Campaigns Officer

Cycling UK

Guildford, Surrey
£26,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental policy & campaigning, sustainable transport

Closing date: Tuesday, 28th August 2018   7 days left

1 year full time fixed contract with potential to extend.

Cycling UK is the national cycling charity. We campaign nationally and locally for safe and attractive cycling conditions, as well as promoting cycling in all its forms for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through our local volunteer groups and nationally co-ordinated projects.

The post-holder will work on all of Cycling UK’s campaigns on and off-road which include road safety, infrastructure and off-road access campaigns, all aimed at removing barriers to cycling. The role includes lead responsibility for our off-road campaign, including supporting local campaigners to secure and promote permissive cycling access routes on land managed by major land-owners.

The post requires excellent written, interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to grasp legal issues and communicate them clearly being an advantage. If you’ve got the political nous, campaigning skills and enthusiasm to champion cycling and get the UK cycling then we want to hear from you.

To apply please complete the application form directly addressing the job description and person specification, explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role to noting the closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Tuesday 28 August 2018. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11 September 2018.

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