Head of Communications, Policy, and Engagement

You will be joining us at an exciting time in our journey, helping us and the sector to support those who are forced to seek safety. With over 34 years’ experience, we are trusted by the communities we serve and are seen as the lead organisation in Wales for asylum seekers and refugees. To find out more about this opportunity, download the job description.

  • Job Title: Head of Communications, Policy, and Engagement
  • Report to: Chief Executive
  • Salary: £43,363 + 5% pension
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Hours: 35 hours per week normal office hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location: Cardiff Office. Remote working days to be agreed.

Purpose of the Post

As our Head of Communications, Policy, and Engagement you will lead our work with communications, engagement and influencing policy and practice. You will be a change maker helping us to support and empower those forced to seek safety. You will line manage a small but mighty team of 5 staff, website freelancer, media contracts, and communication volunteers. The ideal candidate will be:

  • Personable- with excellent verbal skills. Able to win over stakeholders, both refugees and senior stakeholders to influence for change.
  • Able to work under pressure, quickly, to tight deadlines, and able to adapt priorities.
  • Have excellent writing skills. Able to create and submit high level briefings, and consultation responses, and ensure key points are communicated for maximum affect.
  • Able to coach and mentor team members, ensuring they are empowered to be their best.
  • Experienced with campaigns to mobilise communities and stakeholders and increase engagement.
  • Creative with a flair for design- helping our brand, newsletters, publications, social media, and website to improve.

How to Apply?

You can apply via the Application Form and submitting an application to recruitment@wrc.wales CVs will not be accepted.

Closing day Monday 15 April 2024 at 9am. Applications received after this date, will not be considered.

Invitations for interview will be sent by email. Interviews will be held on the 25th & 26th April 2024 from our Cardiff Office.