The Vegetarian Society is a national charity based in Altrincham, Greater Manchester.
Working for the Vegetarian Society
Members of our small professional staff team report to the charity’s Council of Trustees. To find out more about the Vegetarian Society and its mission, values, activities and strategic aims, please refer to the Extracts from the Business Plan 2014 document and our Five-Year Strategy.
We enjoy a friendly working environment, flexible hours and great job satisfaction; supporting and representing vegetarians across the UK as well as promoting educational messages about vegetarian issues.
The Vegetarian Society values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Applications can be made by post or email. Please contact us if you require a different format. We will not accept applications from agencies.
Vacancies are advertised here so if you would like to work with us, please check the site regularly.
We are also always keen to hear from potential volunteers. Volunteering with us can be very rewarding and can help you to gain skills and experience.
Campaigns and Engagement Project Officer
Full time: 35 hours per week Salary £ £22,183 to £27,041 based in Altrincham, Cheshire
We are looking for someone who has experience of creating, planning and delivering projects. You would be working on campaigns and engagement activities such as National Vegetarian Week, Food Boxes to Food Banks and the UK Food Plan.
We are looking for someone who is creative and enthusiastic and likes to get things done! You will need to have good organisational skills, be able to manage a busy workload and work across several teams. You will be able to put together projects that will inspire and motivate people to get involved, delivering measurable impacts.
Our physical offices are closed at the moment because of COVID-19 so the position currently involves working from home. When the office re-opens the role will be based in our headquarters which is located within close proximity to Altrincham.
To apply for this post please send a letter detailing how you meet each of the criteria set out in the person specification along with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to: Lynne Elliot, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4QG.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 9am.
You must be available for the first round of virtual interviews on Tuesday 24 November 2020 and in-person interviews at our offices on Thursday 26 November, when you will be asked to give a presentation.
The Vegetarian Society aims to be a positive employer. We operate a 35-hour week, flexible working-time scheme and stakeholder pension.
If you have any queries regarding the post, please call Lynne on 0161 925 2000 or email email@example.com
No agencies please.
Do you want to inspire, educate and enable people to be vegetarian? We are looking for enthusiastic trustees to help us make a difference by delivering our five year strategy.
As a trustee you will work in a voluntary capacity and focus on the strategic direction of the charity, rather than operational details. Trustees work as a team to offer skills and leadership based on their own life and work experience.