Community Music Wales are looking to recruit a Project Assistant and Administrator based in our Cardiff Office but with some travel throughout Wales.

Community Music Wales is Wales’s leading music charity. We are a community arts organisation with 25 years experience of delivering high quality arts activity, touching the lives of over 50,000 people since its inception.

Our fundamental aim is to contribute to the empowerment of disadvantaged groups and individuals through enabling them to participate in creativity and learning, initially and primarily through music making.  We develop participatory music workshops, mentoring schemes and community music training across Wales.  We work strategically to identify need, delivering projects to give people the opportunity to write, play, record or perform their own music, using trained and experienced community arts practitioners.

We believe strongly in working in partnership.  As a charity we fundraise for individual projects, and depend on grants and donations.  We can also be commissioned to manage and deliver specialised activity.

CMW’s fundamental aim is to contribute to the empowerment of disadvantaged groups and individuals through enabling them to participate in creativity and learning, initially and primarily through participation in music making.

We do this through:

  • Participatory music activities which give people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities the opportunity to make music
  • Providing accredited training and professional development for Community Music Tutors
  • Helping other organisations through advice and support to ensure Wales has a network of high quality community music delivery
  • Working internationally as an advocate of community music and to share best practice.

Job Role:

Key activities of the role will be:

  • To support the effective management of all projects, including record keeping, and information systems
  • Liaise with tutors and project hosts to set up timetables and venues
  • Working with the Deputy Director, to provide an efficient administrative environment for the organisation
  • To act as the first point of contact for all visitors, deliveries, telephone, email and web enquiries
  • To be responsible for the enrolment and accreditation of learners engaged on any of the organisation’s accredited programmes
  • To be the Internal Verifier of all the organisation’s accredited programmes

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Positive, proactive approach
  • Ability to speak, read & write in Welsh
  • Ability to build good working relationships, working in a team environment and using own initiative.
  • Good planning and organisational skills, with ability to prioritise tasks within an agreed timeframe.
  • Working knowledge/​experience of Microsoft Office
  • Experience of Internal Verification systems (desirable)

To Apply:

For an application pack please contact:  [email protected]

Closing Date for completed applications:  31 May 2018