Closing Date: 01/03/2022
This role provides a chance to work, and develop your skills, in a fast-paced environment where you can see your work affecting change in the world. We actively encourage people from a range of backgrounds to apply for this role - understanding our work is not a prerequisite, but the postholder will be buzzing with enthusiasm to learn, have good communication and organisational skills, and be highly self-motivated to work effectively in a virtual team.
FFCC has three major programmes of work: food and health, farming transition and land use. Each of these programmes has a number of projects and outcomes they are working towards.
Purpose of the role
To provide project support across these three programme teams, including:
In this role you will be working remotely, based at your home. FFCC’s team is distributed across the UK and when conditions allow we meet up as a whole team 4 times a year to work together for 2-3 days. For this, travel and expenses will be covered by FFCC.
FFCC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and celebrates these qualities as essential principles of a fair and sustainable society. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and are actively seeking to ensure our team is representative of the diversity of UK countries.
Essential skills, experience and qualifications
Bristol, BS7 8AA - Home-based (with option to work at co-working space in Bristol if local)
25.00 hours per week
Our usual working hours are 9-5pm (with 1 hour lunch break). For this role it’s likely you’d work for 3 and half days a week. We are open to flexible requests on preferred working days and hours, but ask all of the team to work on Tuesdays.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV and a brief covering letter of why you’d like to apply (no more than one side of A4). You will also need to speak to your Universal Credit work coach and ask to be referred to this role.
The Food, Farming and Countryside Commission (FFCC) is working with partners and networks across the UK to shape a new version of the future for food, farming and the countryside. By bringing people together, especially seldom heard voices, we are devising radical and practical actions to tackle the climate, nature and health crises.