About the job

Commitment: This is a new part-time permanent role of 24 hours per week, available from March 2023. Food Works values a healthy work life balance, which includes a 36 hour full time working week and a generous 32 days of leave (pro rata). Food Works open 7 days a week and you will be expected to work  one  weekend day as part of your working week. We aim to agree working schedules with consideration for everyone’s personal lives and actively work to support flexible working hours. 

Salary: £13,739.23 to £15,462.72  per annum, depending on the candidate

How to apply: Send your CV and cover letter to Rene@thefoodworks.org  before noon 16th March 2023.

We are expecting that interviews will take place in the week commencing 27th March. If you would like to have a conversation about the role, or visit Food Works before you apply, please do also get in touch and we will make some time to meet you.

About Food Works

Food Works is an organisation with a purpose. We want to create a world where everyone is fed while also taking good care of our planet. We think the key to this is to inspire people to rebuild the idea of the community as a place where we respect and take care of each other. Our aim is to build Food Works in that image. 

Food Works is a volunteer led organisation with a small staff team facilitating the work of hundreds of volunteers. We embrace diversity and aim to build an inclusive  workplace where everyone can thrive and contribute to our shared mission.

Who we need in our team

To achieve our mission we need a team who actively support and embody our aims and values. That means more than just coming in to do your job. We need people who:

  • care about our mission and want to contribute to achieving it;

  • care about people, and enjoy working to empower a diverse and inclusive community;

  • Are open to creative and new ways to solve problems;

  • are collaborative, actively inviting others to contribute to their work, and generously contributing to the work of others where needed.

We’d love to hear from applicants that represent the communities we work with and welcome applications from young people, Black, Brown, Asian and Roma persons, marginalised genders, people from the Queer community and people who have a disability, impairment or learning difference. We are an employer that values lived experience at all levels of our organisation.

Specifically for this job we would also look for someone who is:

  • Advanced spreadsheet skills, data imports, exports and conversions.

  • Excellent communication skills, with a key attention to detail in managing written and verbal communication.

  • A flexible and proactive team member.

  • Experience in ecommerce and finance administration is highly desirable.

  • Experience with scripting is desirable.

If you think this fits you, then we’d love to receive your application to join our team.

The purpose of this job

Food Works is building a movement for fair and sustainable food. We do this by creating inspiring food services that are both sustainable and accessible for all. We need an experienced organiser to help us maintain and develop the systems and procedures in place that make our ideas scalable and effective. You will be supporting the CFO in keeping accurate records and reports, and developing the related systems and processes to support the anticipated growth in transactions.

Key responsibilities

Core job

  • Support the delivery of all Food Works activities by maintaining efficient administrative processes and systems. This includes finance and IT operational activities.

  • Support the CFO in the delivery of efficient and reliable IT systems.

  • Maintain effective internal and external reporting, showing our impact as well as supporting management decisions.

  • Create and update data sets that evolve in line with the organisation’s needs.

  • Maintain the financial accounting system and assist the CFO with general bookkeeping.

  • Interpret large, complex data sets to provide insight and analysis to help inform decision making.

  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of responsibility for the job and actively support the aims of Food Works Sheffield.

General duties

  • Work as part of the Food Works team and support colleagues with their work where needed

  • Support and respect colleagues, volunteers and customers, and make everyone feel welcome and valued.

  • Be an ambassador for Food Works, our mission and our values.