Job Opportunities

Job title: Legacy and Stewardship Officer

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY: Internal and External Candidates

HOURS OF WORK: Full Time (37 hours per week)

JOB STATUS: Permanent

SALARY PER ANNUM: circa £25,000

DIRECTORATE: Foundation & Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

LOCATION: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond


The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew) is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.

Kew Foundation are looking for a Legacy & Stewardship Officer to join our dynamic team. This post will support the delivery of Kew’s mission by administering the legacies programme, co-ordinating the stewardship of major donors, and providing other administrative support.  You will enact a programme of events, activities and marketing to recruit and retain legators; create and assist in the delivery of a stewardship programme for Kew’s major supporters; and provide administrative and logistical support for mailings, events and other donor activities for the Major Giving Team.

You will be proficient in the use of CRM/fundraising databases, have good office administration and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be committed to the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

CLOSING DATE: 10 March 2014 at 12pm


How To Apply

1. Download and read the Job Profile.

Job Description, Person Specification and Additional Information (Word)

2. Complete an Application Form and an Equality and Diversity Form.

3. Return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form to Please be advised that we do not accept applications by post.  If you have a disability or a special need that requires support please contact us on 020 8332 3135.

Guidance for applicants (Word)

We will only contact those candidates selected for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, you should presume that you will not be called for interview. Unfortunately we are unable to provide feedback on your application if you are not selected for an interview.

If you have any general queries please do not hesitate to call the recruitment team on 020 8332 3135.