PART TIME SPONSORSHIP OFFICER

FFN is a national, not-for-profit member network that supports young people involved in the agricultural industry and is committed to promoting the agricultural industry to the next generation as an exciting and rewarding career path.
FFN is focused on enhancing industry connections, developing specialised skills in key areas and delivering a strong financial performance through robust budgeting. FFN is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic individual to assist with FFN’s activities, to be contracted on a part-time basis.
FFN also contracts an Administration Officer and an Executive Officer (EO). The successful candidate will work closely with these contractors.
The successful candidate will be:
• Outgoing, strong communicator both face to face and through phone or email
• Enthusiastic, results oriented and target driven
• Well organised and able to plan efficiently
• Prior sales experience is preferred

RELATIONSHIPS

 Lead the growth of FFN’s in a profitable and sustainable manner
 Seek and develop new partnerships by confidently cold calling
 Continually look at ways to increase partnership revenue
 Target strategic partners who fit FFN’s values
 Convert prospective partners to long-term financial partners
 Deliver exceptional customer service and display effective client relationship building skills
 Assist with any questions or issues that partners have
 Educate prospective partners about FFN and how we operate
 Maintain and grow relationships between FFN and its partners
 Assist the EO to maintain FFN’s existing partner relationships to ensure that value is being added
 Deliver results to the Board with proposed improvement plans where appropriate
 Communicate FFN’s mission, vision, principles, values, strategy and business plan to external stakeholders

COMMUNICATIONS
Internal:
 Attend monthly online/teleconference Board meetings, providing completed board material in a single PDF document to Directors in advance of the meeting
 Regular communication with EO
 Communicate in a timely fashion with the Board on material matters affecting FFN
 Weekly internal update on activities to the Board and FFN staff
External:
 Reporting with partners, you will be managing the relationship and hence there will be individual requirements relative to each respective partner
 Open and timely communication with existing and prospective partners
 Liaising with partners for content contribution to FFN social media, Top 5 newsletter and Annual Community Survey
 Updating the FFN website with current partner information
INITIATIVES
 Work in conjunction with the Executive Officer to develop tailored events and campaigns that align to FFN’s partners’ goals and expectations to increase FFN’s presence and reach across Australia
 Attend events on behalf of FFN as required

Overarching elements:
Anybody engaged with FFN on full time, part time or contracting basis must adhere to the following key elements:
 Ensure the accuracy, completeness, integrity and appropriate disclosure of FFN’s financial and other sensitive information through appropriate policies and procedures
 Maintain and comply with FFN’s internal controls over financial reporting through appropriate policies and procedures
 Ensure that to the best of your knowledge and ability, FFN has complied with all regulatory requirements for FFN’s financial information, reporting, disclosure requirements and internal controls over financial reporting.
 Ensure appropriate policies and procedures of FFN are developed, maintained and disclosed
 Ensure that areas of uncertainty are raised
Budget & timeframe:
The role of Sponsorship Officer is a part-time position. It is anticipated between 10-15 hours per week, however this has the potential to increase depending on the engagement of partners and events.
There will be annual reviews carried out by the Executive against the Strategic and Operating Plans, for which KPI’s will be developed at the beginning of the contract period in conjunction with the successful applicant. The Board believes it is important to build these in conjunction with the successful applicant as it does not see this role as purely executing a service but being actively involved in shaping the current and future FFN.
Submission:
With your application, please include:
• Resume and Cover Letter
• Quote reflecting your sign-on fee and commission rate
• Breakdown of how travel costs will be invoiced
• Contact details for two referees

As the position will be contracted, the successful applicant will need:
• Proof of Professional Indemnity Insurance
• An ABN
For enquiries please contact Jamie-Lee Oldfield on 0429 933 926. We welcome any discussion interest parties may have.
Please send your application to admin@futurefarmers.com.au before 6 March 2020

Current FFN Board