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Senior Communications Officer, England

Employer
Sustrans
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Jul 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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Senior Communications Officer, England

(Ref SUS3292)

£27,804 per annum pro rata

Base: Any of our Sustrans Offices in England with the opportunity to work from home

Fixed Term Until Sept 2022

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

Initial home working may be expected due to office closures during current C19 restrictions

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're 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're looking for a communications professional to join us and help make a difference as one of our Senior Communications Officers!

Working within the England Core Team, you will play a key part in helping us to promote and tell the story of the projects and active travel initiatives we deliver across England.

As part of this varied role, you will develop content, organise and run events and act as our England communications lead managing the day to day delivery of practical aspects such as press releases and project promotion.

About You

We are looking for an individual who can write relevant and engaging content.

Someone with experience of working in a communications environment with relevant work experience in either marketing, PR, event management or similar.

So, if this sounds like you, apply today and help us create compelling stories that support our vision as a trusted and influential impact-led charity; that truly demonstrate our commitment to creating healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

What we Offer?

Wellbeing

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

Financial

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)

Interviews

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Wednesday 28 July 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Friday 6 August 2021.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We have a dedicated programme working across the organisation to ensure we do this quickly and with excellence.

We actively encourage 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. Sustrans is open to adapting to your needs.
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