Good Food Barnsley is a newly incorporated Community Interest Company which has a vision to ‘build a better Barnsley where everyone has the right to access the food they need to thrive’.
Good Food Barnsley (GFB) grew out of the work of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Councils Food Access Group and Feeding Barnsley (part of Feeding Britain). It is backed by a network of voluntary and statutory partners to deliver the vision of fair food access across the borough.
We are building a team to support our Network and partners in Barnsley including Barnsley Foodbank, FareShare Yorkshire and Community Shop CiC. The role of Innovation Manager focuses on researching and piloting models of food access.
The full role description is attached.
Ability to work independently, be a self-starter on own initiative to deadlines but also work as part of a wider collaborative team.
A positive attitude and an ability to work with other people in a flexible and efficient manner.
Good networking ability and confident in a public speaking setting including giving presentations.
INNOVATION MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION
We are building a team to support our Network and partners in Barnsley including Barnsley Foodbank, FareShare Yorkshire and Community Shop CiC. The role of Innovation Manager focuses on researching and piloting models of food access which enable individuals and community groups to;
- Use an asset-based model around food,
- Enable food as a catalyst for community action,
- Enable food as a catalyst for physical and emotional wellbeing,
- Share and scale those successful models across the borough.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Assessing areas for improvement and contributing to strategic development of the GFB model, building foundational processes in existing and new stores
Providing advice and information to the Board of Directors helping identify priorities, development strategies and implementation plans
Undertaking or commissioning research to aid development of the model
Collaborating to design and grow materials and stimulus to support GFB members
in delivering an effective food access programme
Researching and contributing to finical planning and funding applications
Exploring, developing partnership models with a range of organisations
Collaborating with the Director of GFB to set and support the strategic direction of Good Food Barnsley CiC
Managing and developing a pipeline of potential projects
Supporting stakeholders in identifying and securing relevant funding
GFB Stakeholder Relations and Partnership Building
Managing strategic contact and engagement of national stakeholders and national partners
Representing GFB on national and local platforms, print and broadcast media as directed as required
Coordinating the design and distribution of marketing and communication materials
Piloting and supporting the innovation models.
Coordinate programmes including Barnsley Healthy Holidays.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO THE JOB:
To undertake any reasonable task requested of you by your line manager
Duration: Fixed term until July 2021 (12 months)
Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5:00pm with possibility of Saturday working Flexibility to provide cover for planned & ad-hoc absences as well as Public and Bank Holidays is required
If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to hear from you. Deadline for applications 15 July 2020 12.00pm.
Please send in your CV along with a personal statement explaining why you are a suitable candidate for the role and return to: Gareth Batty - CEO FareShare Yorkshire email@example.com
Expected Start Date: 19/07/2020