Assistant Farm Manger – Leicestershire/Nottinghamshire

An excellent package is available for the right candidate.
29 Jan 2021
26 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity to work for a diverse family business passionate about conservation and community has become available in Leicestershire. The farm comprises of livestock, an equestrian centre, farm shop and holiday lets.

Within this unique and interesting role, you will be expected to be involved in all aspects of the day to day running of the business and work closely with the owners. This is a hands-on position and you will be required to be adaptable to the farm's needs.

The livestock enterprise is made up of grass-fed beef and sheep. All of which source the butchery and are sold to the local community via the farm shop. You will need previous livestock experience for this position, and you must be prepared to be flexible during lambing and calving times. As the Farm Shop businesses continue to expand, you will be responsible for growing the livestock numbers.

The well-established equestrian centre includes livery events and tuition on site. The three holiday lets are presented to a high standard and this role requires you to be on hand for maintenance duties.


  • Reporting to the owners, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the business.
  • You will practically assist in all areas of the farm where necessary.
  • You will act as a mentor to others and encourage personal development within the team.
  • You will be actively encouraged to identify any areas or opportunities where the business could develop or mitigate future challenges.  


  • You will be self-motivated with a practical mindset.
  • Excellent organisational skills are essential.
  • You will have good attention to detail.
  • You will have previous livestock experience and a strong interest in conservation.
  • Equestrian and country pursuits experience is preferred.
  • You will be able to drive a tractor and operate other machinery safely.   
  • A full UK driving license.


  • An excellent package is available for the right candidate.


Call Jane Righton: DD: 01885 485522, Mobile: 07875197231 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to:

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