CEO & Executive Assistant


£22,389 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 28th June 2021  

CEO & Executive Assistant (Ref: SUS3212)

£22,389 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Home-based or any Sustrans Office

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 are 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 now have an excellent opportunity for you to join the movement and make a difference, supporting our Chief Executive in their day to day activities.

We are looking for somebody to provide proactive Executive Assistant support to the Chief Executive, and the Executive Team to deliver on our ambitious business plan.

About You

We believe in collaboration so are looking for an individual who can manage relationships with senior colleagues.

You will have significant previous experience of providing senior/PA support at a Chief Executive or Director level.

So if this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Apply today!

What can we offer?


  • 26 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)

Click here for more information Employee benefits -


This role can be based anywhere in the UK if home-based, or from a Sustrans office across the UK. Travel to Sustrans’ offices in Bristol is likely to be required approximately monthly, and to other locations across the UK a few times a year. 


Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 28 June 2021. Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing Monday 12 July 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.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.

We welcome 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.

Find out more & apply