies Fundraising
Health & Medical
Full Time
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Mental health charity is seeking a Legacy and In Memory Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of a passionate and nurturing organisation with a highly committed and friendly workforce who share a passion for providing specialist and compassionate dementia support for everyone who may need it.

There are currently over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK, and this is expected to increase to 1 million by 2025, and 1.4 million by 2040. In response to this, the charity provides specialist dementia support for families through their Admiral Nurse service.

One of the charity's strategic fundraising priorities is to raise awareness of the importance of Gifts in Wills to ensure the public, supporters and Admiral Nurses understand the difference these gifts make to the charity's financial sustainability. Therefore gifts in Wills and in memory fundraising is a key income stream for the organisation, raising 4m+ per year.

The Legacy and In Memory Manager will be an experienced fundraiser who will develop and deliver the charity's gifts in Wills and in memory programme, increasing the awareness of legacy giving with existing and new supporters, maximising opportunities to receive in memory donations and increasing the overall value and length of support from gifts in Wills and in memory giving from existing and new supporters across a range of in-person, print and digital channels.

Key Skills / Experience Required:-

  • Experience of income generation from gifts in Wills and in memory fundraising across a variety of offline and digital channels
  • Experience of setting, managing and delivering against budgets, reporting on KPIs, variances and reforecasting
  • Experience of developing and evaluating gifts in Wills and in memory programmes and activity across a variety of offline and digital channels
  • Experience of project management to deliver gifts in Wills and in memory programmes within agreed timescales and budgets
  • Ability to develop and review effective copy writing and design in print and on digital channels

Salary - Circa £40,000 

Contract - Permanent Full Time 

Location - London (Currently homebased due to COVID restrictions)

This role is accepting applications on a rolling basis so please get in touch today to avoid disappointment. Only successful applicants will be contacted.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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