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About NSW Farmers

NSW Farmers’ Association, Australia’s largest farm body, is dedicated to lobbying on behalf of its members and farmers generally in NSW, as well as representing their interests across all agricultural sectors; to ensure that their voice is heard at all levels of Government as well as by other interest groups and stakeholders. The following position is now available:

Regional Manager - Poultry Meat

This position will work with poultry meat farmer members and stakeholders in NSW to support the activities of members within processor groups, negotiating groups and local branches. The
Regional Manager - Poultry Meat will also identify and report on existing and emerging policy issues for poultry meat members.

Primary responsibilities:
Manage relationships and communication with existing members through regular updates on issues (e.g. newsletters)
Coordinate poultry meat member activities across the state including events, campaigns and negotiations on industry matters
Grow the membership base through signing up new members
Support the activities of members representatives within processors groups, negotiating groups and branches
Support members in contract negotiations
Maintain relationships with key sponsors and commercial partners and promote the services they provide to members
Brief policy staff on poultry meat issues

To be successful in this role you must have exceptional relationship building and communication skills. An understanding of poultry meat farming issues is desirable but not essential.

This role will be based from your home and will include a car, laptop and phone. Travel will be required; you must possess a current drivers license.

Applications including a resume and cover letter to be sent to: hr@nswfarmers.org.au by 5.00pm, 16 November 2018. Enquiries please ring 02 9478 1000.

Public Affairs Director – 12 month Maternity relief position


Your Challenge:

To develop, drive and oversee the media, social media and external communication programme for NSW Farmers. Stays across all priority policy issues and generates media and public affairs opportunities. Ensures effective communication of relevant, timely and credible information to Members and key stakeholders.

We are looking for:

Someone with media experience, either working as a journalist or in a communications role
Sound interpersonal and communication skills, and a polite and professional manner in all dealings with members and non-members, elected representatives and stakeholders
Solid social media experience
A proactive worker with the ability to adapt to changing priorities as well as reacting to incoming queries and requests for information
Experience liaising with the media and managing releases
High level of organisation

To Apply:

Applications including resume and cover letter to be sent to hr@nswfarmers.org.au
Applications close 5.00pm Friday, 30th November 2018
Enquiries please contact 02 9478 1000
PD - Public Affairs Director
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