Legacy Development Manager - North

Campaign ref
67630
Location
England | Central
Based in a regional office in North England, Scotland or Northern Ireland
Job function
Fundraising
Salary
£35,000 per annum

Closing Date: 2nd June 2019

Interview Date: 6th June 2019 in Newcastle Hospice

The Legacy Giving team is responsible for raising awareness and promoting the positive impact of leaving a gift in a Will to Marie Curie to supporters and the public, providing a range of engaging opportunities to support for those considering leaving a gift as well as further deepening relationships with those who already have.

The Legacy Development Manager will lead a regional team of Legacy Advisors and their Assistants across the North region, responsible for the development of opportunities for engagement and stewardship, prompting awareness, consideration and action, whilst ensuring supporters continue to feel valued and engaged with the cause.

This involves developing and managing innovative face to face awareness and stewardship activities that support and add value to our wider marketing campaigns, as well as ensuring all staff and volunteers have the level of knowledge and confidence to talk about gifts in Wills when appropriate, helping to create a culture of Legacy giving at Marie Curie. You will also help to implement a comprehensive Free Will-writing offer, making use of a growing range of channels now available to ensure all potential users are catered for.

This is an exciting time to join us as we continue to grow the regional team with the creation of two new roles – the Legacy Development Manager for the North and South regions of the UK – each of whom who will be responsible for delivering this element of the Gifts in Wills strategy. This will allow us to focus more time and energy on further growing our activities for awareness and stewardship, as well as providing more opportunities to support the regional team in seeking out new and innovative ways to engage with a range of audiences.

We are looking for a well-organised, creative and innovative individual to manage this high-performing and well respected regional team, and who will work closely with the Legacy Development Manager for the South, as well as the Legacy Marketing and Administration Managers in the wider Legacy Giving team.

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left. Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

This role may close early if a sufficient number of applications are received. 

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