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In Tandem Development Officer

Closing date: 
Monday, 20 January 2020

Salary: £24,000pa pro rata

Location: Working from home in Glasgow or Inverclyde with some travel to Ayrshire

Contract: Full time 12 month fixed term contract with the potential for extending, subject to funding

We have another exciting new post within our team in Scotland to develop an 'In Tandem' project working closely with partner organisations to develop sustainable tandem cycling clubs in Glasgow, Inverclyde and Ayrshire to help build on established links with RNIB Scotland, Glasgow CTC, Inverclyde Bothy and other community organisations.

To apply for this full-time 12 month fixed term contract 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.  Please note the closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 20 January 2020.  Interviews will be held in Glasgow on Thursday 30 January 2020. 

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.