Livestock & Entries Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (YAS) for a Livestock & Entries Officer. This role will provide administrative support to the Livestock & Entries Department.

The Livestock & Entries Officer will have an excellent knowledge of IT in an office environment, some agricultural knowledge would be helpful but NOT mandatory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the Stewards databases; using Filemaker – training will be given on this system
  • Administration for the Stewards; this may involve liaising with the chairman of relevant sections.
  • Assisting with all administrative related duties for the Livestock & Entries Department; this will involve photocopying, preparing for schedule, making booklets, labelling, stuffing envelopes, franking etc., answering telephone calls from exhibitors and the general public, data entry, proof reading, sending out tickets, etc.
  • Responsibility of sending the packs for the Stewards prior to the Shows.
  • Organising Committee Meetings; these are held in the Autumn and will involve minute taking.

It is not possible for this document to totally encompass or define all tasks that may be required of the post holder. The outlined duties may therefore vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibility.

To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect.

To be an ambassador of the Society values.

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Deputy Head Butcher

Fodder are recruiting for a Deputy Head Butcher at our Farm Shop and Cafe located on the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. Fodder represents the spirit of Yorkshire and we believe that shows through every aspect of what we do, from the locally sourced produce to the staff who greet every guest with a smile.

The role:

  • As a skilled butcher do you enjoy managing and motivating the team to be knowledgeable and passionate about the products we serve?
  • Are you enthusiastic about customer service and helping raise standards in a successful, award-winning butchery department?

If so you may well be the perfect fit for the new Deputy Head Butcher position we have available in our butchery department. We’re already well established but we’re still growing and have exciting plans for the future so this is a great time to join the team!

To apply for this role please click here.


Event Manager

Are you eager to make your next move in your events career?

Do you want a role within a fun team that offers variety from day to day? This isn’t just 9-5

Would you enjoy problem solving with clients in our award-winning venue?

If so, we have a fantastic opportunity to join our operations team at YEC.

The Yorkshire Event Centre is a major venue in the region, consisting of 6,500m2 of contemporary event space for exhibitions, conferences, dinners and events. We also have 250 acres of external space ideal to film location shoots, concerts and team building events.

You will support clients in every aspect of running events from:

  • Planning in the build-up to events.
  • Preparing the venue.
  • Ensuring the event runs smoothly and safely.
  • Assisting in all aspects of event breakdown.

Roughly 30% of the role is desk based with 70% working around the venue – this is a physically demanding role.

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