Venue and Events Assistant

  • Salary: £16,781 pro rata (point 14 on the NJC scale)
  • Pension: Up to 5% of gross salary
  • Terms and hours: Initial 1-year contract on an annualised hours basis, equivalent to 2.5 days (18.5 hours) per week; see job pack for further information
  • Base: WCIA offices in the Temple of Peace, Cardiff

Summary of role

The Venue and Events Assistant will support the delivery of events at the Temple of Peace. The primary focus will be supporting event bookings and delivery, but in addition the post-holder will support the Venue Manager in holding viewings with potential customers and responding to email enquiries.

They will also ensure that all customers and potential customers receive a polite, professional and efficient service, maintaining all Temple of Peace standards. The Venue and Events Assistant will also work in collaboration with the Venue Manager to attract new customers and to upsell hires to corporate customers, as appropriate.

About the Temple of Peace

The Welsh National Temple of Peace and Health (better known as the Temple of Peace) is a historic, Grade II listed building in the Cathays Park area of Cardiff. It is home to the WCIA, as well as UNA Exchange, Size of Wales, Fair Trade Wales and the Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel.

The WCIA has control over the centrepiece Marble Hall and a Committee Room in the Temple, as well as access to the wood-panelled Council Chamber. We hire out these rooms for events, with the income going towards the WCIA’s charitable work. Having appointed a Venue Manager in 2016, we are in the process of developing the Temple into one of Cardiff’s premier event locations, the ‘venue with a heart’. See for more information.

How to apply

  • Download the Job Pack, which contains full details of the role
  • Complete the official WCIA Application for Employment form, matching your skills and experiences to each of the requirements in the person specification
  • Email your application to by middday on Friday 30 June.

Further information about the application process can be found in the job pack.


Education Officer

  • Salary: £22,434-£25,694 pro rata, depending on experience
  • Pension: Up to 5% of gross salary
  • Terms and hours: Initial 1 year contract on an annualised hours basis, equivalent to 2.5 days per week
  • Base: Based at our office in Cardiff. Requires a flexible working approach and travel throughout Wales
The WCIA is looking to appoint an Education Officer to deliver our global education services. You will have significant experience of working with young people, and will be able to market, plan and deliver workshops and events for students of all ages. You will be knowledgeable and passionate about global issues, and will have the confidence and organisational skills to manage our service independently. There is potential for the role to continue beyond the first year, and the right candidate will have the ideas and enthusiasm to make this happen.

Summary of the Role

The WCIA offers global education services, currently in the name of CEWC. We deliver paid workshops and talks that develop students’ knowledge and understanding of global issues, and skills such as critical thinking and communication. We also organise the annual Wales Schools Debating Championships and related Debate Training Days, and we offer teacher training in global education.

The main purpose of this role is to coordinate and deliver the WCIA’s education services, providing a high-quality experience that offers value for money to schools and colleges. The post-holder will be expected to promote our services successfully, plan and deliver workshops, and organise all debating events to a high standard. They will commission others to deliver services where they cannot do so themselves.

The Education Officer will also have the opportunity to expand the role’s scope by developing additional small projects, representing the WCIA at external events, and undertaking research that supports our work.

Application Process

  • Please download the Job Pack which contains full instructions on the application process.
  • Complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities form and send it to by 9.00am on Wednesday 12 July.
  • Please provide all relevant information on the application form as we will not consider CVs or cover letters as part of the application.
  • Interviews will take place in the week beginning 17 July at the Temple of Peace, Cardiff.
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