The National Farmers’ Union represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales. Promoting competitive and socially responsible agriculture and horticulture, we influence policy at the highest levels to ensure the long-term viability of our members.
Position: Administrative Assistant
Location: Uppingham, Rutland (Commutable from Corby, Market Harborough, Leicester, Stamford & surrounding areas)
Job type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 14 hours per week (9am-5pm Thursday and Friday)
Salary: £6,960 per annum (based on a full time equivalent of £17,400)
Benefits: We offer 25 days annual leave pro rata (plus statutory bank holidays), an attractive contributory pension scheme a performance related pay award scheme and a wide range of discounts through our NFU Benefits employee portal.
Closing date: 31st March 2019
Interview date: 10th April 2019
About the role:
The purpose of the role is to provide first-class administrative support to the regional team by undertaking tasks such as developing and maintaining the membership database and computer systems, organising meetings and managing diary appointments. Previous experience in a fast-paced administrative role is therefore essential.
You will be required to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills including an excellent telephone manner. As a team player, you will enjoy working closely with your colleagues, whilst also having the ability to use your own initiative as required.
You will be proficient in all aspects of Microsoft packages and have the ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload.
Are you a good team player who genuinely enjoys working with others? Are you a confident communicator, with the ability to build rapport with a variety of people? We are looking for a conscientious and cooperative individual to join our regional team in Uppingham.
Why join us?
Working for the NFU means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise.
You may have experience of the following: Administrative Assistant, Administrator, Admin Assistant, Administration Assistant, Administrative Support, Office Assistant, Customer Service Advisor, Customer Service Assistant, Data Entry, etc.
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