British Growers looking to appoint General Manager

by James Hallett

Established in 1969, British Growers Association Ltd provides leadership, promotion, representation, co-ordination, and support services to British fresh produce growers, their marketing organisations and specialist crop associations. Due to the recent departure of our CEO we are now seeking to employ a General Manager to lead and manage the organisation, and its market research subsidiary Market Intelligence Services Ltd; and maintain a high profile representative role for the organisation and the industry it serves.

The role requires:
• Proven ability of successful sales and marketing in a competitive market place
• Leadership, motivational, networking and communication skills
• Understanding of the key issues/drivers affecting the fresh produce/horticultural industry

The successful candidate will be self-confident, assertive, capable of big-picture thinking, able to influence and shape the industry, and inspire confidence in the organisation.

If you are interested please ask for the job specification then write to tell us how you fit our requirements, enclosing full CV and salary expectations. Closing date 28th February 2014.