Posted: Tuesday - May 24, 2022 2:44 pm     

Community Coordinator, Lincolnshire, LN5, Part-Time 

Salary: Pro-rata £14400, (FTE £24000) per annum
Location: Lincolnshire LN5 or Nottingham NG5, with Hybrid Flexible Working
Contract: 12 months Fixed Term, extension possible
Hours: Part-time – 22.5 hours/week, 8 am to 4pm, some Saturday and Bank Holiday working may be required
Benefits: 25 days holiday, pro-rata, 5% Employer Pension Contribution including Life Cover, Occupational Sick Pay Benefits & Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity Leave and Pay, plus more
Reporting to: Community Development Manager
 

About FareShare Midlands

FareShare Midlands is the region’s largest food redistribution charity, fighting food poverty and hunger by tackling waste. We source good quality food that is surplus to requirements from retailers and manufacturers. We rely on an army of volunteers to help redistribute this food to 550 frontline charities such as school breakfast clubs, community centres and organisations supporting those who are homeless, unemployed, socially isolated and recovering from addiction. These organisations provide meals and food parcels to more than 35,000 vulnerable people every week. 
 
 

The Role

This role will work closely with the FareShare Midlands Community Development Managers and Community Co-ordinators to help develop and grow our community membership, income and recognition across the Midlands, focussing specifically in the county of Lincolnshire.  You will need to be a strong, energetic and harmonious communicator to build relationships and deliver effective teamwork.

Main responsibilities
  • Retain, develop and grow Community Food Membership for FareShare Midlands across the east of the region, particularly in the county of Lincolnshire.
  • Recruit new Community Food Members ensuring high standards of customer care and establishing sustainable member networks.
  • Ensure income and growth targets for Community Food Membership are met.
  • Support the implementation of high quality customer care protocols and processes towards our Community Food Members.
  • Ensure record keeping and database systems are up to date.
  • Work cross functionally with internal teams, particularly the operations team and the finance team, to ensure all elements of membership link together for excellent customer service.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key external and internal stakeholders.
  • Support the Community Development Managers and Fundraising team with funding bids in the geographic areas you cover. 
  • Support communications, PR and Marketing in line with the function needs.
  • Ensure impact data on development activity is captured, reviewed and reported.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be required in order to maintain service for FareShare Midlands.
 

Person Specification - Skills, Qualities & Experience

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Experience of developing sustainable membership and/or partnerships
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in writing proposals, presentations and reports 
  • Established numeracy skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to form good working relations, both internally and externally 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet objectives and tight deadlines under pressure
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Good research skills with experience of identifying quality new leads  
  • Ability to work in collaboration with internal teams and external stakeholders
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, Google Sheets and Docs
  • Can drive and have access to a vehicle – willing to travel (there will a fair amount of travel required)  
  • Ability to work flexible hours in accordance to charity needs
  • A moral commitment to FareShare Midlands core values as an organisation
 
Desirable Skills and Experience
  • Be degree educated or have a strong career history doing similar roles in any sector
  • Established experience in securing new business and income generation and/or business development
  • Level 2/3 Food Safety training is desirable, but training will be provided
  • Have previous experience working with constituent relationship management (CRM) software.   Experience using Salesforce is advantageous
  • Some experience in data analysis and project planning is advantageous
 
This role will require you to work flexibly, it provides a mixture of home-working, field-working (visiting our charities and community groups) and working in our regional centre offices
 

How to Apply:

 
If you would like to apply for this role, please create a supporting statement to demonstrate your suitability and to explain your interest in both the job and FareShare Midlands. Send your supporting statement with a copy of your CV to 
 
We continue to strive to ensure that the profile of our staff and volunteers reflects the diverse communities we serve across the Midlands. As such we encourage and welcome applications from all our communities. We particularly welcome applications from people from ethnically diverse backgrounds as they are currently under-represented within FareShare Midlands.  
 
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 13 June, 12 Noon.
 
Interviews will take place week commencing 20 June 2022.
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Posted: Tuesday - May 24, 2022 2:44 pm     

Community Coordinator, Lincolnshire, LN5, Part-Time 

Salary: Pro-rata £14400, (FTE £24000) per annum
Location: Lincolnshire LN5 or Nottingham NG5, with Hybrid Flexible Working
Contract: 12 months Fixed Term, extension possible
Hours: Part-time – 22.5 hours/week, 8 am to 4pm, some Saturday and Bank Holiday working may be required
Benefits: 25 days holiday, pro-rata, 5% Employer Pension Contribution including Life Cover, Occupational Sick Pay Benefits & Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity Leave and Pay, plus more
Reporting to: Community Development Manager
 

About FareShare Midlands

FareShare Midlands is the region’s largest food redistribution charity, fighting food poverty and hunger by tackling waste. We source good quality food that is surplus to requirements from retailers and manufacturers. We rely on an army of volunteers to help redistribute this food to 550 frontline charities such as school breakfast clubs, community centres and organisations supporting those who are homeless, unemployed, socially isolated and recovering from addiction. These organisations provide meals and food parcels to more than 35,000 vulnerable people every week. 
 
 

The Role

This role will work closely with the FareShare Midlands Community Development Managers and Community Co-ordinators to help develop and grow our community membership, income and recognition across the Midlands, focussing specifically in the county of Lincolnshire.  You will need to be a strong, energetic and harmonious communicator to build relationships and deliver effective teamwork.

Main responsibilities
  • Retain, develop and grow Community Food Membership for FareShare Midlands across the east of the region, particularly in the county of Lincolnshire.
  • Recruit new Community Food Members ensuring high standards of customer care and establishing sustainable member networks.
  • Ensure income and growth targets for Community Food Membership are met.
  • Support the implementation of high quality customer care protocols and processes towards our Community Food Members.
  • Ensure record keeping and database systems are up to date.
  • Work cross functionally with internal teams, particularly the operations team and the finance team, to ensure all elements of membership link together for excellent customer service.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key external and internal stakeholders.
  • Support the Community Development Managers and Fundraising team with funding bids in the geographic areas you cover. 
  • Support communications, PR and Marketing in line with the function needs.
  • Ensure impact data on development activity is captured, reviewed and reported.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be required in order to maintain service for FareShare Midlands.
 

Person Specification - Skills, Qualities & Experience

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Experience of developing sustainable membership and/or partnerships
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in writing proposals, presentations and reports 
  • Established numeracy skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to form good working relations, both internally and externally 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet objectives and tight deadlines under pressure
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Good research skills with experience of identifying quality new leads  
  • Ability to work in collaboration with internal teams and external stakeholders
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, Google Sheets and Docs
  • Can drive and have access to a vehicle – willing to travel (there will a fair amount of travel required)  
  • Ability to work flexible hours in accordance to charity needs
  • A moral commitment to FareShare Midlands core values as an organisation
 
Desirable Skills and Experience
  • Be degree educated or have a strong career history doing similar roles in any sector
  • Established experience in securing new business and income generation and/or business development
  • Level 2/3 Food Safety training is desirable, but training will be provided
  • Have previous experience working with constituent relationship management (CRM) software.   Experience using Salesforce is advantageous
  • Some experience in data analysis and project planning is advantageous
 
This role will require you to work flexibly, it provides a mixture of home-working, field-working (visiting our charities and community groups) and working in our regional centre offices
 

How to Apply:

 
If you would like to apply for this role, please create a supporting statement to demonstrate your suitability and to explain your interest in both the job and FareShare Midlands. Send your supporting statement with a copy of your CV to 
 
We continue to strive to ensure that the profile of our staff and volunteers reflects the diverse communities we serve across the Midlands. As such we encourage and welcome applications from all our communities. We particularly welcome applications from people from ethnically diverse backgrounds as they are currently under-represented within FareShare Midlands.  
 
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 13 June, 12 Noon.
 
Interviews will take place week commencing 20 June 2022.

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