Farm consultant and other positions available

There are several interesting and exciting jobs in the agricultural sector right now, including a farm consultant position, which will appeal to a wide range of skill sets.

If you are looking for a new challenge, one of the jobs reviewed in this article is for you.

Visit AgriRecruit to learn more about these jobs, including all key requirements, salary expectations and how to apply.

Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Cattle breeding and herd management services company Munster Bovine is seeking a senior digital marketing manager to work across multi-disciplinary teams with stakeholders in the delivery of integrated digital marketing campaigns.

Key duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Help develop and maintain the Munster Bovines website, create content, ensure product information is up-to-date and accurate;
  • Monitoring online user behavior to ensure a continuous improvement model is adopted;
  • Delivering integrated digital marketing and digital advertising campaigns that contribute to achieving revenue targets and customer retention targets;
  • Analyze the results of digital marketing activities and present findings and recommendations to the wider team;
  • Monitor and report on competitors’ digital activity.

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications, journalism, multimedia studies or related field required. Experience in digital marketing and website management is essential, along with 2-3 years of experience in a similar role.

Farm relations manager

Munster Bovine also Co. Seeking applications for the position of farm relations manager in Tipperary.

This full-time role includes sales and breeding advice. Responsibilities include planning and execution of all sales of products and services including but not limited to AI services, milk recording and herd health.

The preferred candidate will ideally have a history of sales growth, an 8th degree in agricultural science; and knowledge of farming systems and a clear understanding of the role livestock technologies play in creating value for herd owners.

Farm consultant

A Crop Farm Adviser is sought to undertake advisory duties within the Teagasc/Boortmalt Joint Industry Program based in Carlow and Wexford and the South East region.

The successful candidate will manage a network of malting barley monitoring farms, public events, support initiatives aimed at discussion groups and non-discussion group participants and provide on-farm advice.

Applicants must have a Grade 8 in agricultural science or equivalent, including productivity as a key component, and be approved by Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) pesticide advisers, or have held such status for 12 months.

Business Development Manager

Auctus, a pet nutrition company, is currently looking for a full-time Business Development Manager for the South West of Ireland due to the company’s rapid expansion.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include supporting the growth of sales to the cooperative, agro-merchant and feed mill businesses; delivery on agreed sales; and develop existing business channels.

A degree in agricultural science or similar is preferred and previous sales management experience is preferred but not essential. Suitable candidates should have a strong knowledge of the animal feed and nutrition market in Ireland.

Animal health and welfare researcher

Teagasc’s Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Center in Co. Cork is looking for an animal health and welfare researcher to investigate ways to improve animal health and welfare on Irish dairy farms.

The main objective of the role will be to develop and implement a benchmarking tool of cow and calf welfare on the farm. The successful candidate will also lead in data analysis and writing progress reports.

Candidates must have a level 8 degree in agricultural science or related subjects; excellent laboratory skills; and demonstrate technical expertise in working with dairy cows and calves.

Dairy farmer

Part time and full time positions for relief dairy farmers in Castlefin, Co. Located near Donegal.

Ideal candidates will have some experience, although not necessary, as training can be provided. They must be reliable, punctual and have a good work ethic.

Sales consultants

Agritech NI Ltd. is currently recruiting for responsible, self-motivated and enthusiastic full-time sales consultants at the following locations: Co. Down; Antrim; Derry; Fermanagh; Tyrone; and Armagh.

Selected candidates will be expected to provide advice and guidance to farmers, manage and develop an existing customer base, and distribute quality products with consistent repeat sales.

Knowledge and interest in agriculture, qualifications relevant to the agricultural industry and a full, clean driver’s license required. Previous agricultural sales experience preferred.

Agricultural consultant

Agro-ecological consultant Philip Farrelly & Co. is seeking an experienced agricultural consultant to work on projects including EIA projects in wind energy, water and drainage.

A strong understanding of Irish agriculture is required along with a third level qualification in one or a combination of the following fields: Agricultural/Environmental Science, Ecology, Soil Science or Freshwater Ecology/Hydrology.

Candidate mainly from Balbriggan, Co. It will be based in the headquarters in Dublin.

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