Local Food Sourcing Officer 

21 hours per week 

£13,708.21 per annum

About FareShare

FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, made up of 17 independent organisations, including Goodwin Development Trust. Together, we take good quality surplus food from right across the food industry and get it to almost 11,000 frontline charities and community groups. During 2021, we redistributed 120 million meals through our FareShare Regional Centres and our retail surplus model FareShare Go, reaching over 1 million people.

The role will include:

Act as main point of contact for a portfolio of existing food and corporate partners

Research and develop new relationships with food partners and food industry stakeholders across Hull, East Riding, North & North East Lincolnshire

Build strong relationships and engage with food partners and stakeholders on a regular basis to promote food donations, corporate volunteering opportunities and job progressions

Support and engage with The FareShare Hull & Humber team to understand food needs and maximise local sourcing opportunities where appropriate

Work closely with the FareShare Hull & Humber management team to support delivery of the strategy and ensure effectively communication and team working

Work with the Volunteer and training team both locally and nationally to ensure that any contacts are used to their full potential.

Provide regular food partner impact reporting, case studies and recognition

Capture feedback from our food partners about their relationship with FareShare 

To be successful in this role you will:

Have experience of working in or with the food industry

Have experience of managing accounts in the food, retail or FMCG sector

Have a full driving license and access to own car

Have proven ability to form good working relationships, both internally and externally 

What can we offer you?


Gym Discounts

Discounted Tastecard (this provides access to hundreds of discounts!) 

Group Life Insurance 

Free Counselling Service

Length of Service Rewards 

Closing date:  14th April 2023

Interviews will take place: 21st April 2023

 To apply for this role please visit our website. 

This post is subject to a standard Disclosure and Barring Services Check and Satisfactory References.

“Goodwin Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruiting procedures through references and DBS checks” 

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