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Job Title: Project Manager (freelance role)

Position: Freelance 

Hours: 15 hours per week (flexible)

Fee: £27k pro-rata

Period of contract: Feb 2023 - March 2024 (15 months initially)

Probationary period: 3 months

Location: Working from home or event-based location/s (Wales)

Deadline for application: midnight 5th February 2023


CV & Cover letter* - please include a contact telephone number, and send to

*PLEASE NOTE: we also welcome applications in alternative formats (e.g. video, presentation deck). These will be viewed equally to written applications; please send them to:


Join us: We are looking to recruit a new freelance Project Manager who has a very keen interest in joining the Beacons Cymru team. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the music industry and a passion for empowering others. Experience in the music / creative industries is desirable, but not essential. Training will be provided. The responsibilities will include managing a series of Beacons Cymru initiatives, supporting our Project Officers, and helping to coordinate workshops and live events.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To develop, plan, manage and implement a series of Beacons Cymru projects. 

  • To mentor Project Officers.

  • To liaise with music industry stakeholders, professionals and venues.

  • To manage project budgets in line with deliverables.

  • To lead team meetings.

  • To undertake relevant training.

  • To write progress and evaluation reports for projects.

  • To flexibly respond to the needs of the project.

  • To support and co-ordinate key events in Beacons Cymru’s portfolio.





  • Experience with leading music or art-based projects

  • Reliable and committed

  • Ability to work as a team

  • Someone with a keen interest in/ knowledge of Welsh arts & music scene

  • Experience of freelancing

  • DBS certificate -



  • Past experience in the music industry

  • Contacts with current music and/or arts and media sectors


Beacons Cymru is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and we are keen to receive applications from individuals who are under-represented or who have faced exclusion from the arts or music industry. All applications will be reviewed on merit and we will not exclude applications on the basis of any protected characteristic.


If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role further please email:

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