NFU Regional Director, East Anglia
Full Time Permanent
Newmarket CB8, UK
Agricultural/Estate Management


NFU Regional Director, East Anglia

Based in Newmarket, Suffolk

Starting salary £66,900 plus competitive package and relocation for the right candidate

Are you a strong and dynamic leader with proven networking skills? Are you articulate and persuasive, with high levels of energy and passion?

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a driven individual to lead a team of dedicated colleagues at the NFU.

You will be the principal permanent representative and spokesperson for the NFU in the region, acting on behalf of the organisation’s members.

To be successful in this unique role you will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership experience, supported by strong interpersonal and persuasion skills.

You will bring experience of interpreting complex policy issues, managing relationships and reputations with diplomacy and tact. In addition, you will have excellent writing and communication skills, with a flair for reaching wide ranging audiences.

Above all, you will relish a challenge and the chance to lead, motivate and inspire a team, whilst being the voice of British farming in East Anglia.           

Who are we?

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. 

Why join our team?

Working for the NFU means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. This competitive package includes 30 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), an attractive contributory pension scheme, company car, private healthcare and a friendly working environment.

If you feel you have the right skills for this exciting role, please click here to be redirected to our website where you can see the job description and how to apply.

If you have any queries about the role or application process, please contact the HR team via email at [email protected] or telephone 024 7685 8713.

Closing date:                  Sunday 18th February at midnight

Interview date:                TBC

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