Colchester, Essex
£24,446 pro rata per annum
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by applying for the following key vacancy:


Engagement Officer

England Midlands & East

 (ref: SUS2794)

£24,446 pro rata per annum

18.75 hours per week – contract to 31 December 2020 - main base Colchester


The exciting variety of this new interesting role will lead engagement activities within the Colchester Community-Led Street Design project around the Winstree Road neighbourhood of the city.  The objective will be to give communities greater control over their immediate environment and support them to work together to improve quality of life for everyone living in or visiting the area.


With a good standard of education, you will have experience of delivering a practical project with community engagement as a core element, involving local people using creative and eye catching methods.  You will also have experience of leading group workshops and organising and running events.  You will have excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills, the ability to delivery engagement activities and promotional events and to motivate and enthuse others. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to prioritise and manage your own workload.  You will also be IT literate and committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.  Clearance by a DBS Disclosure check is mandatory for this role.


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 16 December 2019.  Interviews will take place in Chelmsford on Wednesday 15 January 2020.


Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.  We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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Posted on: 03 December 2019
Closed date: 16 December 2019
Job ref: 104202CHJ
Tags: Communications, PR, Operations