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Bequest Manager

Fundraising – CBD, Auckland
Department Fundraising
Employment Type Full-Time permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

ChildFund is an international developement organisation that works together in partnership with children, their families and communities. The protection of children is a priority in all our work.

We build meaningful connections to bring about positive transformation to children and their communities to create lasting and meaningful change by supporting long-term community development. As part of the ChildFund Alliance, ChildFund New Zealand supports development programmes and the delivery of humanitarian aid in more than 55 countries worldwide, helping over 15 million people.

Our aim is a world free from child poverty, where no child suffers from preventable diseases or hunger, where no child is exploited or harmed, where every child feels cared for, where every child is strong and healthy in body and mind, educated and confident.

We are looking for an experience Bequest Manager who is enthusiastic and a talented team player to join our fundraising team to help us achieve our goals by supporting the development of long term revenue via bequest prospects. 

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Partnerships you will drive the development of the bequest program and be a key member of the Major Donor team. You will lauch the strategy and implement end to end plans and processes, from bequest communication to personalised sterwardship of current and potential donors. As part of the Major Donor team, you will also work across the fundraising program, liasing with high net worth individuals, trusts, foundations and corporates.

  • Lead and implement the annual operational plan for the Bequest program
  • Utilise the extensive supporter database, to identify, research and cultivate new donors
  • Assess innovative approaches to enhance the donor pipeline and increase bequest giving 
  • Generate reports on key metrics including revenue, retention, conversion and lifetime value
  • Work closely with trustees, solicitors, donors and bequestors, ensuring compliance with legislation

What skills do we require you bring to share with ChildFund Team?

  • Experience with a bequest role with a background developing and cultivating prospects
  • Proven ability to exceed financial targets
  • Efficiency in  administration and reporting
  • Exceptional relationships development and communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge of CRM systems and marketing automation systems

 Applications close 1st of May 2018

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  • Location
    CBD, Auckland
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  • Employment Type
    Full-Time permanent
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