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Welsh Government

Marketing and Communications Manager

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Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd (CCDG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Welsh Government. We provide an essential, all-age, independent, impartial and bilingual careers guidance and coaching services in Wales, including the new Working Wales programme.

We as a nation thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion.  Organisations with a diverse workforce make better decisions, are more creative, are stronger, overall happier, and of course - it’s the right thing to do.

Diversity and inclusion can be transformative, contributing to the delivery of excellent public services, enabling continued improvements in what we do for the people of Wales.  We are committed to having a workforce that at all job grades, is representative of the citizens we serve.

The Marketing and Communications Manager has a key role in managing and developing the company’s marketing, communications and PR function via an ongoing programme of marketing and communications activity designed to deliver excellent customer experiences, improve the public profile of Careers Wales, raise awareness of the varied services that it provides to young people and adults across Wales and encourage take up of services.

Leading a team, the Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of a comprehensive and well-planned programme of high impact marketing campaigns, digital marketing, public relations, communications and public affairs activities, communicating key messages about the organisation by engaging effectively with its various target audiences through a range of marketing and communications channels whilst ensuring consistency of branding and creative content across all platforms.


Grade 7 £42,220 - £45,467

Starting salary is £42,220




Full-time (37 hours per week)



Closing date

Applications to  by 9am on 28/07/2021

Requirements / Qualifications

The ability to speak and work through the medium of Welsh is essential for this post.

To be suitable for this position you must be educated to graduate or equivalent standard in a relevant discipline and have significant management experience. You should have demonstrable experience of managing all activity in relation to public relations, marketing and campaigns, communications, public affairs and stakeholder engagement, digital marketing and social media, branding, advertising and events.

You will be expected to manage contracts held with outside agencies and build effective relationships internally and externally to enhance the customer experience. You will be required to closely monitor budgets and performance as well as the marketing and communications strategy and campaign plan to effectively enhance the profile of the company.

Other information

Attractive benefits including flexi time, 30 days annual leave, contributory pension scheme and health related cash back plan.

No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender and transgender status, race and ethnicity, religion and belief (including no belief), marriage or civil partnership status, economic status or sexual orientation.  

We aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, and that treats people fairly with dignity and respect.  This commitment starts at recruitment and is carried through all or employment practices, and ultimately to our work – supporting and improving the lives of the people of Wales.

How to apply

Please email the completed application form, Welsh assessment form and equal opportunities monitoring form to:

Due to strict guidelines in place with Covid 19 the selection process will be carried out digitally.

Please note: Careers Wales do not accept CV applications.

Applications in Welsh or English are welcomed. An application made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.


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