Jobs at The SRA
We believe the problems facing our food system are complex and urgent. We believe that every meal served out of home can not only taste good, but do good too. By providing consultancy, training and industry leading benchmarking to the food service sector, we help make that happen. We work with progressive people and businesses that see this opportunity to do more than just feed.
The SRA is growing the number of sustainable places to eat in the UK and making them easier to find and enjoy. We exist for the benefit of those behind restaurants, for those who enjoy restaurants’ food and for the planet. We’re helping places to eat become more sustainable. We provide a wealth of knowledge, support, tools, resources and accreditations which help organisations and consumers make informed choices about how to run their restaurants or decide where to eat.
Membership of the SRA is open to any food service business, from a Michelin-starred independent to large high-street chain or pub. We have 7,500 member sites, and ambitious plans to grow and help more of the sector to accelerate sustainability.
You’ll promote membership to all, including hotels, cafes, universities, workplace canteens, cookery schools and you will help grow our membership base, and on-board supplier members to our programme. You’ll report into the head of marketing, and you’ll help convert leads into paying customers.
Core activities and responsibilities:
Working closely with the marketing team, you’ll ensure that our campaigns in the sector convert businesses to membership
You’ll proactively target businesses, establishing rapport with the decision maker, and help them to become members
You’ll engage with suppliers that can help our members become more sustainable, and bring them onboard onto our supplier programme
You’ll produce reporting on our pipeline, and member and supplier targets
You’ll help run events focused on growing our membership
You’ll become a trusted advisor to hospitality businesses, and ensure they are able to take full advantage of membership
You must be available to start from early February.
View the job description here.
Please send a CV and brief covering letter outlining how you meet the specific requirements outlined in the person spec to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for all applicants 19th January however you are encouraged to apply sooner as candidates will be reviewed throughout January.
When we have specific projects we will post them here and on environmentjob.co.uk. You can also send a speculative CV and covering letter to email@example.com if you are interested in gaining valuable experience in sustainability. Indicate to how much time you have available, any areas of work or specific projects you would be most interested in, and what relevant experience you have.
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