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Please note the following when applying for roles within the Welsh Rugby Union Group:
  • All applications should be made by email to hr@wru.wales, unless otherwise specified
  • The email subject field should contain - job title, name, i.e. Retail Assistant: John Smith
  • Applications should include an up to date CV and covering letter; there is no application form process
  • Applications should be submitted in PDF or Word format.

The WRU Group is an equal opportunities employer. We recognise the value of a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation.


WRU Group Memberships and Debentures Manager

Job Title: WRU Group Memberships and Debentures Manager
Location: Principality Stadium
Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Contact: Harriet Kenney
Email: hr@wru.wales

Job description:
The WRU are looking for a Memberships and Debentures Manager to be responsible for driving the WRU Supporters Club by creating strategies to retain and increase memberships with a focus on operating an industry leading supporter experience. The successful candidate will also oversee the Stadium debenture programme using best practices to deliver a superior customer experience.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

Closing date: Tuesday 29th August 2017 at 5pm.

MSEL Client Manager

Job Title: MSEL Client Manager
Location: Principality Stadium
Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Contact: Harriet Kenney
Email: hr@wru.wales

Job description:
Principality Stadium Experience are looking to recruit a Client Manager to work as a key team member within the Hospitality Partnerships section of the WRU Group. Working at Principality Stadium the Client Manager would manage and be responsible for all key customer relationships and liaise with the WRU Sales and Marketing department.
Principality Stadium Experience is the sole provider of Hospitality at Principality Stadium and delivers excellent catering and hospitality experiences for all WRU and world class events including major concerts and the most recent UEFA Champions League Final 2017.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

Closing date: Tuesday 22nd August 2017 at 5pm.


WRU Rugby Development Apprentice

Job Title: WRU Rugby Development Apprentice
Location: National Centre of Excellence (Regions: Blues, Dragons, Ospreys, Scarlets and a secondment to Rougemont School)
Contract Type: 12 month fixed term contract

Job description:

The Welsh Rugby Union are proud to offer a fantastic opportunity for 12 young people to join our apprenticeship programme.

The Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Development apprenticeship programme provides young people aged 18 - 24 years old with recognised WRU qualifications, new skills, knowledge and a wealth of experience working as a Rugby Development Apprentice.

Recent exit routes include: School rugby officer posts, Regional community rugby roles, sports development roles, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the University of South Wales

During the 12 month programme, you will work towards a Level 3 (certificate and diploma) in Sports Development, and will also be required to complete a range of rugby related qualifications. You will be supported and mentored by WRU development staff and receive pastoral assistance from the Rugby Development Apprenticeship Officer.

For this enriching 12 month experience you will receive £6,060.

CLICK HERE for more information about the programme.

CLICK HERE to view the information in welsh.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

CLICK HERE for the application form.

Please apply by completing the online application form (link above) by 3pm on Friday 18 August 2017.

It is important to note that you must be available for all three selection days (31 August 2017, 6 September 2017 and 7 September 2017). The first selection day will take place at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

For more information, please contact Carl Scales cscales@wru.wales or Human Resources hr@wru.wales

Opportunities within the Regions


Academy Head Coach - Dragons Region

Job Title: Academy Head Coach
Location: Caerphilly Borough Centre for Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract, Full-Time
Contact: Harriet Kenney
Job description:
The Dragons are looking for an Academy Head Coach to be responsible for identifying and developing future professional rugby players for the Dragons region through accurate succession planning, identifying potential and delivering a world-class Academy programme across the Regional Age Grade pathway starting at the U15s.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide skill development sessions, conduct regular player performance feedback sessions with Academy players, attend meeting as required by the Head Coach and Head of Player Development as well as delivering coaching sessions for the Academy and Regional U18s team.
CLICK HERE for a full job description.
Closing date: Friday 25th August 2017 at 5pm.
Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 4th September 2017.

To apply for the role, please forward an up to date CV and covering letter to hr@wru.wales.

Regional Physiotherapist - Dragons Region

Job Title: Regional Physiotherapist
Location: Caerphilly Borough Centre for Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Contact: Harriet Kenney
Email: hr@wru.wales

Job description:

The Dragons are looking for a Regional Physiotherapist to be provide clinical management of the rugby playing squad. This will include all physiotherapy and medical care that will be undertaken with the assistance of the Head Physiotherapist/Medical Services Manager and Club Sports Physician.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

Closing date: Friday 25th August 2017 at 5pm.
Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 4th September 2017.

To apply for the role, please forward an up to date CV and covering letter to hr@wru.wales.


Rugby Department Co-ordinator - Dragons Region

Job Title: Rugby Department Co-ordinator
Location: Caerphilly Borough Centre for Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Contact: Harriet Kenney
Email: hr@wru.wales

Job description:

The Dragons are looking for a Rugby Department Co-ordinator to be responsible the provision of administrative support for the Dragons Rugby Department.
The successful candidate will be expected to plan and oversee the logistical and operational requirements of the team for home and away fixtures and communicate directly with the WRU Logistics Manager in this regard, monitor and report Rugby Department expenditure to the Head Coach on a monthly basis and contribute to creating a positive environment that optimises performance.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

Closing date: Friday 25th August 2017 at 5pm.
Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 4th September 2017.

To apply for the role, please forward an up to date CV and covering letter to hr@wru.wales.


Further opportunities may exist on the regional club websites:

Cardiff Blues
Newport Gwent Dragons
Ospreys
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