Arts and Food Justice Group Coordinator

About the role

We are looking for someone who is both experienced in community organising and passionate about local creativity, food and environmental justice to lead on the coordination of a local food justice group called the ‘blueprint architects’. They will lead on community outreach and organising ‘blueprint architect group’ convenings for the purpose of: 

  1. Enabling mutual support and empowerment within the group, strengthening the local movement for food justice, sustainability and redistribution. 
  2. Surfacing and gathering the group’s collective wisdom on local food justice to inform a community-led research process
  3. Building three ‘Future of Food’ arts installations, backed up by our community-led research on how to build better, more resilient and fair urban food systems.

We strongly encourage applications from people who live or work in Tower Hamlets and/or who have a meaningful cultural connection to the area and East London more broadly. 

Details 

Application deadline: Wednesday 15th of February 2023, 09:00 am 

Hours: 3-4 days (based on a 40 hour week): 24-32 hours per week. We are able to offer flexible working hours (24-32 hours per week) based on the chosen candidate’s availability and preference.

Contract: 2 years, subject to a 6 month probationary period. There will be a possibility of extension, conditional on funding. 

Start date: 17th of April 2023.

Salary: £38,981 (pro rata) base rate, adjusted according to our Socially Just Waging System (see Terms and Conditions below).

Location: The official workplace is Oxford House, in Bethnal Green. 

We will expect the chosen candidate to come into the office at least once a week, as well as for other in-person meetings. All Platform staff are required to attend monthly meetings, the majority of which are in-person.

Working with:

  • Food Justice Research & Arts Producer (Laurie Mompelat aka Lauriem)

Responsible to: 

  • Platform’s Management Group and Trustees

Please see the full application pack for more information and guidance on how to apply.