The Kindling Trust is Recruiting!The Kindling Trust is Recruiting!

The Kindling Trust is seeking a highly motivated and driven individual to join their small, committed team, working to revolutionise the food system in Greater Manchester and beyond!

The Kindling Trust work to create a fairer more sustainable society, starting with the food system. Working alongside communities, farmers, policy makers and activists, they aim to create radical social change, addressing problems at their root cause. They establish, incubate and support progressive initiatives that are not only helping to transform our city’s food system, but which also demonstrate the potential for a radically different food economy. Their innovative, co-operative enterprise models include FarmStart, an incubator initiative for new organic growers, Manchester Veg People, a co-operative of veg buyers and growers; and Veg Box People - an organic box scheme.

Strategic Development Worker

The Strategic Development Worker will be responsible for monitoring and improving the efficiency and performance of individual projects and enterprises and crucially, for helping Kindling develop an overall strategic plan for their Manchester-based work over the next five years, involving multiple partner projects and stakeholders.

Hours: 4 days (30 hours) per week
Days: Although exact days worked may be flexible, you will be required to work on Fridays
Length of Contract: 18 months (ideal start date 6th September 2016 to early March 2018)

Probationary Period: 4 months
Salary: £15,912 p/a (pro rata 30 hours) plus 2% employer pension contribution
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 24th July 2016
Interviews will take place on Monday 1st August.

To apply visit:
For more information email: or ring 0161 881 8384.