Overview

Liveable Cities & Towns Coordinator, Oxfordshire (Ref: SUS3200)

£27,804 per annum

37.5 hours per week – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Base: Home working with occasional travel to the Reading or Bristol Office. The candidate may also be required to work out of an Oxfordshire council office. 

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

About the Role

We now have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team and support us with our vision to make places more liveable for everyone – places that connect us to each other and what we need, and where everyone can thrive without having to use a car.

You will work alongside community groups, campaign organisations, local businesses, council officers and councillors to make the case for change and to amplify seldom heard voices in parts of South Oxfordshire.

About You

We believe in working collaboratively, so are looking for someone who is able to build relationships with project partners and the general public.

You will have experience of working on projects, organising and delivering events and motivating and engaging a range of audiences.

So if you are a confident advocate for the benefits of walking & cycling and understand the role both have to play in making better places to live & work, apply today!

What can 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)

Click here for more information Employee benefits – Sustrans.org.uk

Interviews

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Tuesday 1 June 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Thursday 10 June 2021.

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at www.sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies. Should Sustrans receive an overwhelming number of applications for this vacancy, the decision may be taken to close it earlier than the advertised closing date, so please ensure your application is submitted as soon as possible.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome 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.