A group of cyclists cycling over the brow of a hill towards the camera.
A group of cyclists cycling over the brow of a hill towards the camera.


Cycling development officer

Closing date: 
Wednesday, 17 August, 2022


Location: Home based West Yorkshire

Salary: £24,840 - £27,600 per annum

Contract: Full Time (37.5hrs per week), fixed term contract until end of March 2023. This role is funded externally, with the option to extend subject to funding availability.

Cycling UK is the national cycling charity delivering community-based behaviour change programmes to increase cycling participation levels in traditionally hard to reach groups across the country. As part of our Behaviour Change and Development Team, this role will be pivotal in helping run these projects and engaging with stakeholders to help more people cycle, more often.

We are looking for a highly motivated, driven, and creative individual to join our innovative and engaging organisation. Managing key relationships with stakeholders across England with further stakeholders who have an interest in, or an affiliation to cycling will be a particular goal in this role. For example, bike recycling centres, youth groups, extracurricular school groups, social enterprises and established not for profit organisations. Therefore, strong relationship building skills and an entrepreneurial spirit are a must!

Seize this opportunity to deliver and monitor Cycling UK development and behaviour change projects to meet the need of the communities across England, enabling the initiatives which are integral to helping us achieve our goal of getting millions more people cycling.

Tell us why you are the person to join the team, drive impact in this capacity, and change lives.

Explore the job description for full details on this exciting opportunity. Complete the application form expressing why you are the right candidate for this opening and send it to us.

Focus on gearing your supporting statement to exemplify how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, directly referring to both the job description and person specification. This enables the selection panel to assess your relative strengths against the specified criteria.

Apply before 9am, Wednesday 17 August 2022

We are an inclusive organisation and would particularly welcome applications from candidates from a broad range of backgrounds. We strongly believe that diversity strengthens our work. If you are already passionate about cycling, that’s great, many of us are too! But if you are simply really excellent at what you do, no matter what your background, that is what matters most to us.

If you think that this describes you and you are excited by the prospect of joining our team, please do get in touch to find out more.