Dumfries & Galloway
Representing some 8,500 farmers and other rural businesses across the country, NFU Scotland’s mission is to promote and protect the interests of its members by influencing government and the supply chain in order to secure a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture.
Previous experience within the agriculture industry is an advantage, with excellent communication skills are necessary and will be regularly called upon. By working closely with colleagues throughout NFU Scotland you’ll ensure that the farming and food industry’s voice is being heard and you will help shape the future of the industry in the process.
As one of our Regional Managers you will be required to represent the organisation at a regional level. You will manage and work with a team of local staff and NFUS members in your region, looking to achieve set subscription income targets and ensure members are represented locally in the work and activity of the organisation.
We need someone who will work with a team of local staff and NFUS members in their region, to increase our membership and ensure that those members’ views are heard in the development of national policies. In addition it would be advantageous if you have had experience of holding meetings and presenting to groups.
What’s on offer
The rewards include a salary commensurate with demonstrable competence, in the range of £24,000 - £28,000. In addition, a car is provided, there is 38 day’s holiday entitlement and a contributed pension.
For this role you can work from home as you would be expected to cover the Dumfries & Galloway Region. Another aspect of this role is that you would be required to work some evenings each month.
To apply, send your CV with covering letter to Alison McLean, e-mail email@example.com.
The closing date for applications is 30 January 2015.
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