You will be responsible for delivering an effective service for the CLA membership in Wales. This includes the management of the internal and external interests of the CLA, in accordance with the CLA Corporate Plan. This will require the effective management of the staff, the provision of high quality support to Branches and members, the promotion of members’ interests and through national lobbying enhancing the influence and profile of the CLA within Wales.
Essential experiences for this role are excellent interpersonal skills, the ability and confidence to communicate with a diverse range of CLA members across all CLA market segments, and an ability to build rapport and gain the respect of stakeholders. You will have an understanding of the breadth of issues affecting rural businesses and communities, national and local government policy proposals and the impact that this will have on CLA members. You will be IT literate and have experience as a team leader with responsibility for staff management.
Desirable attributes for this role include confident public speaking, experience with the press, being a Welsh speaker, and understanding of the rural sector.
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