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Manager - CERES Fair Wood

Employer: CERES Community Environment Park
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Environment & Sustainability, Green Products & Services, Management, Trades & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 11 October, 2019.
Applications close: 28 October, 2019.

About CERES:

CERES Community Environment Park is an awardwinning, not-forprofit, environment park and urban farm located by the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne. Once a landfill site and wasteland, today CERES is a thriving, vibrant community. With over 450,000 visitors a year, CERES is the most visited environmental centre in Australia.

About CERES Fair Wood:

Fair Wood is a social enterprise operating under CERES’ umbrella that sells transparently sourced timber from a wide variety of sources.

CERES Fair Wood acts as an “honest broker” between Australian agro-foresters and local sawmillers and an emerging market of green architects, builders and consumers demanding socially & environmentally responsible timber.

As well as serving the green-buying market already served by CERES’ existing social enterprises Fair Wood seeks to enter the growing social procurement space being fostered Victorian State Government.

Seeking to keep growing strongly in its second year Fair Wood is ready to move into its own dedicated warehouse.

What we are looking for:

We are seeking a motivated and self-starting manager with broad experience in the timber industry who is looking to step up to a senior management role. Marketing is a focus of this role, however we are looking for someone as comfortable docking timber as they are working on an ad campaign.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to develop the role and make it your own
  • A large influence on the future direction of the business
  • An established and growing business with a team around you to offer support
  • A laptop is provided and phone expenses are reimbursed

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

Please visit our website to view the full position description. Applications must be submitted via our website and should include the following as one document:

  1. A cover letter addressed to Peter Smyth, General Manager - CERES Fair Wood
  2. A statement addressing the key selection criteria from the position description
  3. A current CV

Applications must be received by 9am on Monday 28th October 2019 to be considered. Late applications may be considered at our discretion only.

CERES is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. CERES believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Supporting materials  Fair Wood Manager PD 2019 10 10.pdf