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1 Exchange Crescent Conference Square Edinburgh, EH3
£28,499 - £33,918 per year per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
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Full Time
37.5 hours per week
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Engagement Coordinator, Places for everyone


£28,499 to £33,918 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)

 (Ref: SUS3975) 

Full Time 37.5 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working.

Base: Scotland with Travel to Sustrans Hubs in either Edinburgh, Glasgow, or Inverness


About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work with us as an Engagement Coordinator working as part of the Places for Everyone Services team where you will play an will support funded partners to deliver effective and inclusive community engagement and behaviour change activity, enabling the creation of well designed, well used and accessible active travel infrastructure.

As the Engagement Coordinator, you will bring your practical community-based expertise and experience into this advisory and support role. You will have the confidence to share knowledge and good practice to improve the quality of Places for Everyone projects to improve walking, wheeling, and cycling infrastructure for all.

This role will require travel and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans.

This role may require occasional working at weekends and/or evenings to support the delivery of events.


About you

You should have experience in partnership working and relationship building with a range of internal and external key persons and experience in community engagement in diverse settings.

This role has the potential to have line management responsibilities so you will have a desire to or experience in line management, and experience in delivering practical projects which lead to behaviour change.

We ask you to demonstrate your knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Impact Assessments, your strong oral and written communication skills, project management, and reporting.


Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.


What we offer

In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.



·      28 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working

·      Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)

·      Staff volunteer days

·      24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service

·      We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes



·      Group Personal Pension scheme with a 4% or 5% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans

·      Bike, computer and season ticket loans

·      Discount benefits


Family Friendly

·      Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

·      Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)


Additional information

·      Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 19 February 2023

·      Interviews will take place via MS Teams during the week commencing 27 February 2023

To apply, please complete our online application form. More details of our vacancies can be found at


About Sustrans

At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. 

We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet. 

 We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported. 

You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.