Job Vacancies at Fordhall Farm

Deputy Manager – 24-30 hours (New Position)

You will play a leading role in delivering the Fordhall Community Land Initiative’s five-year strategy, leading the core office team and driving our community enterprise forward. You must have experience of managing people, operations and finances. You will be supporting both charitable and business enterprises and experience of both of these is desirable. Experience of management at a senior level of a similar sized organisation is essential.

To apply please complete the application below and email it to

Download the Deputy Manager Job Description

Download the full Deputy Manager Application Form 2018

Download our organisation Fordhall Farm Values

Deadline Sunday 5th August 2018. 

Marketing and Communications Officer – 16 hours (New Position)

We are looking for a passionate Marketing Officer to plan and oversee the Fordhall Community Land Initiative’s marketing activities and campaigns. You will be the one to ensure that all marketing operations are successful in meeting the goals set by the organisation.

You will work on an exciting and innovative, community driven project at Fordhall Organic Farm managing and driving forward all marketing and communications.  You will help create, develop and maintain community involvement through your work, all with the aim of increasing awareness and knowledge of food and farming (especially local and organic), therefore contributing to the FCLI’s mission statement.

The role includes organising, managing, leading and communicating with a wide range of very different people with varying abilities and ages. It is your responsibility to build a sense of community around Fordhall Farm. At the heart of every activity must be increasing awareness of food and farming as well as driving sales.

Download the Marketing and Communications Officer Job Description

Download the full Marketing and Communications Officer Application Form 

Download the Marketing Task

Download our organisation Fordhall Farm Values

Deadline Sunday 12th August


Voluntary Board Member vacancies for the Fordhall Community land Initiative

The Fordhall Community Land Initiative (FCLI) is seeking voluntary Directors with a background (ideally 10 years +) in one or more of the following: human resources, health and safety, marketing, education.

FCLI is a not-for-profit community benefit society, which owns and utilises Fordhall Organic Farm in Market Drayton, North Shropshire, as an educational and social resource, promoting sustainable farming and healthy living.

These are exciting opportunities for people who are passionate about organic farming, the charity sector and providing community benefit. The Board needs to reflect the views, opinions and values of our vast membership, as it acts on their behalf. It is therefore vital to have a range of characters and backgrounds, as well as specific skills sets.

Please download the Job Description for Fordhall Non Executive Directors 2018

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to our Chairman, Christine Tate

Part-time Volunteer Waiter/Waitress

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our fun & hard working team in Arthur’s Farm Kitchen.

Full training will be given, together with references for your CV. Flexibility, good interpersonal skills and a desire to learn are essential.

Please leave a covering letter (explaining your skills and why you wish to volunteer at Fordhall Farm) with a member of staff or email it to marking it for the attention of Nina Elizabeth.

Immediate Start

Catering Assistant and Experienced Cook positions available.

If you are friendly, have good stamina and an even better sense of humour this may be ideal for you!
We are looking for hard working, enthusiastic and reliable staff to work on our mobile catering units April-September. An excellent opportunity to be part of exciting events such as Edgbaston Cricket, CarFest, The Royal Welsh Show and CamperJam, as well as join our dynamic catering team. Role includes handling orders and payments along with the preparation and serving of food while maintaining excellent customer service and cleanliness within units.  Part-time hours available, weekend availability necessary. Experience not essential for assistant role as full training will be given.

For more information email Hannah at or to apply please email a copy of your CV.

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