Job Opportunity: Calendar Project Coordinator, Sales & Merchandise Team (maternity cover)

Jan 11, 2022

The Landworkers’ Alliance (LWA) are seeking to recruit a Calendar Project Coordinator –  Sales and Merchandise Team (12 months, maternity cover). The Sales and Merchandise Team consists of three staff members (two x 16 hour/week posts and one x 24 hour/week post). The team is responsible for sales of merchandise within the organisation, and for developing new products for sale. These sales generate valuable unrestricted income for the organisation.

The primary focus of this role is to deliver the LWA’s 2023 calendar project. The 2023 calendar will be the fifth consecutive fundraising calendar the LWA has produced. Some information on previous calendars can be found here. 

The post holder will work closely with the Calendar Working Group and other members of the Sales and Merchandise team, and the LWA’s Media and Communications team to make sure the calendar is meeting organisational priorities and to deliver it effectively. This role may also extend into initiating processes for the LWA’s 2024 calendar. 

The other roles within the team focus respectively on overseeing the online shop, and managing the LWA’s first almanac for publication in 2022 – in parallel with the LWA’s 10th anniversary.  

Collectively, the Sales and Merchandise team have been developing a strategy to increase sales within the organisation and increase financial independence and resilience. The team have identified some priority new products and projects for development. The post holder will be expected to work closely with other members of the Sales and Merchandise team, and take a share in developing new products and delivering this strategy. The Sales and Merchandise team report to the Finance Coordinator, Operations Team on budgeting and income generation.

Hours: 2 days (16 hours) per week
Duration: March 2022 – February 2023 (12 month contract, maternity cover)
Location: Working remotely with the capacity to travel for meetings
Remuneration:* £11,823 gross annual salary PAYE (£29,557 pro rata). With 1.5% annual increase, subject to review. Statutory pension contribution and holiday allowance. 
Closing date for applications: 11.59pm on Sunday 23rd January 
Interview date:  Friday 18th February 2022
Start date: Mid to late March with 1-2 days availability w/c 7th March for handover.

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