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Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,757
  • Glasgow / hybrid
  • Closing 22nd May 2023

  • Advertised from 5th May 2023
  • Hours: 35 per week. Salary: £29,757 (with a 3% annual increase) Funded until March 2026


Glasgow Community Food Network works in partnership to drive the development of a flourishing food system for all in Glasgow. Join our ambitious Food & Climate Action project as our Project Coordinator and be at the forefront of increasing the space and opportunities for growing in the city. You will be part of a committed, supportive, team working collaboratively across different strands of activity.

We support flexible and hybrid working however the successful applicant is expected to be available for in-person team time on a regular basis in Glasgow.

Job description

● Planning and delivering a series of food growing-themed events, open days and learning opportunities across Glasgow

● Attending regular meetings with stakeholders about a large longer-term urban agriculture project and negotiating different levels of engagement and interaction related to the project.

● Keeping up to date with all relevant growing and urban agriculture stakeholders in Glasgow and through national partnerships and providing support where appropriate.

● With support, devising strategies and plans for work in Glasgow around urban agriculture

● Inputting into the overall steer of the project as part of a cooperative decision making process.

● Supporting and collaborating with team members as part of an evolving and ambitious project. Some line management responsibilities may be required.

● Reporting and evaluation in line with project requirements

● Involvement in project activities and delivery when needed or appropriate as part of the collaborative culture of the team.



1. Experience of relationship building and stakeholder management in different sectors

2. Knowledge of food growing, including urban agriculture and agro-ecological practices

3. Experience of event delivery and coordination in a variety of settings

4. Problem solving abilities

5. Strong communications and collaboration skills in a team setting

6. Commitment to the values of Glasgow Community Food Network and the aspirations of the Food & Climate Action Project


1. Experience of working on community co-design projects

2. Experience of managing a budget

3. An understanding of the food growing sector and policy landscape in Scotland

Application notes

To apply please send the following to

1. Your CV

2. A covering letter or supporting document (for instance a short 5 minute video) demonstrating your suitability for the role

We will be assessing applications based on the above essential and desirable criteria. Please ensure you cover a response to each of these points in your supporting document.

Closing date is 9am on the 22nd May

Interviews will take place on the 15th of June