Head (Communication)

Closing Date:
March 26, 2018 at 12.00

Arts Council of Wales


We are recruiting for the post of Head (Communication) to play a leading role in promoting an accurate, positive, and informed view of the Arts Council, and of the activity we support.  The Head ensures that we promote our work in a single consistent voice, in a manner that is arresting, engaging and accessible.

About Us:

We believe the arts are central to the life and wellbeing of the nation.  We turn this mission into actions by funding and developing the arts in Wales. Read more about what we do here.

Arts Council of Wales is an independent charity, established by Royal Charter in 1994.  Its members are appointed by the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure.

Our principal sponsor is the Welsh GovernmentWe also distribute funding from the National Lottery and raise additional money where we can from a variety of public and private sector sources.

Working together with the Welsh Government, we are able to show how the arts are helping to meet the Government’s policy ambitions.

Job Role:

The Head leads a team of Communication specialists who together develop print and electronic material – in Welsh and English – that reflects the Arts Council’s values, ambitions and identity.  A key goal for the team is to promote the arts in innovative ways to reach a new and broader audience.  The Head also coordinates the delivery of promotional campaigns and events that raise the profile of the arts and the Arts Council itself.

We work in both English and Welsh and fluency in Welsh (both written and spoken) is essential for this post.

Job Description available for download here:  Job Description Head Communications


Our benefits include flexible working hours/pattern, generous holidays and a final salary pension.

To Apply:

To make an application, download and complete all of the following forms:



Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Applications should be sent to HR@arts.wales

Please note, CVs will not be accepted

We operate an Equal Opportunities Recruitment Policy and welcome applications from all sections of the community in Welsh or English.

Closing date:  12:00 midday on Monday 26 March 2018