Vauxhall, Greater London

£27,000 - £32,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time


About the organisation

We’re FoodCycle – a national charity that combines volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious me... Read more

Job Description

Position Title: London Regional Manager

Reports to: Head of Programmes

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Pay: £27,000 – £32,000 pa depending on experience (including London Weighting)

Line management responsibility: Project Support Officer

Location: London Head office, Local Projects and home based ocassionally

Position Summary 

As Regional Manager you will represent, manage and co-ordinate FoodCycle for your allocated regional Projects. Our Projects are spaces where volunteers are empowered to run their own community meals using surplus food. You will manage local relationships with supermarkets, volunteer recruitment channels and venues to enable this to happen. You will continually be looking to increase our impact by working towards targets of increased meals served to our guests, expanding our existing Projects and setting up new ones within London. An excellent communicator, you will manage the volunteers at each Project ensuring they are trained, supported and on-message with FoodCycle strategy, ensuring that volunteers are confident enough to self-organise and make a success of their Projects.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Volunteer management and recruitment – directly manage and support allocated regional FoodCycle Projects
  2. Expansion and setting up of new Projects within the region
  3. Monitoring and evaluation - with the Head of Programmes, ensure impact and outputs monitoring takes place across the programme
  4. Training – support the Projects team to develop training and resources for Projects (online and offline) and provide training at our Volunteer Conference in October.
  5. Communications – manage volunteer communications within your region, including monthly content for newsletters, updating the website, social media and other channels. Be an advocate for FoodCycle at external meetings
  6. Supermarkets and Independent store relationships – Develop supermarket and local store relationships at a community level.
  7. Venues – liaise and form relationships with venues to enable them to further support our work and keep costs and disruption to a minimum
  8. Management of Project Support Officer – ensuring all administration around volunteer recruitment is carried out effectively.
  9. Support the rest of the Projects team with ad hoc duties aligned with Food Cycle objectives

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