Legacy Fundraising Lead

Christian Aid

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a brilliant Legacy and In Memory team at an organisation that is investing in and championing legacy giving at all levels. We are a passionate and ambitious team, with a team culture that we’re proud of, and together we are transforming legacy giving at Christian Aid.  This role will inspire and nurture a talented team of legacy marketing and case management specialists, as well as influencing at all levels across the wider Fundraising and Supporter Engagement department. We have a huge opportunity to engage our loyal, long term supporter base with legacy giving as well as explore opportunities to grow new legacy audiences, particularly through church partnerships. This role will drive our significant growth ambitions for legacy income (currently circa £15m) as well as inspire and collaborate to integrate legacy fundraising across the wider organisation.


About you

You’ll be an inspirational team leader with significant experience in leading successful fundraising and/or marketing teams and strategies. You will be a people focused manager who is at ease motivating and supporting your team so that they can be at their best. You will have a track record of delivering excellent fundraising campaigns and supporter experience to nurture and inspire long term support. With a flair for building relationships, both internally and externally, you will forge partnerships to unlock new legacy audiences and be an expert collaborator in order to amplify the legacy message through integrating with wider team activities and campaigns. Finally, you will bring a passion and understanding of the role that legacy giving has in transforming the work that we do to tackle injustice across the world.

This role is based in the UK on a remote homeworking contract or based in our London office. If the role is based in the London office, you will be required to attend the office for a minimum of 2 days per week with the option to work remotely for the remaining 3 days.

The salary quoted is for the London office but if based at home, the salary will be £52,950.

Early applications are encouraged as this role will close at 12 noon on the 17th of April 2024.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.christianaid.org.uk.