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Heritage Assistant

Welsh Rugby Union (WRU)

The Welsh Rugby Union is the governing body of rugby union in the country of Wales, recognised by the sport's international governing body, World Rugby.

22 Jun 2022
Part Time
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

Role Summary

To provide support to the WRU Heritage Officer in all work relating to the WRU Archive Project.

Key Relationships

  • WRU Heritage Officer
  • Tracey Maxwell, General Manager PSE
  • Rhodri Lewis, Commercial Director
  • Club Operations Team

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Activities

  • Update, log, and catalogue new items of memorabilia received into the WRU’s collection in accordance with the set procedures
  • Photograph and upload items of memorabilia to the catalogue system and online displays systems in line with the WRU collections portal
  • Assist with the displaying of such items from the WRU’s collection within the Principality Stadium or elsewhere, when requested
  • Maintain records of memorabilia from the WRU’s collection that are displayed, or loaned to external organisations and/or stakeholders
  • Assist the WRU Heritage Officer with enquires on the history of Welsh Rugby in a timely and appropriate manor
  • Carry out duties in support of the WRU Group Strategic Mission, Purpose, and Values

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Strong knowledge of the history of Welsh Rugby
  • Excellent IT skills, specifically Microsoft package
  • Experience of Photography
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance
  • Ability to communicate and work through the medium of Welsh is desirable

WRU Group Benefits

As a permanent member of the WRU Group, you will have access to our full range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Pension (5% employee, matched by WRU)
  • Life assurance (2 x basic annual salary)
  • WRU Group Ticket Allocation
  • Option to join Flexible Health Care Cash Plan
  • Quarterly wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay
  • Team Tactics – hybrid working arrangements
  • Free stadium parking and gym
  • WRU Group store and tour discounts
  • WRU Group partnership offers

WRU Group Inclusion Statement

The WRU Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to supporting and prompting equality and diversity. We recognise the value of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


  • Valid UK driving licence is required
  • This role is subject to a basic DBS disclosure and reviewed regularly in line with regulated/professional/recruitment/policy activity and policy requirements

How to Apply

Please click "Apply Now” to begin the online application process before midday on the 8th of July 2022.

Additional Information

Part Time
Job Type
Rugby Union
Salary information
from £ 25,000

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