Edinburgh, Edinburgh

£24,446 per year

Permanent, Full-time

96619CHJ

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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 joining our team in Scotland:

Network Engagement Officer

£24,446 per annum (for full time hours) (Ref:  SUS2728)

30-37.5 hours per week – based in Edinburgh

This new and exciting role will be responsible for delivering initiatives that encourage members of the public to utilise and enjoy the National Cycle Network with the initial focus being on the delivery of the well-established ArtRoots programme supporting communities in their applications of grant funding, promoting the programme widely and ensuring the administration of the fund.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of successful planning, prioritising and delivering programmes of work and of community engagement, of building successful relationships, of developing and delivering engagement activities and of organising, publicising and running events.  With excellent written and verbal communications skills, you will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to motivate and enthuse others and the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload. You will have knowledge of administering funds/fund applications and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

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.