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Communications and Media Officers

Closing date: 
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Do you love cycling as much as we do? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge with a charity on a pedalling revolution?

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, is aiming to inspire a million more people onto their bikes and needs an enthusiastic and dynamic Communications and Media Officer at its headquarters in Guildford to help us.

You’ll be responsible for developing and implementing media campaigns, reacting to news stories, and producing engaging content celebrating everything that’s great about cycling.

If you’re an experienced and creative communicator who’s passionate about their work, we want to hear from you.

To apply for this permanent full-time post, please complete the application form directly addressing the Job Description and Person Specification and along with your covering letter explaining why we absolutely must consider you for the job and email as attachments to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org.  Please note the closing date for applications is Tuesday 26 November 2019, interviews will take place at our offices in Guildford on either 6 December or week commencing 9 December 2019.

 

 

 

Marketing and Events Programme Manager

Closing date: 
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Do you want to promote something that’s great fun, social and exciting, whilst improving public health, the environment and the economy?

Are you awesome at delivering creative marketing campaigns and successful events?

If so, we want to hear from you. Cycling UK is seeking an experienced Marketing and Events Programme Manager to join our Engagement Team. This team is responsible for delivering some of Cycling UK’s key national activities, including UK Bike Week and the Women’s Festival of Cycling. The role is key to supporting delivery of our target to get a million more people cycling by 2023. You’ll inspire and motivate people about the pleasure of riding a bike and the wide-ranging benefits cycling can bring to them as individuals as well as to wider society, such as improving health and reducing pollution.

You don’t need to be a cyclist to be great at this role – what you do need is a passion to create effective campaigns that promote change, excellent attention to detail and be driven by results.

You’ll have at least four years’ experience across marketing and event management within the charity or not for profit sectors. This role will lead on the development, strategy and delivery for national activities, utilising your knowledge of targeting audiences, influencing decision makers and project management. You will use a wide range of marketing and communications skills, including digital expertise; be able to lead complex projects; and be an integral part of helping to shape our new strategy.

To apply for this full-time post, please complete the application form and email to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org  along with your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role, directly addressing the job description and person specification.  This will enable the selection panel to assess each applicant’s relative strengths against the criteria in the specification.   

We would also request that you complete our Equal Opportunities survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cyclinguk-equal-ops.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Tuesday 26 November 2019 and interviews will be held in Guildford on either 6 December or week commencing 9 December 2019.

Engagement Officer - Wales

Closing date: 
Monday, 2 December 2019

Could you identify and pursue opportunities to increase the number of people cycling in Wales. To include scoping opportunities, establishing and building relationships, influencing decision makers, and supporting and growing Cycling UK’s network of volunteers in Wales.

The Engagement Officer will report to Cycling UK’s Head of Campaigns and Advocacy, whilst also liaising with Cycling UK’s Volunteering, Engagement, Policy and Development Teams.

This will be Cycling UK’s first permanent post in Wales.

The role involves identifying opportunities to get more people cycling in Wales by influencing decision makers, through membership and supporter engagement with campaigns, by partnership working with businesses and other organisations, and through projects.

This role requires the ability to establish and form relationships, to identify and prioritise opportunities, and the self-discipline to work independently, if you could do that, then we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this full-time post, please complete the application form and email to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org  along with your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role, directly addressing the job description and person specification. This will enable the selection panel to assess each applicant’s relative strengths against the criteria in the specification.  

We would also request that you complete our Equal Opportunities survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cyclinguk-equal-ops.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 2 December 2019 and interviews will be held in Cardiff on Monday 9 December 2019.

Campaigns Officer based in Guildford

Closing date: 
Monday, 2 December 2019

Would you like to work within Cycling UK’s campaigns team, supporting all of Cycling UK’s campaigns as and when required?

The Campaigns Officer will assume lead responsibility for engaging with and supporting local campaigners and campaign groups across the UK, including the preparation of guides, tools and other materials to assist local campaigners.

You'll work with the Head of Campaigns and Advocacy on Cycling UK’s broader campaigning and any campaigns which Cycling UK may choose to pursue.

This role will require flexibility to work on different campaigns over time dependant on workload, immediate campaign priorities and requirements, and the capacity of the campaigns team.

The role does however include lead responsibility for engaging with and supporting local campaigners and campaign groups, to increase local campaigning capacity. That will involve the development and delivery of practical support to local campaign groups to communicate campaigns to decision-makers, the local media and others. It will also include online engagement to facilitate communication between the public and decision makers.

To apply for this full-time post, please complete the application form and email to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org  along with your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role, directly addressing the job description and person specification.  This will enable the selection panel to assess each applicant’s relative strengths against the criteria in the specification.  

We would also request that you complete our Equal Opportunities survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cyclinguk-equal-ops.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 2 December 2019 and interviews will be held in Guildford week commencing 9 December 2019.

Marketing Engagement Officer

Closing date: 
Monday, 2 December 2019

Are you excited by the opportunity to help people fall back in love with cycling and improving the UK’s health and reducing pollution?

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, is seeking an enthusiastic Marketing Engagement Officer to support the development and delivery of marketing campaigns and event activities, that inspire and motive people about the pleasures of riding a bike.

Supporting some of Cycling UK’s key national activities, including UK Bike Week and the Women’s Festival of Cycling, this role is key to reaching many more people across the UK and promoting the wide-ranging benefits cycling can bring.

If you’re a passionate and proactive marketer wanting to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply for this full-time post, please complete the application form and email to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org  along with your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role, directly addressing the job description and person specification.  This will enable the selection panel to assess each applicant’s relative strengths against the criteria in the specification.  

We would also request that you complete our Equal Opportunities survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cyclinguk-equal-ops.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 2 December 2019 and interviews will be held in Guildford week commencing 9 December 2019.

EXPERIENCE Project Manager

Closing date: 
Monday, 2 December 2019

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, will act as one of 14 project partners to successfully deliver the EXPERIENCE project.

This is an experiential tourism project to extend the visitor season to six pilot areas across the FCE area (France (Channel) England).

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic Project Manager to join the Behaviour Change and Development Team to deliver this European funded project. This hugely exciting role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced project manager to have an impact on cycle tourism. You will have experience in delivering and reporting on large projects, preferably in the sporting sector and/or tourism development projects. You will be able to successfully employ a wide range of skills to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, deliver projects from scratch through to evaluation and reporting, and take on problems with a solution focused, positive approach.

Working closely with a project team, the post holder will manage all planning, delivery, and reporting for the project to a rigorous project management structure as determined by the funder. You will have direct responsibility for a Project Officer who will support in the delivery and impact reporting for the project.

To apply for this new post, please complete the application form and email to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org along with your current CV and a supporting statement explaining how you believe your skills and experience match our requirements for the role, directly addressing the job description and person specification. 

We would also request that you complete our Equal Opportunities survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cyclinguk-equal-ops.

Closing date is 12:00 noon on Monday 2 December. Interviews will be held week commencing 16 December at our Guildford office.