Job Opportunity! Area Programmes Coordinator - Covering Fermanagh & Tyrone
5 December 2018
Exciting Job Opportunity
We are looking for a dynamic person to help our 13 clubs in Fermanagh & Tyrone grow membership and increase activity levels.
This role is for 12-20 hours per week (negotiable) most of which will be done in the evening however one day per month will be spent at HQ in Belfast.
Salary: £18,700 (full-time equivalent, based on 35 hours per week).
To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12noon Wednesday 2 January 2019.
The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster is an equal opportunities employer.
- To assist clubs with recruitment and retention of members as directed.
- To develop the ethos of clubs within your area in terms of the structure of meetings, their club programmes and the levels of activity.
- To deliver further programmes of activity to directly support the key objective identified by the Executive Committee.
- To deliver the annual YFCU programme of competitions and events, ensuring they are delivered within budget and they meet the profitability targets set for the organisation.
- To help the training officer in their programme of training when required.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
- Accountable for organising competitions and events in line with the annual programme. Recruit participants, deal with entry forms, organise venues, recruit judges and stewards, register entrants, answer telephone and email queries relating to the events, send out information on events as requested. Attend all events to oversee the smooth running.
- Monitor the budget for each of the events. Record expenditure and report monthly to the Financial Administrator to ensure budgets are adhered to.
- Responsible for reporting on the events run. Monitor feedback and evaluation for each event. Keep the spreadsheets on participation up to date.
- Undertake all admin associated with the events.
- Attend county meetings as required.
- Help out with other events run by other members of the team as and when required.
- Organise adhoc events as and when required.
- Build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels – Sponsors (Companies), Stakeholders (DAERA, EA), Youth Organisations (various), Members/ Volunteers, YFCU Committees.
- Provide information to support policy development in relation to agriculture within the organisation.
- Assessing training needs, facilitating and delivering training within the clubs.
- Responsible for equipment related to the role: Trundle, pop-ups, lap-tops & projectors, sports equipment, plaques and trophies.
- Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle
- Third level qualification in Marketing, Events or Agriculture
- Experience of working with volunteers
- Experience of working in office environment
- Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
- Servicing a Committee
- Background in active farming or agri policy
- Experience in event management
Skills and Abilities
- Highly organised
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Ability to deal with problems and issues as they arise and come up with creative solutions on the ground
- Ability to deal calmly with difficult situations e.g. angry parents/competitors
- Ability to deal with people under the influence of alcohol
- Ability to work to tight deadlines and under time pressure
- Ability to manage time effectively and juggle priorities
- Understanding of Agriculture in NI and current issues affecting the industry
- Ability to lobby
- Self-starter who can use their initiative
- Can be relied on to deliver
- Thinks on their feet
- Can do attitude
- Team player
- People person
Access NI required
Work related Travel
- Required to travel to events all over Northern Ireland but primarily in Fermanagh and Tyrone
- Working long hours and late nights
- Long driving hours
- Late night driving
Health and Safety Risk Assessment
- Regular use of VDU
- A lot of Heavy lifting at events
- Bending and stretching at event with branding, heavy resources
- Loading and unloading the car
- With no lift in building a lot of physical effort in bringing items up and down stairs
- Working outside in cold elements also (rain, hail and snow sometimes)