VACANCY: Training Facilitator at People’s Postcode Lottery

ROLE TITLE: Training Facilitator


REPORTS TO: Training Coordinator                       

LOCATION: Edinburgh



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 £900 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:

This role will be working as part of the Human Resource team. Ensuring our team has the best induction, training and development is crucial to us, and this role will play a large part of this. You will work closely with the HR team and training coordinator, to ensure projects are carried out in a creative way and completed to schedule. You will be responsible for ensuring that our culture and core values are evident in everything we do.

Key Activities:

  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify learning objectives, gather accurate design requirements, and facilitate an effective development plan
  • Create and manage the delivery of training and development programmes including
    • eLearning
    • webinar
    • face to face
  • Support in the delivery of mandatory training, ensuring we meet our legal requirements
  • Work with our design and communication teams to actively promote courses in a creative way
  • Work with the wider PPL team to deliver an engaging induction programme for all new team members
  • Actively seek feedback from course participants and fellow colleagues ensuring this is incorporated in future training where appropriate
  • Regularly evaluate ongoing training courses ensuring that the content is current and that the needs of the business are being met
  • Gather and analyse data on training courses, including completion rates
  • Stay up to date with new trends and tools in employee development
  • Ensure the learning management system is kept up to date, adding new courses, participant data and noting course completions

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience in similar training role including design and delivery of all forms of training
  • CIPD Level 3 qualified
  • Impeccable organisational and time management skills: ability to multitask and prioritise workload
  • Experience of working with a learning management system
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable using own initiative, making the right decisions at the right time
  • Ability to react and adapt positively to change
  • Proficient with Microsoft packages


  • Additional relevant qualifications in eLearning design, training delivery
  • Experience of working with articulate 360
  • Experience of using authoring tools such as Storyline, Rise, and Adapt

Personal Attributes:

  • It goes without saying that we want an enthusiastic and experienced candidate
  • A creative flair with the ability to create new and engaging training courses
  • A passion for own growth and that of others
  • A self sufficent, positive, highly motivated individual with a willingness to get stuck in
  • Ability to build relationships across different departments, finding solutions that best fit the business
  • An openness and willingness to seek feedback from others

 Additional Information:

Whilst the core hours of the role will be 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm, working out with these hours will be required around event times, where necessary time will be given in lieu.

To apply for this role, please visit: People’s Postcode Lottery