Business Engagement Coordinator

Norwich, Norfolk – competitive market rate salary and benefits (pro-rated)

Part-time, six month contract (initially), flexible hours, typically 2-3 days per week, though exact working hours can be adapted to suit needs of the applicant, combined with the requirements of the commercial function and seasonality of the Associations’ programme of events, including a requirement for additional hours up to and above full time during The Royal Norfolk Show period.

We have a rare opportunity to join the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, a charity established in 1847, whose main purpose is to promote and encourage understanding of, and improvement in, agriculture, food and farming.

Reporting to the Show Director, the Business Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the day to day commercial operations of the Association.

This will include the identification of, and engagement with, potential sponsors and corporate customers, as well as leading a high standard customer service operation. Administrative responsibilities will include supporting the preparation of sponsorship and corporate packages and other ad hoc tasks as required in support of the Commercial team.

This role requires a flexible individual who can bring a variety of people and administrative skills to support the Royal Norfolk Show. There may also be opportunity to take on project responsibility to oversee elements of the Show or other events from time to time.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a corporate customer facing environment and delivering an exceptional level of service. They will also be keen to engage and develop new partnerships on behalf of the Association. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively to work well with colleagues, members, our volunteer steward population, suppliers, customer and the general public, as well as having sound technical skills in the administration of commercial agreements.

We have a supportive and flexible working environment built on a collaborative approach and ethos.

Interested? Please email a short letter outlining why you feel you may be suitable for this role, together with your current CV.

The closing date for applications is Friday 5 January 2018.

Interviews will be at Norfolk Showground on Wednesday 10 January 2018.

Applications should be sent in confidence to Freya.carter@rnaa.org.uk

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association is an equal opportunities employer.

No agency candidates will be considered. Direct applications only please.