Career Opportunities with IFA

IFA currently has three opportunities available. Full details are below.


Membership Development Agent – Midlands Region

The Irish Farmers’ Association is the largest representative organisation for over 72,000 farm families in Ireland and is the recognised voice of Irish farmers in Europe and internationally.

IFA provides focused leadership to deliver improved income and living standards for all farm families. The Association promotes the ongoing development and competitiveness of Irish agriculture and the food industry, which makes an important contribution to Ireland’s economy.

We are now recruiting for a field-based membership development agent.

Principal Responsibilities;

  • The Membership Development Agent will be responsible for promoting and selling IFA Membership in the Midlands
  • The agent will work alongside the Regional office, Membership teams and voluntary Officers to identify potential new members
  • The agent will be primarily road based and will work within a specific territory, on a planned basis throughout the IFA Branch Network
  • The role will require flexibility and may involve occasional attendance at evening meetings and other farmer events

The Person will ideally have; 

  • Previous field sales experience
  • An understanding of farming/rural issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to generate business through leads
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • A strong communicator with the ability to build relationships and negotiate sales
  • Driven to meet and surpass expectations 

To apply for this role please submit your CV and cover letter here


Membership Development Agent – Munster Region

The Irish Farmers’ Association is the largest representative organisation for over 72,000 farm families in Ireland and is the recognised voice of Irish farmers in Europe and internationally.

IFA provides focused leadership to deliver improved income and living standards for all farm families. The Association promotes the ongoing development and competitiveness of Irish agriculture and the food industry, which makes an important contribution to Ireland’s economy.

We are now recruiting for a field-based membership development agent.

Principal Responsibilities;

  • The Membership Development Agent will be responsible for promoting and selling IFA Membership in the Munster Region
  • The agent will work alongside the Regional office, Membership teams and voluntary Officers to identify potential new members
  • The agent will be primarily road based and will work within a specific territory, on a planned basis throughout the IFA Branch Network
  • The role will require flexibility and may involve occasional attendance at evening meetings and other farmer events

The Person will ideally have; 

  • Previous field sales experience
  • An understanding of farming/rural issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to generate business through leads
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • A strong communicator with the ability to build relationships and negotiate sales
  • Driven to meet and surpass expectations 

To apply for this role please submit your CV and cover letter to here.