Where are the agri-sector job opportunities this week?

If you’re looking to set out on a career in the agri-sector, or just looking for a change of scenery, then one of the jobs below might suit you.

The jobs below cover a wide range of skill sets and interests, so there’s sure to be something for you.

To learn more about these positions, including how to apply for them, visit AgriRecruit.

Content marketing executive

Herdwatch is seeking a content marketing executive to enhance its digital and social media-based marketing

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and delivering high value and relevant content to farmers in Ireland and the UK, as well as for distributing that content online and measuring the efficacy of the campaigns using all tools at your disposal.

The position will be based in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. The ideal candidate will: possess a farming background; have excellent communication and technical knowledge; and be an enthusiastic self-starter. Click here for more information

Dairy herd manager (higher scientific officer)

Northern Ireland’s Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is looking for a dairy herd manager (higher scientific officer), to be based at Hillsborough, Co. Down.

Further appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become available which have similar duties and responsibilities.

AFBI says that applications would be particularly welcome from women and Catholics, as those groups are currently under-represented within AFBI. Click here for more information

Forestry representative

SWS Forestry is looking to recruit a forestry representative to enhance its existing team.

Candidates should ideally have a background in agriculture or forestry and be target-focused with good geographical knowledge; strong interpersonal skills; and a drive to succeed in the role.

Responsibilities will include: building relationships and business with new customers; growing existing customer relationships; and carrying out forestry inspections and managing works.

The role would be ideally suited to someone based in the southeast of the country. The role will cover the areas of south Tipperary, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford and Carlow. A flexible working arrangement is available. Click here for more information

Herdsman

A herdsman is required at the Gigginstown House Angus Herd.

The successful candidate will have experience with livestock and a full, clean driving licence. Responsibilities will also include working with and maintaining machinery.

On-site accommodation can be provided if necessary. Click here for more information

Sales advisor

Agritech is looking for a full-time sales advisor for the south Cork area.

The business requires a responsible, self-motivated and enthusiastic candidate, who will serve existing customers and grow the business in the south Cork region.

Responsibilities will include: distributing quality products with ongoing repeat sales; managing and growing the existing customer base; and developing new skills and knowledge. Click here for more information

Development Co-Ordinator / Breed Secretary

The Irish Shorthorn Society (ISS) is seeking to recruit a skilled development coordinator / breed secretary. In this role, you will oversee the general operations of the society’s day-to-day affairs.

Reporting directly to the president of the ISS, the position is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to establish a key profile within the agriculture sectors.

This is a full-time position; salary will be discussed on acknowledgment of interest and the society acceptance to move interested candidates to first stage interview. Click here for more information