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Posted: 10 Jun 2022
Deadline: 2 Jul 2022
Compensation: £42,000 - £44,000 per year
Paid Full-time Permanent Remote working
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
The Soil Association is inspiring more farmers and growers to join the agroecology movement and equip them with the skills and knowledge to help their business innovate and change. This role will ensure that expert knowledge is identified, captured and shared with farmers and growers across all F&LU activities in the most impactful way. You will build knowledge of the value and application of agroecology with farmers and growers in the UK and Europe, enabling more opportunities for funding and other income sources, to expand our capacity and impact. You will develop and maintain a KE and Outreach strategy and process and manage the delivery plan including on-farm demonstration days, workshops, webinars, training courses, technical and practical guidance plus the establishment of a network of demonstration farms. You will lead the direct KE and Outreach team and work closely with the F&LU advisors and technical staff to ensure that all the assets developed are as effective as possible
We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits to all our employees, including:
27 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holidays
Pension scheme with ethical investment options and employer contribution
Free membership of the Soil Association and discounts on organic produce
Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives
Family friendly policies and flexible working
Cycle to work scheme
Sociable and engaging workplace of professionals that share a passion for healthy, sustainable lifestyle and produce
37.5 hours a week
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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.