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:

Workplace Relations Advisor

Applications are sought from persons with an interest in workplace relations, including IR, HR and WHS (Work Health and Safety). This role would ideally suit a person with experience in a practicing IR or WHS advisory role. Graduates keen to kick start a career in workplace relations will also be considered.

Reporting to the Workplace Relations Director and as part of a small team, the successful candidate will:

Provide industrial relations advice regarding employee relations issues (IR, HR, OHS, workers compensation) to Members;
Interpret industrial relations awards and pay rates for members;
Advise members on the meaning and effect of all legislation concerning employer rights and obligations;
Assist in the preparation of circulars and articles for Association publications and other correspondence;
Promote activities of the Industrial Association that increase members’ awareness about their IR, HR and WH&S obligations;
Provide support for the overall operation of the Workplace Relations team.

Applicants with recently graduated tertiary qualifications in Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management, Employment Relations or Law will be looked upon favourably.

Essential requirements include:

Degree qualified with some understanding of workplace relations and industrial relations and/or law;
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Computer proficiency
Reliability and a can do attitude
A willingness to learn, develop and expand the role

Applications close 8:00am, Monday 8 February 2021 Resume and cover letter to be sent to Inquiries to Jeff Kennedy on (02) 9478 1000.

Member Support Officer – Home Based Role

Supporting the regional NSW Farmers team this unique role will be suited to a self-starter who can manage a varying workload, manage deadlines and drive membership. The Member Support Officer will form a key part of the regional team and be able to communicate effectively both verbally and electronically. Focused campaign skills and a passion for supporting Agriculture will be key drivers for you in helping NSW Farmers advocate for its members.

Primary responsibilities:

Conduct campaigns by telephone or other means
Provide admin support to the Regional Team such as update a database entry, send emails on behalf of a Regional Manager
Attend and provide support to Regional Team Meetings and Field Days across the state face to face/on-site as required
Update databases and provide reports
Provide information and advice pertaining to membership services; business services and policy
Maintain relationships with Sponsors and Commercial Partners and promote the services
Build membership by demonstrating the value of NSW Farmers through established leads.

To be successful in this role you must have exceptional relationship building and time management skills. Previous relationship management or territory sales experience is an advantage. An understanding of rural and agricultural issues is essential.

This role will be based from your home and will include laptop & mobile phone. A reliable mobile telephone service is required in your home office.

Applications including a resume and cover letter to be sent to: by 5.00pm, Friday, 12 February 2021.

For further enquiries contact Jeff Kennedy on 02 9478 1079 or Daniel Brear – Regional Services Manager on 0427 773 495
PD - Member Support Officer
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