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Senior Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,528
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th August 2020

  • Advertised from 31st July 2020
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • SUS2958


Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle, by connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and delivering a happier, healthier commute. We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate individual to become a member of our team in Scotland.

This role is ideal for a passionate person who wants to tell the story of the active and sustainable travel initiatives being delivered by the Behaviour Change team using a variety of marketing channels, media outlets, social media and events, ensuring key influencing and consumer audiences hear the exciting news.

You will have demonstrable experience of working in a communications environment in either marketing, PR or similar and experience of writing / editing content for publications, press releases and website and using social media in a professional environment. With a good understanding of the communications environment including media, digital and marketing, you will lead on the commissioning of promotional photography and video content and be part of the team creating engaging and dynamic content promoting Sustrans behaviour change projects in Scotland. You will also be committed to the ideas of sustainable transport.

Application notes

Please visit our website and follow our on-line application process. Please quote reference number.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00am on Monday 17 August 2020.

Interviews will take place via MS Teams or Zoom during week of Monday 24 August 2020.

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.