Marketing Coordinator


Norfolk Showground

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional person to support the day-to-day marketing operations and communications of the Association. This will involve working closely with our management team to develop marketing strategies and plans to support our charitable objectives as well as our commercial plans, generating 3rd party rental and optimum utilization of the Norfolk Showground. 

You will be responsible for scheduling, planning and the delivery of all communications (digital and print) to our membership, and other key stakeholders.  You will provide design capability for in-house design work, maintaining current content on the website and using social media platforms for communication with our supporters and potential visitors. Administrative responsibilities will include supporting the staff in the preparation of literature, tickets and other documents and ad hoc tasks as required for all RNAA-led events, including the Royal Norfolk Show.

This role requires a flexible individual who can bring a variety of marketing and administrative skills to support the RNAA. There may also be opportunities to take on project responsibilities from time to time, including in the short term, redevelopment of our websites.

The role is based at Norfolk Showground.


We are looking for a highly capable and driven individual who will support the Managing Director and the management team in all areas of marketing strategy, planning and development.  

S/he will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure the key message and identity of the RNAA and its associated events is communicated to stakeholders, the general public and members in a true, relevant and engaging manner.
  • Establish the marketing plans and activities of the RNAA and its associated events and trusts
  • Work closely with the third-party providers of Marketing and PR to coordinate the marketing efforts of the RNAA

About us

The RNAA is one of the leading agricultural associations in the UK and exists to promote and support food, farming and countryside. With a vibrant and supportive membership it is best known for the Royal Norfolk Show and many other industry related events and activities. Norfolk Showground Limited is our trading subsidiary and manages the RNAA’s estate, Norfolk Showground, as a successful events venue.

About you

You will need to be confident to work independently and on your own initiative, working flexibly to support the needs of our small team. You will relish the design and creative process to ensure each of our events and work streams are showcased effectively to existing and potential visitors, driving increased engagement with our brand. You will be motivated by delivering a first-class service and take pride in your work.

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How to Apply

To apply, please do so in writing, outlining why you feel you might be suitable for this role, including:

  • an up-to-date CV
  • a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this role, how your strengths and experience make you suitable for it and what you feel you could bring to the RNAA
  • an indication of your current salary package and your expectation for this position

Closing date for applications: No later than 5pm on Friday 7 May 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview, in person, later in May 2021

Applications by email to

or by post, marked for the confidential attention of:

Mark Nicholas

Managing Director

Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association

Norfolk Showground





The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association is an equal opportunities employer. 


To download the full job description and person specification, click here