Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
24500.00 - 24500.00 GBP Annual
Posted
07 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme

Do you have a passion for agriculture? Would you like the opportunity to really make a difference to NFU members? If yes, then the NFU's Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme is for you.

The NFU is the UK's largest trade association representing farmers and growers across England and Wales. It is regarded as one of the most effective lobbying organisations in Europe, negotiating with governments and pressure groups at a local, national, European and international level.

The Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme offered by the NFU is a fantastic opportunity to build on your existing knowledge, work with and learn from industry specialists and join an organisation with over one hundred years' experience of farming and rural issues.

We will develop your knowledge of the NFU the agriculture and horticulture industries and the issues facing our members, by offering you a comprehensive and purpose built programme. This will include working in a variety of departments, such as Policy, Food and Farming, and NFU's Regional Offices
Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme Requirements:

You will have or predicted to have a 2:1 degree or above and have excellent team working, problem solving, communication and project management skills. The desire to represent and help our members and to progress within the NFU is an essential requirement. Knowledge of the agricultural industry or a background in farming would be a distinct advantage.

You will be required to work in various locations throughout the UK and therefore a flexible approach to location is essential.

Who are we?

The National Farmers' Union is the voice of British farming, and our members are at the heart of what we do. On their behalf we lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services.

Why join our team?

Working for the NFU means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. 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.

Location: Based in Headquarters, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Type: Full time, 35 hours per week
Salary: GBP24,500 per annum

Closing date: 3 May 2021

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, Grain Trader, Tractor Sales, Machinery Dealership, Environment Policy, Feed Sales, Customer Service, Customer Service Coordinator, Relationship Management, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Policy Officer, etc

Ref: 98100

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