Legacies Manager

Speech and Language UK

This new Legacies Manager role is an exciting opportunity to deliver the charity’s first proactive legacy programme, which is a key part of their new strategy.

For 1.9 million children in the UK, learning to talk and understand words feels like an impossible hurdle. Speech and Language UK helps children with communication disabilities and provides a unique combination of specialist therapy, teaching and care for children, information for families, and training for teachers and other professionals.

To deliver their new strategy, the charity have created several exciting new roles, all aimed at embedding a relationship fundraising approach to engaging and inspiring institutional, high net worth and long-term supporters.

As Legacies Manager, you will develop, manage and grow the organisation’s legacies portfolio, including securing legacy pledges and stewarding donors who have chosen to leave a legacy gift.

There is an option to work remotely (UK-based) or hybrid (2dpw in Islington office) for this 21 hours a week, part-time role – please discuss options and FTE implications with Joe.  

About the role

As Legacies Manager, you will: 

  • Work alongside the Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships to develop and implement Legacies operational plans to maximize income in line with agreed targets
  • Lead and manage relationships with legacy supporters to achieve and exceed income targets
  • Provide insight and learning so that the charity can optimize its initiatives both in lifetime-giving and legacy fundraising
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with a portfolio of actual and potential legacy supporters

About you

Ideal skills and experience:

  • Proven track record in legacy giving
  • Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining relationships with legacy supporters
  • Strong understanding of relationship fundraising and legacy giving, including the latest trends and opportunities
  • Passion to support Speech and Language UK’s mission and values

Employee benefits

Benefits include:

  • 28 days per year (including 3 Christmas closure days) plus all bank holidays. 2 additional days annual leave after 5 years’ continuous service
  • Life Assurance – x4 annual salary
  • Perkbox – Online and instore discounts ranging from retail to restaurants, cinema tickets and fitness.
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline, up to 4 structured counselling sessions, wellbeing resources and much much more!
  • Free annual flu vaccinations

Apply for this role

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, so please get in touch ASAP!

QuarterFive and our clients know fundraising could better reflect the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the people the charity sector supports. We encourage individuals with relevant skills and experience to apply for roles regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief. If you think you meet some of the criteria for a role and would like to discuss how your other experience might transfer, please ask us for a chat. We’re here to support you. Appointments will be made on merit alone and we will gladly make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.

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