Show Secretary

Gillingham & Shaftesbury
02 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural Society

Are looking to appoint a Full Time Show Secretary Designate to work with the Current Secretary until his retirement after the 2020 Show and then to take on full responsibility for the Show and act as Company Secretary to Turnpike Events.

This will require Office Management Skills (a knowledge of Sage 50, Microsoft Excel and Word and aspects of Social Media would all be an advantage). Ideally you will possess a knowledge of Agriculture, workings of charitable organisations and have a capability of developing and maintaining strong relationships with our suppliers, exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers.

You will need a car and full driving license. This is a full time competitively salaried position based on a 37 hour week with a pension plan, four weeks holiday and business mileage allowance. Due to the demands of the Show the hours will not be even throughout the year and the months of June, July and August must be avoided for holidays.

You will be based at the Show Office in Gillingham but required to be actively involved with the Turnpike Show Ground. You will report to the Society’s Board and Show Council.