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Individual Giving & Legacies Manager (Fundraising, Charity)

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Charity & 3rd Sector

Salary: Up to £31152.00 per annum

Contacts: David McClure,

Job Ref: BBBH52705

Expiry date: 2024-08-08

Honeycomb Jobs is delighted to be working with a 3rd Sector client, to recruit an Individual Giving & Legacies Manager in Belfast for a 6 month fixed term contract.

The Client - This 3rd Sector organisation supports people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

The Role - This credible post holder will lead the development and execution of their mass marketing activity to grow our supporter base and maximise every individual donor's lifetime value to the organisation.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • With the Director of Growth & Engagement, develop a multi-year plan for individual giving (IG) and legacy marketing for the organisation.
  • Develop and monitor budgets in line with the charity's processes.
  • Maintain and develop excellent working relationships across the wider team.
  • Take responsibility for specific projects and opportunities as agreed with Director of Growth & Engagement.
  • Support the wider Growth & Engagement team and provide assistance outside of this role profile as required.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in full compliance to the fundraising code and values.
  • Represent the charity externally at meetings, conferences, and wider engagement opportunities as appropriate.
  • Keep abreast of UK and Ireland fundraising and marketing sector trends and best practice.
  • Create and deliver robust supporter journeys for all individual donors.
  • Ensure first class donor care and efficient processing of donations, including regular review of all processes.
  • Identify and cultivate new opportunities to diversify income streams including through digital channels.
  • Evaluate the success of all activities and campaigns and make strategic recommendations for the future.
  • Use a broad range of data insights and KPIs to track performance of activities, manage risk and support future financial modelling, providing regular reporting to SMT.
  • Develop audience profiles and insights, including through the design and delivery of an annual Supporter Survey.
  • Create a segmentation model to tailor appeals and communications to different donor segments.
  • Ensure accurate and timely acknowledgement of donations and ongoing communication with donors.

The Person: As the successful candidate you will have the following background and experience:


  • At least 3 years proven experience in a fundraising, brand, or marketing role, including with elements of digital marketing, data analysis or insight.
  • Proven track record of exceeding targets (financial or otherwise).
  • Proven ability to write engaging copy for different audiences across varied channels.
  • Significant experience and confidence in using a CRM and building processes for storage and reporting.
  • Experience of budget and project management.
  • Excellent working knowledge of digital marketing tactics and channels.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working in a fundraising/charity context.
  • Line Management experience.
  • Proven track record of using data analysis techniques (and audience insight) to drive decision making.
  • Experience of using Canva or MS Publisher
  • Experience of using Raisers Edge NXT database.
  • An understanding of the issues affecting homelessness and/or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact David McClure, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Honeycomb on 02896 207050.

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss.

Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Honeycomb to view a wide selection of our current jobs

** Please note, we are receiving an exceptionally high number of applications and present and will be unable to shortlist candidates who are not meeting the specific requirements for this role. Due to the high volume of applications, we may be unable to provide individual feedback. We thank you in advance for your understanding. **

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