Jobs at the Trussell Trust

Help us end the need for food banks

Although the Trussell Trust will always support food banks to help people in their community, we know that food is not the answer to poverty. Therefore, it would be wrong for us just to focus on providing the best possible emergency food to people in crisis today. Everyone should be able to afford the essentials in life, including food, and we want to see a future where no one needs to use a food bank.

While supporting emergency food provision will continue to be a core part of our work, we’re first and foremost an anti-poverty charity. Alongside providing vital bespoke support to every food bank in our network, major additional services will be rolled out in food banks over the next year to help Change Communities, and we’ll forge new relationships with agencies and organisations who can help people in crisis address their financial situation well before they reach the point of needing to access a food bank. But just as important will be our planned investment in research, advocacy, engagement and campaigning to Change Minds and Change Policy.

The roles advertised below will be at the heart of this vital work, and we’re incredibly excited that they will help us reach our vision quicker, providing thousands of people with the dignity of buying their own food. If you want to fight the injustice of hunger and poverty, and help people in crisis across the UK, we want to hear from you.

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Current vacancies

Network Operations

Pathfinder Lead – South East – 12 month fixed term contract

Home based in London or South East of England with regular travel across UK required.
Working with a team of Pathfinder Leads and colleagues across the Trust, this role will play a central part in helping us achieve our vision for an end for the need for food banks. As part of the Trussell Trust’s new five-year strategy, this role will work with Pathfinder food banks across the UK to help them develop and execute their own strategic plan for reducing the need for their services locally. You will be responsible for coordinating a bespoke cross-departmental programme of support for Pathfinder food banks. This role requires someone who is proactive in their approach, has strong influencing skills, and thrives well in a culture of change and innovation.
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Charity Retail

Retail Area Manager

Hybrid (home-based and Salisbury or Winton) with regular travel around the area of responsibility
You will actively support the Retail Director of the Charity Retail team in all aspects of management, especially the management of people of the Trussell Trust shops and the warehouse, displaying creative and innovative ideas to maximise full sales and profit potential, whilst promoting quality and excellence and the Trussell Trust within the Wiltshire/Dorset area.
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Charity Retail

Bemerton Shop Manager

Bemerton - Salisbury
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our Charity Retail team, managing our Bemerton shop and working collaboratively with the rest of the shop team. If you are energetic and dynamic with a passion for sustainable fashion and some experience in retail and if you would like to be a part of positive change – apply today!
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Charity Retail

Verwood Shop Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our charity retail team, managing our Verwood shop and working collaboratively with the rest of the team. If you are energetic and dynamic, have a passion for sustainable fashion, some experience in retail and would like to be a part of positive change – apply today!
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