Curriculum and Communications Coordinator
Curriculum and Communications Coordinator
£31,454 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Full Time 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working
Base: Access to the Cardiff Hub, within a hybrid working policy
About the role
This is an exciting role to work with Sustrans as part of the Happier Lives Team to increase the impact of our behaviour change work within schools across Wales.
As the Curriculum Support and Communications Coordinator, you will develop and maintain relationships with key organisations, engaging with people in different communities and backgrounds to help us ensure our work with schools is fully inclusive, reaching those who benefit most from our support.
You will develop education resources linked to the new curriculum in Wales to support the integration of active travel activities in schools, as well as providing communications and marketing support to the Active Journeys Team across Wales.
We offer true hybrid working, a flexible mix of working from home and occasional travel to a nearby office hub.
With experience of working in education provision and of producing engaging content for a range of audiences, you will have a proven ability to write with inspiration and flair, applying brand and style guidelines, supporting stakeholder networks and of organising and running events and receptions.
Your excellent communications skills will enhance your ability to develop local promotional materials and content for Sustrans Cymru’s schools related web pages and social media channels. Oral and written fluency in the Welsh language is desirable.
IT literacy is essential as is an understanding of school settings and the health benefits of active travel and your commitment to active travel and the promotion of sustainable transport.
You will be skilled in demonstrating openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.
Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.
DBS Enhanced Disclosure clearance is mandatory for this role.
What we offer
In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.
- 28 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 5% or 6% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
- Bike, computer and season ticket loans
- Discount benefits
- London Weighting Allowance of £4,195 for all those living within a London Borough (32 local authority districts plus the City of London)
- Death in Service benefit – 3 x annual Salary
- Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
- Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)
- Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 01 October 2023.
- Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 09 October 2023.
‘To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at http://www.sustrans.org.uk/about-us/vacancies.
At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle.
We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.
You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet.
We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported.
You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.