Legacy Engagement Manager

Recruiter
Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Mar 2018
Closes
11 Apr 2018
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Harris Hill are seeking a Legacy Engagement Manager on behalf of a national public safety charity. This role is responsible for the development and stewardship of long term supporters who intend to bequest a large gift to the organisation.This role is home based position with a preference for a candidate based in London/South East or the North of England.Key responsibilities- Manage a multi-million pound portfolio of high-level pledgers, to maintain their gift or increase their support- Identify opportunities to enhance the delivery of stewardship to high level pledgers by engaging local and regional staff or volunteers- Resolve queries for stewarded pledgers relating to legacies, Will writing and inheritance tax issues- Build and manage a local solicitor network to promote legacy awareness in the regions- Deliver legacy training to staff and volunteers.Experience & skills- Relevant experience in relationship management or stewardship of high level donors- An up-to-date understanding of legacy fundraising is preferred- Strong relationship management skills- Excellent verbal and written communication skills- Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to build long term relationships with internal and external stakeholders- Strong project management skills