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Development and Communications Officer – Applications open

Published 20 January 2018 - By Literature Wales

Literature Wales is offering a new one year full-time work placement starting in February 2018 as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme. The role is aimed specifically at recent graduates from low-income backgrounds looking to start a career in the arts.

The Development and Communications Officer will establish data analysis and evaluation models and develop new ways of communicating the impact of Literature Wales’ work.

This is a new role bridging the Development and Communication teams, strengthening the links between our evaluation methods and our internal and external communications.

Below is some information about eligibility and how you can apply. Full details about the role, Literature Wales, and how to apply can be found here

See here for a testimonial of a past Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries participant.

 

Eligibility

This post is offered as part of the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme, aimed specifically at recent graduates from low-income backgrounds looking to start a career in the arts.

Employment experience is not essential for this role – we’re more interested in your potential and the skills you may have acquired in other aspects of your life. All we ask is that you’re curious person with lots of drive and energy, and a determination to carve out a career in the arts. You’ll also need to have strong literacy skills.

 

How to apply

Complete a brief and anonymous Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Survey questionnaire here. The results will be held by Jerwood Charitable Foundation and will not be shared with Literature Wales. They will not be used in assessing your application. You will be given a code on completion of the survey – you MUST provide this code on your cover letter (see below).

Write a cover letter of no more than 2 pages of A4 OR create a video application on yourself (either format is fine and of equal value). Videos should be no longer than 5 minutes, provided as a dropbox link.

For further information about our collaboration with the Weston Jerwood Foundation, see here.

For full details about the role, including how to apply, see here.

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