Fancy a change of career? Check out the latest available jobs in the agri-sector

Do you fancy a change of career or are you looking for a new challenge? A range of agricultural companies and businesses are looking to hire new employees this month.

A full listing of all of the latest jobs and positions on offer are available over on

If you’re looking to try your hand at something new, here is a selection of the latest jobs going in the industry.

Technical Sales Executive

Howard Farms Ltd is looking to hire a Technical Sales Executive, a position that aims to provide a great opportunity with an expanding organisation in north Co. Cork.

Excellent prospects for progression are reportedly available with this company, which claims to have become one of the leading feed, chemical, fertiliser and agri-input suppliers in Munster.

The right candidate can expect an “excellent” salary package. More details are available on request.

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Telesales Agent

Goldcrop Ltd, a specialist seed and inputs company based in Co. Cork, is looking to hire a Telesales Agent.

The right candidate will be expected to: manage both inbound and outbound calls; generate new business; and promote sales campaigns.

Set sales targets will also have to be met and the successful candidate will also be required to deal with any customer service queries that arise.

An agricultural background will be an advantage to those thinking of applying. Applicants should have some call-centre experience, excellent communication skills and a positive attitude.

More information about this role and details on how to apply are available here.

Account Manager

As the fastest growing and largest agricultural news portal in Ireland, is looking to expand its team.

Due to substantial growth we are looking to hire an Account Manager. You will be a valued member of our growing team, reporting to the Advertising Manager.

We have built a dedicated, engaged and rapidly-growing audience of thousands of daily readers that could not previously be reached by traditional media solutions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining excellent relationships with all of our commercial clients, both direct and agency.

Prior sales / account management experience and a good understanding of online / digital media / traditional media, as well as a knowledge of the agricultural sector, is essential.

A network of contacts in the agricultural and/or agency sector is a definite bonus. If this sounds like a challenge you’re interested in and capable of rising to, we want to hear from you.

Contract Research Officer

Teagasc is looking to hire a Contract Research Officer to contribute, as part of a multidisciplinary team, to the evaluation of the effectiveness of the measures contained in Ireland’s Nitrates Action Programme.

The role consists of overseeing the implementation of a programme of research into the measures used to address agricultural risks to water quality, as well as the economic impact of changing agricultural practices to comply with the measures.

Candidates hoping to apply must have an honours Level 8 degree in either environmental economics, agricultural economics, behavioural economics, agricultural science or a related discipline.

Meanwhile, a postgraduate degree and/or research experience in environmental economics, agricultural economics, behavioural economics or a related area would be a distinct advantage.

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