Senior Press Officer, Policy & Campaigns

By Pavlina Dravecka / Updated: 20 Feb 2015

Sustrans has a vision of a world in which people choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and our environment. The role will play a key role in helping us achieve that by driving the news agenda, leading media work for our campaigns, promoting our work to policy and decision makers and supporting delivery of the full range of Sustrans activities.

This is a proactive role, focused on our key publications in the national and trade media. You will create and place stories and news content based on our own work and outcomes for media channels, including web and social media.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have experience of leading and delivering high-impact media strategies / campaigns.  You will have experience of crisis / reputation management, of working in a busy press office / communications environment and of operating at a strategic level.  Your communications and interpersonal skills will be excellent and you will possess excellent news sense and be politically astute.  You’ll be confident working both independently and with a busy team and you will be IT literate with a strong commitment to the ideals of the organisation.

To apply please download and complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form.  Alternatively, email or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325.   Please quote reference number.  Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Thursday 8 January 2015.  Interviews will be held in London on Friday 16 January 2015.  

Salary:  £30,408 - £34,845 per annum (inclusive of a London Weighting allowance of £3,299pa) (dependent on relevant skills and experience)
Conditions:  37.5 hours per week
Location:  Farringdon, London
Reference:  SUS1340


Full time
Employer type: 
Non-profit making
£30,408 - £34,845
Farringdon, London
Contact details
Deadline for applications: 
08 Jan 2015