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Join one of the fastest growing UK charities as we work together with communities to bring an end to poverty and hunger.

We are founded on Christian principles and inspired by the words of Jesus in Matthew 25: 35 – 36. Our values are important to us, and we aim to live them out in all areas of our work.

1. Head of Fundraising & Communications, Salisbury

An outstanding opportunity for a dynamic, strategic thinker with strong leadership skills and senior level experience of attracting resources and influencing opinion.

The Trussell Trust brings communities together to end hunger and poverty in the UK by providing compassionate, practical help, working to tackle the underlying causes of poverty, and challenging injustices surrounding it.

One of the UK’s fastest growing charities, we operate a nationwide network of foodbanks and an increasing number of shops and community enterprises in South West England and further afield.

The Fundraising and Marketing & Communications teams at the Trust’s head offices in Salisbury drive and support this growth. Further growth is planned for the next few years, so we are looking for an experienced fundraising and communications management professional to lead the development of our work to attract resources and influence key stakeholder groups in support of our mission.

For more information, download the role description, person specification, and organisational chart.

How to apply

For more information, download the role description, person specification, and organisational chart.

To discuss this opportunity, please email people@trusselltrust.org to arrange a conversation.

To apply, please complete the application form [required] and equal opportunities monitoring form [optional] and email both to people@trusselltrust.org, together with:

•   a current CV

•   a covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role

Closing date: 4pm on 15th February 2016

Interviews: Wednesday 9th March 2016

2. Corporate Partnerships Executive, Salisbury

The Trussell Trust runs the largest network of foodbanks across the UK. In 2015, we provided emergency food and help to over one million people in crisis. The Trust is a fast growing charity which is expanding its services beyond emergency food to help stop UK hunger and break the cycle of poverty. Reporting directly to the Corporate Partnership Manager, working within the fundraising team, this role offers an exciting and varied opportunity for a dynamic, energetic person to combine their business and interpersonal skills.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who works well under pressure and who can operate within a corporate environment in a professional manner. You must be able to demonstrate highly developed organisational skills and dedication to meeting targets and deadlines. You will be expected to demonstrate your business and commercial acumen and also to help identify and deliver meaningful outcomes from corporate partnerships in line with the charity’s strategic plan. In addition, there will be the opportunity to work with global and public limited companies to deliver complex activity plans. If you enjoy account management and are excited at the prospect of helping the Trussell Trust break the cycle of poverty through your business skills, then this might be the job for you.

Please download the Role Description for more info.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities form (optional) and send it, together with a current CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to people@trusselltrust.org before midday on Friday 5 February.

Interviews will be held during the week beginning 15th February 2016.

3. Corporate Partnership Executive – Major Retail Partner, Salisbury

The Trussell Trust is the largest network of Foodbanks across the UK. In 2015 we provided emergency food and help to over one million people in a crisis. The Trust is a fast growing charity which is expanding its services beyond emergency food to help stop UK Hunger and break the cycle of poverty. Reporting directly to the Corporate Partnership Manager, working within the expanding Corporate Partnerships team, this role offers an exciting and varied opportunity for a dynamic, energetic person to combine their business and interpersonal skills.

This role involves account managing the Trust’s largest retail partner alongside several other corporate partnerships in line with the charity’s objectives. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can work under pressure and who can operate within a corporate environment in a highly professional manner.  You must be able to demonstrate a high degree of organisational skills and a passion for meeting targets and deadlines. 

You will be expected to demonstrate your business and commercial acumen and also to help identify and deliver meaningful outcomes from Corporate Partnerships in line with the charity’s strategic plan. In addition, there will be the opportunity to work with global and public limited companies to deliver complex activity plans. If you enjoy account management and are excited at the prospect of helping Trussell Trust break the cycle of poverty by using your business skills then this might be the job for you.

Download the role description for more information.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (optional) and send them, along with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to people@trusselltrust.org by 12.00 on Friday 26th February 2016.  Interviews will be held during the week beginning 7th March 2016.

4. More Than Food Project Coordinator – Energy Bank, Salisbury

The Trussell Trust is a fast growing charity which is expanding its services beyond emergency food to help stop UK Hunger and break the cycle of poverty. Reporting to the More Than Food Programme Manager and working within the foodbank network team, this role offers an exciting opportunity to help develop a project which will address fuel poverty in the UK.

The focus of the role is to research current fuel and utility poverty provision, identify gaps in provision,  as well as planning and implementing a referral system pilot study and to scope out and test in a further pilot study specific ways of delivering help to those whose homes are not connected to the gas grid .If you have a good understanding of the foodbank model and fuel poverty issues, you have experience of research and project co-ordination and are excited at the prospect of helping Trussell Trust improve the range and quality of services offered to our clients this role is for you!  Download the role description for more information.

Please download the Role Description for more info.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (optional) and send them, along with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role to people@trusselltrust.org by 12.00 on Friday 19th February 2016.  Interviews will be held during the week beginning 29th February 2016.

5. Retail Area Manager, Hampshire

To support our shops in the Hampshire region, we are looking for an Area Manager with a proven track record in the charity retail sector. As you would expect with such an important role, the successful candidate will be expected to control financial targets, costs and expenditure to budget, plan and implement marketing campaigns and promotions, develop and maintain good channels of communication with local communities and organisations.

You will also oversee the recruitment, training and development of shop teams in your area. We are looking for an energetic and vibrant individual who will inspire and motivate our Hampshire team. A demanding, but rewarding post and an unmissable opportunity to work with one of the UK’s fastest-growing charities.

The Trussell Trust operates an ever-expanding portfolio of shops across Wiltshire, Dorset, and Hampshire. These shops not only generate income to support the work of the charity, but also provide meaningful volunteering opportunities to people of all backgrounds. We’re looking for an energetic, self-motivated, and resourceful individual to take on an Area Managers position covering our Hampshire region. As part of our vibrant team, you will support each outlet to reach its full potential as a friendly community hub and a significant source of funds for the Trust’s vital work.

Please download the Role Description for more info.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities form (optional) and send it, together with a current CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to people@trusselltrust.org before midday on Friday 5 February.

First stage Interviews will be held in the week beginning 15 February.  If shortlisted further, you will be invited to a second stage interview where you will spend time with existing senior team.

6. Senior Sales Assistant, Winton

The Trussell Trust operates an ever-expanding portfolio of shops across Wiltshire, Dorset, and Hampshire. These shops not only generate income to support the work of the charity but also provide meaningful volunteering opportunities to people of all backgrounds. We’re looking for an energetic, self-motivated, and resourceful individual to take on a Temporary Senior Sales Assistant position at our busy shop in Winton. As part of our vibrant team, you will help realise its full potential as a friendly community hub and a significant source of funds for the Trust’s vital work. A demanding but rewarding post and an unmissable opportunity to work with one of the UK’s fastest-growing charities.

The Assistant helps to ensure the Trussell Trust shop is run in an effective and efficient manner. Your primary goal is to assist the Trussell Trust Shop Manager. As you would expect in such an important role, you will have a wide range of responsibilities. These include promoting the vision of the charity, maximising sales, providing the volunteer team with a stimulating and supportive environment and maintaining and increasing standards of customer service.

Please download the Role Description for more info.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities form (optional) and send it, together with a current CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to people@trusselltrust.org before midday on Friday 12 February.
First stage interviews will be held in the week beginning 22 February. If shortlisted further, a second stage, working alongside others in the shop will take place in the week following.

7. Part-Time Sales Assistant, Winton

The Trussell Trust operates an ever-expanding portfolio of shops across Wiltshire, Dorset, and Hampshire, which generate 40% of the charity’s income and provide meaningful volunteering opportunities to people of all backgrounds. We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated, and resourceful individual to take on a Sales Assistant position at our busy shop in Winton, helping it to realise its full potential as a friendly community hub and a significant source of funds for the Trust’s vital work. A demanding, but rewarding post and an unmissable opportunity to work with one of the UK’s fastest-growing charities.

The Assistant helps to ensure the Trussell Trust shop, in Winton, is run in an effective and efficient manner. Your primary goal is to assist the Trussell Trust Shop Manager. As you would expect in such an important role, you will have a wide range of responsibilities. These include: promoting the vision of the charity, maximising sales, providing the volunteer team with a stimulating and supportive environment and maintaining and increasing standards of customer service.

Please download the Role Description for more info.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities form (optional) and send it, together with a current CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to people@trusselltrust.org before midday on Friday 12 February.

First stage Interviews will be held in the week beginning 22 February.  If shortlisted further, a second stage, working alongside others in the shop will take place in the week following.

8. Sales Assistant: Salisbury Area Shops Cover, Salisbury

The Trussell Trust operates an ever-expanding portfolio of shops across Wiltshire, Dorset, and Hampshire. These shops not only generate income to support the work of the charity, but also provide meaningful volunteering opportunities to people of all backgrounds. We’re looking for an energetic, self-motivated, and resourceful individual to take on a Sales Assistant position to provide cover for holidays and absences in our busy shops in Salisbury. As part of our vibrant team, you will help us maintain a friendly community hub which raises significant funds for the Trust’s vital work. A demanding but rewarding post and an unmissable opportunity to work with one of the UK’s fastest-growing charities.

This Assistant position is to provide relief cover and help to ensure all the Trussell Trust shops in Salisbury are run in an effective and efficient manner. Your primary goal is to assist the Trussell Trust Shop Manager. As you would expect in such an important role, you will have a wide range of responsibilities. These include: promoting the vision of the charity, maximising sales, providing the volunteer team with a stimulating and supportive environment and maintaining and increasing standards of customer service.

Please download the Role Description for more info.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and send it, together with a current CV and covering letter explaining why you believe you would be suitable for the role, to people@trusselltrust.org before midday on Friday 5 February.

First stage Interviews will be held in the week beginning 15 February.  If shortlisted further, a second stage, working alongside others in the shop will take place in the week following.