Current Vacancies

At The Aloud Charity we take pride in the wonderful work we do. Whether it’s working as a choir leader and helping the boys at Only Boys Aloud with their vocal training, fundraising for the charity, assisting with our busy events calendar or something else entirely we like to have fun and work on bettering our community.

Bid & Content Writer

Bid and Content Writer - Job Description

Salary: £25,000 - full time 37.5 hours per week

Full details: Bid & Content Writer - Job Description PDF

This is a new and interesting role for someone who’s a self-confessed wordie! The Aloud Charity is looking for a Bid and Content Writer with at least two years’ experience of researching, developing and submitting high quality, successful funding applications and reports. Combining your excellent writing skills with an ability to bring creative flair and adapt your style to any channel, the successful candidate will also have some experience working with social media channels and will be able to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.  

This role is part of The Aloud Charity’s Development Team, which is responsible for managing a full spectrum of fundraising activities, written communications and online channels. The successful candidate will support the existing Development Manager through the preparation of Trusts and Foundation applications to deliver the Fundraising Strategy (contributing to an annual fundraising target of around £550,000). The work will be supplemented by ensuring that the communication we have with our funders, stakeholders and audiences is of the highest quality and is appropriate in regularity, tone and content.

To apply: Please send your CV and no more than a two-page cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role to [email protected].

Deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on 18th October 2021.

Only Boys Aloud: West Wales Choir Leaders

Hours: Freelance basis

Rate of Pay: Competitive session rates, above MU Guidelines

Contact: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 11/10/2021

Only Boys Aloud (OBA) is heading West and we are looking to employ new freelance Choir Leaders to join our team of enthusiastic individuals. 

OBA was founded in 2010 with the aim of providing life changing experiences to teenage boys across Wales and to help raise aspirations, self-esteem and confidence.  Now 11 years old, with more than 200 members attending choirs across South and North Wales, we intend to establish new choirs in Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire, as well as develop our current provision in Carmarthenshire.

If you’re local to these counties and are an experienced choral leader, or have experience in leading singing workshops or teaching music to young people, we’d love to hear from you. More information on the exact responsibilities of the role can be found in the job description here.

To apply for the role, please send a current CV and covering letter, noting any relevant experience that demonstrates the attributes outlined in the job description, to [email protected] by 5pm on 11/10/2021.

The Aloud Charity positively welcomes and encourages applications from groups of people who are under-represented including Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse people, D/deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent people, Welsh speakers and those with protected characteristics. The principles of fair and open competition will apply, and appointments will be made on merit.

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Opportunity to Tender: Engagement & Inclusion Research

Project Specification – Engagement and Inclusion Research

Full Details: Engagement & Inclusion Research PDF

The Aloud Charity wishes to procure the services of a company or individual who can support us at the start of our investigative journey into being a more inclusive and accessible organisation.

We are in a period of change and renewal. We want to be able to communicate clearly with our stakeholders and potential stakeholders in an engaging and meaningful way. But we know that the world has changed since the charity’s inception, and we need to respond to this in a relevant and inclusive way. We need to better understand and respond to our stakeholders and be clear about who we are targeting with our work and why.

We want to work with a company or individual who will support us in beginning our investigation into being a more accessible organisation.

The specific objectives of the Engagement and Inclusion Research are:

  • To support us to better understand our stakeholders and potential stakeholders
  • To gain a better understanding as to why some groups and individuals do not engage with our work
  • To investigate whether our name or the names of our choirs are causes for concern
  • To begin to identify potential solutions to moving forward that are deliverable on a short, medium and long term basis in line with the resources available to the charity, recognising that this may mean additional work / investment.

Budget

The total budget available for this work is £4,000 (excluding VAT, including expenses).

How to apply

To apply please send:

  • Your signed, completed Appendix 1 form (at the bottom of this document)
  • CV(s) or bio(s) of you/the team including details of previous work particularly in the music, cultural and youth sectors
  • An outline of your approach to this brief
  • A budget breakdown, to include expenses

Please email your application documents to Llinos Williams [email protected] by Thursday October 21st at 3pm.

Opportunity to Tender: Communications Strategy Development

Project Specification – Communications Strategy

Full details: Communications Strategy Development PDF

The Aloud Charity wishes to procure the services of a company or individual who can develop a Communications Strategy.

We are in a period of change and renewal. We want to be able to communicate clearly with our stakeholders and potential stakeholders in an engaging and meaningful way. We also want to keep abreast of the political landscape of Wales and be a part of shaping the future, responding appropriately to the world around us.

We want to work with a company or individual who will support us to achieve our aims through the development of our new Communications Strategy for the period September 2022-August 2025.

Budget

The total budget available for this work is £3,000 (excluding VAT, including expenses).

How to apply

To apply please send:

  • Your signed, completed Appendix 1 form (at the bottom of this document)
  • CV(s) or bio(s) of you/the team including details of previous work particularly in the music and cultural sectors
  • An outline of your approach to this brief
  • A budget breakdown, to include expenses

 

Please email your application documents to Hannah Beadsworth [email protected] by Thursday October 21st at 3pm.

Opportunity to Tender: PR and Communications Support

Project Specification – PR and Communications Support

Full details: PR & Communications Support PDF

The Aloud Charity wishes to procure the services of a company or individual who can give us ongoing PR and Communications support.

We are in a period of change and renewal. We want to be able to communicate clearly with our stakeholders and potential stakeholders in an engaging and meaningful way. We also want to keep abreast of the political landscape of Wales and be a part of shaping the future, responding appropriately to the world around us.

We want to work with a company or individual who will support us to achieve our aims on an ongoing basis. Initially until the end of August 2022, we will then review our position with a view to developing a longer-term relationship, funding permitting.

The specific objectives of the PR and Communications support are:

  • To support us to promote and develop the identity and brand of The Aloud Charity across Wales with key stakeholders
  • To support us to identify opportunities and threats in the wider world that we need to respond to in order that we develop and maintain our reputation
  • To provide ongoing support for staff as required

 

Budget

The total budget available for this work is £7,000 (excluding VAT, including expenses).

How to apply

To apply please send:

  • Your signed, completed Appendix 1 form (at the bottom of this document)
  • CV(s) or bio(s) of you/the team including details of previous work particularly in the music and cultural sectors
  • An outline of your approach to this brief
  • A budget breakdown, to include expenses

 

Please email your application documents to Hannah Beadsworth [email protected] by Thursday October 21st at 3pm.

Only Boys Aloud Community Leader (Volunteer)

We have a fabulous group of volunteer Community Leaders and we simply couldn’t do it without them!

From attending weekly rehearsals and events to helping to tie ties, they are key members of the team and we are always keen to hear from anyone who’d be interested in becoming a Community Leader.

If you would like more information about the role, please contact us for more information [email protected]

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