The RAF Benevolent Fund offers many opportunities to work, develop and thrive in a number of various specialisations with an overall aim to make the lives of both serving and former members of the RAF all the better in their time of need.
Legacy Marketing Manager
Salary: Circa £35,000 (maternity cover) plus benefits
The RAF Benevolent Fund receives some 60 per cent of its income each year from gifts in wills. We have ambition to grow this income stream and as a result of our exciting new fundraising strategy we launched a hugely successful recruitment campaign to reach a new audience earlier this year. You will be responsible for rolling out this campaign on digital and TV channels in the autumn as well as the stewardship programme for those that respond and events for promoting gifts in wills. You will also promote in memoriam and tribute giving. This role is part of the dynamic individual giving team based in London and you will have opportunity to work alongside the Direct Marketing Manager, Digital Fundraising Executive and Community Fundraising team in our centenary year.
You will have proven experience of legacy marketing and promoting in memoriam giving would be an advantage. You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and show initiative, flair and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the RAF's leading welfare charity, providing financial, practical and emotional support to all members of the RAF Family.
See the job profile for this position. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Louise Gibson, Head of Individual Giving on 020 7307 3349.
To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role to Pete Thompson, HR Team, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR, or email HRservices@rafbf.org.uk.
Salary: Circa £39,000 plus benefits
The RAF Benevolent Fund is the RAF's leading welfare charity and facilitates the provision of help and support for ex-RAF personnel and their eligible dependants who are in need of assistance. Part of that is providing help to maintain the homes of our beneficiaries through grants and loans for essential repairs and adaptations. Additionally, the Fund provides bespoke housing to support those exiting the RAF with significant disabilities through our Housing Trust.
We are seeking a compassionate and highly organised individual to join the Housing team which delivers housing solutions as part of our overall support for the RAF Family. Working within a team of welfare executives, you will have responsibility for identifying the needs of beneficiaries, delivering appropriate assistance within delegated spending authority and presenting higher value applications to the Grants Committees of the Fund. In addition to an ability to handle welfare casework, the Housing Executive is involved in the administration of the Fund's loans and the management of a portfolio of Housing Trust properties, which requires working with beneficiaries, solicitors, surveyors, and occupational therapists to ensure that our loans and properties are well maintained.
The successful candidate will need to have relevant welfare experience and preferably some experience of property management, although relevant training will be provided. An articulate communicator with IT skills suited to working in a paperless environment, you must be able to demonstrate an ability to relate to people of all ages, especially vulnerable beneficiaries, in a manner which is conducive to relieving stresses and concerns through holistic consideration and delivery of welfare solutions.
See the job profile for this position. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Al Bennett, Head of Housing & Assurance, on 020 7307 3355.
To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and providing examples of how you meet the job specification to Pete Thompson, HR Manager, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR or email HRservices@rafbf.org.uk.
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 3 May 2019. Interviews and testing are scheduled to take place on Friday 17 May 2019.
Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.
The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check.