Press & Media Officer


Farringdon, London
£24,204 pro rata pa, plus a London Weighting Allowance of £3,995 pro rata pa

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2608

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 25th March 2019   2 days left

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 joining our Digital & Marketing team:

Press & Media Officer

£24,204 pro rata per annum (Ref: SUS2608)

plus a London Weighting Allowance of £3,995 pro rata per annum

22.5 hours per week – 18 month contract - based in London

This new and exciting role will be responsible for working with our press office team to secure a high volume of positive media coverage, pitching winning ideas to trade, business and national media that deliver on organisational objectives.

With a good standard of education and experience of managing media projects to generate media coverage in trade and national journals, you will have experience of translating complex issues for a media and public audience, experience of applying creative PR techniques and of building and sustaining productive relationships with journalists, commentators and bloggers. Your excellent written and verbal communications skills, which will include writing for online and social medial channels, will complement your ability to produce high impact and inspiring copy, media statements, opinion pieces and blogs. You will be a highly motivated self-starter, calm under pressure, fully IT and digitally competent and able to work to tight deadlines. You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

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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