Job Alert: Kindling Strategic Development Worker #Manchester

Manchester’s Kindling Trust is recruiting for a Strategic Development Worker. Join a committed, passionate team of people working to revolutionise the food system in Greater Manchester and beyond. Kindling is seeking a strategic thinker to help drive our projects forward, strengthen Manchester’s sustainable food network, and help us develop an overall strategic plan for our Manchester-based work over the next five years, involving multiple partner projects and stakeholders. Closing date 24th July. To apply go to http://kindling.org.uk/Jobs

Strategic Development Worker (closing date Sunday 24th July 2016)

The Kindling Trust is seeking a highly motivated and driven individual to join our small, committed team, working to revolutionise the food system in Greater Manchester and beyond!

Hours: 4 days (30 hours) per week

Days: Although exact days worked may be flexible, we will require you to work on Fridays

Length of Contract: 18 months (ideal start date 6th September 2016 to early March 2018)

Probationary Period: 4 months

Salary: £15,912 p/a (pro rata 30 hours) plus 2% employer pension contribution

We work to create a fairer more sustainable society, starting with the food system. Working alongside communities, farmers, policy makers and activists, we aim to create radical social change, addressing problems at their root cause. We establish, incubate and support progressive initiatives that are not only helping to transform our city’s food system, but which also demonstrate the potential for a radically different food economy.  Our innovative, co-operative enterprise models include FarmStart – an incubator initiative for new organic growers, Manchester Veg People – a co-operative of veg buyers and growers; and Veg Box People – an organic box scheme.

We are now at a critical and exciting stage in our development. We are seeking a highly motivated, driven individual to join our small, committed team to improve our overall effectiveness and help us create the change we need in our region’s food system and beyond.

The Strategic Development Worker will be responsible for monitoring and improving the efficiency and performance of our individual projects and enterprises and crucially, for helping Kindling develop an overall strategic plan for our Manchester-based work over the next five years, involving multiple partner projects and stakeholders.

The role will also involve relationship building with stakeholders to grow and strengthen our base of support, and building Manchester’s sustainable food movement through the Feeding Manchester network.

To apply, download the background information, job description and application form below and return application form to mail@kindling.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 24th July 2016. Interviews will take place on Monday 1st August.

For more information drop us a line at mail@kindling.org.uk or ring 0161 881 8384.

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