The Trussell Trust

Foodbank Network Area Manager - Essex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

Essex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire
£19,200 per annum plus benefits
21 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Part Time
Contract Type

As an Area Manager, you will work closely with a network of foodbanks as they deliver essential help to local people in severe crisis.  You will help foodbank charities strengthen and broaden their practice, sharing expertise and initiatives that add value to foodbanks’ reach and impact.  In particular you will help foodbanks reach beyond emergency food to deliver additional services under the “More Than Food” programme that help lift clients out of poverty.  You will also act as the regional point of contact for a highly regarded and dynamic charity at the forefront of addressing and challenging poverty in the UK.

About you:

You will have excellent communication skills, and will be able to relate confidently to people of all walks of life with empathy and ease. You will be organised and be able to juggle competing priorities, often under time pressure. You will be an enthusiastic networker, skilled at negotiating benefits and support from external partners which will help the foodbanks in your region to thrive and succeed at every level.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you as we work together to stop UK hunger.

How to apply

Please submit your application no later than 12 noon on 16 March 2018.  We reserve the right to close early or extend this date depending on the number of applicants.

First stage interviews will be held on the 27 March 2018.

If you have any questions or need help with the application process, please contact the People & Culture Team on 01722 580209 or email

Please note, incomplete or speculative applications will not be considered.

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