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Welsh Women’s Aid is the lead organisation in Wales working to end domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women.

Our salaries and benefits

We offer competitive salaries and benefits package.


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of benefits including generous pension contributions and generous annual leave allowances.


Our culture is one of mutual respect, creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Our approach is practical and we offer flexible arrangements and healthy work patterns to meet individual circumstances.

We give our employees room to grow as well. There are opportunities to work shadow other areas of the business, get involved in events, and gain additional skills.

Welsh Women’s Aid is the umbrella membership organisation in Wales that supports and provides national representation for third sector specialist services working to end domestic abuse, sexual violence and other forms of violence against women.

We are looking for experienced, passionate women to join us in the following role:


Following restructure, we have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional woman to join us and lead our Public Affairs and Communication team. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrable their commitment to Welsh Women’s Aid’s ethos and values, and be passionate about ending domestic abuse and all forms of violence against women.

Head of Public Affairs and Communication

NJC Scale PO4: £36,379 – £39,177

37.5 hours per week


As Head of Public Affairs and Communications you will be a leader with the ability to develop, motivate and manage a high performing team, build strong relationships, and have proven strategic and operational management experience. You will manage a small team in all areas of public affairs, communications, policy, research and prevention, and hold responsibility for their strategic direction, ensuring the needs of survivors of violence against women are represented to policy makers and influencers.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in public affairs at a senior level
  • Thorough understanding of Welsh Government, Westminster, National Assembly, Whitehall and local government mechanisms
  • Excellent campaigning and influencing skills achieve objectives and maintain good working relationships.
  • Experience of survivor or stakeholder engagement
  • Must be adaptable, solution-focussed with a proactive and positive approach.

The ability to speak and write Welsh is desirable for this role, but not essential.

Posts open to women only under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

We value diversity and are committed to promoting equality. We encourage applications from women from all backgrounds and communities and particularly welcome applications from Black and minority communities and other under-represented groups.

Closing date: 12 noon, Thursday 6th of June 2019.

Interviews: Thursday 13th of June 2019.

For an application pack please download from: LINK, email [email protected], or call Rhian Price on 02920 541551 to request a hard copy pack.

WWA Head of Public Affairs and Communications – Cover letter and information pack ENG

Head of Public Affairs and Communication Job Description 2019

WWA job_application_form English

WWA Equality Monitoring Form ENG 2017


Could your organisation support us to end sexual harassment by hosting a Welsh Women's Aid facilitated training course to your team members? If so or you would like more information please contact: [email protected] #waleswontstandby #EndVAWG #WWATraining #TimesUp

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