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Directorate: Public Engagement & Growth
IS Office Location: Brussels, Colombo , Dakar, Geneva, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Nairobi, New York City, Palestine, Paris, Tunis
No of weekly working hours: 35
Salary grade and benefits will vary country dependent
ABOUT THE ROLE:
Amnesty International is looking for a Global Specialist in legacy fundraising. The role is based in our Global Fundraising Support Team at the Amnesty International Secretariat (AIIS).
The Fundraising Specialist for legacies will be the lead focal point for the development of legacy fundraising programmes, marketing and stewardship programs which will drive the income growth. The post provides strategic advice, technical fundraising expertise, planning, forecasting and legacy admin support and will make recommendations on strategic adjustments based on monitoring performance and developing key performance indicators.
Global Fundraising provide strategic support to Amnesty Sections across the globe to deliver effective growth strategies aiming to increase the number of people supporting us and the amount of money that is raised. Legacy fundraising has been identified as a key opportunity for Amnesty to grow its income, and the successful candidate will be responsible for the realisation of this potential.
Equality and diversity is at the core of our values and staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.
We offer flexibility in the location of the role, ideally based either at the AIIS in London or at one of our Regional Offices. Our aim is to reward employees through a combination of salary and benefits, high levels of engagement and involvement and a commitment to employee development within a professional and flexible working environment. Benefits include generous annual leave, pension scheme, employee assistant programmes, life assurance and benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.
This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious fundraiser to help Amnesty International fulfil its growth potential. We need someone with big ideas who can influence, plan and guide our colleagues around the globe in legacy fundraising best practice.
To be successful in this crucial role you will need to be committed, willing to travel and show you understand the unique role legacies has in the fundraising mix. You will have worked extensively with legacy fundraising in your career and will be able to demonstrate how you have used it to grow fundraising income for a NGO. We are looking for someone who is hardworking, has great influencing skills, knows how to build a business case and has the desire and enthusiasm to help Amnesty grow its fundraising income globally.
Amnesty campaigns for meaningful human rights change; enables effective human rights activism and works to persuade governments and other actors to uphold universal human rights standards. We provide strategic leadership, support and advice to the Amnesty International movement globally, fostering Amnesty International’s contribution, presence and public accountability throughout the world.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.
Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.
For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/
WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT
If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.
Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.
N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.
Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.