Hull Sustainable Food City partnership co-ordinator – Job Ref:CPC01 – Closing date 12pm Friday 28th April 2017

The national Sustainable Food cities project has recently entered an exciting second phase of work and Hull has been awarded funding to employ a passionate, committed and enthusiastic person to support, enhance and promote the workings and governance of the Hull Sustainable Food Partnership operations group enabling the group to become authoritative and visible within the developing landscape and planning of the City of Hull.

This role is jointly funded in partnership with the Sustainable Food Cities and Hull City Council Public Health and hosted by the Goodwin Development Trust (GDT).

Hull Sustainable Food City partnership co-ordinator – Job Ref:CPC01

28 hours per week, Actual – £17,027.02 (FTE Salary £22,500)

This role is fixed term for 12 months from appointment


Your primary responsibilities will be to facilitate and co-ordinate the effective functioning and governance of the Hull Food Partnership group, developing and developing a city-wide partnership Action Plan developed with active participation of and contributions from these local partnerships and stakeholders. The successful candidate will co-ordinate the writing and delivery of a successful SFC Bronze Award application, identifying and highlighting opportunities and threats throughout the work, manage the development, promotion and adoption by the city of the Hull Food Charter and support the HFP in identifying and securing income and resources to sustain both the Partnership and the Hull Sustainable Food Cities programme over the longer term. The post holder will use a wide range of communication media to effectively brand and publicise the work of the HFP group and will develop a consistent and credible message of food sustainability within a city context.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working collaboratively with mixed groups and ability to resolve different opinions professionally. Experience of project management and proven experience of communicating complex issues to diverse stakeholders.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Eddy Niblet on 01482 587550

For an Application Pack please visit our website – or contact the HR Department by email or phone (01482) 594319 (answer machine – leave your full contact information and details of the job you are applying for)

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check and Satisfactory References

Application forms should be returned stating Job Reference CPC01 to: HR Department, Goodwin Development Trust, The Octagon, Pod 5, Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA no later than 12pm Friday 28th April 2017 (CV’s not accepted). Interviews will be held w/c 1st May 2017, If you haven’t heard from us by this date, please accept that on this occasion your

application has not been successful.

“Goodwin – a registered charity is an equal opportunities employer”

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The Goodwin Development Trust understands that food is the great leveller – we all need to eat but more importantly – we all need to eat well. Which is why we have developed a comprehensive Food and Nutrition Programme which provides good quality food to those who need it while also tackling the underlying causes of food poverty and poor nutrition.

Whether it be through our extensive Humber-wide FareShare food charity network, the extensive offering at our Community Café, our Fresh Food Co-op shop, our cooking-on-a-budget classes or our Community Gardens growing initiative – we are engaged with the community on food issues at every level.

If you’d like to know more – simply take a look at any of the following projects

FareShare Hull & Humber
Community Café
Fresh Food Co-op
Thornton Urban Gardeners