Project Officer, Active Travel Communities

07 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Officer, Active Travel Communities (ref: SUS2201)

GBP21,965 -GBP24,586 per annum

(dependent on relevant skills and experience)

37.5 hours per week - contract to 30 June 2018

based in Edinburgh - various community locations across Scotland

This exciting role is to plan, deliver and maintain active travel initiatives and activities aimed at community engagement across multiple community areas in Scotland working with local communities, local authorities, groups, businesses and other interested parties leading to behaviour change following the promotion of walking, cycling and sustainable travel modes in the community.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience in the delivery of practical projects with community involvement as a core element, experience of workshop design and facilitation, experience of organising community events and experience of report writing. Your excellent written and verbal communication will enhance your interpersonal skills, your community networking skills and your ability to motivate and enthuse others. You will be IT literate, with knowledge of social media and MS Office, be very organised, have strong administrative skill and be committed to cycling and walking and the promotion of sustainable transport.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Tuesday 29 August 2017. Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on either Thursday 7 or Friday 8 September 2017.

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.

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