Individual Giving and Legacy Manager

Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking.  

This position is part of the Memberships and Fundraising division reporting to the Head of Fundraising. The Membership and Fundraising division is responsible for attracting and retaining members and supporters and generating the vast majority of the Ramblers income – essential for the delivery of our mission and the health and sustainability of the charity. The division was formed in September 2017, to bring the membership and fundraising teams together as one united team, to more effectively grow our community of members and supporters – and associated income.  This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact on the future success of the charity.

Essential Requirements include:

  • Competence in the use of IT tools including Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Copywriting for fundraising communications 
  • Ability to manage budgets and produce financial reporting 
  • Ability to design fundraising appeals and campaigns 
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and written with a range of audiences 
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Proven track record in delivering income targets between £100k - £1 million from direct marketing and retention activity 
  • Significant knowledge of direct marketing principles in relation to Individual Giving and Legacy Marketing 
  • Understanding of key donor recruitment channels and approaches 
  • Proven Project Management experience 
  • Knowledge of donor stewardship techniques 
  • Able to work independently, applying own initiative

The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer.  We warmly welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community and aim to promote diversity.  

The role profile (job description and person specification) can be found here: Job Pack – Individual Giving & Legacy Manager 
Application is by CV and covering letter with accompanying EO monitoring form that may be found here - Equal Opps Monitoring Form
Completed applications should be sent by email to