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Relationship Manager - Legacy Fundraising

  • Full time
  • £30,500 – £33,500
  • Home Based/Field Based in North East England and Central Belt Scotland
  • Closing 27th June 2022

  • Advertised from 26th May 2022
  • 35 hours/week, We are open to flexible working arrangement i.e., compressed hours. Contract duration: 12 months FTC.
  • R021089


Are you an excellent relationship builder who wants to work closely with supporters and maximise fundraising opportunity for Cancer Research UK.

You will be part of the team securing a third of funding for our life-saving research. To do this you will be supporting people to build a legacy that will beat cancer for future generations.​ You will be building, maintaining, and growing relationships with a wide range of CRUK supporters within your community, providing tailored information about leaving a gift in their will.

This is an opportunity to have a job which you can make your own. No two days will be the same - whether its visiting CRUK shops to chat to customers, setting up stalls at Race for Life events, delivering a speech via Zoom to community groups or giving advice to supporters on the phone. This is a flexible role, and you are in control of your own schedule. On average our Relationship Managers spend 70% of their time working from home and 30% of their time working in the field.

What will I be doing?

No two days will be the same, you will be making an impact by...

  • Speaking to supporters at in person and online events, on the phone via email and newsletter.
  • Inspiring, developing and managing them to achieve their goals through offering outstanding and tailored stewardship.
  • Ensuring each supporter has a stewardship plan in place which best fits their motivations
  • 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 and understanding of working within a community fundraising or a business development environment.
  • Experience of working as part of a high performing team, achieving and exceeding targets.
  • Ability to understand CRUK's vision, purpose, and achievements, sharing this knowledge to motivate and inspire supporters
  • Excellent networking and relationship management skills.
  • Proven ability to generate new ideas, adapt style and approach to meet the needs of different supporters.
  • Excellent communication and presentation 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 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.

Application notes

To find out more about the role and to apply, please visit our website.

We will be interviewing on an ongoing basis, please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.