Living Streets wants to create a walking nation, where everybody has the chance to gain from the health and social benefits this simple act can bring. Living Streets manages innovative national projects, working with schools, communities and workplaces to encourage more people to walk short journeys.
WOW, our year-round walk to school challenge, is perhaps the most notable, capturing the imagination of children in over 3,000 schools. We work with local authorities to help them improve streets and neighbourhoods. And with our supporters we campaign for positive change and public policies that enliven our streets. Join us and together we will create a walking nation.
We’re looking for a creative and confident communications professional to join our dynamic Policy and Communications team at Living Streets, based in Scotland. As part of the team, you’ll play a key role in helping us strengthen the voice for walking and ensuring our message is heard in Scotland. You will be a member of the Policy and Communications department and work day-to-day with the Living Streets Scotland team.
To excel in this role, you’ll need to be organised, collaborative and resourceful and have a good understanding of a variety of communications channels specific to Scotland and Wales. You’ll work closely with our wider policy and communications, project delivery and commercial teams and play a central role in communicating the impact we’re having in our work throughout Scotland. Your role will involve ensuring all our communications in Scotland is on brand and our impact is reflected in the Scottish media. You will also help to raise our profile throughout Scotland via smaller, targeted communications projects and wider stakeholder engagement.
Living Streets is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk; and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to background and criminal records checks as relevant to the job role.
Closing date: 06 December 2019 (midday)
Interview date: 17 December 2019 in Edinburgh
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