Executive Liaison to CEO - Tenders Global

Executive Liaison to CEO

Nature Friendly Farming Network

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We have an exciting opportunity to work closely with the NFFN’s CEO to bring about positive
change in the farming sector at a pivotal moment when we have the chance to make a significant
impact on the climate and nature. 

About the NFFN 

The Nature Friendly Farming Network (NFFN) is
a growing organisation for farmers led by naturefriendly farmers across the UK. 

We support
farmers on their nature-friendly farming journeys and demonstrate to policymakers and the wider
public what farmers can do to help nature, the environment and the climate whilst still
producing plentiful quality produce. Farmers are key to addressing the climate crisis and
wildlife decline; urgent policy support is needed to take nature-friendly farming to scale.

 About the role 

  • Facilitating discussions on nature-friendly farming for the NFFN’s CEO when he
    attends meetings e.g. with government figures such as the Secretary of State for Environment,
    Food & Rural Affairs, events and conferences, preparing briefs on key people and topics for
    discussion with a number of government and farming sector organisations
  • Monitoring external
    and internal policy developments, NFFN positions (from NFFN Head of Policy) and stakeholder
    positions
  • Be accountable for effective management and oversight of meetings and the relevant
    Committees and advisory panels the CEO sits upon, including; collating papers, managing
    agendas, taking notes and organising follow-up discussions and meetings.
  • To provide necessary
    support to the CEO in their day to day influencing work at high levels, as well as with the
    delivery of strategic objectives of the organisation. 

Responsibilities: 

  •  High level
    coordination of formal and complex meetings, initiate/produce documentation for meetings and
    key stakeholders. Produce agendas and papers, taking minutes and/or action notes as requested.
  • Research and provide background information and briefings for each meeting as appropriate.
  • Undertake horizon scanning and intelligence gathering to ensure the organisation keeps up to
    date with and responds to external developments
  • To support the CEO with forward planning,
    preparation and proof-reading, presentations and briefings communications
  • Power mapping of
    stakeholder engagement and strategic prioritisation support
  • Build and manage stakeholder
    relationships
  • Provide internal briefings to Senior Leadership Team
  • Organise media
    appearances and event attendance
  • Attend and support CEO at high-level events, such as
    parliamentary events, and other advocacy opportunities
  • Manage and prioritise incoming and
    outgoing key correspondence, demonstrating high levels of discretion and confidentiality,
    responding to some as instructed in the CEO’s absence
  •  Social media support as required
  • Oversee the CEO’s diary commitments
  • To undertake any other responsibilities or tasks that the
    CEO believes is necessary for the effective running of the CEO’s office and responsibilities

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