Fundraising Manager, Legacies and In Memory

  • Job Reference: ACBBC2401/PK
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Macular Society
  • Location: Flexible with regular visits to Andover, Hampshire
  • Salary: £34,000
  • Sector: Fundraising - Corporate
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Fundraising Manager, Legacies and In Memory

Macular Society 
Salary: £34,000
Location: Flexible with regular visits to Andover, Hampshire

Macular disease is the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK, with around 300 people diagnosed every day. The Macular Society is the only charity determined to beat the fear and isolation of macular disease with world class research and the best advice and support.

To support people affected by macular disease now, the Macular Society provides a range of support, information and services. Our research programme is focused on finding new treatments and a cure to beat macular disease forever.

The Role 

This role will work closely with the Head of Legacy and In Memory Fundraising and team to grow future income from legacies and in memory donations. The postholder will be responsible for legacy marketing through direct appeals, campaigns, publications and events. They will also encourage donor engagement and loyalty through the excellent stewardship of legacy and in memory contacts.

The Person

We’re looking for an experienced fundraiser or marketing professional with a proven track record in securing gifts from legacies, in memory or individual giving, or with comparable direct marketing expertise. Demonstrable experience in delivering projects to timetable and budget is essential, as are excellent communications skills, sensitivity in communicating with donors and the ability to build successful relationships with supporters and colleagues. Experience of planning and implementing campaigns, using digital and social media for marketing purposes, organising events and strong IT skills including a knowledge of data analysis, would also be helpful.   

For further information and details on how to apply, please select the button shown, which will bring you to our website.

Please note that we will be unable to consider any applications without a covering letter.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with Julie Edwards, Head of Legacy and In Memory Giving. Contact details can be found on our website.

Closing date for applications: 24th January 2021 

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