RG7, Reading
£27,472 - £29,091 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

Vacancy Details

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Central Office, Burghfield

Hours: 35 hours per week

Working pattern: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

Interview dates: 10th September 2019

Salary: £27,472 to £29,091 per annum

Key requirements: Right to work in the UK

Are you an organised individual with great interpersonal skills and a flair for building relationships?

An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a Legacy Case Officer to become an integral member of the Fundraising & Marketing team.

You will manage your own caseload, ensuring that Guide Dogs’ Legacy income is maximised and received as quickly as possible.

You will be responsible for a share of over £45 M income of allocated legacy cases, ensuring that maximum value is achieved for Guide Dogs.

You will analyse the Estate/Trust Accounts, carefully examining their actions, recommendations and omissions, ensuring all estate assets have been accounted for to maximise Legacy income.

In your application, you will need to evidence, using specific examples, how your skills and experience meet the criteria laid out in the person specification, within the Job Description below. Requirements include;

  • Confident, flexible, self-motivated, enthusiastic and well-organised individual.

  • Sensitivity and empathy

  • a Degree level education, or experience of complex administrative work such as casework.

For more information on this role, the requirements and our benefits package, please see the documents attached below.

How to apply: Applications can be made using the online application form. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs for job applications.

Working at Guide Dogs

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invite to interview for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

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Refreshed on: 25 August 2019
Closed date: 04 September 2019
Job ref: 32883
Tags: Fundraising

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