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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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Chair of the Board of Trustees

Remuneration:
The role of chair is a voluntary position and is not accompanied by financial remuneration, although appropriate expenses may be claimed.

Time commitment:
One board meeting per quarter. The chair is also expected to have regular meetings with the Chief Executive, and to represent the organisation externally as required.

From modest beginnings The Trussell Trust has grown to become one of the country’s leading and most respected anti-poverty charities, supporting a network of over 420 foodbanks around the UK.

Our vision is to end hunger and poverty in the UK. We do this by providing compassionate and practical support whilst influencing national policy and debate through rigorous, evidence-based findings and research.

Acting as an ambassador for, and guardian of, the Trussell Trust’s mission, vision, and values, the Chair holds the board and Chief Executive to account against the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives and provides leadership, direction, and clarity of purpose.

If you feel that you would like to join the fight to end hunger and poverty in the UK we would love to hear from you.

How to apply

To express an interest in the role, please click on the link below and submit your CV and a personal statement explaining your interest in The Trussell Trust and what you think you could bring.

Please submit your interest in this role no later than 5pm on Monday 29 October 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an initial face to face meeting in the week commencing 19 November 2018 and a follow-up meeting in the week commencing 26 November 2018.

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Trust Fundraising Manager

Salisbury or London - (with two days in Salisbury)
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
£ £35,000 - £40,000 per annum plus benefits

You will be joining The Trussell Trust at an exciting time. As a team we have grown income from public and corporate sources. This additional resource has enabled us to support our network to develop and sustain vital services. We are now looking to recruit an additional role to our fundraising team who has the dynamism to increase our trusts, foundations and funders income in line with our other revenue streams. You will be joining us at a time when we are building an ambitious National Lottery proposal which will bring communities together to end hunger and poverty in the UK.

About you:

An experienced trust fundraiser with line management experience and training, you will be confident you can build and manage a pipeline of bids to deliver income in line with targets and secure a sustainable mix of multi-year grants to ensure the sustainability of this income stream.

You will be resilient, resourceful, flexible and will demonstrate personal integrity and a commitment to our values. A good working knowledge of Salesforce or a similar cloud-based CRM system would be advantageous.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 5pm on Tuesday 23 October 2018.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

Interviews will be held in the weeks commencing 29 October 2018 in Salisbury.

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

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Corporate Partnership Manager

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

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Corporate Partnerships Manager with great business and interpersonal skills to join our lively and rapidly-growing team who have a passion to make a difference. This role is responsible for establishing, managing and growing sustainable, mutually beneficial corporate partnerships, attracting the resources we need to bring communities together to end hunger and poverty in the UK.

About you:

The portfolio of partnerships you will be taking on includes leading brand names and you will need to have the skills and experience to able to relate professionally to senior executives at those companies. You will have experience of successfully securing, delivering and developing substantial fundraising partnerships.  You will have the ability to manage multiple projects proactively within clearly defined timescales, whilst keeping everyone involved informed and inspired.

You will be resilient, resourceful, flexible and will demonstrate personal integrity and a commitment to our values. You must also have a good working knowledge of Salesforce or a similar cloud-based CRM system.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12pm on Friday 26 October 2018.  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 5 November 2018 in London.

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

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Retail Sales Assistant: Dorset & Hampshire

Dorset/Hampshire Shops
Permanent, 30 hours per week. Must be flexible and available Mon –Sat, incl. some evenings & weekends.
£ £8.75 per hour plus benefits

The Trussell Trust operates a portfolio of shops across Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset.  These shops not only generate income to support the work of the charity, but also provide meaningful volunteering opportunities to people of all backgrounds.

About you:

We’re looking for a positive, driven, confident and self-motivated individual with a passion for charity retail to become a part of the team in our busy shops in Dorset & Hampshire.

The Assistant provides efficient and effective assistance to the Shop Manager in the daily running of The Trussell Trust shops. Your primary goal will be to provide first class customer service while promoting the vision of the charity, maximising sales by creating creative and enticing displays and working alongside our volunteers.

If this sounds like you and you are passionate about the work of The Trussell Trust, we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12pm on Wednesday 7 November 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 commencing the 19 November 2018. If shortlisted further, you will be invited to attend a second stage practical interview where you will spend time with the existing shop team.

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

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Media Coordinator

London
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
£ £30,000 - £35,000 per annum plus benefits

We are looking for an outstanding communicator with exceptional writing skills and experience of securing quality media coverage, building relationships with journalists and handling social media to join us in ending hunger in the UK.

The Media Coordinator is the first point of contact for journalists and undertakes both proactive and reactive media work through traditional and social media channels to support the work of The Trussell Trust’s Policy, External Affairs and Research team.

The team challenges injustice by raising awareness of the reality of hunger and poverty through the media, engaging policy and decision makers, undertaking vital research to shed more light on why people face hunger today and campaigning for systemic change so we can stop people facing hunger in the future.

About you:

You will have experience of working in a press office and building relationships with journalists to secure high quality media coverage. You must be an exceptional communicator in both written and verbal communication, able to communicate complex information to different audiences and deal with tight deadlines under pressure as part of a small, dynamic team. 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 9 November 2018.  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 19 November in London.

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

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Head of Corporate & Major Partnerships

Salisbury
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
£ £40,000 - £45,000 per annum plus benefits

You will lead the team managing partnerships including Tesco, Asda and Cisco and you will be joining at a time we are developing an ambitious National Lottery proposal, which will bring communities together to end hunger in the UK. You will be joining a team who have significantly increased income from public and corporate sources. This additional resource has enabled us to support our network to develop and sustain vital services.

About you:

We are now looking to recruit a dynamic Head of Corporate & Major Partnerships with the energy, enthusiasm, knowledge and experience to realise our ambitious goals. You will have an impressive track record of engaging with and increasing income from trust and corporate sources and you will be able to demonstrate how your collaborative leadership style has inspired impressive income generation results.

Additionally, you will be resilient, resourceful, flexible and will exhibit personal integrity and a commitment to our values. A good working knowledge of Salesforce or a similar cloud-based CRM system would be advantageous.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12pm on Tuesday 13 November 2018.  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 26 November 2018 in Salisbury.

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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