Philanthropy Manager

The Firm

XTX Markets is a leading algorithmic trading company partnering with counterparties, exchanges and e-trading venues globally to provide liquidity in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income and Commodity markets. We provide consistent liquidity, helping market participants throughout the world obtain the best prices in the various assets classes we cover, regardless of changing market conditions.

Technology is our business and we are a diverse organisation which attracts outstanding talent from across all industry backgrounds. We are focused on teamwork and our people collaborate on all aspects of the business, working openly and with respect for each other, our clients and the market. Our culture is non-hierarchical and one where everyone is valued. We strive for excellence in everything we do.

XTX Markets is also one of the largest philanthropic donors in the UK. In 2022, we will donate around £60m to charities globally. We have three main priorities: STEM education, global development and carbon removal. We have also made significant donations to humanitarian relief, e.g. Covid, Ukraine.

The Role

We are looking for a Philanthropy Manager to join our Philanthropy Team. You will lead on two important workstreams: regional giving and employee engagement. You will also support our Head of Philanthropy in several other activities, e.g. incubating new charities, meeting our net zero pledges.

We have offices in London, New York, Paris, Mumbai and Singapore. Each office has an allocated ‘Regional Giving’ budget for local charity partnerships. You will develop and manage these partnerships. We also have employee engagement programme, including matched donations, volunteering and events. You will develop these opportunities and support employees to get involved and make the most of them.

Responsibilities

  • Managing ‘end-to-end’ charity partnerships, including initial research and due diligence, onboarding, regular engagement and evaluation.
  • Representing XTX Markets externally at events and networking. Generally helping to build our presence among charities and donors.
  • Being a champion for philanthropy within XTX Markets, encouraging and supporting employees to get involved. Listening and responding to ideas from employees.
  • Managing our Benevity employee giving platform, which includes matched donations, fundraising campaigns and comms.
  • Devising and managing events run by XTX Markets. Examples include lunch and learns for employees, and site visits for UK Mathematics Trust scholars.
  • Supporting XTX Markets’ participation in events run by partner charities. Examples include an annual 6-a-side tournament with Bloomsbury Football, challenge events with GOSH.
  • Helping to maintain good records, including through collaborative cloud software. Plus general help and support for the Philanthropy Team and other teams within the company.

Essential Attributes

  • Most important: A ‘people person’ who enjoys building relationships
  • Professional integrity (e.g. candour, discretion, transparency)
  • Confident, hardworking and resilient (e.g. working independently and at pace)
  • Highly organised and pragmatic (i.e. likes to get the job done)
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, verbally and in writing
  • Comfortable reading technical papers (e.g. research reports, policy briefings)

Benefits

  • Flexible working options
  • Onsite gym, sauna, and fitness classes at no charge
  • Extensive medical benefits including an on-site doctor and therapist at no charge
  • Breakfast and lunch provided Monday to Thursday
  • Various supports for caregivers, including emergency dependent care
  • Beautiful Kings Cross office: https://vimeo.com/257888726
  • 25 days paid holiday per year + statutory holiday and paid sick days

Application

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