VegBox Logistics Coordinator

Sutton Community Farm

Sutton
£24,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk charlotte@suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk 07722156097 Charlotte Steel

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 4th February 2018  


An exciting vacancy has arisen for a VegBox Logistics Coordinator at Sutton Community Farm. 

Sutton Community Farm (SCF) is a community-owned seven acre farm on the edges of south London. Our aim is to increase access to fresh, healthy and sustainably grown food and be a shared space for the community to cultivate skills. Since starting in 2010 we have engaged with a wide variety of organisations and have established a strong reputation in the community food sector. We are known for being innovative, collaborative, transparent and ambitious. At the core of our enterprise is horticultural production for our VegBox delivery service with c.280 weekly customers. The farm has a turnover of approximately £400,000 employs seven staff and works with a large community of volunteers, Members, visitors and friends. Please visit our website for more information.

The role of VegBox Logistics Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the successful weekly distribution of VegBoxes to customers. The VegBox Logistics Coordinator plays a key part in the administration and coordination of customer orders, the packing of fresh produce and the delivery of VegBoxes to homes and pick-up points in south London. This role involves working closely together with the Sales and Communications Coordinator to coordinate all aspects of the VegBox scheme at SCF.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about logistics, highly organised and will bring a can-do, proactive attitude to the team. For further details please see the Job Description.

The team is highly-motivated and passionate about creating positive relationships between people and food. We farm with organic principles and strive to be a deeply sustainable business. We are driven by values of respect, transparency, quality and integrity. Our VegBox scheme is growing fast and together we run a dynamic enterprise keen to offer our customers a healthy, local, fresh and high quality product.

We aim to make our Farm accessible to as wide a range of the public as practically possible and are committed to ensuring that everyone is treated fairly. You can find out more by reading our Equal Opportunities Policy. As an organisation, we also believe in fair pay. All our staff are paid above the London Living Wage and we maintain a low pay ratio.

Benefits

  • Staff discount on produce and products.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Flexible working - time off in lieu, working from home.

How to apply

Please send your CV and maximum two page covering letter stating why you would like the position and how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience required in the Job Description to Charlotte Steel: charlotte@suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk

If you would like to discuss any aspects of the job in advance of applying please email Charlotte to arrange a phone call.

Timeline

  • 4th Feb, midnight - deadline for applications
  • 12 and 13th Feb - telephone interviews
  • w/c 19th Feb - face-to-face interview for shortlisted applicants

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