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Legacy Officer (Administration)

This is an exciting opportunity to assist with the effective administration of legacies in order to optimise the benefit from each estate in which the Brooke is a beneficiary.

The role will be responsible for administering a caseload of residuary and pecuniary legacies, and for supporting the Legacy Administration Manager and the wider team.  This will involve reviewing ca. 200-250 pecuniary, residuary, reversionary and specific cases, dealing with incoming correspondence and payments, and handling calls from executors.  We can offer some flexibility over hours for a suitably qualified applicant.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to build effective working relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will be experienced in legacy administration, ideally having been responsible for a case load and have a strong track record of providing high quality administrative support.

Excellent organisation skills and the ability to prioritise effectively to meet targets and deadlines are key for this role. As well as being able to work well independently, being a good team player is key, to work well collaboratively as part of the Legacy team and wider Fundraising Directorate.

If you are interested in the role and meet the criteria, we will look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: Sunday 6 February 2022

Interview date: Monday 14 February 2022

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Philanthropy and Partnerships Advisor

Brooke are seeking a dynamic individual, with experience of building and maintaining key charitable investment relationships, to join our Philanthropy and Partnerships team.

The role is primarily responsible from securing, maintaining and building major value (from £10k) income in the UK from charitable trusts and foundations to support Brooke’s global projects, making a huge difference to the lives of working equines and the communities that rely on them for their livelihoods.

The role presents an exciting challenge in an increasingly competitive fundraising environment. We seek someone with the necessary relationship building and proposal writing skills to present Brooke as a compelling proposition to new investment markets, whilst maximising support from our existing supporters that will lead to a growth in this stream of income, to meet the targets of our new 2022-27 fundraising strategy.  

The post holder will lead on account management, proposal development, face to face meetings, presentations and negotiations with key decision makers from trusts and foundations. The individual will also be expected to participate in events and input into strategy development opportunities.

You will need demonstrable track record of achieving targets raising funds from charitable trusts and foundations, with an emphasis of proactively developing and building on key individual relationships, as well as developing compelling and bespoke propositions.

There is a requirement for a successful candidate to have up to date knowledge of Institute of Fundraising codes of practice relating to major donor and trust fundraising in particular, and a basic knowledge of UK tax law relating to major giving, data compliance and gift aid issues.

Planning and organising skills are also essential, especially around working to deadlines, monitoring progress against the plans and against expenditure budgets and engagement event management. 

Closing date: Monday 7 February 2022

Interview date: Monday 14 February 2022

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Philanthropy and Partnerships Advisor (New Business)

This is an exciting time to be joining Brooke, as we embark on a new Global strategy.  You’ll be taking up a key role in our Philanthropy & Partnerships team, helping Brooke find new prospects and stewarding a (currently) small portfolio of HNWIs. We are looking for someone with solid relationship management experience, who can keep their pool of supporters engaged with our work and to help secure future donations. You don’t need to have an equestrian background but any knowledge of that world would certainly be useful. We are a friendly and supportive team, wanting to establish more relationships with new audiences. If you have an interest in helping to secure a better future for the working horses, donkeys and mules of this world, and the people who depend on them, then we’d love to hear from you!

You will need to have proven experience of building and managing successful relationships with supporters.  You will manage a small portfolio of HNWIs with a view to finding new prospects for the Major and High Value teams. In order to excel in this post you will need experience of managing events, working to deadlines and working to budgets. You will possess excellent communication skills, both spoken and written. If COVID allows, you will need to do some UK travel to both third-party events and to meet donors. We need someone who is resilient and determined, who understands the pace of Philanthropy. 

Closing date: Monday 14 February 2022

Interview date to be confirmed 

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Brooke employees enjoy a competitive benefits package tailored to suit a wide range of people. Including:

  • 25 days' annual leave and all eight bank holidays
  • Buy/sell annual leave
  • Annual review of salary in line with cost of living allowance
  • Biennial salary benchmarking
  • Four percent employer pension contribution, rising to eight percent after one year
  • Childcare vouchers
  • BUPA health cash plan
  • Season ticket loan

All employee benefits.

We are proud to be Brooke. We are resourceful, share new ideas and help each other succeed. Together we make change happen.

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