Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme - NFU

Salary: £22,500
Location: Nationwide
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Environmental, Food & Drink & Catering

The National Farmers’ Union Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme 2018

A one off graduate entry scheme payment of £1,000
25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays)
2 year fixed term contract commencing September 2018

Do you have a passion for agriculture? Would you like the opportunity to really make a difference to NFU members? If yes, then the NFU’s Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme is for you.

The NFU is the UK’s largest trade association representing farmers and growers across England and Wales. It is regarded as one of the most effective lobbying organisations in Europe, negotiating with governments and pressure groups at a local, national, European and international level.

The Agricultural Policy Graduate Scheme offered by the NFU is a fantastic opportunity to build on your existing knowledge, work with and learn from industry specialists and join an organisation with over one hundred years’ experience of farming and rural issues.

We will develop your knowledge of the NFU, the agriculture and horticulture industries and the issues facing our members, by offering you a comprehensive and purpose built programme. This will include working in a variety of departments, such as Policy, Food and Farming, and NFU’s Regional Offices.

You will have or predicted to have a 2:1 degree or above and have excellent team working, problem solving, communication and project management skills. The desire to represent and help our members and to progress within the NFU is an essential requirement. Knowledge of the agricultural industry or a background in farming would be a distinct advantage.

You will be required to work in various locations throughout the UK and therefore a flexible approach to location is essential.

Closing Date: Sunday 14th January 2018

Assessment Centre Date: 6th March 2018 / 7th March 2018

2nd Stage Interview: 20th March 2018

For further details and to download an application form please visit our graduate page or click the apply now button.