Job Advert: Chief Executive Officer of Newcastle West End Foodbank

8th December 2017

£30,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on skills and experience

Permanent position (subject to funding)

An exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced business manager to lead in the formulation and overseeing of the charity’s vision, mission and strategic plans to enable the continuation and development of the vital work of Newcastle West End Foodbank in the relief of hunger for people in need.

The Foodbank is a fast-growing operation, providing food for over 4,000 individuals each month. We want to work locally to end food poverty. Our vision is to create a vibrant, supportive community meeting place providing food, advice, and respite for struggling individuals and families.

We are looking for someone imaginative, energetic and full of initiative to help us continue the development of the Foodbank in its role as a renowned community resource for the alleviation of suffering in this hard-pressed area.

The post holder will be based at our main Foodbank Centre in Benwell.

Hours: Full time equivalent, with some weekend responsibilities.

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th December (10 am).

Download Information Pack and Job Description and Personal Specification:

How to apply:

  • Applicants are invited to submit a CV and covering letter indicating why they are suited for the position.
  • Applications should be sent by email to Stephen Lightley at:

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