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Management Committee Member

Sutton Community Farm
Remote working

Posted: 09/09/2020

Deadline: 04/10/2020

Compensation: Voluntary role

Unpaid Part-time Flexible hours Remote working


Job description

Our manaagement committee is similar to a board of trustees. We are looking for 2 new committee members - one with experience in social impact measurement, and one in digital innovation and technology. Successful candidates will be part of a warm, welcoming & knowledgeable team and join a farm community committed to sustainable, inclusive, local food production. 

We are looking for people who:

  • are organised, proactive and committed to the role
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to influence committee decisions whilst challenging, supporting and being a critical friend and partner to the farm manager and staff team
  • are interested in local, sustainable food production and/or community well being projects

We are specifically looking for people with the following skills: 

  • Impact Measurement - experience with theory of change, impact measurement and impact management, particularly in setting processes up in a small organisation. We are looking for a committee member to oversee the development of our theory of change, and guide us in how to set up effective impact management systems so that we can strengthen our social and environmental impact.

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  • Digital Innovation within an e-commerce environment. As an online business, our customer’s digital experience is extremely important. We need to effectively manage our website, e-commerce platform and digital marketing, with limited resources. We are planning to upgrade our website in the next year, so are looking for a committee member to oversee the design process, and supplier selection. 

More information about the farm and role is in the Information Pack and  Committee Introduction and Expectations.

If you have questions at all about the role or application, please get in touch via alice@suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk

Application information

Please read through the Information Pack and  Committee Introduction and Expectations.

Please then complete this simple form: SCF Management Committee Application Form 2020 by Sunday 4th October.

Interviews will be held on Friday 9th or Monday 12th October. 

If you have questions at all about the role or application, please get in touch via alice@suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk

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About Sutton Community Farm

Sutton Community Farm is a community-owned farm. We started in 2010 in response to a community need with the purpose to increase access to fresh, healthy, sustainable food and provide a shared space for people to cultivate skills, get exercise and make new friends. Our farm sits on a beautiful 7.1 acre smallholding with views towards the skyline of central London.