• Full Time
  • Wokingham
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Website National Farmers’ Union

Internal Comms Officer, National Farmers’ Union
Location: NFU Headquarters – Warwickshire
Closing date: 5 November 2017

Is this you?

You are a self-starter and excellent communicator able to adapt your skills to cover multiple platforms with rigorous attention to detail. One of your strengths is that you are people-orientated and build lasting business relationships, often tending to see the positive side of things.

You are driven, have a strong sense of urgency to get things done and enjoy meeting deadlines. You like variety and are energetic in your work approach.

Who are we?

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is the voice of British farming, and our members are at the heart of what we do. On their behalf we lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services.

Why join our team?

Working for the NFU means working alongside great people who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. Reporting to the Head of Communications, you will be part of the NFU’s award-winning, in-house communications team which prides itself on continually improving its output, achievements and impact on behalf of British farmers.

We offer 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), a contributory pension scheme and a friendly working environment.

What we need

With a strong understanding of strategy and planning, you will be able to develop and deliver internal communication plans which support the broader communication and organisational business objectives.

As the NFU’s internal communications officer you will be responsible for ensuring the relevant channels and tactics are deployed to achieve a joined up and consistent flow of relevant information to NFU staff across our headquarters, seven regions, HQ in Wales, as well as our political centres in London and in Brussels.

A confident networker, you will proactively develop ways of engaging staff throughout the NFU exploiting both print and digital platforms. Your high level of planning and organising will see you keeping abreast of issues impacting on the NFU, understanding what will need to be communicated to staff and when.

Utilising measurement tools, you will continually assess internal communications to evaluate activity to ensure growth and development against core business objectives.

How to apply

Please click here to download an application form and click here to download the job description. Please return completed application forms to hr@nfu.org.uk

If you have any queries about the role or application process, please contact the HR team via email at hr@nfu.org.uk or telephone 024 7685 8742.

Please note, previous applicants need not reapply.

Closing date:                     Sunday November 5 2017, 00.01.                             

Interview date:                 November 15 and 16 TBC     

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