Development Manager - Legacies

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens
29 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
KEW ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS Development Manager - Legacies Full time, Part time (30 hours pw) Kew Gardens, Richmond We are seeking an experienced fundraiser to manage Kew's Legacy Programme, maximising income, effectiveness and reach. The postholder will realise the full potential of this income stream by administering all legacy gifts (c40 estates at any one time); managing relationships with intends and enquirers; and delivering and enhancing the marketing programme. Kew is the world's leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction. We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved - because our lives depend on them. We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is an exempt charity. Kew Foundation, a directorate and integral part of RBG Kew, is responsible for generating philanthropic support for its aims. To be successful, you will have substantial experience of charity legacy administration and, ideally, will hold a legal qualification such as CiCLA. You will also have experience of relationship fundraising, or relevant transferable skills. Experience or knowledge of marketing to this audience will be an advantage. This is a wide-ranging, responsible position within a supportive team. Salary will be GBP38,000 - GBP42,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience. We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme. For full details on this role please visit our website. Closing date: 23 April 2018 We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post. No agencies please.