Need a new job? Here are the latest jobs going in the agricultural sector

Several firms and agricultural companies, including Agriland.ie, 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 AgriRecruit.ie.

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

Agricultural Journalist

Agriland.ie is the fastest growing and largest agricultural news portal in Ireland and due to phenomenal growth we’re looking to expand our editorial team.

If you’re an energetic and enthusiastic journalist looking to start or grow a career in agri-journalism, then we can provide the opportunity.

Working at Agriland.ie will mean training and working as part of a digital media team in a fast-paced environment. Having a good and wide-ranging knowledge of the agricultural sector is essential and we’ll provide the training to help you take the next step.

Reporting to the editor, you will be expected to generate news, follow leads and work with the team on stories.

Requirements include a knowledge of or interest in agriculture (food, agri-business etc) and candidates must be driven, hard working and flexible.

To apply for this role, click here.

Agri Sales Jobs

Full and part-time sales people required to sell and distribute a range of agri-related products for Agritech.

This is a great opportunity to work for a well-established progressive Irish agri-business, who manufacture and supply high quality, innovative and specialist forage and nutrition products for farm usage.

This position is ideally suited to people who want to:

  • Build a sustainable and profitable business.
  • Distribute quality products with ongoing repeat sales.
  • Work with a customer base in your local area

To apply for this position, click here.

General Secretary/Manager

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society is looking to hire a General Secretary/Manager to lead the organisation.

The successful applicant will continue to expand the membership and market share for Charolais stock while continuing to improve the breed profile.

He or she will be responsible, in conjunction with the ICCS council, for the management of the society, its employees and providing an excellent service to pedigree breeders.

Applicants are expected to be au fait with markets, trends, developments and practices at farm level. He or she will require excellent communications, interpersonal, organisational and presentation skills.

For more information on this position, click here.

Sales Specialist

Goldcrop Ltd, specialists in the wholesale distribution of seeds, agro-chemicals and agri-hardware products, is looking to hire a Sales Specialist.

The company is seeking to recruit a Sales Specialist to manage its diverse customer base in the west/ north-west of Ireland.

This role will involve the procurement of sales orders from an existing customer base of Co-op’s and Agri-Merchants and the management of customer accounts.

Prospective applicants should hold a third level qualification, in agriculture (though this is not an exclusion) and be willing to work hard to succeed in a rapidly changing marketplace.

For more information or to apply for this position, click here.

Experienced Pig Stock Person

Tierney Farms is recruiting an experienced pig stock person is required for a 750 sow, disease-free breeding unit in Co. Waterford.

The successful applicant will mainly work in the farrowing houses, but will also complete other work in the pig unit.

A free house is available and the job starts immediately.

To apply for this position, click here.

Chief Executive

The Animal and Plant Health Association (APHA), the representative body for manufacturers and sole distributors of animal health (veterinary medicines) and plant protection products in Ireland, is looking to hire a Chief Executive.

The current CEO will be retiring at year end and APHA is inviting applications for the position of CEO, to represent the interests of these industries in Ireland and EU.

Reporting to the Board, the CEO will lead engagement with policy makers in Ireland and the EU as well as leaders in the agri industry input sector and the wider agri food industry, to ensure the introduction of balanced legislation which protects the product user, the environment and the consumer, while also allowing the industry to deliver its products to the market place.

For more information on this position, click here.

Dairy Farm Internship

A farm near Listowel in Co. Kerry is looking to take on a person on a Dairy Farm Internship.

The farm set up includes 380 dairy cows which are milked on a rotary parlour, 300 beef cattle for finishing and 60ac of winter wheat.

Duties will include milking cows, feeding calves, bedding cattle, administration, machine work and calving cows.

Accommodation and food are provided on farm and use of van can be organised.

Click here to apply for this position.