Project Manager (Arts), BBC Cymru Wales

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Arts Project Manager will work to the Arts Editor and will be responsible for helping to drive and deliver projects across a range of platforms and with a range of collaborators, both inside and outside BBC Wales. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in all aspects of arts and culture, be it music, dance, storytelling, history, theatre, writing, poetry and all aspects of our contemporary culture.

We’re looking for someone to work part-time three days a week for just 3 months initially.

Role Responsibility

The Project Manager (Arts) will help in driving and delivering an arts strategy at BBC Cymru Wales.

The role requires knowledge and experience of the arts and creative industries and a specific knowledge of the cultural scene in Wales. 

In addition, you'll have:

  • worked in digital media and have creative ideas;
  • excellent written and spoken communication skills and experience of managing stakeholder relationships;
  • the ability to manage financial budgets and production schedules;
  • experience of working well as a member of a team and be able to collaborate across organisational boundaries;
  • the ability to meet targets and deadlines while managing a wide range of concurrent activities.

The Ideal Candidate

If you're interested in expressing an interest in our freelance talent pool, please complete a short application form and submit a CV and we'll be in touch! 

Package Description

Project Manager (Arts), BBC Cymru Wales 

Short-term opportunity, 3 days per week for 12 weeks

Base: BBC Cymru Wales, Cardiff


For this role  /  Ar gyfer y swydd yma:

(d) Welsh language skills are not necessary  /  Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.  /   Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

We’re happy to discuss flexible working.  Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application.  There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.  Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage. 


About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC.  We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles.  The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.  We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise. 

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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