Edinburgh, Edinburgh
£27,804 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Network Engagement Coordinator

Art & Diversity

(Ref SUS3382)

£27,804 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)

Up to 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working

Based within reasonable travelling distance from Edinburgh or Glasgow


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 us as one of our Network Engagement Coordinators.

As part of the Network Development Team, you will help to deliver Sustrans Paths for Everyone vision along with the active travel policy goals of the Scottish Government.

More specifically, you’ll deliver projects for the Network Engagement Service Programme which aim to increase people’s interaction with the National Cycle Network (NCN) and empower communities to harness its benefits and delivery Sustrans Paths for Everyone vision.

Using your experience and understanding of the issues surrounding active travel you will work in partnership with artists, public bodies, businesses, third sector agencies and community groups to deliver innovative artworks, interpretation and other soft-measure enhancements to the NCN in Scotland.

You will also have the opportunity to draw on your passion for sustainable travel and help us with public engagement events.

About You

We believe in collaboration so are looking for somebody who can build successful working relationships with a diverse range of project partners.

You will be somebody with experience in project management and delivery, in working with local authorities and in engaging people through art.

Somebody with experience of commissioning artworks, working with under-represented groups and empowering individuals with protected characteristics.

So, if this sounds like you, apply today!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team where you can make a big impact and where we value the contribution and expertise of everyone.

What we Offer?


  • 26 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 13 October 2021.  Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing Monday 25 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. This includes people who identify as having a disability, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

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Posted on: 24 September 2021
Closed date: 13 October 2021
Job ref: 149302CHJ
Tags: Communications, PR, Advocacy