Bristol, Bristol City
£24,938 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Social Media Officer

£24,938 per annum

 (Ref:  SUS3277)

37.5 hours per week

Base: Bristol with the flexibility to work from Home (Initially Home Based)


About The Role

Do you have experience working in a creative and results – driven communications team?

Do you want to create engaging multimedia content that helps us tell our story?

Do you want to help us demonstrate our commitment to creating healthier places and happier lives for everyone?

Join our growing External Affairs team as our Social Media Officer!

Supporting the Senior Social Media manager, you’ll help manage all of our social media channels (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube).


About You

We believe in collaboration so are looking for somebody with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Someone with experience of creating effective and relevant audience-focussed content.

Someone with good editing and proofreading skills who can use their own initiative.

So, if this sounds like you and, like Sustrans you want to make a difference, apply today!


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)



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!


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 Tuesday 3 August 2021.  Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 16 August 2021.

To apply, please complete our online application form. 

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Posted on: 20 July 2021
Closed date: 03 August 2021
Job ref: 142597CHJ
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing