Legacy Giving Officer (London and South East)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Home Based in London and the South East

Salary: £25,806 - £28,181 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Contact: Jennifer Kirkham - jennifer.kirkham@alzheimers.org.uk

Legacy Giving Officer (London and South East)

Reference number: VAC2104

Office Location: Homebased within Greater London & South East England (flexible within Greater London, Kent & East Sussex)

Are you a passionate and motivated individual, committed to making a positive difference to people affected by dementia?

Do you have a great working knowledge of sales or fundraising to enhance our crucial team, working better together?

Can you be compassionate yet tenacious to achieve our society goals?

Yes? We’d love to tell you more!

About the role
As a Legacy Giving Officer, you will be promoting Gifts in Wills to our supporters and staff right across the London and South East region. Legacy fundraising is a growth area within the fundraising sector and is being recognised as a top priority at Alzheimer’s Society – having been absolutely critical for the charity to continue our work through the pandemic.

  • Responsible for the organisation and delivery of a series of events.
  • Become the go to contact for all Legacy enquiries in your region.
  • Promoting our offers to individual supporters.
  • Developing and implementing new regional opportunities to promote legacy giving.
  • Provide legacy fundraising awareness training.
  • Play a vital role in helping to support our fundraising plans.
  • Additional supporter focussed activities.

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and tackle injustices in the system so that nobody has to face dementia alone

Legacies (Gifts in Wills) help fund over 25% of all Alzheimer’s Society’s work – so your work in our team will be vital for securing the charity’s future income.

About you
You will join our ambitious and supportive team of Legacy fundraisers and work closely alongside other Regional Fundraising colleagues to ensure our supporters are aware of legacy giving and the impact it has on our work. You will be;

  • Experience in fundraising or sales and motivated by an excellent cause.
  • Eager for an opportunity for you to expand your experience and develop in fundraising.
  • Confident with verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • An outstanding relationship builder and negotiator.
  • Experienced in regularly exceeding targets.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

Additional Information

Job description

Values & behaviours

Job application guidance

Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband. For our home-working employees, we currently offer a home-working allowance of £16 pounds a month (full-time)

Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 5pm on the closing date

If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. This means ensuring our recruitment processes are barrier-free and inclusive as possible to everyone. We will make adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact us at recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk.

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.

Apply now