Closing Date: 27 February 2020
Project: Farming Connect
Location: Aberystwyth, Bangor, Caerdydd, Caerfyrddin, Meifod neu Llanelwy
Department: Rural
Salary: 23,639 - 28,959
Grade: 4
Manager: Rheolwr Marchnata a Chyfathrebu / Marketing and Communications Manager
Contract: Rhan Amser / Part Time 60%
Bilingual Skills: Essential
If you'd like more information about this post, please contact:
Manon Llwyd
01248 660370

Part Time Proof-reader

Farming Connect is a high profile, integrated project which supplies focussed training, support and advice, delivered through a pan-Wales programme of knowledge transfer activities, specialist advice and support for innovation. A key objective is to increase the emphasis on business-focused behaviour, therefore improving profitability, competitiveness and environmental performance of farm, forestry and food businesses in Wales.

Farming Connect is funded through the Rural Development Plan 2014-2023 which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.


Aim of the Role

Provide proof-reading services on behalf of the Farming Connect programme.


Main Responsibilities

  • Diligently proof-read copy, ensuring any errors or queries regarding grammar, spelling, punctuation, style and/or accuracy are detected and rectified, in addition to ensuring the consistent delivery and communication of the Farming Connect brand
  • Ensure the accuracy of the programme’s publications in both English and Welsh, including materials that are distributed to the press
  • Work closely with the marketing team and the project’s translator to ensure that materials are produced accurately
  • Keep within tight deadlines
  • Accept other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Represent Menter a Busnes as required


Skills and Experience


  • Educated to degree level or demonstrable experience in a relevant field
  • High standard of accuracy in both English and Welsh
  • Exceptional proof-reading skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases, e-mail and the Internet
  • Proof-reading experience
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to be proactive and drive things forward effectively
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team
  • Excellent bilingual communication skills (verbal and written)



  • Knowledge of the Farming Connect programme


Making an Application

You can apply for this post by completing an application form and an equal opportunities form (available on our website and return them to

If you wish to have an informal conversation regarding this post, please contact Manon Llwyd 01248 660370



Interviews will be held for this post at Menter a Busnes’ office in Bangor on the week beginning 2nd March, 2020. If this date is inconvenient, please note on your application from.


Aberystwyth, Bangor, Caerdydd, Caerfyrddin, Meifod neu Llanelwy.

More Information

If you’d like more information about this post, please contact:

Manon Llwyd
01248 660370

How to Apply

Applications for this post can be made by downloading and completing the application form and the equal opportunities monitoring form below.

Please return these forms either

  • via email to:
  • or by sending to:  Human Resources Department, Menter a Busnes, Unit 3, Science Park, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AH

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is: 27 February 2020 at 10:00

Equality and Diversity Policy

Our Equality and Diversity Policy can be found in the document below.