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Long-term Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £33,000
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 17th May 2024

  • Advertised from 6th May 2024
  • 11 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Job Identification 216


The Postcode Lottery raises funds for good causes. Together with our partners and everyone who participates in the lottery, our staff members all work towards creating a better, greener and more socially inclusive world. Would it make you proud to contribute towards this amazing mission as a Long-term Partnerships Officer? Join our international team at the Postcode Lottery Group in the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, the UK and Sweden!

Reporting to the Long-term Partnerships Manager and working with the Postcode Trust Advisors, you will support with Long-term Partnerships Team through working with charity partners. Your role as Officer will involve research and due diligence on new prospective charity partners, managing the administration of the trusts and directly manage some relationships with supported charities, ensuring that we share and communicate their work 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 funding, fundraising or account/relationship management and be able to manage complex projects and processes, have a clear understanding of the charity sector and be able to learn quickly and be able to adapt to the demands of this role.

Morag Fodor “It is such a privilege to work in the charities team, you get to see how all the money raised by players helps our incredible charity partners. This role is so varied no two days are the same from supporting team events and trips to sector research, governance and getting out and about. It is a role where you will learn something new every day.”

Your tasks:

• Account management for up to 10 charity partner relationships (working closely with the relevant Trust Advisor), managing accounts of value up to £500,000. Supporting charity partners with their annual application to the Trust, assess applications, undertake due diligence checks, and summarise application/impact for Advisor/Manager and Trustees on an annual basis. When additional funds are available you will support with writing first stage charity research briefs, exploring sector trends, themes for funding opportunities.

• Co-ordinate, plan and execute a high number of fun, learning and engaging opportunities ensuring all travel/accommodation and subsistence is kept within budget i.e. Charity Reward Trips, Charity Volunteering opportunities with supported charities and fun internal talks and events. Along with helping to organise and contribute to the delivery of the Charity Gathering, Gala and other sector events as and when necessary.

• Manage all administration for at least 6 Trusts which includes: scheduling and arranging Trust Board meetings, preparation and provision of meeting papers, taking minutes, arrange group travel/accommodation, booking/set up meeting rooms (inc. refreshments are required). Maintain at least 6 Trust websites, ensuring they remain accurate and up to date and independently manage at least 6 Trust inboxes, checking on a daily basis and responding to a variety of enquiries and requests

• Salesforce super-user for the team including; user testing of forms, creating/amending dashboards, building/running reports, day-to-day accuracy and usability of the database, maintaining list views, updating records; support for users such as charities with basic user queries, e.g. password resets. Provide up to date and relevant content of supported charities for all areas of the business for event content, e.g., Parliamentary events and business publications, e.g., annual report and parliamentary app. Handling and processing of over 100 high value funding contracts (funding agreements) each quarter, dealing with queries and ensuring they are returned by deadline working closely with Advisors, Manager and Finance Team.

Your qualities:

• Ability to independently research, summarise and report on a variety of topics

• Experience in charity account/relationship management within the voluntary/funding sector, with experience of assessing applications for funding from charities and undertaking due diligence checks

• Experience in analysis and understanding of financial reporting including P&Ls, management information and company structures

• Experience of working with Salesforce (or CRM systems) in relation to grant/relationship management and running reports

• The ability to manage workload, juggle priorities and competing deadlines

• Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Strong verbal and written ability with strong presentation and communication skills

Benefits of working with us:

• You will receive a competitive salary, join an excellent pension scheme and benefit from private medical care.

• We have a strong culture of learning and development. Our Lottery Academy offers an extensive range of training programmes and courses. There are also many career opportunities in the UK and abroad.

• We enjoy working with one another. We regularly arrange social activities and organise our Christmas breakfast at the end of the year, a date that everyone looks forward to, where we look back proudly at what we’ve achieved together.

• Your wellbeing is important to us. That’s why we offer a variety of options including an inhouse gym, with an optional weekly massage, and access to mental health support services.

• You’re regularly involved in the work carried out by the charities thanks to the funds we raise for them. This includes volunteering, project visits, presentations in our seminar space, and an invite to the annual Gala event attended by the organisations we support.

Your future department:

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 2023, our players support for charities was over £208 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.

Your future employer:

The Postcode Lottery Group is an international organisation with a social purpose. We set up and run lotteries to raise funds for a fairer, greener, healthier world.

Our players win prizes together with their neighbours and raise money for charity together – it’s a win-win!

Postcode Lottery players have now raised over €12 billion for thousands of charities since 1989. We’re the 3rd largest private charity donor in the world.

Every day, more than 1,500 team members in Great Britain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and Norway are helping to raise €2.3 million for charity partners.

People are at the heart of what we do. Whether it’s our team, our players or the thousands of good causes supported, our aim is to play our part in creating a fairer, more equal world. We are open to ideas and are committed to creating a culture that is inclusive, representative and celebrates diversity in everyone. But we are not perfect. We will always strive to do better – that’s just who we are.

Join us!

If you’re interested, you can apply now. If you’d like more information, we’d would be happy to help you. Just contact us at

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Apply Before 05/17/2024, 05:00 PM