Senior Policy Advisor – Young Farmers
Works to support, enable and grow the Young Farmer membership of NSW Farmers. This role will work directly with the Young Farmer Council to achieve growth and enable the engagement of Young Farmers to identify, develop and advocate for issues related to agriculture and regional resilience to support the achievement of the Association’s goal to achieve $30 billion in farm gate value by 2030.
Facilitates the development, analysis and execution of policy relevant to attract and retain young farmers under the Young Farmer Strategic Plan.
The role has four (4) broad domains: research & analysis of issues relevant to young farmer business success; strategic planning and facilitation of planning; coordination & stakeholder management; and communication, influence, and negotiation.
To work closely with the Young Farmers Council to deliver the Strategic Plan; achieve growth in engagement and relevance; enhance participation in policy development and advocacy; and manage effective proactive and responsive communication to Young Farmers, the broader membership and internal/external stakeholders.
Maintain relationships with the Young Farmer Council and young farmer members
Co-ordinate and assist Young Farmer Council activities across the State, communications, events and campaigns in conjunction with the Council members
Assist the Council to facilitate the relationship between other Young Farmers networks
Interact and maintain relationships with existing members and key stakeholders
Work closely with Policy team and other key staff members to identify key issues and build evidence that drives priorities to address the needs of young farmers
We are looking for:
Someone who takes initiative
A natural collaborator with ability to build and maintain relationships
High level of organisational and project management skills
Someone who is tenacious and a conceptual thinker
Someone who understands agriculture
Applications including resume and cover letter to be sent to [email protected]
Applications close Friday, 22 September 2023
For enquiries please contact 02 9478 1000