Job Alert: Feeding #Stockport Co-ordinator Post

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Be part of a pioneering city-wide food programme and guide Stockport towards becoming a Sustainable Food City.

Feeding Stockport Co-ordinator Post

Gross Salary: £27,600.

Hours per week: 37. 5 Hours.

Holiday Entitlement: 28 working days.

Duration: Fixed term contract to November 2016.

The Sustainable Food Cities Network is an alliance of public, private and third sector organisations that believe in the power of sustainable food to drive positive change for people & the planet.

In recognition of its truly transformational vision for food, Stockport has been awarded one of just six awards nationwide to fund a dedicated Sustainable Food City Co-ordinator, working with the council, NGOs, businesses and communities.

From obesity and ill-health to food poverty and waste, climate change and biodiversity loss to declining prosperity and social dislocation, food is not only at the heart of some of our greatest problems, but also a vital part of the solution.

You will work with the local authority and partners such as schools, charities and local firms to transform access to local, affordable and sustainable food for people across Stockport.

Stockport’s ambitious programme is based on a partnership between the Council and The Kindling Trust, with whom this post is based. You will benefit from the inspirational vision of a progressive and grassroots social enterprise, combined with the political and economic weight of the council to help make it happen.

To receive the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form please email chris@kindling.org.uk with the subject heading: FeedingSK.

Deadline for returning this completed application form is 5pm on Sunday 8th December.

Successful applicants invited for an interview will be informed on Wednesday 11th December and interviews will take place on Thursday the 19th December 2013.

This post is financed by Stockport Council, Stockport Homes and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, and the employing organisation is The Kindling Trust.

The Sustainable Food Cities programme partners are the Soil Association, Food Matters and Sustain.

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