Network Engagement Officer


Fort William, Scottish Highlands
£24,446 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

Reference: SUS2756

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

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 team in Scotland:

Network Engagement Officer (Ref: SUS2756)

£24,446 pro rata per annum

22.5 - 30 hours per week – based in Fort Williams

Working in partnership with Lochaber Chamber of Commerce, this exciting new role will be developing and delivering initiatives to empower local businesses, partners and tourism organisations to realise the full economic potential of the National Cycle Network and associated cycle routes, with a specific emphasis on the Caledonia Way, between Oban and Fort Augustus. A key outcome will be to increase the number of recreational cyclists and cycle tourists using the Caledonia Way in Lochaber.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of working with private sector organisations, of partnership working within a tourism focussed project, of building successful relationships, of developing and delivering engagement activities and of organising, publicising and running events. With excellent written and verbal communications skills, you will have good presentation skills, the ability to motivate and enthuse others, excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload. You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 18 November 2019. Interviews will take place in Fort William during Monday 25 November 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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