West Midlands Regional Manager

About the role
Position Title: West Midland Regional Manager
Reports to: Head of Programmes
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (inclusive of evening and weekend work)
Pay: £24,000 – £28,000 pa depending on experience
Location: Home-based with frequent travel to projects in Birmingham and West Midlands

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Job Description

As Regional Manager you will represent, manage and co-ordinate FoodCycle for your allocated regional Projects. Our
Projects are spaces where volunteers are empowered to run their own community meals using surplus food. You will
manage local relationships with supermarkets, volunteer recruitment channels and venues to enable this to happen.
You will continually be looking to increase our impact by working towards targets of increased meals served to our
guests, expanding our existing Projects and setting up new ones within the West Midlands. An excellent
communicator, you will manage the volunteers at each Project ensuring they are trained, supported and on-message
with FoodCycle strategy, ensuring that volunteers are confident enough to self-organise and make a success of their

Applying for this role
What to send: A CV of no more than two sides, and a covering note/letter of no more than two sides explaining why
you are suitable for the role.
Where to send it: [email protected]
Deadline for your application: 5 pm on Sunday 9th August 2020
We will aim to get back to you by: Tuesday 11th August 2020
Interview dates: Friday 14th August 2020

West Midlands Regional Manager 2020 Job Pack.


Roles and Responsibilities
1. Volunteer management and recruitment – directly manage and support allocated regional FoodCycle
Projects, enforcing and following all policies and procedures
2. Expansion and setting up of new projects within the region
3. Monitoring and evaluation – with the Head of Programmes, ensure impact and outputs monitoring takes
place across the programme
4. Training – support the Projects team to develop training and resources for Projects (online and offline) and
provide training at our Volunteer Conference in October.
5. Communications – manage volunteer communications within your region, including monthly content for
newsletters, updating the website, social media and other channels. Be an advocate for FoodCycle at
external meetings
6. Supermarkets and Independent store relationships – Develop supermarket and local store relationships at a
community level.
7. Venues – liaise and form relationships with venues to enable them to further support our work and keep
costs and disruption to a minimum
8. Guest – ensure that all guest experiences are positive and continue guest outreach within the area
9. Support the rest of the Projects team with ad hoc duties aligned with Food Cycle objectives

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