Required Education, Skills and Qualifications


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Full UK Driving Licence (Required) – due to the event and fundraising element of the role, driving is required.
  • High level of numeracy and literacy.
  • High level of computer competence, specifically relating to Microsoft Office packages and database/CRM systems.
  • The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.


  • At least two years’ experience of working in a communications and events/fundraising role and a clear ability to demonstrate a good understanding of each function’s core principles.
  • Experience of working in the third sector is desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience of developing and delivering marketing campaigns and project plans.
  • Knowledge and experience of developing and delivering all phases of a fundraising event to maximise income.
  • A proven track record in recruiting supporters and enhancing event participation.
  • Experience of cultivating, motivating and managing volunteers.
  • Adept at creating excellent written and verbal communication for a range of audiences across various platforms.
  • A developed news sense and experience of working with the media.
  • Proven track record in securing funding/meeting targets.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of website development.
  • Experience of database management.
  • Experience of using and developing different social media solutions to drive engagement and event sign up.
  • Experience of sourcing and compiling case studies and dealing with sensitive issues with tact, discretion and integrity.
  • Technical skills and experience of using content management systems.
  • Experience of managing relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Skills and personal qualities

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship development abilities.
  • Commitment to maintaining a high standard of work alongside an ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle a range of projects.
  • Evaluation and bench marking skills to inform planning and activity.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work flexibly and proactively and maintain a “can-do” attitude.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a small team.
  • An ability to speak Welsh is desirable though not essential.
  • A willingness to model and promote and represent the organisation’s values and personality.
  • A keen interest in keeping abreast of developments across the third sector and, where relevant, using that knowledge to suggest new and innovative ways of working within your own role.

Full-time, one year fixed term contract.

Salary: £23,023.00

Closing date 8th October 2018

To apply for this position please send your CV through to Communication Manager Bethan Simmonds on

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