Senior Communications Officer, Campaign and Events


£27,804 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Wednesday, 23rd June 2021  

Senior Communications Officer, Campaign and Events (Ref SUS3239)

£27,804 per annum

Base: Edinburgh

37.5 hours per week

Initial home working may be expected due to office closures during current C19 restrictions

About Sustrans

Our vision and mission have never been more relevant. 

Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking 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’re 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’re looking for a dynamic communications professional to join us and help make a difference as one of our Senior Communications Officers!

Working within our Policy & Communications Team, you will play a key part in helping us to promote sustainable transport, active travel and all the work that we do to a range of audiences, both internal and external.

As part of this varied role, you will develop content for the Sustrans Scotland website, oversee social media channels, lead event management and lead on the production of marketing and promotional materials. 

About You

We are looking for an individual who can write relevant and engaging content.

Someone with experience of working in a communications environment with relevant work experience in either marketing, PR, event management or similar.

So, if this sounds like you, apply today and help us create compelling stories that support our vision as a trusted and influential impact-led charity; 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 Wednesday 23 June 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 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

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We have a dedicated programme working across the organisation to ensure we do this quickly and with excellence.

We actively encourage 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. Sustrans is open to adapting to your needs.

Find out more & apply