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We change lives. We are a community. We have an excellent opportunity for you to join FareShare Sussex as our new CEO.

You will be a values-driven person with a passion for leading a purposeful organisation.

You will bring a track record of developing strategy, building organisational capability, generating significant financial growth and delivering measurable results.

You will be a dynamic leader in this field or bring your transferable skills.

At FareShare Sussex, we are growing rapidly and are seeking to appoint a dynamic CEO.

With the support of the board of trustees, you will lead a dedicated team of 17 staff and 150 volunteers to help us achieve our mission of fighting hunger, tackling food waste and transforming lives through the redistribution of food.

You will combine a strategic mindset with a strong motivation to take our service to even higher levels of excellence. In addition to having overall accountability for its financial health and operational performance, you will be an inspirational ambassador for FareShare Sussex, raising the profile of the organisation and overseeing the development of strategic partnerships and fundraising opportunities.

Celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year, your leadership capability, coupled with a commitment to investing in our people, will enable you to align our staff and volunteers behind our shared vision, helping to shape its future and ensure FareShare Sussex continues to punch above its weight.

It’s a varied role and an enormous challenge.

But you wouldn’t want to lead just any organisation, would you?

How to apply
Please find the application information below and ensure you send your completed application and equal opportunities form to  before the deadline of  Friday 22nd April 2022 at 12 noon.

The application form must be completed in full as we cannot accept CVs.  For the personal statement – please complete this section referring to how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification.

  • FareShare Sussex CEO Job Description
  • CEO Duties and Responsibilities
  • FareShare Sussex Strategic Plan
  • Organogram
  • Job Application Form
  • Equal Opportunities Form

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Rob Orme at

For further information or questions, please contact Jonathan Wilkins, our Chair of Trustees at

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 22nd April 2022

Interviews will be held on Thursday 5th May 2022

FareShare is a national charity fighting food poverty and tackling food waste by redistributing surplus from the food industry to community groups and charities across the UK.  FareShare Sussex operates as a franchise, wholly managed by the Board of City Gate Community Projects.

FareShare Sussex is committed to equality of opportunity.