Senior Communications Officer, Behaviour Change
(Ref: SUS3198)
£27,804 per annum
37.5 hours per week
 Based in Edinburgh

About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant.

Right across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking, wheeling 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 excellent opportunity for you to join the movement and make a difference as our Senior Communications Officer.

Working as part of our Policy and Communications team, you will promote and tell the story of the active travel initiatives delivered by the Behaviour Change team through a variety of marketing channels, media outlets, social media and events. You’ll also support the team’s work in making the link between individual behaviour and benefits to health and wellbeing.

About You

We are looking for creative and dynamic individuals with experience of working in a communications environment.

You will also have experience of writing and/or editing content for publications, press releases and websites.

In return we can offer you genuine flexibility around working patterns. We embrace values-driven and inclusive leadership and we listen and make time for innovation through our people-centred culture.

So, apply today and help us create compelling stories that truly demonstrate our commitment to creating healthier places and happier lives for everyone.


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on 01 June 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on the 07 June 2021.

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.

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at http://www.sustrans.org.uk/job-vacancies

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.