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Communications Manager - Swim Wales

Swim Wales
Swansea, Wales (remote working available)
Up to £30,000 dependent on experience
Closing date
2 Sep 2021
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We're looking for an enthusiastic communications manager to join us and maximise the communication efforts following our Welsh swimming success at the Tokyo Olympics. You have the opportunity to become our first Communications Manager at Swim Wales; the national governing body for Aquatics in Wales.

This is a fantastic time to be involved in our sport as we bring our board, staff and partners together to deliver our new strategy, and ensure we achieve our long term vision of “Aquatics For Everyone, For Life”.

Your responsibilities:


  • Proactively lead the management of all Swim Wales communication channels, including but not limited to our website, our social media, live streaming and other digital media. The role will ensure that our content is relevant and engaging with maximum reach.
  • Ensure that our customers, partners and stakeholders receive quality, compelling, relevant and timely information through appropriate channels improving engagement.


  • Manage relationships with media providers (National Television & Radio, Web and other digital avenues) to secure that media coverage for Swim Wales news, activities and events is maximised.

  • Engage with media and communication agencies where necessary to support campaigns and support our internal capability

  • Build strong links with colleagues and key strategic partners particularly (but not exclusively) Sport Wales, British Swimming, UK Sport, Local Authorities, Leisure Trusts, Operators and Sponsors.


  • Work closely with colleagues across our business streams to plan, promote, coordinate and deliver key events and campaigns relevant to their area.

  • Support the wider work of Swim Wales departments and business streams as required.


  • Deliver Branding, Communication and Marketing plans in partnership with Business Development and other key business streams in Swim Wales

  • Design and produce corporate publications with consistent branding to communicate key messages to target audiences.

  • Work with the CEO, Communications Committee and other colleagues to deliver world class customer service by establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing sponsors and partners.

  • Manage Swim Wales’ internal communications ensuring all staff and Board Directors are kept informed.

  • Continually seek new ideas to evolve and improve communication channels.

To apply, send your CV with a covering letter telling us why you’re perfect for this job.

Our vision at Swim Wales is ‘Aquatics for everyone for life’ and we are committed to equal opportunity for all. We therefore welcome applications with the relevant experience from anyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Swim Wales is the National Governing Body for aquatic sports in Wales.

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International Sports Village
United Kingdom
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