Programme Officer – Food For Life Job at Soil Association – in Bristol

Job Description

Location: Bristol

Salary: £25,466

Expires: 28/09/2021 23:59

About our organisation

The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity that works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.

We campaign for change, support farming innovation, serve healthy food in communities, champion and grow the organic market, and protect forests. We couldn’t do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

About this opportunity

Are you passionate about positively changing people’s lives through the power of good food? Food for Life Get togethers is a UK-wide programme which will connect different generations and backgrounds through cooking, growing and sharing food, bringing people together to improve their physical and mental wellbeing, tackle loneliness and isolation and build new friendships between people of all ages that strengthens their communities.

The Programme Officer is a key role in Food for Life Get Togethers, facilitating effective connections, organisation and information flows across this multi-partner, multi-faceted programme. If you are a consummate organiser with a keen eye for detail and the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast pace environment, then we would love to hear from you.

Commitment to Safeguarding

The Soil Association and FFL are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people, and vulnerable adults that we work with. In accordance with this commitment we ensure that we follow a thorough and safe recruitment and selection process for all roles that work with children. This includes checking against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) where appropriate. Please note that if you are successful in your application to the role any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

About you

Considerable project administration and coordination experience

Organised, efficient and able to juggle multiple tasks

Confident IT skills, particularly in relation to virtual meeting technology


37.5 hours per week

To Apply

submit your application form. Please note we look at applications on arrival and reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Please check your junk/spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email upon submitting your application. All candidates will subsequently receive an email from us to confirm whether they have made it through to the interview stage.

For any queries, please get in touch with [email protected]

Please note we do not accept CVs or Cover Letters.

We know the value of diversity in nature and want it in our organisation. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and experiences will bring a fresh perspective to our work. If you’re not sure about applying, please get in touch with us for a chat.

Thank you so much for being so interested in our work at the Soil Association.

About Company

Company: Soil Association –

Company Location:  Bristol

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