Dandelion Growing Partnerships Manager
The salary is equivalent to £35,000 pro rata per annum. £22,750 for the 12-month period at 0.6FTE

.Location All Scotland. Dandelion has an office in Glasgow, but we are open to flexible working options

Hours of Work 0.6FTE (3 days per week)
Type of Contract: 
This is a fixed term contract for 12 months
Job Description: 
Dandelion will be a major supporter of the Good Food Nation Bill and, as part of its
legacy, Dandelion aims to create a vast food growing network across Scotland.
The Dandelion Growing Partnerships Manager will work to the Creative Director
supporting the strategic development of this new growing alliance. The post holder
will be responsible for researching, developing and maintaining Dandelion growing
partnerships, which will range in scale across the country.
The Project Manager will also support food growing and the promotion of the Dandelion
Harvest Festival.


Key Roles and Responsibilities
• Initiate and manage an informal Growing Alliance throughout Scotland, ranging
from neighbourhood initiatives to commercial and business partners
• Manage, empower, motivate partner organisations, increasing the profile and
reach of Dandelion and ensuring an enduring and transformational impact on
people and place
• Develop and managing project action plans and set delivery milestones for partner
• Gather evidence and insight to help effectively communicate about the work
contributing towards content for print, web and social media
• Work with staff, volunteers and stakeholders to evaluate performance and identify
areas for improvement
• To manage projects within set budgets
• Develop legacy outcomes from Dandelion, exploring funding opportunities beyond
the lifespan of the project
Contact Name: 
Jen H Coombes - jenny.howard-coombes@dandelion.scot
Closing Date: 
Friday, 8 October, 2021
How to Apply: 
.If you would like to arrange an informal and confidential conversation about this opportunity, please contact Jen H Coombes - jenny.howard-coombes@dandelion.scot.
Please send your CV and maximum 1 x A4 sides outlining why you would like to take up this role, and what relevant experience you can bring to Dandelion, to jenny.howard-coombes@dandelion.scot no later than midnight on Thursday 7th October 2021. Please also complete this online equalities monitoring form: www.dandelion.scot/inclusion-form
We will only request references from the successful candidate.
The information you supply in your application, and by completing the equalities monitoring form, is kept securely and will remain confidential. We will not retain this or any other personal information beyond the duration of the application process except in using anonymised data for the purposes of monitoring and reporting.
Additional Information: 
Interview Dates: 12th and 13th October 2021