Legacy Manager

Type of role Communications and fundraising
Location United Kingdom
Salary £44,000 per annum pro rata
Contract type Permanent
Part Time 21 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date 17th August 2020
Start date 1st September 2020

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

This is an exciting time to be joining the Public Fundraising team at VSO. Legacy income is strong and the opportunities are great for an ambitious and motivated Legacy Manager. You’ll lead on the legacy marketing strategy, building on a strong foundation of legacy engagement.

The Legacies Manager is responsible for leading the legacy marketing strategy. The role will require the development and delivery of recruitment and retention plans including supporter journeys and involve the delivery of direct marketing campaigns across offline and digital channels. Activities the team is responsible for include (but not limited to): Gifts in Wills mailings, regular legacy engagement communications and events. Develop strong relationships with teams both based in the UK (such as Marketing & Communications team, digital, Data and Insight and Supporter Care) and overseas (such as Country Offices and volunteers based overseas) across VSO raising the profile and understanding of legacies and marketing opportunities.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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