After two years of incubation at the RSA, the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission has now become an independent charitable organisation.
The charity is shifting gear from generating ideas and recommendations to supporting practical actions and real change. It is focussing wholeheartedly on its core mission of connecting food, farming, countryside and the public's health for a just transition to a greener, fairer economy in response to climate and nature, public health, and now Covid-19 emergencies. Providing practical, evidence led recommendations, FFCC will be working to help create a more sustainable and fairer economy for everyone. It is now looking for new team members who are also committed to its mission and purpose, with a fierce optimism that what we all do matters and who want to help grow the movement for change. FFCC is a national organisation with a commitment to offering and developing modern and adaptable working practices. They welcome applicants from anywhere in the UK and will be happy to explore flexible and work from home arrangements which meet the needs of its work.
We are delighted to be working closely with the FFCC to recruit a Researcher to join its growing team at a very exciting time in its development.
This role will involve working closely with the Research Team to support extensive and rigorous research carried out on behalf of the organisation. Familiar with a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, including action research, this person will contribute in a broad way to the overall campaign. Coordinating local and national enquiries, providing support to the programme of research and engaging will stakeholder and wider audiences will all be important aspects of this role.
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level ideally with a recent Master in a relevant subject and will have a solid track record in research ideally in related subject areas. Excellent analytical and written skills and an outstanding eye for detail and accuracy will be essential. They will have a collaborative and methodical approach. A natural interest in the food, farming and countryside arenas will be important for success in this role.
Visit our dedicated careers site to find out more and apply for the role.