High Value and Legacies Manager

High Value and Legacies Manager

Join the Philanthropy and Partnerships Team at Speech and Language UK!

Dream of Making an Impact? For 1.9 million children in the UK, learning to talk and understand words feels like an impossible hurdle.  So we give children and young people the skills they need so they aren't left behind, waiting to be understood. As we venture into our transformative five-year strategy, we're on the hunt for passionate individuals to help guide us on this journey.

To deliver our new strategy we have created several exciting new roles, all aimed at embedding a relationship fundraising approach to engaging and inspiring institutional, high net worth and long-term supporters.

Are you keen on creating lasting legacies? Savvy with high-value donor engagement strategies? Adept at storytelling to inspire generosity?

We’re keen to recruit a High Value and Legacies Manager who will:

Develop and nurture relationships with major donors, promoting our cause and crafting compelling legacy propositions. Oversee the stewardship of high-value donors and legacy givers.

Why Join Us?

  • Be a Pioneer: Shape our new strategy from the ground up and be part of a team that's set to redefine philanthropy in the UK.
  • Relationships First: At the heart of our approach to fundraising lies our commitment to meaningful, enduring relationships.
  • Purposeful Impact: With every initiative, you'll directly contribute to supporting 1.9 million children who struggle with talking and understanding words to have a brighter future.
  • You Matter: Speech and Language UK promotes well-being, fairness and equality among the people who work with us, respecting and enhancing diversity.
  • Growth & Becoming: We are committed to cultivating everyone's skills and potential, encouraging professional development through a range of training paths.

At Speech and Language UK, we believe in the power of every voice. If you have what it takes to ensure everyone gets heard and are keen on making a tangible difference, we'd love to hear from you!

Apply Now and be part of our dynamic Philanthropy and Partnerships team.

Please submit your up-to-date CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages, addressing how you meet the criteria outlined above and why you want to join the cause to: jobs@speechandlanguage.org.uk. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Lina Santeusanio, Head of Philanthropy and Partnerships: lina.santeusanio@speechandlanguage.org.uk

Please note that we will not shortlist candidates who do not submit a CV and a supporting statement.

Speech and Language UK is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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