Regional Development Officer Donegal & Monaghan

Irish Farmers’ Association  
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Regional Development Officer Donegal & Monaghan  
 
(Full-time – Permanent) 
 
The Irish Farmers’ Association is currently recruiting for a Regional Development Officer. The role involves: –  
 
• The provision of advice and support to the Associations elected members in the region
• Maintenance and development of the Associations membership & income channels
• Co-ordination and management of administration staff and membership agents
• Liaison with all sectors of agribusiness in the region
• Working with the local media to communicate IFA’s policies
• Co-ordination of the IFA’s lobbying efforts in the region
• Performing any additional responsibilities where required for the proper fulfillment of your role
• This role will require working in the evenings and occasionally at weekends
 
Required Skills
• Previous experience in a role with similar characteristics
• Proven capacity to work on one’s own initiative
• Good knowledge of agriculture and understanding of the media and political system in Ireland
• The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate the capacity to achieve in a demanding work environment
 
Permanent full-time role based from the IFA offices in Ballybay and Raphoe.
 
Reporting to the Director of Organisation.
 
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
 
Please forward your CV in confidence to: helen.halpin@fordehr.ie

Closing Date for applications will be 24th August 2018

Updated: 10th August 2018 — 2:50 pm