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Supporter Development - Gifts and Wills
- Supporter Development - Gifts and Wills
- Leading Animal Welfare Organisation
About Our Client
The client are the largest animal welfare charity in England and Wales based in Southwater near Horsham. They are going through an exciting growth in their marketing team and this could be the ideal role for a candidate hoping to make their next step into the marketing/fundraising world looking for a Supporter Development - Gift and Wills to join their growing team.
The ideal candidate for this role based in Southwater as Supporter Development - Gifts and Wills, will need to be comfortable with:
Provide essential support to the team in the fulfilment of the cultivation programme for enquirers and in tenders and the stewardship programme for legacy pledgers.
All sources of legacy enquirers, intenders and pledgers from all marketing activities will be cultivated by this team.
All legacy responses to marketing campaigns will be handled by the Supporter Development team (with the exception of legacy cash appeals).
All work should always follow existing guidelines in terms of fundraising practice, as well as external regulatory boundaries (ASA, IOF, DMA, IDM, FRSB)
Work is developed through regular status meetings with the various agencies and the Supporter Development Manager - Gifts in Wills, Supporter Development Manager - Home for Life, Supporter Development Manager - In Mem & Tribute Funds.
The Successful Applicant
Who they are looking for for the Supporter Development Gifts and Wills role:
Someone with the ability to manage customer/donor relationships on a 1:1 basis.
Previous experience in supporting multi-media channel campaigns.
excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop key relationships
Someone who is able to deal with enquiries in a professional empathetic manner quickly and effectively.
Understanding of direct Marketing and what this consists of - with the ability to compose and produce letters.
Able to work on own initiative and to deliver to tight deadlines
The candidate will be willing to work around the needs of the business but the atmosphere is understanding of the work life balance
What's on Offer
In all this outstanding organisation are offering a competitive opening salary for the Supporter Development - Gifts and Wills of anything from 22-24k with great annual leave, fantastic pension scheme along with the opportunity to take animals to work. A great team and the development scope is great for someone who is looking to open new doors.