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Certification Officer - Producer

Soil Association
Spear House, Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6AD

Posted: 07/04/2021

Deadline: 20/04/2021

Compensation: £23,254 per annum

Paid Full-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

12 month fixed-term contract

About our organisation

The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation. 

We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market and we protect forests. We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in the farming industry and strong customer service skills to join our team of 11 as an office based organic certification officer. You will have an understanding of the principles of organic food and farming and the great work that our clients do towards climate, nature and animal health and welfare.

About you

The successful candidate will be an excellent relationship builder, highly organised, and flexible with an awareness of the commercial demands on the farming businesses.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer literacy, and a confident approach to service delivery and the ability to provide solutions within tight deadlines are essential.

Important dates

Interviews are expected to take place: online, week commencing 26th April 2021 

Application information

Visit our website to submit your application form. Please note we look at applications on arrival and reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

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Please note we do not accept CVs or Cover Letters.

We know the value of diversity in nature and want it in our organisation. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and experiences will bring a fresh perspective to our work. If you're not sure about applying, please get in touch with us for a chat.

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About Soil Association

Our organisation started in 1946 to pioneer a better world – one where we can all farm, eat and live healthily in balance with the environment. Our team of around 250 employees have been working with this vision for positive change ever since. We’re farming, growing, buying, cooking and eating. We’re campaigning, lobbying and certifying. We’re running research programmes that pave the way for change. And we’re inspiring millions of people to take their own step towards a sustainable future.