We’re recruiting a Chief Executive Officer

Are you an exceptional senior executive excited at the challenge of helping eradicate food poverty and leading FareShare Sussex into its next phase of development?

Do you have a track record of developing strategy, building organisational capability, generating significant financial growth and delivering measurable results?

Are you a values-driven person with a passion for leading a purposeful organisation?


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

Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Trustees, you will lead a dedicated and highly professional team of 12 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.

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?

Please find the application pack below and send the completed application and equal opportunities form to recruitment@faresharesussex.org.uk before the deadline of Friday 11th October at 5pm.

Application Pack

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Pam Mitchell: pam@faresharesussex.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 11 October 2019

Interviews will be held on: 24 October 2019

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.