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London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£46,785 - £51,039 per year
Full-time
Contract (Six Month Contract)
Job description

The National Lottery Promotions Unit (NLPU) raises positive public awareness of National Lottery brand and the funding which changes the lives of ordinary people through the £30 million it raises every week for good causes all across the UK. National Lottery players help build local communities, power sports teams, protect the environment, unleash creative talent, look after the elderly and unlock youthful potential. In addition, support from the National Lottery wins Olympic medals and Oscars.  

The role, 30th Birthday Public Affairs lead will play a key role in managing external relationships with key parliamentarians, and representative bodies. You will bring a network of key contacts to promote and support the importance of the National Lottery to people and communities throughout the UK. You will also play a key role in presenting the National Lottery in an effective and impactful way and manage the delivery of the National Lottery 30th Birthday government relations strategy.

This role is a six month fixed term contract, working full time, 37 hours a week, based in London alongside the wider NLPU Team.  It is critical that the person is committed to delivering change and has the dedication to the project, ensuring challenges and tasks are taken through to completion.

You will have the support of your Director, NLPU team and colleagues from across the whole National Lottery family.   With a UK-wide remit you will need to be proactive in engaging with multiple teams/senior stakeholders across the twelve National Lottery distributors, the operator, the DCMS and the Gambling Commission.

Contract Type: Fixed term, six months

Interview Date: Week commencing 28th May, online for 45 minutes.

Location: London, office is Kings Cross – hybrid flexible working

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of public affairs, influencing and advocacy
  • Experienced in a policy environment, developing issues and themes
  • Evidence of Policy analysis skills
  • Ability to coordinate systems and processes and develop effective working relationships to enable collaboration across the fund, for example in relation to managing stakeholders
  • Parliamentary and legislative knowledge and understanding
  • Excellent understanding of the role that digital skills play in policy and relationship management
  • Excellent skills in commissioning research and analysis
  • Strong project management skills

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion  

Communities in the UK come in all shapes and sizes. National Lottery funding is for everyone – therefore, we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and we work hard to ensure our funding reaches where it is needed.  

We also believe our people should represent the communities, organisations and individuals we work with. That’s why The National Lottery Community Fund is committed to being an inclusive employer and a great place to work. We recognise and celebrate the fact that our people come from diverse backgrounds. We positively welcome applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities or longstanding health conditions, people who are LGBTQ+, and people from different socio-economic and educational backgrounds, as well as people of all ages. 

As a Disability Confident Employer, we take a proactive approach in making reasonable adjustments, if needed, throughout the recruitment process and during employment. (This can be related to a physical and mental health condition.) 

Posted by
The National Lottery Community Fund View profile Company size Size: 501 - 1000

It starts with community.

Posted on: 30 April 2024
Closed date: 13 May 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 187NLPU
Tags: Communications, PR, Policy/Research

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