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Gifts in Wills Administration Officer

Category:
Fundraising
Location:
London
Sub-location:
Any
Vicinity:
London
Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Salary:
£34,160 to £34,160 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent Benefits
Posted:
11-Jun-18
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
52787

In this role, you will have overall responsibility for managing the legacy cases with this leading national charity. As legacy officer, you will represent the charity whilst liaising with Solicitors, other legal professionals and non-professional executors (including next of kin). You will develop and implement effective legacy administration processes to manage and grow the charitys future legacy income.

The Charity
The charity supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. As the UKs largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, the charity does everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose. The legacy team is responsible for a significant income target of 7m per year.


The Role
To take the overall responsibility and accountability for managing legacy administration, ensuring the charity receives the maximum income from the estates to which it is entitled, and that the charity and its Trustees are protected in law.

To represent the charity whilst liaising with solicitors, non-professional executors (including next of kin) and legacy staff from other charities. To proactively manage these relationships to ensure that the Gifts in Wills team delivers against team key performance indicators and income targets.

To develop and implement legacy administration processes to manage and grow future income.


The Candidate
You will have a legal or legacy officer administration qualification (Solicitor, ILEX or CiCLA) and ideally have previous experience working in charity legacy administration. You will be highly competent, have substantial knowledge of probate, trusts, tax and property related issues as they relate to charitable legacies and be able to manage and prioritise the charitys legacy cases effectively. You will be highly numerate with excellent written and oral communication skills.


IMPORTANT NOTE
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone, but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business

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