Regional Administrator

  • Job Reference: 212995
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2024
  • Recruiter: hireful
  • Location: Stoneleigh
  • Salary: £24,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Part Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Job Title: Regional Administrator

Salary: c.£24k pro rata (Dependant on Skills and Experience)

Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire

Working Hours: Part time, 17-21 hours per week over 3 days Monday to Wednesday

Contract Type: Permanent

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is the biggest farming organisation in the UK. We're proud to make a difference for all our members, by shaping attitudes towards British farming and leading the charge on a range of major issues, from climate change and food standards to rural crime and broadband rollout.

Purpose of the role & how you will contribute:

Supporting the NFU Midlands regional team, this role plays a crucial part in providing administrative support services. The role is varied and ranges from booking meetings, supporting the arrangements for member engagement events, dealing with queries through to supporting regional social media activity by drafting and creating social media posts and responses.

The role is responsible for co-ordinating and processing member communications, using and maintaining the NFU’s CRM system, supporting internal and external meetings and events by taking minutes and ensuring that events are arranged and serviced effectively. There will be an occasional requirement to attend farming events across the Region, and therefore flexibility and a valid driving licence will be required.

What you’ll bring:

You will have previous administration experience with a proven ability to be self-motivated, work proactively and manage own priorities. Strong communication skills are key in the role as you will be required to work with a range of colleagues and stakeholders. You will have an eye for detail with strong IT skills across a range of Microsoft Office packages.

Why choose us?

Join us and you’ll find an organisation that encourages and enables you to achieve your full potential. In return you will be rewarded with a full range of benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance (starting at 25 days a year pro rata + Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days pro rata with length of service), plus 1 annual Christmas company day
  • Option to buy and sell up to 5 days pro rata annual leave
  • Company funded health Cashplan
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave
  • Performance-related pay
  • Competitive Pension and Life assurance
  • Access to interest-free loans for cars, bikes, season tickets and driving lessons
  • Employee Assistance program to help you deal with life’s challenges
  • Discounts on new a range of vehicles, holiday rentals, wellbeing and lifestyle and many more
  • Attractive, modern office, with on-site restaurant and free parking

Who we are

Every day, we're the voice of around 47,000 British farmers and growers who produce food, making sure their concerns are heard at the heart of government both online and locally. This means developing strong relationships with everyone from NFU colleagues to government ministers. So, as well as having a high profile in both the media and Westminster, we work with and support local members through a network of regional and county offices across England and Wales.

We are the face of the NFU to local members, our focus is to understand their day-to-day concerns and influence the local and national agendas on their behalf. It’s about developing strong working relationships with everyone from the members themselves to local councils, constituency MPs and national NFU teams.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce. We’ll support you by providing you with extensive learning and development opportunities and build a career that balances your professional ambitions with your personal commitments including discussions around agile and flexible work options.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If we decide we've found the right person for the role, we reserve the right to withdraw this advert and close applications before the closing date.

REF-212 995