Relationship Manager - Legacy Fundraising

Closed: 05 June 2022
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  • Salary £30500 - £32500 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Location Beverley, East Yorkshire (On-site)
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference : R021023

Relationship Manager - Legacy Fundraising

Salary: £30,500 - £32,500 per annum (inclusive of car allowance worth £4,500) Car allowances are not viewed as a benefit or as any part of remuneration. Employees who receive a car allowance must provide a suitable car for business purposes, and is based on the criteria of a minimum business mileage of 5,000 per annum.

Contract length: Permanent, 35 hours per week

Location: Home-based/Field Based role in England with travel across the division. The Division covers Yorkshire and part of Lancashire (Candidates must live on patch or within 20 miles of the border)

Application Deadline: Sunday 5 June 23:55

Are you an ambitious, driven people person, passionate about raising money to support Cancer Research UK with its plans to beat cancer sooner?

At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years but there is much more that we want to do. Our Relationship Managers inspire and engage with our communities to enable us to raise the funds we need to continue this life saving research. We now have an amazing opportunity for you to join the UK's leading cancer charity whose science holds the solution.

Why we need you

Our Relationship Managers are the face of CRUK within the community, liaising with external supporters on a day to day basis. Focusing on the heart of CRUKs core purpose, our Relationship Mangers are passionate about raising money through building long last relationships with our supporters.

We're looking for a natural people person, either from a sales or charity background, with excellent relationship building skills. You'll be used to managing conflicting priorities and be adaptable in an environment where no two days are the same. Part this role will be desk based where you will use your relationship skills and experience to engage with individual supporters who have pledged to leave a gift in their will or made an enquiry to find out more about legacy giving. You could currently work as a Relationship Manager, Community Engagement Manager or Account Manager.

What will I be doing?

Relationship Managers work within the community to provide supporters with an exceptional level of stewardship, going above and beyond to deliver tailored information about legacy giving and offer the opportunity to attend Cancer Research UK events. They will inspire and motivate supporters to develop long-term relationships and maximising fundraising opportunities across the portfolio.

This role will Include evening and weekend work with occasional overnight stays

Make an impact every day by…

  • Inspiring, developing and managing supporters to achieve their goals through offering outstanding and tailored stewardship.

  • Ensuring each supporter has a stewardship plan in place which best fits their motivations

  • Using Legacy knowledge and awareness to maximise supporter experience

  • Planning and delivering effective rewards and recognition to increase loyalty and income

  • Building strong working relationships with other divisional team members

  • Supporting the development of a prospect pipelines of opportunities and identifying and cultivating leads.

What skills are you looking for?

You'll be able to bring to the role…

  • Experience of working as part of a high performing team, achieving and exceeding KPIs and targets with a proven ability to recognise and reward people's contribution

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (face to face, written and phone) to engender the confidence of supporters and build long lasting relationships

  • Ability to understand CRUK's vision and purpose, and using this to motivate and inspire supporters

  • A strong solutions focused approach to help supporters overcome any challenges and maximise their fundraising efforts

  • Great time management, prioritisation and planning skills.

What will I gain?

Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So, we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately, you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.

If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.