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This is Rubbish
Lynmouth Road, E17
Compensation: £120 per day
Job Context: This is Rubbish (TiR) is now in its 10th year of working to raise awareness and change policy to reduce industry scale, pre-consumer food waste. TiR has been awarded funding by Poldham Puckham Charitable Trust to run a campaign to challenge the current perception of the issues and solutions for reducing food waste. In true TiR style the project will combine creative methods of engagement and events to build networks while forming and promoting systemic policy changes.
Job Purpose: This is Rubbish is recruiting a Campaign Coordinator who is committed to acting to reduce food waste and exposing the root causes that are mutual to many global environmental and social problems today. The Campaign Coordinator leading on Communications and Engagement will collaborate with the Campaign Coordinator leading on Policy and Partnerships to jointly implement a project designed to challenge and shift the current narrative of food waste. The primary target audience are statutory organisations and stakeholders working in the field of environmental sustainability and climate justice. Both Campaign Coordinators will initially work alongside TiR Directors to shape the project and will work to their individual strengths to meet funded outputs and outcomes.
Fee: £120 per day @ 1.5 days per week
Contract period: Project beginning early April 2020. 6 months with the expectation of an extension to 12 months
Location: Working remotely with hot desking space near Walthamstow, St James Street and meeting space, Mare Street, Hackney.
Responsible to: Designated This is Rubbish Facilitator.
Working with: Working closely with the Campaign Coordinator - Policy & Partnerships Lead, Also will be working with an Animator, voluntary TiR Facilitator leading on comms, and voluntary This is Rubbish Facilitators who developed the project.
Key activities/ tasks
This role will focus on developing and communicating key messaging about the food system for specific audiences, events & organisations and producing and promoting digital content.
Equal Opportunities statement: This is Rubbish (TiR) is committed to supporting, developing and promoting diversity and equality in all of its employment practices and activities and aims to establish an inclusive culture free from discrimination and based on the values of fairness, dignity and respect. TiR will support and develop employees and volunteers through making every effort to provide everyone with access to appropriate facilities, personal and career development opportunities and employment on an equal basis regardless of race, national or ethic origin, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, transgender identity or religion/belief.
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Please send your CV and a brief covering letter (maximum 1 page) describing your suitability, experience and interest in this role to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9am on Monday 9th March. Please complete an Equal Opportunities form online here. This form is not part of the application assessment process.
Interviews will take place in East London on Friday 13th March. Please inform us if you are unable to make that date, we will be as flexible as possible.
This is Rubbish is an equal opportunity employer, see statement at the bottom of this job specification. Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be given the opportunity to specify any access needs so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
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About This is Rubbish
This is Rubbish works to reduce industry and supply chain food waste in the UK and beyond, using policy campaigns, education, the arts and public events. This is Rubbish works to reduce industry and supply chain food waste in the UK and beyond, using policy campaigns, education, the arts and public events. Our work operates in two key areas; campaigning for supply chain policy change, and an outreach education programme.