Communications & Campaigns Officer


£24,204 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2554

Sectors: sustainable transport, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Thursday, 3rd January 2019  

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. Take the next step on your Sustrans journey by applying for the following key vacancy with our team in Northern Ireland:

Communications & Campaigns Officer

£24,204 per annum
(Ref: SUS2554)

37.5 hours per week – contract to 31 August 2019 - based in Belfast

In this exciting role you will be responsible for developing and delivering communication and campaign plans that promote commuting by bike in east Belfast as part of the CHIPS project. You will provide communications support to Sustrans active travel team by creating engaging, relevant and timely content for Sustrans website and social media and develop local promotional materials, press releases, raising awareness of active travel options to stakeholders and the general public in east Belfast.

With a good standard of education, you will have demonstrable experience of working in a communications environment, of planning communications campaigns and of producing engaging content for a range of audiences. A self-starter, you will have a proven ability to write relevant, engaging content for print and digital channels, excellent communications and interpersonal skills, the ability to establish good working relationships and excellent presentation skills. You will have excellent IT literacy, the ability to prioritise and plan a busy workload and have a good understanding of the media and digital platforms. You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Please visit our website and follow the instructions for our on-line application process. Alternatively, email or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Thursday 3 January 2019.

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.

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