Published: 9th DECEMBER 2019

Engagement Officer, England Midlands & East

The exciting variety of this new interesting role will lead engagement activities within the Colchester Community-Led Street Design project around the Winstree Road neighbourhood of the city.

  • Contract: Fixed Term to December 2020
  • Location: main base Colchester
  • Working Hours: 18.75 per week
  • Salary: £24,446 pro rata per annum
  • Closing date: 9am Monday 16 December 2019
  • Reference: SUS2794

The role

The objective of this role will be to give communities greater control over their immediate environment and support them to work together to improve quality of life for everyone living in or visiting the area.

About you

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of delivering a practical project with community engagement as a core element, involving local people using creative and eye catching methods.

You will also have experience of leading group workshops and organising and running events.

You will have excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills, the ability to delivery engagement activities and promotional events and to motivate and enthuse others.

You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to prioritise and manage your own workload. 

You will also be IT literate and committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Clearance by a DBS Disclosure check is mandatory for this role.


Interviews will take place in Chelmsford on Wednesday 15 January 2020.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion.  We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

Read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

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