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From time to time we are contacted by BASE France and other organisations with requests for work experience for agricultural students or job seekers. Please refer to the links for candidates and placements/jobs if any of these are of interest. These will be removed after 3 months in the hope that a placement or work has been found. If BASE UK members wish to advertise a placement/work – please email details to Rebecca on

Gentle Farming - UK Farmer Onboarding Manager

Added: 26-Jul-2021

Thomas Gent, BASE-UK member is looking to fill the above job.  Details below:

Background: Gentle Farming is the UK partner for the CommodiCarbon soil carbon certification program. The system allows any arable farmers to quantify and verify their soil carbon reductions and sequestration. Then creating internationally recognised soil carbon offset certificates which can then be sold to companies looking to offset their emissions. Creating a new income stream to support good soil management practices.

Job Title: UK Farmer Onboarding Manager.

Job Roles/Responsibilities: You will be responsible for showcasing/promoting to UK farmers.  You will have the support of the customer service team in Denmark, and you will work closely with Thomas Gent the founder of Gentle Farming. You will be required to make presentations and attend agricultural shows.

Benefits: A competitive salary is to be negotiated + other benefits for the right candidate.

Ideal candidate: We are looking for someone driven and entrepreneurial, who can manage their own time and take the initiative to make things happen.  You will be responsible for recruiting farmers onto the system for the UK.  We have set out a plan and goals as to how to achieve this.  We will expect you to learn as you develop into the role and adapt the plan.  You will be the ambassador for the carbon credit system within the UK which will require you to speak at events and to senior management of a lar ge number of organisations. You must be organised and up for an ambitious challenge.  We are also looking for a candidate who has first hand experience of being a farmer and working/living on a regenerative farm would be ideal. The correct candidate will have a passion for regenerative agriculture and sustainable farming techniques.

Start date: As soon as possible.  We will require you to start learning/transitioning into the job immediately.

Location: Main work can be carried out at home/anywhere you wish to work.  Travel around the UK may be required from time to time.

Commitments required: This is a full-time position.

Useful links:

Contact Details - Please send your application to:

Thomas Gent.

Email: Mobile: 07572 223174

Odyssée Agri (France)

Added: 1-Jul-2021

Odyssée Agri is working in France to place young farmers to have working experience abroad. I can have very different profiles. For your information, you can click on the following link and especially on the British flag to get the English version : or

On the other side, our goal is to develop the inbound program.

Indeed, Odyssée Agri will extend the activity by hosting young farmers in our network. There are various opportunities. We have already started to do it and the enthusiasm within cereal industry is very high.

Applicants are employed and get the conventional wage. For someone coming from outside Europe, he or she could come under the working holiday visa (eligible countries only).

In your network, you may know people interested by such experience. They are free to make contacts in order to get better introduction. This exchange allows Odyssée Agri to find the best opportunity available for a potential applicant. If this is of interest, please follow the links in the first paragraph of this article.