​​The Learned Society of Wales (LSW) is Wales’ national academy. We champion excellence across all academic fields and beyond. We use the knowledge of the Society’s experts to promote research, inspire, learning and provide independent policy advice. A Royal Charter Charity with nearly 500 Fellows, LSW is highly regarded as an authoritative, independent and credible voice in the Welsh public life.

We are pleased to invite applications for the position of Communication and Engagement Officer. The post will be based at the Society’s office in Cathays Park, Cardiff.

  • Starting salary: £26,243 pro rata
  • 25 hours per week
  • Fixed term position for 2 years

The Communications and Engagement Officer will play a key role in developing the Society’s reach and impact. At the core of the job is our Fellowship – ensuring that their achievements are communicated, that they can engage effectively with the Society, and that our annual call for new Fellows reaches the most diverse audience possible.

The Society is also keen to reach out to people at an earlier stage of their careers, and to schools and the wider public. The Officer will maximise opportunities to reach these audiences, in line with the LSW communications plan currently being developed. They will also take responsibility for the Society’s website, social media channels and press coverage, as well as ensuring a strong presence at relevant external events.

For more details and to apply click here.