What jobs are out there right now in the agri-sector?

A wide range of interesting jobs are available in the agri-sector right now, and one of them might just suit you.

These jobs cover a vast area of skills and experience, so check out some of these vacancies and see if they peak your interest.

Some of the stand-out positions are profiled below. For more on these jobs, including how to apply, visit AgriRecruit.

Head of ruminant nutrition

Due to continued expansion, Agritech is looking to expand its current team with the addition of a new position, head of ruminant nutrition, to support its national and international markets.

This role is the ideal progression for a candidate who has been working in ruminant nutrition and looking to step into a more senior management level role.

This role will involve providing technical support and training to the sales team and distributors both in Ireland and internationally. Click here for more information

Technical sales advisor

Southern Fuel and Farm Supplies is currently seeking to recruit an ambitious person to deliver best service to its customers and further the business.

The ideal candidate will be suitably qualified in agriculture and have practical experience of dairy, beef and arable farming.

The company says that this appointment will suit those with ambition and drive, leading to a competitive salary. A company vehicle is provided. Click here for more information

Dairy farm assistant

A dairy farm assistant is wanted for 200-cow dairy herd in Co. Meath.

This job is a full-time position for the right person.

The farm includes a modern milking parlour and machinery experience is preferred. Click here for more information

Farm manager

A farm manager is required for a dairy farm in north Mayo. The farm is a 300-cow, spring-calving herd with modern facilities and excellent infrastructure.

The successful applicant will manage the day-to-day running of the farm and will be responsible for farm-production planning and targets.

The applicant must be highly motivated with a positive, forward-looking attitude and have management experience in a grassland dairy system.Click here for more information

Ruminant nutrition adviser

United Feeds is looking to recruit a ruminant nutrition adviser for the Co. Down area.

The role entails reporting to the sales manager and being responsible for growing sales in line with agreed targets through the development of excellent customer relationships.

This role will complement the existing team of technical sales advisers and will involve maintaining and growing direct farm sales of feed and fertiliser. Click here for more information 

Dairy and beef technical journalists

Due to continued expansion, AgriLand is looking for digital technical journalists. Positions are available for both a dairy and beef technical reporter.

If you’re motivated, enthusiastic and have a good knowledge of the technical aspects of Irish farming then we have the opportunity.

The successful candidate will have an agricultural science (or related) qualification. Additionally, some post-college experience (in industry) is needed. Click here for more information on dairy  Click here for more information on beef 

Education co-ordinator

Farm Ed Ltd is seeking to recruit an education co-ordinator for the continuation and development of QQI agricultural programmes.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the development of programme material, the delivery of the programme to learners and the day-to-day co-ordination of the programme.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

The ideal candidate will be from an agriculture background, with previous teaching experience beneficial but not essential. Click here for more information 

Field sales rep

Meath Farm Machinery is in the process of rapid expansion and is currently looking for two experienced, enthusiastic, driven and result-focused field sales reps to join the organisation.

This role requires flexibility, including for travel abroad for factory trips, trade shows and product launches.

Knowledge of agricultural and farming machinery and excellent customer relationship skills – among other requirements – are desirable. Click here for more information 

UI designer

AgriLand is looking for a detail-oriented UI designer with at least three years of commercial experience in creating beautiful, responsive websites to join our Dublin-based development team.

There will also be exciting opportunities in designing and developing mail campaign templates and other marketing material for the web.

Required skills and experience include: a primary degree/training in an art or design discipline (visual communication, product design, visual design or dine art); and strong UI design experience. Click here for more information 

Dairy farm assistant

A farm in north Co. Cork is looking for an assistant for a 100-cow, spring-calving herd. This job is starting in January 2021 and is a full-time position for “the right person”.

Accommodation, transport and phone is included. Experience is preferred but not essential. Click here for more information