Closing Date: 20 January 2020
Project: Cywain
Location: Aberystwyth
Department: Food
Salary: £8.50 yr awr / per hour
Grade: 2
Manager: Arweinydd TÓm Marchnata a Digwyddiadau / Marketing and Events Team Leader
Contract: Hunan-gyflogedig / Self-employed
Bilingual Skills: Essential
If you'd like more information about this post, please contact:
Alex James
07539 173 732

Data Entry Assistant (temporary)



Cywain, delivered by Menter a Busnes is a model providing targeted support to micro and SME businesses operating in the Welsh food and drink sector. We are now entering a new stage and have received funding through the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 to provide a revised service.


The service supports businesses to increase their capacity and capability, facilitate knowledge transfer and industry intelligence as well as strengthening supply chain integration. Delivery is pan Wales with an emphasis on collaboration through clustering, adding value, market development for growth and job creation.  Cywain has developed a wide network of stakeholders and integral to the client development is a coherent approach with other delivery partners.


There are three strands to the project:

  • Support for start-up and micro businesses

  • Diagnostic support available to all businesses within the food and drink sector in Wales

  • Clustering and collaboration between businesses to promote business growth and efficiency


Aim of the Role

The aim of this role is to provide support to the Cywain team to:

  • Coordinate and provide support to the project team, which will include providing information, implementing and recording activities onto the project’s Salesforce system

  • Be responsible for providing project information, such as output data, both internally and externally to partners and stakeholders

  • Prepare reports and correspondence to clients based on project data

  • Ensure that all project documentation is correct and archived

  • Undertake research and direct enquires with business to obtain required data

  • Be interactive and work independently without supervision

  • Accept other reasonable duties and responsibilities as required

  • Represent Menter a Busnes as required


Skills and Experience


  • Enthusiastic about the work of the department

  • Excellent organisation and co-ordination skills and able to work to tight deadlines

  • Excellent administrative interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written bilingual (Welsh/English) communication skills

  • Good proof-reading skills

  • Clear focus on quality

  • Able to be proactive and to drive things forward efficiently

  • Able to work independently or as part of a team

  • IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Databases, Email and the Internet

  • Experience of report writing



  • A good understanding or experience of agriculture / rural / food sector in Wales

  • Experience of arranging high profile exhibitions and events

  • Experience of using the Salesforce IT System.



More Information

If you’d like more information about this post, please contact:

Alex James
07539 173 732

How to Apply

Applications for this post can be made by downloading and completing the application form and the equal opportunities monitoring form below.

Please return these forms either

  • via email to:
  • or by sending to:  Human Resources Department, Menter a Busnes, Unit 3, Science Park, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AH

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is: 20 January 2020 at 10:00

Equality and Diversity Policy

Our Equality and Diversity Policy can be found in the document below.