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Biodynamic Association Charity & Business Manager

Biodynamic Association
Stroud, Gloucestershire

Posted: 1 Oct 2023

Deadline: 15 Nov 2023

Compensation: Salary up to £38-45,000 – dependent on experience and knowledge

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

Biodynamic Association Charity & Business Manager  Permanent, full time

The Association is seeking to appoint a “head of” role for our charity. Reporting directly to the Council of Trustees. This role will replace the current Exec Director role, will lead the organisation in achieving its aims, manage the business’s employees and maintain certification compliance. The job will be based in the Stroud office.

Purpose of job: to develop the capacity, scale and reach of the Biodynamic Association’s activities and specifically to:

  • Deploy the organisation's overall strategy and oversee the business financially and operationally
  • Proactively promote Biodynamic knowledge and practice
  • Lead the team in the implementation of the Association’s aims, enabling them to maximise their contribution.
  • Achieve operational excellence across the charity, and certification operational compliance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience, of farming/gardening sector and trade; experience in legal oversight and compliance to complex business standards such as UK organic standards.

  • Business planning, business development and budgeting experience within the charity sector
  • Successfully leading and performance managing a team within a small charity
  • A degree in a suitable field and/or financial and business experience to comparative level of expertise.

Full-time position – 37.5 hr a week average

Salary: £38-45,000 - dependent on experience and knowledge

Applications close: 15th Nov – job to start as soon as possible – send CV and expression of interest.

FFI: Full job description available on  or contact / 07870 535912

Charity no 1158301                                                                                    

Application information

Send CV and expression of interest to Gabriel Kaye at   

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About Biodynamic Association

Where Health and Vitality Matters! UK charity championing biodynamic food, wine, farming, gardening and true sustainability.