Communications Manager

Communications Manager

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Closing Date: 15 March 2019

Summary of role:

The Communications Manager will lead and deliver fully bilingual communications for Hub Cymru Africa, engaging effectively with the public, the media and in policy matters, adapting communications to the different sectors and audiences in line with the HCA strategy and funder requirements.

The Manager will ensure that the Partnership has a shared communications strategy which is understood and followed by all staff, and which provides a joined-up approach across different media. They will maximise broadcast and social media presence, representing the partnership to the media and at events as required, and play a key role in promoting Wales’ role in international development. They will also be responsible for delivering the day-to-day communications including social media, web editing, case studies and reports, working with volunteers as appropriate.

The Manager will provide strategic coordination of events organised by the Partnership, ensuring that they provide good cross-sector networking opportunities as well as realising their public profile potential. They will also provide advice and guidance to organisations working within the sector on improving their communications skills within a broader set of development support activities offered by the Partnership.

Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA)

The WCIA is a charity, established in 1973, that inspires people across Wales to learn about and act on global issues. Our vision is for everyone in Wales to contribute to creating a fairer and more peaceful world. We do this through delivering global learning that prepares Wales for our shared future, inspiring global action in communities and organisations across Wales and building global partnerships that connect Wales and the world. 

The WCIA is the host and a strategic partner of Hub Cymru Africa. 

Hub Cymru Africa 

The Hub Cymru Africa partnership was established in 2015 as a collaboration between NGO partners. It receives funding from the Welsh Government to deliver key elements of the Wales for Africa programme. The partnership currently includes the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (lead partner), Fair Trade Wales, Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel and the Wales for Africa Health Links Network. All partner members are legal entities in their own right. 

Since 2018 the Partnership has expanded in scope, and with additional funding from DFID, works with a wide range of organisations to support a vibrant international development sector for Wales.  

Additional Information:

Annual leave: 28 days plus public holidays  

Travel: This role will require travel throughout Wales and occasionally the UK, including overnight stays. Use of public transport is preferred; when this is not convenient staff may use their own vehicle. Current mileage rate is 45p.

Pension: The post-holder will be auto-enrolled into the WCIA’s pension scheme. The WCIA will match pensions contributions up to 5% of gross salary into the scheme each month.