Dairy Adviser

Recruiter
Recruitx
Location
Stoneleigh
Salary
£32.9k per year
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Expires
30 Jun 2017
Ref
961641650
Contact
National Farmers' Union HR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About you

Are you a conscientious and co-operative individual who is good with detail and has a sense of urgency to get things done quickly?

To be successful in this role you will have a logical, task orientated and an analytical approach to dealing with situations and be able to think through a problem by weighing the pros and cons.  As a great communicator, you will possess the ability to work well within a small team as well as the NFU Dairy Board.

With a relevant degree, you will need to possess a high standard of written and verbal communication skills, be a confident public presenter and have proven negotiation skills.  You will need to have organisational and prioritising skills and be able to solve problems.

It’s an exciting and high- profile position, requiring broad knowledge of UK food industry and a sound background in food / farming or marketing, policy development, advocacy and / or government relations. 

About the role

An opportunity has arisen in our Food and Farming Department for an enthusiastic and politically astute individual to be the NFU’s Dairy Adviser, reporting to the Chief Adviser, Dairy.

A powerful champion for our dairy farming members, you will advise the National Dairy Board on policy matters and develop effective lobbying strategies.  At the same time, you will monitor political, technical, legal and commercial developments, ensure constant online and offline communications with key opinion formers and generate a steady pipeline of high profile news stories.

If you feel you have the right skills for this role, please click here to apply and click here to download a job description. 

Closing date: 2nd July 2017

Interview date: 11th July 2017

The NFU is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.

For an opportunity to join this expanding company please submit your CV online.

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