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Job Opportunity – Programme Manager , working for The Real Farming trust

Come and work for the Real Farming Trust

We’ve a new job as programme manager helping “real farming” enterprises run by/for communities become financially viable with a mix of grants, loans, community funding and business support. It’s funded by Esmee Fairbairn. Loans provided by Cooperative and Community Finance. Huge opportunity for someone — somewhere! (We’re in Oxford, but they don’t have to be based here) .
More information to be found here




Farms Events Manager

An exciting opportunity is available at LEAF to run our very succesful Open Farm Sunday; Speak Out programme and other key events and communication activities including LEAF Demonstration Farms.

LEAF works to ‘Inspire and enable prosperous farming that enriches the environment and engages local communities’ and this work will focus on encouraging a better public understanding of farming and the countryside and support farmers in developing more sustainable businesses through the uptake of Integrated Farm Management.

The post will be based at the LEAF Offices in Warwickshire and a competitive package is available.

We are looking for an experianced, creative, energetic and motivated individual for this unique and exciting position.

For more information and application form please contact:

LEAF, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG

Tel:02476413911 or email:

Closing date for applications: Monday, 24th August 2009 Time 23:00

Interview date for short listed candidates: Monday 7th September 2009

Start date: As soon as possible

HDC Studentship Scheme 2009

We are pleased to announce the call for the HDC Studentship Scheme for 2010 as outlined in the attached letter.  Full details are available on the Contractors’ page of the HDC website:

Please note the tight deadlines and bring this call to the attention of your colleagues