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 Programmes & Innovations

Food Bank Content Manager

Based from home with travel around the UK as necessary
This role manages the development and production of resources to support food banks in the Trussell Trust network to engage in our shared strategy to end the need for mass distribution of emergency food, Together for Change. Working with creative professionals and experts both externally and across the Trussell Trust, the role will manage, coordinate, curate and create resources, primarily hosted on our food bank digital hub – including written, film, audio and photographic – that allow food banks to engage with the Together for Change strategy.
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Network Operations

Area Manager – North London

Home based but required to live in region. Frequent travel required within area (North London) and occasional travel out of area (this role requires the post-holder to hold a valid driving license and have access to a car)
Ensuring the delivery of The Trussell Trusts vision to end the need for food banks in the UK by developing an in-depth understanding of Trussell Trust food banks in their area and using coaching and assist to build and hold productive relationships to: · Develop and execute a strategic plan for reducing the need for food banks’ services locally. · Work alongside local partners to increase public will for long-term solutions to end the need for food banks. · Develop and manage strategic relationships with key stakeholders to assist evidenced-based policy change at a local level and feed into activity to drive policy and practice at UK wide and national levels.
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Public Engagement

Trusts and Foundations Manager

Home based within the UK with some travel to Salisbury and London offices and or donor meetings
The Trusts Manager will have oversight and management of the Trusts Officers, building on existing relations and engaging with a whole new audience. The role will require experience of managing skilled fundraisers to develop long-term transformational relationships with trusts and foundations.
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Public Engagement

New Partnerships Executive

Home based in the UK with some travel to Salisbury or London offices
The Corporate Partnerships Executive will support the New Partnerships team within Corporate Partnerships in the delivery of fundraising partnerships.
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People Advisor- Projects & Operations

Home based, with some travel around the UK for meetings & conferences
Responsible in the delivery of a professional, responsive and inclusive employee experience to all our people and people experience related projects. Achieved through effective organising and delivering of projects, supporting the people partners and the HR operations function.
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