Awards Room Administrator

Norwich, Norfolk – competitive market rate salary and benefits.

Temporary contract commencing now through to mid-July.  Working flexibly up to 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  During the Show period this position will become full time and require additional hours.

We have a very rare opportunity to join the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA), a charity established in 1847, whose main purpose is to promote and encourage the understanding of, and improvement in, agriculture, food and farming. Best known for the annual Royal Norfolk Show, the RNAA is one of the UK’s leading agricultural associations. In addition to organising its Shows, representing the interests of some 3500 members and running a major venue and events business, the RNAA plays a central role in supporting agriculture both regionally and nationally.

Reporting to the Show & Programmes Director and working in conjunction with the Livestock and Equine Co-ordinators, this unique, varied and important role involves planning and managing all aspects of the Awards Room in the preparation for the Livestock and Equine classes at the Royal Norfolk Show. Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail are essential to ensure that the Show’s Award’s room runs like clockwork and to the high standards demanded by our competitors, judges and stewards.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record as an experienced administrator, skilled at working on multiple activities simultaneously.

Based in a rural setting at the Norfolk Showground on the outskirts of Norwich, the RNAA provides a supportive and flexible working environment built on a collaborative approach and ethos.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 11 April 2018.

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Interested? Please email a short letter outlining why you feel you may be suitable for this role, together with your current CV.  Interviews will be held at the Norfolk Showground on Friday 13 or Monday 16 April – please indicate your availability. Applications should be sent in confidence directly to the Show & Programmes Director, Mark Nicholas, to whom any questions should also be addressed.

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association is an equal opportunities employer.

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