Job Title:               PR & Events Officer / REF 11181

Contract:               Full-time, Permanent

Hours:                   37 Hours per week

Salary:                  £25,312 - £27,035 per annum

Location:               Cardiff City Centre base with some travel across Cardiff/ Vale                              and surrounding areas

Cardiff and Vale College is looking to appoint a PR & Events Officer based within the dynamic in-house Marketing and Communications team for the College.

You will work with the Communications Manager to deliver a wide range of events and PR activity, working on multiple projects simultaneously to set budgets/ timeframes. 

You will be responsible for coordinating a busy programme of events and activities through the year including large-scale awards events, corporate/ business networking events and activities, launches for new products and developments, official visits and community events. This will include events/ activities for the College, its brands/ subsidiaries and external organisations working in partnership with CAVC. You will take a wraparound approach to each - often generating sponsorship and further PR that supports outlined aims.

As an active member of the communications team you will also support the communications activity for all stakeholder groups – including developing copy for news stories, social media and internal communications to both staff and students – uploading these onto the website, portals or other online platforms.

You will monitor and evaluate the impact of all PR activity and events, using evidence to effectively analyse and evaluate the return on investment to inform future activity and spend.

Applications are to be made using the Cardiff and Vale College application form only. CV applications are not accepted.

The closing date for completed applications is 12pm on 21/02/20.

To find out more or apply go to or contact the Human Resources Department on 02920 250311 or appointments are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Your employment with Cardiff and Vale College will also be dependent on reference checks. Before you can commence employment we must have one reference from your present or most recent employer.

We will contact your referee’s upon appointment.

We are committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people, and are a positive disability confident scheme employer.