Network Engagement Officer
£24,938 per annum
30 - 37.5 hours per week – Job Share considered
Based in Edinburgh - Remote/blended working also considered
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About The Role
We now have an exciting opportunity for you to make a difference as one of our Network Engagement Officers within our Network Development team in Scotland.
Your role will put you at the centre of National Cycle Network (NCN) and other strategic route projects, as you promote and showcase the impact of our activity across Scotland.
Using both skills you have and skills you’ll develop in the role, you will deliver internal and external engagement activities, champion local communities and encourage voluntary action.
We are looking for someone with direct or transferable experience of marketing, advocacy and promotional campaigning.
You will be someone with experience of and the ability to use content management systems, and you will be able to build and grow our relationships with a wide range of key partners.
So, if you are passionate about health, sustainability or the environment and want to work somewhere you can make a big impact, then please get in touch!
What we Offer?
In return we can offer ongoing working from home (or a nearby Sustrans office when it’s safe to do so) and a truly flexible working environment.
- 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
- Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
- Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, particularly where we are under-represented. Currently, this includes disabled people, and those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.
Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.
Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on 21st June 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Friday 2nd July.