London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£22,500 - £25,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Legacy Income Assistant
Permanent, Full time 34.5 hours 
Dual London/Home Working
£22,500 - £25,500

Every year Macmillan receives millions of pounds from gifts in the wills of our wonderful supporters.  Administering these gifts sensitively and professionally is vital if we are going to continue to grow this key income stream and meet the ever growing needs of people living with cancer. 

We are striving to do everything we can to ensure that our workforce is representative of the people we support, and those who support us. We advocate for being an inclusive organisation, where everyone can feel that they belong and where there are no barriers to success. 

We want every individual to feel empowered to bring their best to work, and that’s why we offer flexibility in our working locations, working hours and benefits so we can support you in your life and your career, and we welcome a conversation about how these options can best support you.

About the role
We are recruiting for a Legacy Income Assistant who will play a vital role within our Legacy Income Team. Your daily work will include assisting in the set up of new legacy gifts and keeping existing ones updated. You will also manage a small number of pecuniary gifts left to Macmillan, answer enquiries from executors and solicitors and support other members of the team where required.

About you
You will be organised, able to prioritise, and a team player with a keen eye for detail and excellent customer service skills as well as a desire to deliver amazing Macmillan experiences to everyone with whom you come into contact. These skills will help you to build relationships that will enable the Legacies Division to grow the charity’s income in the coming years.

At the moment the Legacy Income Team work from home but are required to attend the office once a month for team meetings.

About us
We help millions of people with cancer across the UK live life as fully as they can through physical, emotional and financial support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our actions. Together, we do whatever it takes for people living with cancer; with heart, with strength and with ambition.

Recruitment Process
The application deadline is 6th June with virtual interviews taking place the week commencing 13th June.

In order to ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all of our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate’s experience.


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse range of people we support.

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact the Macmillan People Services Team.

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Refreshed on: 30 May 2022
Closed date: 06 June 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

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