Wales Administrator and Wales Communications Worker 

Wales Administrator and Wales Communications Worker 

Wales Administrator  

Salary: £20,541 pro rata based on 37.5 hour week.  

Hours: Up to 22.5 hours (three days) per week, potential to combine with Wales Communications Worker also being recruited to be full time (37.5hrs). 

Wales Communications Worker  

Salary: £23,342 pro rata based on 37.5 hour week.  

Hours: Up to 22.5 hours (three days) per week, potential to combine with Wales Administrator role also being recruited to be full time (37.5hrs). 

Location (both posts): Offices based in Cardiff, Newtown, Bangor, Bristol.  Other locations considered however travel to one office would be needed every Tuesday.  This post will require occasional travel throughout Wales, to Bristol and other parts of the UK.   

Contract: Fixed Term to 31st March 2020 (with funding extension being sought). This post is part-funded by the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the Welsh Government and the European Union.  

Social Farms & Gardens provides support and a national voice for a broad spectrum of initiatives, which are united by one thing – they use land-based activities to benefit individuals and communities.   

We are currently looking to recruit one or more positive, highly organised and pro-active individuals to join our Wales Team, to play a key role in the smooth running of the organisation. Following the departure of our full-time, Cardiff based Wales Administrator, we have chosen to recruit two part time roles to better reflect our current needs. We are in the final 6 months of project delivery and are moving into a phase of exit strategy and evaluation, so will be looking for support to deliver events (pre, during and post event publicity and admin) and to communicate our project outcomes (supporting facilitation of evaluation, creation of case studies, publicity). There will be a degree of support delivered through face to face contact with community groups and partner organisations.    

The successful candidates will:  

  • Be flexible, adaptable with excellent time management skills.  
  • Have excellent attention to detail.   
  • Be positive, have lots of initiative and a can-do attitude.  
  • Be calm and have the ability to work effectively under pressure. 
  • Confident in making decisions.  
  • Be an excellent communicator. 
  • Understand how to work effectively with a remote team. 

If you would like to discuss your suitability for the roles call 029 2022 5942 or email nicola@farmgarden.org.uk  

How to apply: Please see the job packs and application form below. Please return completed application forms to: recruitment@farmgarden.org.uk

Closing date: Midday, Monday 21st October 2019.

Interviews: Tuesday 29th October 2019 in Cardiff.