Job Alert: Project Worker, Sow the City #Manchester


Project Worker

Sow the City

£19,000 – £23,000 pro rata 0.6 FTE

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract 0161 465 6954 Jon Ross

Sectors: food, farming & organics, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Monday, 27 March 2017


Job Title: Project Worker
Reporting to:
Sow the City Director
Grade/Salary: £19-23K pro rata (based on experience & qualifications), 0.6 FTE
Hours: Part time3 days a week. May include some weekends and evenings.
Contract: Fixed Term for 6 months
Probationary Period: 8 weeks
Location: Based at Sow the City office, Manchester City Centre

Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to teach communities how to grow their food?

Do you have experience of successful partnership work?

Do you want a varied and rewarding job?

Background to the Role

Sow the City is a small, dynamic and growing social enterprise based in Manchester. We have over eight years of experience delivering projects across the city to improve local communities and build a heathier city where everyone can grow their own food.

We provide a range of services to Local Authorities, schools, housing associations, the NHS, and the private sector including workshops, events, corporate volunteering, consultancy, landscape design, consultancy and research. More information can be found at

We have a passion for what food growing can achieve and the issues it can help address, ranging from addressing food poverty to boosting the health and wellbeing of individuals and the community. To do more of this we need your help!

You will be responsible for providing a busy programme of horticultural training and community development work, sharing your knowledge and passion for the environment and urban agriculture.

Our office is based in the Northern Quarter in the City Centre but we work across Greater Manchester with occasional work elsewhere in the UK.

For an informal chat about the post, please contact Jon Ross, Sow the City on 0161 465 6954 or email

Application is by CV and a covering letter explaining how you fit the job description and person specification (available here). Please limit both documents to no more than 2 sides of A4 each. Submit the application via email to

Closing date for application is midday on 27th March 2017

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