Our goal is to connect good people with good food. We advertise sustainable food jobs and training opportunities to help jobseekers and employers find each other.
59 Coleshill, Swindon SN6 7PT
We are now looking to recruit a grounded, hard-working and experienced commercial head grower who can take the lead on crop planning and vegetable production and will bring their own experiences and ideas to this thriving business—and embrace this diverse and magical garden.
As well as extensive horticultural growing and crop planning experience, you will have excellent organisational skills and keen attention to detail, combined with a range of appropriate practical knowledge and skills, including tractor driving and machinery maintenance, general maintenance, and so on. You will also have excellent communication skills and a proven track record of working well with others, including seasonal staff, students, volunteers and part-timers — plus the ability to get the best from them.
Working alongside Sonia Oliver, your key tasks will include:
We believe this is an exciting opportunity, particularly at such a unique and challenging time in the history of food and farming. Our place at the heart of the village community—and our role as a visitor and educational hub—means that Coleshill Organics has never had more relevance, purpose and value. We look forward to hearing from you.
Full details of the role can be found here: www.coleshillorganics.co.uk/newsletter/looking-full-time-grower/
Please send your CV and maximum two-page covering letter, explaining why you would like the position and how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience required, to Sonia Oliver at:
Coleshill Organics, 59 Coleshill, Swindon, SN6 7PT.
If you would like to discuss any aspects of the job in advance of applying please get in touch with Sonia Oliver using our contact form to arrange a phone call or a socially-distanced site visit.
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About Coleshill Organics
Organic box scheme, farmers market and small honesty shop. A 7-acre walled garden on the Oxon/Wilts border.