Work for Federated Farmers

At Federated Farmers we are always looking for motivated, suitably experienced people to join our team. 

While we may not have immediate vacancies we are always keen to talent spot.

If you want to make a genuine difference in New Zealand's largest and most dynamic industry and bring experience and/or the qualifications to match, we are keen to hear from you.

Current vacancies

Member Services and Sales Administrator

  • New integral role
  • Strong team culture
  • Carpark provided
Federated Farmers is the highly influential national voice of rural New Zealand, representing farmers and food producers who help generate over 50% of New Zealand’s exports. Federated Farmers role is invaluable to the rural sector, wider community and to our economy.

We are looking for a friendly and hard-working sales administrator to join our Member Services team in Hamilton.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Retention of members through outbound communication (phone/email/letter)
  • Identifying and recording sales opportunities, following up with sales campaigns and contacting potential new members (primarily by phone/email)
  • Provide effective 0800 customer service to our members

Skills/Experience Preferred:

  • A confident outbound caller with ideally telesales/telemarketing experience
  • Customer service experience
  • High attention to detail and strong administration skills
  • KPI driven and target oriented
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and customer services databases
  • Empathy with farmers and farming community
  • A sense of humour

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply and receive a copy of the job description please contact Gillian Bright on gbright@fedfarm.org.nz.

Applications close Friday 16 February 2018.


Finance Administrator

Wellington based

  • Permanent Part-time role (30 hrs per week)
  • Wellington
  • Plenty of Variety
Federated Farmers is recruiting for an experienced finance administrator to join our Corporate Services team.  This is a part-time role based in Wellington.  You will need to be highly organised, with an attention for detail as a high level of accuracy is essential for this role.

Federated Farmers is the highly influential national voice of rural New Zealand.  Our advocacy role is invaluable to the rural sector, wider community and to our economy.  
If you recognise that the primary industry is the engine room of New Zealand’s economy, have an appreciation for the business of farming, and an enthusiasm for finance, we’d like to hear from you.

The role involves:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Company travel requirements
  • Asset Management
  • ICT Support
  • Tax returns
  • Administration support

You will have:

  • Accounts knowledge with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in a finance environment.
  • Be efficient in processing financial transactions and providing administration support, with high level of accuracy
  • Be a confident communicator and team player with a sense of humour
The position is a part-time role based in Wellington. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact Gillian Bright gbright@fedfarm.org.nz for a position description.  

Applications close Friday 19 February 2018.


Territory Manager

  • Do you have a passion and understanding of farming?
  • Are you driven to meet and exceed sales targets?
  • Competitive salary, incentives and vehicle

Federated Farmers is New Zealand’s leading independent rural advocacy organisation. The Federation’s aim is to add value to the business of farming for our members and encouraging sustainability through good management practice.

We are looking for a self-motivated sales person to join our team covering Northland and Auckland.

In return for your top sales skills we offer a wide range of perks including a company car, mobile phone, laptop and a competitive base salary and the potential to earn substantial bonuses.

Your primary focus will be:

  • Increasing provincial sales of membership.
  • Increasing sales of our industry specific contracts and agreements.
  • Key liaison with farmers, current members, regional policy team and our local provincial executive.
  • Door to door canvassing for new members
  • Build strong, effective and enduring relationships
  • Account management of current members.

 Preferred experience and skills:

  • Superb sales, communication, organisation and self-management skills
  • Ability to build and sustain long term relationships.
  • Be results orientated with a strong and proven sales record.
  • Ability to work independently and manage your own time is essential.
  • Agribusiness qualification or equivalent practical experience
  • A solid understanding of the business of farming
A full driver’s licence is required.

You must be eligible to work permanently in New Zealand.
 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply and receive a copy of the job description please contact Gillian Bright on gbright@fedfarm.org.nz.
 
Closing date Friday 9 March 2018.



For a copy of the position descriptions and an application form please contact:
Gillian Bright
HR Manager
E:  gbright@fedfarm.org.nz