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Work for The Trussell Trust and help us change lives.

4 in 5 foodbank users go hungry multiple times a year and over half the children helped by foodbanks over the summer holiday months are primary school age. If you feel outraged by these facts and have a passion to help us change this, then keep reading!

The Trussell Trust has restructured over the past year to ensure we can reach more people in need and meet the growing demand for our support and services. It’s an exciting time to be joining this fast-growing charity as many of our roles are brand new and we’re looking for the right person to fill each one and make it their own. You’ll have the drive and determination to work with the team with a great can-do attitude.

If you feel you have the required passion, energy and enthusiasm to help us bring an end to poverty and hunger, then you’re on your way to becoming part of something that will make a real difference to people’s lives.

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Foodbank Network Area Manager – South and West London

Home based with extensive travel across South & West London
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
£ £32,955 per annum plus benefits

As an Area Manager, you will aid the delivery of The Trussell Trust vision to end hunger in the UK by: Delivering support and services to Trussell Trust foodbanks and other organisations through individual meetings, Quality Assurance and development visits, regional clusters and training sessions and national conferences.

About you:

You will have excellent communication skills, and will be able to relate confidently to people of all walks of life with empathy and ease. You will be organised and be able to juggle competing priorities, often under time pressure. You will be an enthusiastic networker, skilled at negotiating benefits and support from external partners which will help the foodbanks in your region to thrive and succeed at every level.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you as we work together to stop UK hunger.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12pm on Monday 17 December 2018.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

First stage interviews will be held in the week beginning 7 January 2019.

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

For more information about this role, please download the Applicant Information Pack.

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Foodbank Network Area Manager – South Wales

Home based with extensive travel across South Wales
Permanent, 22.5 hours per week
£ £19,773 per annum plus benefits

As an Area Manager, you will work closely with a network of foodbanks as they deliver essential help to local people in severe crisis.  You will help foodbank charities strengthen and broaden their practice, sharing expertise and initiatives that add value to foodbanks’ reach and impact.  In particular you will help foodbanks reach beyond emergency food to deliver additional services that help lift clients out of poverty.  You will also act as the regional point of contact for a highly regarded and dynamic charity at the forefront of addressing and challenging poverty in the UK.

About you:

You will have excellent communication skills, and will be able to relate confidently to people of all walks of life with empathy and ease. You will be organised and be able to juggle competing priorities, often under time pressure. You will be an enthusiastic networker, skilled at negotiating benefits and support from external partners which will help the foodbanks in your region to thrive and succeed at every level.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you as we work together to stop UK hunger.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12pm on 7 January 2019.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

First stage interviews will be held in the week beginning 21 January 2019.

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

For more information about this role, please download the Applicant Information Pack.

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Creative Project Manager

London
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
£ £35,000 - £40,000 per annum plus benefits

We are looking for an outstanding individual with exceptional writing skills, creative vision and project management experience to lead the development of our marketing and communications collateral to help us end hunger and poverty in the UK.

The Creative Project Manager will work with colleagues from across the organisation to create a suite of iconic marketing materials that better position us to end the need for foodbanks in the UK. Working alongside another Creative Project Manager, a team of designers and our Media Team, this role will lead and manage high-quality, engaging marketing and communications collateral across all channels to maximise engagement with supporters and help create long-term change in the fight against hunger and poverty in the UK.

The role is part of the growing Policy, External Affairs and Research team, which is responsible for challenging injustice by raising awareness of the reality of hunger and poverty through all communications channels from social media and supporter appeals to vital research and high-profile campaigns.

About you:

You will have experience of working on creative projects from brief to completion, ensuring high-quality products are produced on time and to budget. You must be an exceptional communicator in both written and verbal communication, able to communicate complex information to different audiences and brief designers.

You will be determined, resourceful and passionate about ending hunger in the UK.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12pm on Friday 4 January 2019.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 21 January 2019 in London.

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

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Foodbank Network Area Manager – (North East & Mid Scotland)

Home based with extensive travel across North East & Mid Scotland
Permanent, 30 hours per week
£ £26,364 per annum plus benefits

As an Area Manager, you will aid the delivery of The Trussell Trust vision to end hunger in the UK by: Delivering support and services to Trussell Trust foodbanks and other organisations through individual meetings, Quality Assurance and development visits, regional clusters and training sessions and national conferences.

About you:

You will have excellent communication skills, and will be able to relate confidently to people of all walks of life with empathy and ease. You will be organised and be able to juggle competing priorities, often under time pressure. You will be an enthusiastic networker, skilled at negotiating benefits and support from external partners which will help the foodbanks in your region to thrive and succeed at every level.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you as we work together to stop UK hunger.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12pm on Friday 11th January 2019.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held on 24th January 2019 in Edinburgh.

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

For more information about this role, please download the Applicant Information Pack.

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