The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904.

Today our work includes providing support for business, social welfare and education in rural communities, and the organisation and staging of our ever-popular society events; the Smallholding and Countryside Festival, the Royal Welsh Show  and the Winter Fair.

SMALLHOLDING AND COUNTRYSIDE FESTIVAL

Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys. LD2 3SY

We look forward to seeing you at the next Smallholding & Countryside Festival on 20th and 21st May 2023.

SHOWGROUND

The 150 acre Royal Welsh Showground is open all year round. We host an array of exciting events set against the spectacular views of the Welsh countryside.

The Showground boasts many different venues catering for a variety of occasions such as weddings, business meetings, conferences, concerts, exhibitions and much more.

The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904.

Today our work includes providing support for business, social welfare and education in rural communities, and the organisation and staging of our ever-popular society events; the Smallholding and Countryside Festival, the Royal Welsh Show  and the Winter Fair.

If you are interested in working at the RWAS office or as part of the estate team on a permanent or temporary basis please forward your information to recruitment@rwas.co.uk

Sponsorship Coordinator

We are looking for a confident, dynamic and motivated Sponsorship Coordinator to join our team playing a central role in the acquisition and facilitation of our sponsors for events including the Royal Welsh Show, Winter Fair and Smallholding & Countryside Festival.

Key Responsibilities

The role is both broad and varied; covering all aspects of sponsorship for the Society’s three major events and will include:

  • Assisting with identifying new sponsors for the various sections of the charity’s events.
  • Preparing sponsorship proposals and assisting in negotiations with sponsors.
  • Communicating with businesses and developing strong relationships with sponsors, via email, telephone and in person.
  • Inputting sponsor packages onto database, and supporting in the development of department processes and the new Society database.
  • Administering sponsor benefits and privileges, e.g. Banners, advertising, commentaries, tickets and badges. Working with the Banner Team and Stewards in the aranging of events.
  • Updating schedules and catalogues with sponsor details.
  • Assisting with Invoicing and payment processing.
  • Supporting the finalising of new sponsorship leads and creation of new sponsorship packages.
  • Work with the Tradestand Officer in the establishment of Sponsors Tradestands.
  • Providing general sponsorship support to the Head of Business Development.
  • Working with a cross section of staff including Finance, Marketing and Competitions.

Location: Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys (with flexible/hybrid option)
Hours: Full-time – Monday – Friday
Salary:
Circa £21,000 p.a.

To discuss the post informally, applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of Business Development, Clare James (clare@rwas.co.uk).

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to Caron W Evans, Head of Administration (recruitment@rwas.co.uk).

The closing date for applications is 12 midday on 17 February 2023.
Interviews will be held on Friday 24 February 2023.

See full job description here.