New Programme Co-ordinator Role

Programme Co-ordinator (The Growing Project 2021-24) 

Job Title: Programme Co-ordinator
Contract terms: Part-time, 2 days per week, 36 months fixed-term
Period: May 2021 – April 2024
Pay: £23,000 pro rata
Annual Leave: based on 25 days per annum pro rata over 12 months

The full job pack can be downloaded here: Information about the role

We are excited to be recruiting for a new Programme Co-ordinator role for the organisation, as part of The Growing Project – Reaching Communities funded project.

The Growing Project is a community-led growing scheme working with organisations who support the vulnerably housed and people in crisis. Aiming to ‘Green-Sense’ the city, The Growing Project will improve sites across Birmingham by ‘growing food and creating green spaces’, sites that are developed, tended and nurtured by homeless people. Grand Union is working with artists and professionals whose practice engages with ecology and sustainable growing projects, particularly within an urban environment, to offer solutions for a post-industrial landscape.

How to Apply

We really want to recruit in a different way. We know that there are many barriers for people applying for jobs, especially in the cultural sector, and we want to make this process as open and supportive as possible. 

We are inviting you to: send us your CV WITH: a letter of application (2 x A4 max), video (3mins max), voice memo (3mins max)- whatever you are comfortable with, that tells us:

– What interests you in this job role and why
– What you’ve done recently and what motivates you
– Why you want to work with us as well as the attributes and skills you have developed
– How you think you could fit into our small team and way of working

Send it to We also ask that you fill in this monitoring form please.

Please put all relevant information into your letter/video/voice note.


The closing date for all applicants is: 5pm on Friday 19th March 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30th March 2021

DOWNLOAD THE FULL JOB PACK HERE, with further information about Grand Union and The Growing project. Please read this carefully before applying.

Please also complete this monitoring form

Click here for more information about Grand Unions Collaborative Programme Strategy