The Kent County Agricultural Society has the current vacancies:

Business Development and Sales Co-ordinator

The Kent County Agricultural Society, organisers of the annual Kent County Show are expanding their team to include a Business Development and Sales Co-ordinator. Reporting to the Show Manager you will be responsible for all sponsorship and corporate partnerships within the Society. The successful candidate will be expected to generate leads, deliver sales and complete the general organisation required to ensure all partnerships are delivered professionally and effectively at the Kent County Show and other Society run events.

The position requires the tenacity and drive to seek new business with the ability to negotiate and close the deal and the interpersonal skills to form, develop and maintain relationships with people from all backgrounds. Knowledge of the agricultural/equine industry and previous sales experience is essential.

If you think you have the passion, drive and self-motivation required to work in a small but busy team and want the satisfaction that you are instrumental in the continued success of the Society’s popular Shows, this position could be for you.

This is a permanent role, working flexibly for three days a week over a five-day period. Additional weekdays may be required from April to July. The role will include some evening and weekend work throughout the year, particularly in the weeks prior to the Kent County Show.

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000 pro rata per annum up to £28,000 OTE (depending on experience).

Candidates must have their own car as the role requires travel to external meetings and events.

To apply, please email your cv with a covering letter to:

Lucy Hegarty – Show Manager – lucy@kentshowground.co.uk

Closing Date:  Monday 13 January 2020.

 

Trade Stand Co-ordinator

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Trade Stand Co-ordinator to be employed to work on the annual Kent County Show. Reporting to the Show Manager you will be responsible for all general trade stands and specialist retail areas of the Show. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfil all administration relating to this role including relationship development, site location, social media and the general organisation required to make these areas of the Show a success.

The position requires a high level of accuracy, efficiency and excellent prioritising skills with expected good working knowledge of Microsoft programmes. Previous experience of database use and producing scale drawings in an AutoCAD based system would be highly desirable.

If you think you have the passion, drive and self-motivation required to work in a small but busy office and want the satisfaction that you are instrumental in the continued success of this popular Show, this position could be for you.

This is a permanent role, working flexibly for three days a week from August to December and five days a week (Monday to Friday) from January to July. The role will include some evening work throughout the year and weekend work in the weeks prior to the Kent County Show.

Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 pro rata per annum (depending on experience).

To apply, please email your cv with a covering letter to:

Lucy Hegarty – Show Manager – lucy@kentshowground.co.uk

Closing Date:  Monday 13 January 2020

 

If you require any further information on either of these positions, please do not hesitate to contact Lucy Hegarty on the details above.