Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Home Based (South West)
Salary: £26,451 - £28,886 per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Working Hours: 35 per week
Closing Date: 15 July 2022
Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23:59pm on the closing date
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
About Alzheimer\'s Society
Who we are
Alzheimer’s Society are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia.
What we want
We will not rest until people with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.
What we do
We support people affected by dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times, to improve their lives and help to avoid crisis.
No matter whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society/us for expert support through practical advice, emotional support, and guidance for the best next step
We join forces with people affected by dementia, leading scientists and policy makers, amplifying voices to push for cutting edge breakthroughs and societal change that’ll improve the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future
How we do it
We’re the friendly face of support, the warm voice at the end of the phone and the determined minds who will fight passionately for the cause of everyone affected by dementia.
About the role
We have a fantastic new opportunity available for a new Legacy Giving/Fundraising Officer to join our Fundraising directorate. As a Legacy Giving Officer, you will be promoting "Gifts in Wills" to our supporters and staff right across the South West.
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, inspiring them to leave a gift in their Will
- 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.
Gifts in Wills already fund over 25% of our work – and our programme is growing, with buy in at the highest levels of leadership and across the organisation. This is our time to make a significant impact to the outlook for people affected by dementia, and Gifts in Wills play a big role in delivering this change.
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.
You may have experience of the following: Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Executive, Legacy Giving Officer, Sales Executive, Business Development Executive, Fundraising, Donor Management, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, etc.
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