Administrative Assistant FTC
Fixed Term
Exeter EX2 5ST, UK
Agricultural/Estate Management


Administrative Assistant (Fixed term contract for up to 12 months)

Starting salary circa £17,400 per annum (full time equivalent)

21 - 35 hours per week (working pattern flexible but must include in part Thursday and Friday)

Based in Exeter, Devon

Are you a good team player who enjoys working with others? 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and provide first-class administrative support.

You will be the first point of contact supporting our farming members and assisting NFU staff to help make a real difference to the industry. You will undertake a wide variety of tasks such as organising meetings, managing diaries, assisting with the running of events, taking calls and assisting the regional team with their requests.

You will be required to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. 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 highly organised and have experience of prioritising your workload.

You should have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, as well as GCSE English at Grade C, or equivalent.

Who are we?

The National Farmers’ Union represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales.  Promoting farming, food and the countryside, we influence policy at the highest levels to ensure the long-term viability of our members’ family farming businesses. 

Working for NFU means working alongside great people who are committed to their work and recognised for their knowledge and expertise.

Benefits include 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays, and increasing with service), free parking, an attractive contributory National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a range of discounts through our NFU Benefits employee portal and a buy and sell annual leave scheme.

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 8742.

Closing date:                         25th November 2018

Interview date:                      12th December 2018

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