Birmingham, West Midlands
£24,938 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Liveable Cities & Towns Officer, Staffordshire

(ref: SUS3387)

£24,938 per annum

37.5 hours per week – 12 month fixed term contract

Home working in the Staffordshire area

Discussions on working hours to suit individual circumstances welcome

About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant. 

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.

We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.

We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.

Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together

About the Role

We now have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team and support us with our vision to make cities and towns more liveable for everyone – places that connect us to each other and what we need, and where everyone can thrive without having to use a car. 

Working in Staffordshire to raise levels of ambition for better walking and cycling environments, you will help Sustrans to deliver one of our key strategic objectives by advocating for change to enable active travel infrastructure to be understood and supported by the community.  Your work will inspire community groups, campaign organisations, local businesses and councils to make the case for change and to amplify seldom heard voices.

Clearance by and Enhanced DBS check is mandatory for this role.

About You

We are looking for a creative and innovative individual with experience of working with community groups and/or organisations and have knowledge of the workings of local councils.

You will understand the challenges that communities and individuals face in moving around their town or city healthily.

You will be a well-organised self-starter and have experience of motivating and engaging a range of audiences through events or workshops.

So if you are a confident advocate for the benefits of walking and cycling, understand the role and how both have a role to play in making better places to live and work, apply today!

Interviews

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 11 October 2021.  Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Wednesday 20 October 2021.

To apply, please complete our online application form. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

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Posted on: 23 September 2021
Closed date: 11 October 2021
Job ref: 149092CHJ
Tags: Advocacy, Operations