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Chair of the Board, Wales Coop

Chair of the Board – Unpaid but expenses are covered

Location: National Office, Caerphilly, South Wales

The Wales Co-operative Centre is helping to build a better future for Wales.

We are a not-for-profit organisation committed to Co-operative values helping people in Wales improve their lives and livelihoods and delivering both social and economic improvement in local communities.

Our work includes leading the growth of co-operatives, mutuals, social enterprises and employee-owned businesses in Wales – working across all sectors, from small local shops to large manufacturing businesses, doing what it takes to help the social business to thrive. We tackle poverty and help build an inclusive society by supporting people to develop digital and financial skills.

You could be part of that.

Our new Chair will be a strong leader and a strategic thinker with drive and determination, excellent interpersonal skills, high level contacts and a demonstrable commitment to our values and what we do.

In return you’ll have the opportunity to give back by harnessing your knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for the benefit of communities across Wales and supporting and encouraging the Board, the Executive Team and the staff in delivering meaningful outcomes.

If you are interested in joining our unique and ambitious organisation, you can arrange to speak to our Chief Executive Derek Walker, or current Chair David Jenkins by emailing to arrange a call back.

You can download the recruitment pack below.

Closing Date: Monday 30th April 2018 at 12:00 noon.


JOB: Public Affairs Manager, ITV Cymru Wales

Public Affairs Manager-1800015D
ITV Cymru Wales – Public Affairs Manager
Based – Cardiff

ITV Cymru Wales has been at the heart of popular culture for sixty years and is home to many of the nation’s favourite television programmes: from our flagship news programme Wales at Six to Coronation Street and coverage of the 6 Nations Rugby Championship.

As Wales’ only commercially funded public service broadcaster, we pride ourselves on the 300 hours of news and current affairs programmes that we produce each year in Wales for viewers in Wales.

We now have a rare opportunity for a Public Affairs specialist to join the team in Cardiff. As our Public Affairs Manager it will be your responsibility to create positive perceptions and awareness of ITV within the political and public policy arena in Wales. Building and maintaining effective relationships and communication across a diverse range of stakeholders and communities of interest will be central to this role.

Working closely with the Public Affairs team in London and the News and Programmes team in Cardiff, you will use your public relations experience and bring your journalistic credentials to bear to deliver a dynamic, multi-platform marketing and publicity approach that capitalises on the programmes we make in Wales – and the talented teams that make them – to communicate ITV’s purpose to the widest possible range of stakeholders.

Experience of regulated environments; a comprehensive understanding of political environments and an up to date working knowledge of Welsh affairs will be an advantage.

To make a success of this role you will be personable, engaging and a first class communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach. You will also possess the presence and authority to successfully operate at a senior level and have a proven ability to produce authoritative and practical advice and defend it if necessary.

A full job description is available on request. If you think you have what it takes to make a success of this role then apply today.

Your CV and letter of application should reach us no later than Tuesday April 3 2018 and interviews will take place in Cardiff on Thursday April 19.

ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture.

JOB: Marketing and Communications Manager, Community Housing Cymru

Location: Cardiff
Salary: 33,100 – 34,842
Work Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 03 April 2018
Categories: Marketing / PR,

We are seeking a passionate, entrepreneurial, outcome focussed, team player to lead Community Housing Cymru’s marketing and communications activities to ensure all of our members are fully informed and engaged.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to provide a strategic approach to our communications, marketing and member engagement, increasing brand awareness whilst also maximising participation and attendance across our activities and programme of events.

The role combines the leadership and development of creative communication and marketing plans with hands on involvement with implementation and delivery.

Benefits: 25 days rising by one day for each completed year of service, to a maximum of 30 days and all public holidays (pro rata for PT staff); Gym: £25 subsidy / month; Cash Health Plan; Pension


Contact Person:

For further information on this opportunity please contact:
Name: Edwina O’Hart
Organisation: Community Housing Cymru
Address: 2 Ocean Way Cardiff CF24 5TG
Telephone: 02920476808
Email: Edwina-O’

The closing date for applications is 03 April 2018

JOB: Policy Officer, Community Housing Cymru

Policy Officer

Location: Cardiff
Salary: – 28,000 (pro rata)
Work Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 06 April 2018
Categories: Community Development, Development, Housing,

Further Information:

This is an exciting and varied opportunity to work as part of an ambitious team within Community Housing Cymru. The person appointed will support CHC’s policy team for a period of 8 months. The role includes policy development, member engagement and supporting policy implementation in the social housing sector. We are looking for a flexible and proactive individual who has the ability to quickly establish relationships and manage specific areas of social housing policy.

You will be responsible for keeping abreast of policy developments in social housing; preparing and/or reviewing and revising policy positions; providing opportunities for consultation with CHC members, preparing briefings and informing members of key developments, and liaising with key stakeholders in the social housing sector, including Welsh Government.

Ideally the post holder will have demonstrable experience of policy development and research, and knowledge and understanding of the economic, social, political and housing context in Wales.

We are happy to consider applicants on a secondment basis. Please note that this position is only for 8 months.

Benefits: 25 days rising by one day for each completed year of service, to a maximum of 30 days and all public holidays (pro rata for PT staff); £25 gym subsidy; Pension Scheme; Health Plan


Contact Person:

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Name: Hayley MacNamara
Organisation: Community Housing Cymru
Address: 2 Ocean Way Cardiff CF24 5TG
Telephone: 02920674819

The closing date for applications is 06 April 2018

JOB: Senior Policy Officer – Sustrans

Senior Policy Officer – Sustrans 

£24,586 – £26,717 per annum

(dependent on relevant skills and experience)

37.5 hours per week – based in Cardiff Bay

Closing date: 19 March 2018

Sustrans Crymru is looking for an experienced policy and influencing professional to ensure that the charity’s knowledge and expertise informs the work of decision-makers and commissioning bodies in Wales.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have experience of public affairs and policy research and  development.  You will have excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships.  You will have a good understanding of current transport issues and of local and national policy and politics in Wales.  You will have excellent IT literacy and research skills and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

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Uwch Swyddog Polisi

£24,586 – £26,717 y flwyddyn

(yn ddibynnol ar sgiliau a phrofiad perthnasol)

37.5 awr yr wythnos – lleolir ym Mae Caerdydd

Mae Sustrans Cymru yn chwilio am weithiwr proffesiynol polisi a dylanwadu profiadol er mwyn sicrhau bod gwybodaeth ac arbenigedd yr elusen yn llywio gwaith penderfynwyr a sefydliadau comisiynu yng Nghymru.

Byddwch wedi’ch addysgu hyd at lefel gradd neu gyfwerth a bydd gennych brofiad o faterion cyhoeddus a pholisi ymchwil a datblygu.  Bydd gennych sgiliau cyfathrebu ysgrifenedig a llafar rhagorol a’r gallu i feithrin a chynnal perthnasau gwaith cynhyrchiol.  Bydd gennych ddealltwriaeth dda o faterion trafnidiaeth presennol ac o bolisi a gwleidyddiaeth leol a chenedlaethol yng Nghymru.  Bydd gennych sgiliau llythrennedd TG ac ymchwil rhagorol a byddwch yn ymrwymedig i hyrwyddo trafnidiaeth gynaliadwy.

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JOB: Communications Manager – The Open University

Communications Manager (Welsh Language)
The Open University in Wales, Cardiff

£39,992 to £ 47,722

Closing date: 22 March, 2018 – 12:00

The Open University has been transforming lives since 1969 by opening up higher education to all sections of the community.

As Communications Manager (Welsh Language) of the Open University in Wales you will be responsible for ensuring that the University communicates well, in both Welsh and English, with a wide range of audiences. You’ll help us expand our communications activity in the Welsh language, both directly producing lively and engaging materials and overseeing our compliance with Welsh Language Standards throughout the University. You will develop best practice relating to use of the Welsh Language by the Open University and will make sure all relevant staff feel confident and well supported in meeting the statutory requirements.

You’ll have relevant experience of developing and delivering effective bilingual communications in a professional environment, be skilled at quickly building productive working relationships with key stakeholders and will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of successfully organising and delivering projects that involve multiple teams and objectives.

You will need to possess a Higher Education qualification or have equivalent professional experience. A further professional qualification in public relations, communications, translation and/or project management is desirable. A high level of spoken and written language skills in Welsh and in English and the ability to communicate fluently, effectively and professionally in both languages is essential along with a clear understanding of the legal and cultural status of the Welsh Language in Wales and the implications of the Welsh Language Standards for education.

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Rheolwr Cyfathrebu (Yr Iaith Gymraeg)
Y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru

£39,992 i £ 47,722

Dyddiad cau: Hanner dydd, 22 Mawrth 2018

Mae’r Brifysgol Agored wedi trawsnewid bywydau ers 1969 drwy agor addysg uwch i bob rhan o’r gymuned.

Fel Rheolwr Cyfathrebu (Yr Iaith Gymraeg) y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru byddwch yn gyfrifol am sicrhau bod y brifysgol yn cyfathrebu’n dda, yn Gymraeg a Saesneg, gyda chynulleidfa eang. Byddwch yn ein cynorthwyo i ehangu ein gweithgareddau cyfathrebu yn yr Iaith Gymraeg, yn uniongyrchol drwy gynhyrchu deunyddiau bywiog ac atyniadol, a thrwy oruchwylio ein cydymffurfiaeth â Safonau Iaith Gymraeg ledled y Brifysgol. Byddwch yn datblygu’r arfer orau o ran defnydd y Brifysgol o’r iaith Gymraeg, a byddwch yn sicrhau bod yr holl staff perthnasol yn teimlo’n hyderus ac yn derbyn cefnogaeth dda wrth gwrdd â’r gofynion statudol.

Byddwch yn meddu ar brofiad perthnasol o ran datblygu a chyflwyno cyfathrebiadau dwyieithog effeithiol mewn amgylchedd proffesiynol, yn fedrus o ran sefydlu perthynas waith cynhyrchiol yn gyflym gyda rhanddeiliaid allweddol a bydd gennych record gref o drefnu a chyflenwi prosiectau sydd yn cynnwys timau ac amcanion niferus yn llwyddiannus.

Bydd raid i chi feddu ar gymhwyster addysg uwch neu brofiad proffesiynol cyfatebol. Mae cymhwyster proffesiynol pellach ym maes cysylltiadau cyhoeddus, cyfathrebu, cyfieithu a/neu reoli prosiect yn ddymunol. Mae lefel uchel o sgiliau iaith lafar ac ysgrifenedig yn y Gymraeg a Saesneg a’r gallu i gyfathrebu yn rhugl, yn effeithiol, ac yn broffesiynol yn y ddwy iaith yn hanfodol, ynghyd â dealltwriaeth glir o statws cyfreithiol a diwylliannol yr iaith Gymraeg yng Nghymru a goblygiadau’r Safonau Iaith Gymraeg i addysg.

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JOB: Policy and Communications Partner: Chwarae Teg

Policy and Communications Partner

Office base: Anchor Court, Cardiff

Full-time: 35 hours per week

£24,269 per annum

Application pack:

Closing date: Midday Wednesday 28th February

Please complete the application and equal opportunity monitoring form and return both documents to (please specify the job reference number in the email: 01022018) – Applications by CV will not be accepted.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Policy & Public Affairs Manager, Wales – Macmillan

Closing Date: 21 February 2018
Interview Date: 1 March 2018

Policy & Public Affairs Manager, Wales
Policy, Campaign & Influence
£44,000 – £50,000

Senior campaigns, policy or public affairs experience? Keen to make a difference to the lives of people living with cancer? Then this challenging but highly rewarding role could be your opportunity to lead our influencing work in Wales.

Working closely with the services and communications teams, as well as people living with cancer, you will lead our policy and public affairs activity in Wales. You will act as a media spokesperson and senior external representative for Macmillan in Wales, enabling us to be a key player with influential audiences. In conjunction with key stakeholders, you will lead your team to develop and pursue influencing strategies to enable change for people living with cancer in Wales.

You will have significant experience in a policy and public affairs role in Wales. Demonstrable experience of developing and delivering proactive and reactive influencing activity and outstanding relationship skills are essential. You will be a skilled communicator who has represented an organisation effectively with external stakeholders. Experience of motivating and developing people is desirable, as well as experience as a media spokesperson.

Interviews planned for Thursday 1 March in Cardiff.

Further information here

JOB: Media Officer, British Medical Association (BMA)

Media Officer

Fixed Term Contract for up to one year

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional association for doctors providing a wide range of services to its members, including guidance, support and representation.

Reporting to the Head of Media and Public Affairs, the Media Officer will play a vital role within the team and wider BMA through ensuring that the Association is represented in the media on key aspects of health policy. In addition, the Media Officer will have some specific responsibility for internal communications and social media. The successful candidate will also provide some administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the media and public affairs team.

Sound news judgement, enthusiasm and the ability to interpret information and know what makes a story newsworthy, as well the ability to keep a level head during a crisis and deal with the media, are a must.

To apply, please visit and submit a cv and covering letter.

Please contact Carla Murphy, Head of Media and Public Affairs, if you have any questions or to discuss the role further – T: 029 2047 4626 E:

Closing date: 18 January 2018
Interviews will be held week commencing: 22 January 2018

Media & External Relations Officer – Welsh Women’s Aid

Media & External Relations Officer

NJC Scale SO1 £25,591 – £27,668 per annum pro rata

30 hours per week  |  Permanent contract  |  Cardiff

You will be an exceptional communicator seeking a varied, dynamic role as part of our Public Affairs team, raising public awareness of the extent and nature of violence against women, how to prevent it and the needs of survivors. This post will play an active role in the development and delivery of a communications strategy that promotes the mission, role, profile, and services of Welsh Women’s Aid and delivers on members’ and Welsh Women’s Aid campaign and policy priorities.

Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 7th December 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 19th December 2017

The office base for these posts will be in Cardiff. To download an application pack and apply for this post please go to email or phone 02920 541551.