Legacy Manager

Reference number: 43383

Title: Legacy Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Thursday 25 July 2019

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to join our ambitious Fundraising Team as the Legacy Manager. This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week at our Head Office in King’s Cross, London.

Over a quarter of Sense’s voluntary income comes from gifts in Wills.  As our Legacy Manager you will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing Sense’s legacy marketing programme in order to develop and grow our database of pledgers. This role also oversees Legacy Administration, working with the Administration Consultant to ensure a timely and effective process.

This is an exciting time to join Sense as we embark on our new strategy.

About you 

Equipped with a strong understanding of legacy giving, our ideal candidate will have significant previous experience in direct marketing with the necessary skills to maximise engagement and income.

You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You will be a dynamic and confident public speaker with strong presentation skills. It is essential that you are able to commit to Sense’s values and develop an understanding of issues relating to deafblindness and complex disabilities.

For a full job description and person specification please see the link below.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Amanda Santer via amanda.santer@sense.org.uk

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)