Do you have a passion for agriculture and a good knowledge of current farming issues? The NFU is looking for a talented individual to work on the ground, supporting NFU members and managing NFU activity within the South East area.
Regional Adviser Responsibilities:
Based in the South East region, as the Assistant County Adviser you will be working with County Advisers across the region, elected officeholders and the regional office team in Petersfield. You will be a key local source of knowledge and able to offer advice and guidance to NFU members. You will manage stakeholder networks effectively, and coordinate delivery of the NFU’s lobbying campaigns and member facing NFU policy output.
Reporting to the Regional Director you will support the regional team to deliver against all aspects of the South East Regional Plan.
Regional Adviser Requirements:
Most importantly, you will be able to establish a firm connection with the farming membership, and ensure their views are heard. To make that member connection, you will have a good knowledge of current farming issues and a real passion for agriculture, whether gained through your education, your background or your experience. In addition, knowledge of farming in the South East and the county’s agricultural/land-based industry landscape would be ideal.
Working for the NFU means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise and who will invest in your development. Benefits include 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a performance related pay award scheme, a range of discounts through our NFU Benefits employee portal and subsidised staff restaurant.
Job type: Permanent, Full Time, 35 hours per week (Company car included with role)
You may have experience of the following: Policy Advisor, Membership Association, Farming, Agriculture, Rural Affairs, Membership Advisor, Stakeholder Management, Legislation, Member Adviser, Lobbying, Farmer, Land Agency, Surveyor, Farm Trader, Environment Policy, Policy Officer, Trade Union, etc