About FareShare SussexFareShare 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. Based in Moulsecoomb, Brighton, FareShare Sussex is one of 21 Regional Centres that operate locally to ensure food that would otherwise go to waste is being used positively to support people that need it most. We currently deliver over 90 tonnes of food a month to over 160 service providers and charities including homeless shelters, food banks & clubs, children's centres and lunch clubs in Sussex and Surrey. City Gate Community Projects (registered charity 1093245) is the delivery partner and franchise holder for FareShare Sussex. Main purpose of this roleThis is an exciting opportunity to help FareShare Sussex to achieve its ambitious expansion plans to feed more people and to tackle more food waste across Sussex and Surrey. In this newly created role, you will develop income from corporates, statutory, trusts and foundations. You will identify, with the Senior Management Team, strategic funding opportunities and develop relationships that make them possible.With corporates you will facilitate partnerships with organisations who wish to provide financial or in-kind support to our work. With trusts you will write compelling applications that get to the heart of FareShare Sussex and that are supported by data and research.You will join a small and passionate Development team who work collaboratively. You will work alongside and mentor one Fundraising and Communications Manager responsible for social media, our website, challenge events, individual giving and community fundraising and supporting the Senior Management Team generally. We are also keen to recruit someone with a natural flair for communications who can support our communications plans.