Welsh translator and copywriter – communications and engagement

Salary: £29k-£36k

Location: Wales. Remote but will be expected to attend some in person meetings.

Term: This is a permanent role for the remainder of this Senedd term (until 2026) with an option to extend in future.

This role is available as a secondment for Welsh public sector employees. Please follow your own organisation’s policy on informing and getting permission from line managers.  

The ability to speak and write Welsh is essential. We will judge applications submitted in Welsh or English equally.

Closing date: 05/07/2022 at 23:59

About the Centre for Digital Public Services

The Centre for Digital Public Services (CDPS) helps to design and deliver better public services for Wales. 

We are an arm’s length body of the Welsh Government set up to help deliver the Digital Strategy for Wales. 

Our focus is on:

We’re a diverse team of digital experts made up of permanent staff, fixed term appointments, secondments from the Welsh public sector and suppliers.  

The role

We are an arm’s length body of the Welsh Government subject to Welsh language standards. In this role, you will help us continue to develop our Welsh Language Action Plan. You’ll work with colleagues across CDPS to uphold Welsh language translation to a high standard and to make sure that our external meetings and events run bilingually. You’ll also play a key role in the promotion of the Welsh language, working with the communications team and others to develop strong bilingual campaigns and content.

What you’ll do


Who you are

You have:

You should also be:

Please keep reading

Research shows that, while men apply for jobs where they meet 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised people tend only to apply when they check every box. So, if you think you have what it takes, but do not necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We would love to have a chat and see if you’d be a good fit. 

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities. We embrace equality of opportunity irrespective of disability, neurodivergence, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, gender and gender presentation, marital status, sexual orientation, culture or religion.  


How to apply   

Please submit your CV and a covering letter to support your application.

The covering letter should be no more than two sides of A4. Your letter needs to:

Email your applications to careers@digitalpublicservices.gov.wales.

The successful candidate must have BPSS certification before starting this role, which we will pay for and process.