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Communications and Media Officer

Closing date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

Location: Guildford, Surrey

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Do you have a flair for telling a story? Are you passionate about working for a charity delivering real change?

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, is on a mission to inspire a million more people onto their bikes. We’re not about winning medals, but about helping people who will benefit from cycling the most, whether that’s a refugee who never learned to cycle or people suffering from mental or physical illnesses who require a hand on their road to recovery.

We run Bike Week, the annual Women’s Festival of Cycling and inspire around 60,000 people every year to overcome the barriers stopping them cycling through our Big Bike Revival programme. We’re also making cycling safer through our campaigning work, lobbying Government to spend more money on infrastructure and educating drivers on sharing the roads safely.  

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Communications and Media Officer with strong news judgement, an eye for a good story and excellent written skills to join our growing, dedicated team.

You’ll be comfortable responding to new stories as they break, building and maintaining strong relationships across the charity and with journalists, and confident pitching stories to national, local and specialist media.

We need someone brimming with creative ideas who can deliver and implement media campaigns, write articles for our membership magazine and support our video production team.

You’ll also be writing press releases, statements and blogs, advising on media tactics and promoting our award-winning campaign work.

If you’re a committed communicator who’s passionate about their work, we want to hear from you.

To be successful you’ll need:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification / experience
  • Proven experience in journalism, media & PR or marketing, in commercial or charity sector
  • Experience of working across a broad range of media including digital, social and print
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and copy writing skills
  • Ability to write high quality press releases, media statements, case studies and articles for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to be proactive, plan, balance, cope with competing priorities and work collaboratively
  • Ability to translate strategies into tactical plans, lead on implementation
  • Network builder, looks for partnerships with media and outside bodies

 

To apply for this post, please complete the attached application form and send along with your CV and a covering letter explaining why we absolutely must consider you for the job to Sue.Cherry@cyclinguk.org.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 2 February 2020.

Digital Communications and Media Officer

Closing date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

Location: Guildford, Surrey

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Are you passionate about working for a charity delivering real change?

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, is on a mission to inspire a million more people onto their bikes. We’re not about winning medals, but about helping people who will benefit from cycling the most, whether that’s a refugee who never learned to cycle or people suffering from mental or physical illnesses who require a hand on their road to recovery.

We run Bike Week, the annual Women’s Festival of Cycling and inspire around 60,000 people every year to overcome the barriers stopping them cycling through our Big Bike Revival programme. We’re also making cycling safer through our campaigning work, lobbying Government to spend more money on infrastructure and educating drivers on sharing the roads safely. 

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Digital Communications and Media Officer to generate exciting and creative new content for our website and social media channels.

You’ll be commissioning, writing and uploading content, producing creative and eye-catching ideas for our social media channels and working closely with our video production team on exciting, new films capturing the excellent work of the charity.

We need someone brimming with ideas who can also support our wider communications team in researching and writing up case studies and deputising for the Digital and Content Manager running the website.

If you’re a committed communicator who’s passionate about their work, we want to hear from you.

To be successful you’ll need:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification / experience
  • Experience of voluntary and/or political campaigning, or working in the voluntary sector organisation, social enterprises or the media
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High levels of computer literacy to include MS Office, PowerPoint, internet and databases
  • Project management and time management skills.
  • Thorough, analytical, able to extract and use evidence from internal and external sources to generate insight
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, determined, organised, with a flexible hands on approach to work
  • High levels of initiative but with the ability to work as part of a team

To apply for this post, please complete the attached Application form and send with your CV and a covering letter explaining why we absolutely must consider you for the job to Sue.Cherry@cyclinguk.org.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 2 February 2020.

Video Producer

Closing date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

Location: Guildford, Surrey

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Are you passionate about working for a charity delivering real change?

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, is on a mission to inspire a million more people onto their bikes. We’re not about winning medals, but about helping people who will benefit from cycling the most, whether that’s a refugee who never learned to cycle or people suffering from mental or physical illnesses who require a hand on their road to recovery.

We run Bike Week, the annual Women’s Festival of Cycling and inspire around 60,000 people every year to overcome the barriers stopping them cycling through our Big Bike Revival programme. We’re also making cycling safer through our campaigning work, lobbying Government to spend more money on infrastructure and educating drivers on sharing the roads safely. 

We’re looking for a highly motivated and creative video producer to join our growing and dedicated team to help us tell the stories of the people who are benefitting from our charitable work.

We need someone with not only the technical skills to shoot and edit engaging content, but an individual bursting with ideas and an innovative story-telling approach.

You’ll need to be a self-starter with a confident, friendly and outgoing approach and the skills to translate difficult stories into compelling short films.

This is a varied and rewarding role for someone with the confidence and creativity to shine.

If you’re a committed video storyteller who’s passionate about their work, we want to hear from you.

To be successful you’ll need:

  • Two A levels and/or relevant NVQ’s
  • Proficient with video editing software (Adobe Premiere Pro preferred).
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects
  • Proven experience in working with a team with a mindset to develop the best video content
  • Proficient at storyboarding, scripting and concepting.
  • Great communication skills and able to make people feel comfortable when interviewing.
  • Innovative and creative approach to video filming and ability to manage visual assets.
  • Knowledge of correct use of audio including using microphones.
  • Competent and energetic interviewer with the ability to put guests at ease and excite people to appear on camera.

To apply for this post, please complete the attached application form and send along with your CV, showreel and a covering letter explaining why we absolutely must consider you for the job to Sue.Cherry@cyclinguk.org.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 2 February 2020.

Marketing Engagement Officer

Closing date: 
Monday, 10 February 2020

Salary:  £26,000 - £28,000

Location: Guildford

Contract: Permanent

Are you a creative marketeer, passionate about motivating audiences and making a difference?

Cycling UK, the national cycling charity, is on a mission to inspire a million more people onto their bikes. We’re not about winning medals, but about helping people who will benefit from cycling the most, whether that’s a refugee who never learned to cycle or people suffering from mental or physical illnesses who we support on their road to recovery.

We run Bike Week, the annual Women’s Festival of Cycling and inspire around 60,000 people every year to overcome the barriers stopping them cycling through our Big Bike Revival programme. We’re also making cycling safer through our campaigning work, lobbying Government to spend more money on infrastructure and educating drivers on sharing the roads safely.  

We’re looking for a proactive Marketing Engagement Officer, supporting the growth of our national campaigns that raise the profile of cycling, including Bike Week and Women’s Festival of Cycling.

You will have a big impact creating and delivering impactful marketing promotions that support our engagement and influencing work.

We need someone who can shape activities that will engage a variety of audiences across the country, delivering high quality projects and events that contribute towards the charity’s aim to get a million more people cycling.

With a sound understanding of marketing tools, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your skills across a range of projects, including writing newsletters, developing digital content and creating printed materials, as well as project managing events and speaking opportunities.

If you’re excited by the prospect of inspiring the nation about the amazing benefits of cycling, we want to hear from you.

To be successful you’ll need:

  • Proven experience in marketing or event management, in commercial or charity sector
  • Experience of working across a broad range of marketing channels including web, social, email and print
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, presentation and copy writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and project management skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Ability to be proactive, plan, balance, cope with competing priorities and work collaboratively
  • Ability to translate strategies into tactical plans, lead on implementation

To apply for this post, please complete the application form and send with your CV and a covering letter explaining why we absolutely must consider you for the job to Sue.Cherry@cyclinguk.org. Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon Monday 10 February and interviews will take place on Monday 17 February at our offices in Guildford.

Cycling Development and Training Officer

Closing date: 
Thursday, 13 February 2020

Salary: £26,000
Location: London with some travel across the south east of England
Contract: Full-time fixed term 12 month contract with potential to extend subject to funding

Are you looking for an exciting 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 engaging Cycling Development & Training Officer in London  to help us.

You’ll be responsible for delivering the Community Cycle Club programme and Cycling UK training courses across the area, working with community groups, managing key local relationships and robustly monitoring the impact of the programme. You will support a sustainable network and build capacity for cycling, with the development of volunteers and training of leaders a priority for success.

You will be a key local contact across the network of Community Cycle Clubs and stakeholders, enabling opportunities to cycle in an inclusive manner. This will work to increase levels of physical activity, encourage cycling as a mode of transport and present pathways to cycling as a sport.

To apply for this fixed term 12 month 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 9.00am on Thursday 13 February 2020, interviews will take place at our offices in London on 20 February 2020.

Senior Project Officer - Big Bike Revival

Closing date: 
Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Salary: £26-30,000 per annum

Location:  Flexible location (South of England, preference for Guildford/London) 

Contract: Fixed term 12 month contract

Are you looking for an exciting 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 experienced Senior Project Officer for our Big Bike Revival and Community Cycle Club projects to help us.

This role will be tasked to line manage a team of Cycling Development Officers and support the delivery and monitoring of the Big Bike Revival project nationally alongside the Project Manager.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual with experience of project delivery and evaluation to join at this exciting time of growth and development.

You will need to have excellent administration skills, be confident in engaging with a wide range of people and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; you will work within a team and have the opportunity to work across a wide range of development projects to give a broad experience base.

You will be a key national contact across the network of Big Bike Revival Centres and Community Cycle Clubs and stakeholders, enabling opportunities for all to cycle in an inclusive manner. This will work to increase levels of physical activity, encourage cycling as a mode of transport and present pathways to cycling as a sport.

To apply for this fixed term 12 month full-time post, please complete the application form directly addressing the Job Description and Person Specification and email along with your current CV and covering letter explaining why we absolutely must consider you for the job to sue.cherry@cyclinguk.org

Please note the closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 19 February 2020, interviews will take place at our offices in either Guildford or London (to be confirmed) on Tuesday 3 March 2020.