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Long-term Partnership Assistant

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th June 2021

Who are we and what do we do?

Our mission is to help raise funds for charities and good causes and increase awareness of their work. Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised more than £700 million for 9,000 good causes since 2005. This funding is transforming lives and communities in Britain and beyond. Together Novamedia, the creator and owner of the Postcode Lottery format, and the Postcode Lotteries – in the Netherlands, Sweden, Britain, Germany and Norway – was ranked the second largest private charity donor in the world and the biggest in Europe in 2018/19.

Be part of the People’s Postcode Lottery team

Our goal is to create a working environment and culture where everyone is able to achieve their best. We exist to create a better world. Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to that mission and key to our success. We were ranked ninth in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019. Since the beginning our core values of Fun, Courageous, Sharing and Sustainable have shaped our culture and everything we do.

Each year, we invest up to 4% of salaries into training and development opportunities that will stretch and challenge people at every stage of their career.

In addition to an exciting career, we offer a generous pension, private health insurance that rewards you for being active, life assurance, free gym membership, leisure and entertainment discounts, 36 days holiday plus your birthday off and much more.

Role Summary

Charities are at the heart of the organisation and this position is crucial in helping to deliver the wide-ranging, exciting and incredible work funded by our players.

In 2019, our players support for charities was £138 million and this is anticipated to increase in the years ahead. With this growth comes greater responsibility. We are committed to ensuring that our players remain connected with the causes they help support. As a funder, we also remain faithful to our funding principles and ensure that we are an enlightened partner in our efforts to make the world a better place for planet and people.

Reporting to the Long-term Partnerships Manager and supporting the Advisors who are sector specialists, you will support the work of the charities team by assisting in the administration of the trusts, the relationships with supported charities and the communication of our work both with colleagues and players. We are a true partner to our charities and our relationship is far more than just funding.

As a part of the Charities Team, you must be able support your direct colleagues as well as ensure that the wider team and players are passionate about what we do and why we do it.

This is an exciting time in the charities team. The right candidate will have experience in administration, communications and data management, you must be able to learn quickly and be able to adapt to the demands of this role.