Thursday , 24 August 2017

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Shelley Wilson – Communications adviser

Name – Shelley Wilson Age – 25 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (BCA) – majors in marketing and commercial law Job possibilities – Marketing co-ordinator, communications adviser Employer – OSPRI New Zealand Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – There is loads of variety – I get the chance to be involved ... Read More »

Ardi Roberts – Fairfax Agri-Media central sales consultant and national livestock consultant

Name – Ardi Roberts Age – 21 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of AgriCommerce majoring in international agribusiness. Job possibilities – Anything involved with national or international agribusiness ranging from trade strategies and relations to marketing, sales or even banking. Employer – Fairfax Agri-Media Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – I get across everything in ... Read More »

Hazel Foley – Relationship adviser

Name – Hazel Foley Age – 29 Qualification(s) – Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine, Masters in Infection and Disease Control Job possibilities – Veterinarian, animal health consultant, case manager for TBfree New Zealand, technical adviser for pharmaceutical companies, communications department for animal health Employer – OSPRI New Zealand Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job ... Read More »

Karl Howard – Shearer

Name – Karl Howard Age – 30 Qualification(s) – Feilding Ag High School, as it was back in the day. Lots of onfarm work at high school and anything agriculture-based I could take, followed by the school of hard knocks. Job possibilities – Anything onfarm, agricultural-based. Lots of overseas opportunities. Employer – Dave Buick shearing gang Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, ... Read More »

Paul Olsen – Operations manager

Name – Paul Olsen Age – 33 Qualification(s) – Diploma in Farm Management (Lincoln), Kellogg rural leadership programme, Nuffield scholarship 2014 Job possibilities – Cropping, dairy and dry stock manager, operations manager, stock manager Employer – Self-employed Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – Diversification within the business, no day is ever the same. ... Read More »

Stacey Belton – Farm consultant

Name – Stacey Belton Age – 23 Qualification(s) – B.Agr.Sci (Hons), Lincoln University Job possibilities – Private farm consultancy in a couple of years, possibly farm management and sharemilking in the future Employer – AgFirst Northland Pay range for first two years – $40-44,999 Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – Variety of work, from DairyNZ survey work and discussion groups, to ... Read More »

Ivan Luketina – Agriculture market analyst

Name – Ivan Luketina Age – 25 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Forestry Science Job possibilities – Analyst, harvesting supervisor, harvest planner, woodflow scheduler, silviculture supervisor, forester, environmental forester. Employer – NZX Agri Pay range for first two years – $40-44,999, $45-$49,999, $50,000+ What I like about this job – I like having the latest market information and having a ‘finger on the pulse’ of the forestry industry. ... Read More »

Calvin Ball – Field Consultant

Name – Calvin Ball Age – 24 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of AgriScience (First Class Honours) Job possibilities – Fertiliser Consultant, Agronomist, Rural Banker, The typical rural professional jobs… Employer – Ballance Agri-Nutrients Pay range for first two years – $45-$49,999, $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $55-$59,999, $60,000+ What I like about this job – I spend most of my time with farmers, whether it be on the back of the ... Read More »

Penny Clark-Hall – Senior Communications Advisor

Name – Penny Clark-Hall Age – 28 Qualification(s) – Graduate of NZ Film and Television School, Bachelor of Broadcasting – Film and Television (CPIT) Job possibilities – Agri-journalist, Communications, Marketing and advertising Employer – Federated Farmers Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $55-$59,999 What I like about this job – Using my journalism and film skills to help make farming a viable and enjoyable ... Read More »

Amanda Bowie – Extension manager

Name – Amanda Bowie – Extension manager Age – 28 Qualification(s) – Bachelor of Agricultural Science – Lincoln University Job possibilities – Agronomy, rural banking, consultancy, animal genetics and nutrition, soil and water quality, farm/production management. Employer – Beef + Lamb New Zealand Pay range for first two years – $50,000+ Pay range, 3-5 years – $60,000+ What I like about this job – I am responsible for ... Read More »