Produce Distribution Co-ordinator

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Organiclea is a community food project based in the Lea Valley in north-east London. We produce and distribute food and plants locally, and inspire and support others to do the same. With a workers’ cooperative at our core, we bring people together to take action towards a more just and sustainable society

Organiclea is looking for a new co-op member!

  • Do you share a passion for developing and delivering a sustainable community food enterprise?
  • Can you combine strategic development with day to day operational delivery?
  • Are you excited by spreadsheets and strategy as well as produce and people?

We are recruiting for a Produce Distribution Co-ordinator who will be responsible for the distribution of all our own-grown produce, and ensuring our weekly box scheme has high quality, varied seasonal produce each week. We are looking for someone who can coordinate strategic and practical planning of our distribution work, and support the growth of our box scheme and development of our market stalls with strategic thought, team work and delivery. If you share our vision for sustainable, co-operative enterprise and can bring your passion for good produce alongside strong administrative, logistic, strategic and people skills, then you’re the person we’re looking for.

You can download the Job Description and application details here.

Deadline for applications is midday on Monday 16 July. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 25 July.

This is currently a 3 days per week role – core days are currently Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays – with potential for expanding to add an extra day of harvest, and weekend market stall work. The work is based at Hawkwood Community Plant Nursery in Chingford and at our office at the Hornbeam Centre in Walthamstow.
Salary
£23,897 pro rata (based on 35 hour week), plus additional co-op responsibilities paid and unpaid.
Initially it’s a 1 year contract subject to a 7 month probation period for co-op membership, with expectation to continue longer-term.

To apply for this job email your details to marlene@organiclea.org.uk

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