Are you a Veg Person?

Sat, 03/03/2012

Want to help bring the freshest, most local organic produce to Manchester? Do you have a passion for good food, a business mind and want to support local farmers? Then Manchester Veg People may be for you.

We are a unique co-operative of Greater Manchester Organic growers and restaurants working together to provide fresh, seasonal food of the highest possible quality.
We are recruiting two part-time co-ordinators to grow & strengthen the co-op. Working on average 17.5 Hours per week, with some seasonal variation, the position will start in April 2012, on an 18 month contract. The salary is £7,280 per annum (£14,560 pro rata).

For a job description and person specification please see attachment at the bottom of the page.

For more information on the background of the work please visit the Kindling Trust's latest news section.
For more information about Manchester Veg People please visit our website:

Important dates:

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 9th March at 12 noon. We can't accept applications that arrive any later than this as we are shortlisting that afternoon.
  • Interviews will be held on Friday 16th March.
  • Start date: as soon as possible after appointment (Mid April at the latest.)

To apply:
Please send us your CV, along with a letter of application outlining why you are interested in this post, how your experience meets the requirements of this post, and relate this to each of the points set out in the person specification.
Please also let us know how you found out about this post and include the names of two referees which we will follow up with if you are offered the post.
Please email your application to:

These posts & the development of MVP is supported by DEFRA, RDPE funding & The Kindling Trust.

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The Kindling Trust is a not for profit social enterprise with charitable aims (Company number: 6136029).
Kindling Trust Ltd - Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Ancoats, Manchester, M4 7HR