Countryside Adviser

Stoneleigh, Coventry
£33,428 per annum
17 Aug 2018
16 Sep 2018
Full Time
Contract Type
Career Level
Graduate / Entry Level

Countryside Adviser


£33,428 per annum

Based in Stoneleigh, HQ


Are you passionate about farming and its contribution to the wider environment?

Can you influence government policy makers on a broad range of countryside issues?

We need an individual with a background in environmental or agricultural policy who can work with (and for) farmers in our topical and high profile role.  The working environment is fast paced and varied; you will have the energy and drive to keep up!

To secure the best outcome for NFU members, you will be a proven communicator, influencer and networker who understands and can emphasise with those in the farming industry.

You will be able to prepare NFU responses to policy and legislative proposals as though it were second nature.  Your keen eye for detail and ability to take complex issues and turn them into policy success will set you apart from others.   

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.

How to apply?

Please click here for a copy of the job description.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for the role, please send your CV and a covering letter illustrating how your skills and experience suit the requirements as outlined in the person specification.

Closing date: 16th September 2018

Interview date: 12th October 2018

The NFU is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.