Legacy and In Memoriam Giving Officer

Location: Woods Mill, Henfield, West Sussex

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 21.00 per week (part time)

Days of Working: Monday - Friday to be agreed with successful aplicant

Salary: £15,280 pa (FTE £25,468 pa)

Closing Date: 29th June 2018

Interview Date: 17th July 2018

THE TRUST The Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast. By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places. Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.


The Legacy & In Memoriam Giving Officer will be responsible for administering legacies and In-Memory donations to the Trust, communicating with solicitors, funeral directors, executors and family members.The role also involves dealing with legacy and In-Memory enquiries, and the marketing and promotion of legacy and In-Memory giving through various media including print, digital and in person at events.


The successful candidate will have experience in legacy administration, as well as the promotion and coordination of legacy and In-Memory giving programmes.Personal qualities include an enthusiasm for the natural world, the ability to take initiative and impeccable attention to detail.


We’re looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, sensitivity in communication and the ability to develop positive relationships with a number of key audiences.

THE BENEFITS This role offers flexible working, 24 days annual leave, access to an employee assistance scheme and the opportunity to help Sussex Wildlife Trust make a real difference local wildlife.