Network Engagement Coordinator: Art and Diversity

  • Full time
  • £28,499 – £33,918
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow with the flexibility to work from home
  • Closing 1st February 2023


  • Advertised from 12th January 2023
  • 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working Maternity cover fixed term contract.
  • Job Reference: SUS3940

Role

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as one of our Network Engagement Coordinators. As part of the Network Development Team, you will help to deliver Sustrans Paths for Everyone vision along with the active travel policy goals of the Scottish Government.

More specifically, you’ll deliver projects for the Network Engagement Programme which aims to increase people’s interaction with the National Cycle Network (NCN) and empower communities to harness its benefits.

Using your experience and understanding of the issues surrounding active travel you will work in partnership with artists, public bodies, businesses, third sector agencies and community groups to commission innovative artworks, interpretation and other enhancements to the NCN in Scotland.

You will also have the opportunity to draw on your passion for sustainable travel and help us with public engagement events.

This role will require occasional travel across Scotland to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans. We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and office-based working in either hubs in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

About you

As someone with excellent communication skills, you will build successful working relationships with a diverse range of project partners.

You will be somebody with experience in project management and delivery, in working with local authorities and in engaging people through art.

We will look for your experience of commissioning artworks, working with under-represented groups and empowering individuals with protected characteristics.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team where you can make a big impact and where we value the contribution and expertise of everyone.

Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.

What we offer

In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.

Wellbeing

  • 28 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)

Application notes

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 01 February 2023.

Interviews will take place via MS Teams on 09 and 10 February 2023

More details about the role cane be found at sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies/network-engagement-coordinator-art-and-diversity

To apply, please complete our online application form.

About Sustrans

At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle.

We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet.

We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported.

You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.


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