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Development Officer

Development Officers are the local delivery agents for our national arts policies and strategies. They provide the principle point of contact for individuals and organisations who want our help, support and funding.
Arts Council of Wales
Closing Date: 7 July 2022 at 12.00
Learning Welsh Co-ordinator

Summary:

Development Officers are the local delivery agents for our national arts policies and strategies. They provide the principle point of contact for individuals and organisations who want our help, support and funding.

About Us:

Development Officer

The Arts Council of Wales exists to support and develop the Arts in Wales. It does so for the benefit of people throughout Wales and to promote Welsh art internationally. Established by Royal Charter, it is also a Welsh Government Sponsored Body, a National Lottery distributor and a registered Charity.

About this role:

Reporting to the Programme Manager, Arts, Health and Wellbeing, this Development Officer role will have a range of responsibilities including a ‘package’ of arts or professional specialisms, involvement in funding decision meetings, being a contact for Arts Portfolio Wales organisations, and supporting a specific area of policy (in this instance, the work of Arts and Health).

About you:

If you are someone who has a passion for the arts, an interest in health and wellbeing, and the ability to manage and implement initiatives that advance the Arts Council’s priorities, this role could be for you. You will need to manage and execute a diverse programme of projects and tasks and be outcome orientated with the determination to drive tasks through to practical completion. For a detailed description of the knowledge, experience and attributes required, please refer to the job description.

Welsh language:

We work in both English and Welsh. Fluency in Welsh (both written and spoken) is desirable but not essential for this post. Upon appointment we can support you to learn, develop and improve your language skills and to increase your confidence in speaking and writing in Welsh.

Additional Information:

Contract:  Fixed term, until 31 March 2025

Location:  This role can be based at any one of the Arts Council of Wales offices in Cardiff, Colwyn Bay or Carmarthen. We are currently working in a hybrid way.

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

The Arts Council of Wales is an inclusive employer, and we wish to reflect the diverse communities we serve. Applications from culturally and ethnically diverse people and underrepresented groups are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Applications are welcomed in Welsh or English and we will correspond with you in your language of choice. Applications submitted in Welsh will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English. We aim to take positive steps to ensure that all candidates are selected for jobs solely on their suitability for the role.

The Arts Council will provide support to ensure that you feel comfortable joining the organisation, the type of which may be new or unfamiliar to you, so that you can feel your best self at work. Mentoring or training will also be provided during the induction period, if required.

Interviews:  Monday, 25 July 2022

To Apply:

For further information and to apply please click on the Apply for Job button below.

Closing date:  12:00pm (midday) Thursday 7 July 2022

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