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Do you have what it takes to help create more living streets around the UK?

Our staff, volunteers and trustees are what makes Living Streets so successful, and what gives our work such passion and focus. Join our work creating more safe, attractive and enjoyable streets.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer

Living Streets takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities.  Our aim is to overcome discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion/belief, marriage/civil partnership, maternity and pregnancy. 

We have safeguards in place and will make all reasonable adjustments to ensure that no one experiences either direct or indirect discrimination as part of the recruitment process or in their day to day work.  If you feel that there are ways in which our process could be improved we would welcome your feedback - recruitment@livingstreets.org.uk / 020 7377 4900

Trustees (Voluntary Position)

Living Streets Trustees

A number of Trustees have come to the end of their six year maximum term so we are aiming to recruit three new Trustees to the Board. We want to take this opportunity to expand the experience represented by the Board of Trustees and to ensure a balance of skills that will help the organisation to achieve its strategic objectives.

All candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

· A general understanding of the principles which govern UK charities

· Strategic level work experience in the private, public or not-for-profit sector

· Connection to or interest in walking and public space issues

 

In addition we are looking for particular experience in any of the following areas:

· Charity finance and oversight

· Commercial/private sector enterprise

· Local authority public health

· Public relations and communications

· Experience in transport, highways and urban design

· Experience working with people with disabilities

We value diversity and the Board of Trustees is keen to achieve diversity in its membership. We would particularly welcome applications from disabled people and people from a minority ethnic background. We would also welcome a geographical spread of candidates within the UK.


Application Process and Timetable

Candidates should provide a CV and a covering letter which set out relevant experience, skills and the reasons for their interest in joining the Living Streets Board of Trustees.

Please let us know if you have any access requirements so we can make appropriate adjustments for you to attend an interview.

Please send (via e mail only) to:

recruitment@livingstreets.org.uk

Strictly no agencies

Candidates who are successful at interview will be given the opportunity to observe a meeting of the Board of Trustees. Following this they will be co-opted onto the Board and put forward for election by members of Living Streets at the next Annual General Meeting.

for further information please see the Trustees information pack.

If you require any further information, please visit our website www.livingstreets.org.uk

or contact us on 020 7377 4900

Schools Engagement Coordinator

Job title:                                                         Schools Engagement Coordinator

Salary range:                                                  £27,727 - £34,125 (including London Weighting)

Reporting to:                                                 Commercial Manager 

Location:                                                        London

Budget responsibility:                                  No

Management responsibility:                      Temporary support staff as required

Hours:                                                             35 per week

Starting date:                                                 5 May 2015


CLOSING DATE: 5PM THURSDAY 9 APRIL 2015

           

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

To coordinate recruitment of schools to take part in subsidised Walk to School initiative in 2015/16. They will be responsible for developing a clear engagement strategy for this, with the support of the Commercial Manager and other key internal stakeholders. This will also include the delivery of an effective support framework to establish long term financial commitment for our Walk to School programme from recruited schools. Based on the findings from the success of 2015/16 recruitment, the post holder will use these to help Living Streets become more successful at engaging future schools directly in the Walk to School campaign which will involve close work with an external agency.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Directly reach out to target schools to get involved in 2015/16 Walk to School campaign
  • To develop, manage and implement school recruitment engagement plans for Living Streets Walk to School campaign
  • To develop efficient resources for the effective recruitment of schools
  • To identify a target base of schools within the UK, focusing on but not limiting school recruitment to Academies, Independent, and Faith schools
  • To develop mechanisms that empower schools to continue to participation in Walk to School initiatives
  • To work closely with the marketing and communications team to implement the recruitment plan
  • Work with the Communications and Marketing team to ensure that wider marketing and communications/engagement activity is supportive of sales of resources
  • To implement an efficient remote support strategy for target schools that ensures they engage fully with Walk to School initiatives, including but not limited to online support seminars and training roadshow
  • To closely monitor and evaluate the success of the recruitment strategy
  • To work with both an external agency and internal teams to implement a long- term strategy for directly recruiting schools to take part in Living Streets Walk to School campaigns, informed by the evaluation of the 2015/16 activity
  • Manage additional temporary support staff when required at peak periods
  • Work with the Communications and Marketing team on the production of support collateral (online and offline)
  • Build strong working relationships with schools, teachers, PTA’s in target schools
  • Proactively identify new opportunities to recruit new schools
  • Report on actual and forecast income and recruitment from the project
  • Represent Living Streets at external exhibitions promoting Living Streets Walk to School programme.

 

Other duties

Department

  • Be an active contributor to the Development team and attend team meetings
  • Regular out-of-office hours work will be required as will regular travel within the UK and occasionally abroad.

 

Organisation

  • Contribute to the organisation and be an active contributor to staff meetings and internal communications
  • Deputise for the Commercial Manager in their absence
  • Undertake other duties from time to time, as requested by the line manager/Department Director/Chief Executive
  • Champion the Living Streets corporate brand, messages, campaigns and communications initiatives to raise the profile and impact of Living Streets
  • Support fellow staff and provide internal mentoring and training to others where appropriate
  • Be an ambassador for Living Streets at public-facing events and in all dealings with partners, funders, wider stakeholders and the general public
  • Adhere to Living Streets policies and procedures, working within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation.

Please note that we request no contact from agencies or media sales, applicants are advised to apply directly using the links below

For further information on the Job Role please see the documents below

Candidate Pack (Part 1)
Candidate Pack (Part 2)
Equal Opportunities Form

Project Coordinator Manchester

Job title:                                             Project Coordinator (Manchester)
Salary range:                                     
£24,227- £30,625
Reporting to:                                     Project Manager (North West)
Location:                                            Manchester
Budget responsibility:                     No
Management responsibility:          No
Hours:                                                 35 per week
Closing Date:                                     
5pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

The post holder will coordinate the delivery of assigned project(s) within the Local Authority and act as a key contact in the Local Authority liaising with schools, workplaces, communities, the local authority and any other stakeholders.  They will be responsible for recruiting target project audiences (schools and workplaces as well as engaging with communities), organising the distribution of resources and supporting project audiences in the implementation of each intervention.  This will be a varied role and an ability to embrace a diversity of tasks is essential. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project delivery

  • Work with Manchester LA to identify target areas and ensure the smooth roll out of assigned project(s) within the Manchester LA location
  • Recruit target project audiences (schools, workplaces and communities) to participate in agreed project(s)
  • Coordinate ordering and delivery of project resources
  • Develop any additional resources required in line with Living Streets brand requirements, working with design and print agencies where required
  • Create a robust timeframe for activities with clear responsibilities of Living Streets, local authority and the project audiences
  • Coordinate implementation of agreed project(s), ensuring project targets and outputs are achieved on time
  • Support schools to administer WoW, where required, including provision of training
  • Support project audiences (schools, workplaces and communities) and local authorities to identify and tackle barriers to walking
  • Agree and deliver interventions with schools, workplaces, communities and the local authority - methods will vary but are expected to include focus groups, street audits, surveys, informal meetings and feedback, online walking challenges and other interventions as appropriate
  • Identify opportunities for authorities to support behaviour change through investing in improvements to the walking environment, influenced by community needs
  • Develop and maintain relationships with project partner(s) and audiences to ensure smooth roll out
  • Deliver assemblies, presentations or events when required
  • Run local activities during key calendar times, such as Walk to School Week, Walk to Work Week, National Walking Month and International Walk to School Month.

 

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Monitor and contribute to evaluation of projects, including gathering baseline data and setting up systems for storing data
  • Contribute to reports for funders and partners and keep project management records up to date using project management software
  • Collect case studies of your work to inform our communications and campaigns
  • Contribute to organisational work on the identification and roll out of environmental barriers and solutions to walking
  • Contribute to internal and external evaluation of the project.

 

Development

  • Work with line manager to ensure a professional client relationship with the local partners based on agreed governance and reporting mechanisms to ensure a smooth working relationship

  • Support the building of effective partnerships across the partner authorities and with external organisations, where this will maximise the impact of our activities, bring more professionals and partners in to contact with Living Streets’ work and support the development of any additional work beyond this funding

  • Support the building of relationships with senior management and political and civic leadership to raise awareness and establish buy in to Living Streets’ work

  • Look for opportunities to cross sell to partners and pass leads to the Development department

  • Support the regional development plan by identifying and promoting  appropriate development opportunities through professional networks and where necessary passing  leads to the Development department

  • Support the North West Director in working with the Development team to establish sustainable income streams in the region.

 

Policy and communications

  • Work within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation
  • Inform, support and promote Living Streets policy, campaigns and communications work drawing on experience gained from the project as appropriate.

 

Other duties

Department

  • Be an active contributor to the Local Impact team and attend team meetings
  • Actively support initiatives that support the Community for Change and encourage sign ups to Living Streets e-news
  • Feed back relevant learning from work to line manager or other relevant channels so that new approaches are captured for development
  • Assist with the delivery of activities outside your normal area of activity. This may involve travelling beyond your normal region and occasional overnight stays. When allocating such work, consideration will be given to personal circumstances and prior commitments, and will be agreed first with the member of staff involved.

 

Organisation

  • Contribute to the organisation and be an active contributor to staff meetings and internal communications
  • Deputise for the Project Manager (North West) in their absence
  • Undertake other duties from time to time, as requested by the line manager/Department Director/Chief Executive
  • Champion the Living Streets corporate brand, messages, campaigns and communications initiatives to raise the profile and impact of Living Streets
  • Support fellow staff and provide internal mentoring and training to others where appropriate
  • Be an ambassador for Living Streets at public-facing events and in all dealings with partners, funders, wider stakeholders and the general public
  • Adhere to Living Streets policies and procedures, working within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation.

 

 

NB: Enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this post.


Please note that we request no contact from agencies or media sales, applicants are advised to apply directly using the links below


For further information on the Job Role please see the documents below

Candidate Pack (Part 1)
Candidate Pack (Part 2)
Equal Opportunities Form

Project Coordinator London (Bexley)

Job title: Project Coordinator - London (Bexley)

Salary range: £27,727 - £34,125

Reporting to: London Director

Location: Based in either Tower Hamlets or Bexley local authority

Budget responsibility: No

Management responsibility: No

Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 20 April 2015

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

The post holder will coordinate the delivery of Walk to School work within a London borough, liaising with schools, the local authorities and any other stakeholders. They will be responsible for recruiting primary and secondary schools, organising the distribution of resources and supporting schools in the implementation of each intervention. This will be a varied role and an ability to embrace a diversity of tasks is essential.


MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project delivery

· Work with the assigned London local authority (Tower Hamlets or Bexley) to identify target schools and ensure the smooth roll out of assigned project(s) in the borough

· Recruit schools to participate

· Coordinate ordering and delivery of project resources

· Develop any additional resources required in line with Living Streets brand requirements, working with design and print agencies where required

· Create a robust timeframe for activities with clear responsibilities of Living Streets, local authority and the project audiences

· Coordinate implementation of agreed project(s), ensuring project targets and outputs are achieved on time

· Support schools to administer WoW, where required, including provision of training

· Support schools and local authorities to identify and tackle barriers to walking

· Agree and deliver interventions with schools and the local authority - methods will vary but are expected to include focus groups, street audits, surveys, informal meetings and feedback, online walking challenges and other interventions as appropriate

· Identify opportunities for authorities to support behaviour change through investing in improvements to the walking environment, influenced by school needs

· Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders to ensure smooth roll out

· Deliver assemblies, presentations or events when required

· Run local activities during key calendar times, such as Walk to School Week, Walk to Work Week, National Walking Month and International Walk to School Month.

Monitoring and evaluation

· Monitor and contribute to evaluation of projects, including gathering baseline data and setting up systems for storing data

· Contribute to reports for funders and partners and keep project management records up to date using project management software

· Collect case studies of your work to inform our communications and campaigns

· Contribute to organisational work on the identification and roll out of environmental barriers and solutions to walking

· Contribute to internal and external evaluation of the project.

Development

· Work with line manager to ensure a professional client relationship with the local partners based on agreed governance and reporting mechanisms to ensure a smooth working relationship

· Support the building of effective partnerships across the partner authorities and with external organisations, for example Transport for London, where this will maximise the impact of our activities, bring more professionals and partners in to contact with Living Streets’ work and support the development of any additional work beyond this funding

· Support the building of relationships with senior management and political and civic leadership to raise awareness and establish buy in to Living Streets’ work

· Look for opportunities to cross sell to partners and pass leads to the Development department

· Support the regional development plan by identifying and promoting appropriate development opportunities through professional networks and where necessary passing leads to the Development department

· Support the London Director in working with the Development team to establish sustainable income streams.

 

Policy and communications

· Work within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation

· Inform, support and promote Living Streets policy, campaigns and communications work drawing on experience gained from the project as appropriate.

Other duties

Department

· Be an active contributor to the Local Impact team and attend team meetings

· Actively support initiatives that support the Community for Change and encourage sign ups to Living Streets e-news

· Feed back relevant learning from work to line manager or other relevant channels so that new approaches are captured for development

· Assist with the delivery of activities outside your normal area of activity. This may involve travelling beyond your normal region and occasional overnight stays. When allocating such work, consideration will be given to personal circumstances and prior commitments, and will be agreed first with the member of staff involved.

Organisation

· Contribute to the organisation and be an active contributor to staff meetings and internal communications

· Undertake other duties from time to time, as requested by the line manager/Department Director/Chief Executive

· Champion the Living Streets corporate brand, messages, campaigns and communications initiatives to raise the profile and impact of Living Streets

· Support fellow staff and provide internal mentoring and training to others where appropriate

· Be an ambassador for Living Streets at public-facing events and in all dealings with partners, funders, wider stakeholders and the general public

· Adhere to Living Streets policies and procedures, working within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation.

 

NB: Enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this post.

Please note that we request no contact from agencies or media sales, applicants are advised to apply directly using the links below

For further information on the Job Role please see the documents below

Please ensure that you specify which role you are applying for in the subject line of your emailed application.

If you are applying for both the Bexley and Tower Hamlets role you only need to complete one application form but please make it clear in your emailed application that you are applying for both positions.

Candidate Pack (Part 1)
Candidate Pack (Part 2)
Equal Opportunities Form

Project Coordinator London (Tower Hamlets)

Job title: Project Coordinator - London (Tower Hamlets)

Salary range: £27,727 - £34,125

Reporting to: London Director

Location: Based in either Tower Hamlets or Bexley local authority

Budget responsibility: No

Management responsibility: No

Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 20 April 2015

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

The post holder will coordinate the delivery of Walk to School work within a London borough, liaising with schools, the local authorities and any other stakeholders. They will be responsible for recruiting primary and secondary schools, organising the distribution of resources and supporting schools in the implementation of each intervention. This will be a varied role and an ability to embrace a diversity of tasks is essential.


MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project delivery

· Work with the assigned London local authority (Tower Hamlets or Bexley) to identify target schools and ensure the smooth roll out of assigned project(s) in the borough

· Recruit schools to participate

· Coordinate ordering and delivery of project resources

· Develop any additional resources required in line with Living Streets brand requirements, working with design and print agencies where required

· Create a robust timeframe for activities with clear responsibilities of Living Streets, local authority and the project audiences

· Coordinate implementation of agreed project(s), ensuring project targets and outputs are achieved on time

· Support schools to administer WoW, where required, including provision of training

· Support schools and local authorities to identify and tackle barriers to walking

· Agree and deliver interventions with schools and the local authority - methods will vary but are expected to include focus groups, street audits, surveys, informal meetings and feedback, online walking challenges and other interventions as appropriate

· Identify opportunities for authorities to support behaviour change through investing in improvements to the walking environment, influenced by school needs

· Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders to ensure smooth roll out

· Deliver assemblies, presentations or events when required

· Run local activities during key calendar times, such as Walk to School Week, Walk to Work Week, National Walking Month and International Walk to School Month.

 

Monitoring and evaluation

· Monitor and contribute to evaluation of projects, including gathering baseline data and setting up systems for storing data

· Contribute to reports for funders and partners and keep project management records up to date using project management software

· Collect case studies of your work to inform our communications and campaigns

· Contribute to organisational work on the identification and roll out of environmental barriers and solutions to walking

· Contribute to internal and external evaluation of the project.

 

Development

· Work with line manager to ensure a professional client relationship with the local partners based on agreed governance and reporting mechanisms to ensure a smooth working relationship

· Support the building of effective partnerships across the partner authorities and with external organisations, for example Transport for London, where this will maximise the impact of our activities, bring more professionals and partners in to contact with Living Streets’ work and support the development of any additional work beyond this funding

· Support the building of relationships with senior management and political and civic leadership to raise awareness and establish buy in to Living Streets’ work

· Look for opportunities to cross sell to partners and pass leads to the Development department

· Support the regional development plan by identifying and promoting appropriate development opportunities through professional networks and where necessary passing leads to the Development department

· Support the London Director in working with the Development team to establish sustainable income streams.

 

Policy and communications

· Work within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation

· Inform, support and promote Living Streets policy, campaigns and communications work drawing on experience gained from the project as appropriate.

 

Other duties

Department

· Be an active contributor to the Local Impact team and attend team meetings

· Actively support initiatives that support the Community for Change and encourage sign ups to Living Streets e-news

· Feed back relevant learning from work to line manager or other relevant channels so that new approaches are captured for development

· Assist with the delivery of activities outside your normal area of activity. This may involve travelling beyond your normal region and occasional overnight stays. When allocating such work, consideration will be given to personal circumstances and prior commitments, and will be agreed first with the member of staff involved.

 

Organisation

· Contribute to the organisation and be an active contributor to staff meetings and internal communications

· Undertake other duties from time to time, as requested by the line manager/Department Director/Chief Executive

· Champion the Living Streets corporate brand, messages, campaigns and communications initiatives to raise the profile and impact of Living Streets

· Support fellow staff and provide internal mentoring and training to others where appropriate

· Be an ambassador for Living Streets at public-facing events and in all dealings with partners, funders, wider stakeholders and the general public

· Adhere to Living Streets policies and procedures, working within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation.

 

NB: Enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this post.

Please note that we request no contact from agencies or media sales, applicants are advised to apply directly using the links below

For further information on the Job Role please see the documents below

Please ensure that you specify which role you are applying for in the subject line of your emailed application.

If you are applying for both the Bexley and Tower Hamlets role you only need to complete one application form but please make it clear in your emailed application that you are applying for both positions.

Candidate Pack (Part 1)
Candidate Pack (Part 2)
Equal Opportunities Form

Head of Delivery

Job title: Head of Delivery

Salary Range: £41,591- £46,922

Reporting to: Director of Local Impact

Location: London

Budget Responsibility: Yes

Management Responsibility: No

Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 20 April 2015

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

The Head of Delivery will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of projects by the Local Impact Department. Reporting to the Director of Local Impact they will be responsible for the planning, initiation and project management of cross-department projects ensuring project work is delivered on time and to a high standard.

The post holder will manage project steering groups and partnership meetings, ensuring the project team build and maintain strong and supportive relationships with project partners and relevant local funders. They will be responsible for compiling and submitting major funding reports.

The post holder will liaise with the Impact and Evaluation Manager to ensure all monitoring procedures for the projects are in place and successes and new learnings are captured and shared with relevant teams. They will ensure Local Impact teams understand the project requirements including the interventions with project audiences (schools, workplaces and communities) and deliver the work in line with funder and organisational requirements.

They will have responsibility for the day to day management of large project budgets, providing the Director of Local Impact with regular reports on project progress against milestones and financial forecast.

It will be necessary for the post holder to travel to other Living Streets offices, when requested.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Delivery

Set up and initiate major Local Impact projects, preparing major project management documentation for sign off by Senior Management Team, including project and timeline plans with milestones.

Ensure effective project delivery on major projects in line with related funding outcomes and Living Streets’ project delivery processes

Maintain oversight of the progress against milestones of all Local Impact projects and report progress to Director of Local Impact

Liaise with Project Managers and relevant leads to ensure regional teams have the necessary resources and are clear on the requirements to deliver their projects successfully and professionally with project audiences (schools, workplaces and communities)

Ensure the set-up of accurate monitoring and evaluation of all project activity, including gathering baseline data

Ensure monitoring and evaluation processes are in line with funder and Living Streets requirements

Ensure timely and accurate funder reporting requirements are planned for, preparing reporting templates, where required, for funders and partners and keeping project management records up to date

Ensure timely and accurate reporting of project initiation and related financial progress to Director of Local Impact

Cross-Departmental

Maintain good liaison with the Communications and Marketing team so that new resources follow brand guidelines and the project initiation is using and contributing to on and offline resources effectively

Ensure local learning is captured and fed into policy, strategy, project and income development processes.

 

Other duties

Department

Support the Director of Local Impact in the administration of the Department

Be an active contributor to the Local Impact Department and attend team meetings

Actively support initiatives that support the Community for Change and encourage sign ups to Living Streets e-news

Feed back relevant learning from work to line manager or other relevant channels so that new approaches are captured for development

Assist with the delivery of activities outside your normal area of activity. This may involve travelling beyond your normal region and occasional overnight stays. When allocating such work, consideration will be given to personal circumstances and prior commitments, and will be agreed first with the member of staff involved

Lead by example by taking a hands on approach when required working flexibly and collaboratively

Ensure effective management of budgets.

Contribute to the organisation and delivery of team meetings and away days.

 

Organisation

Contribute to the management of the organisation and be an active contributor to the Local Impact Department, staff meetings and internal communications

Deputise for the Director of Local Impact in their absence

Undertake other duties from time to time, as requested by the line manager/Department Director/Chief Executive

Champion the Living Streets corporate brand, messages, campaigns and communications initiatives to raise the profile and impact of Living Streets

Support fellow staff and provide internal mentoring and training to others where appropriate

Be an ambassador for Living Streets at public-facing events and in all dealings with partners, funders, wider stakeholders and the general public

Adhere to Living Streets policies and procedures, working within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation

Ensure the effective delivery of the Living Streets Strategic Plan and the Living Streets Strategic Objectives

Maintain good liaison with other teams and senior managers across the organisation.



Please note that we request no contact from agencies or media sales, applicants are advised to apply directly using the links below

For further information on the Job Role please see the documents below

Candidate Pack (Part 1)
Candidate Pack (Part 2)
Equal Opportunities Form

Development Coordinator

Job title: Development Coordinator

Salary range: £27,727 - £34,125 (including London Weighting)

Reporting to: Commercial Manager

Location: London

Budget responsibility: No

Management responsibility: Temporary support staff as required

Hours: 35 per week

Starting date: 1 April 2015

Closing Date: 5pm Thursday 16 April 2015

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

Living Streets is looking for a confident, outgoing individual to join our Commercial team based at our head office in London. The successful candidate will play an integral role in coordinating our national income generation campaigns such as Walk to School, and Walk to Work Week, helping to grow the reach and breadth of our active travel initiatives across the UK. The role will require confidence in communicating key Living Streets messages about our campaigns. The candidate will also require the ability to develop and build strategic relationships with customers from a range of sectors, including Local Authorities, schools, and businesses, in order to flourish in a dynamic and creative team.  

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Work closely with Communications and Marketing, Campaigns, Local Impact and Development team managers to develop and implement sales/engagement plans for existing and new products/markets to achieve sales targets

· Work with the Communications and Marketing team to ensure that wider marketing and communications/engagement activity is supportive of sales

· Carry out direct sales activity including face-to-face meetings, on the telephone and presenting at various forums and events

· Manage additional temporary support staff around busy sales periods

· Work with the Communications and Marketing team on the production of sales collateral (online and offline)

· Coordinate non-sales staff in their engagement with existing and prospective customers to ensure sales opportunities are maximised

· Build strong working relationships with our existing customers in local authorities, schools, companies, etc. to maximize upsell opportunities

· Proactively identify new opportunities to recruit new customers

· Coordinate the mail-outs and emails to our customers at the start of each product ordering period

· Follow up with customers individually towards the end of sale periods to secure repeat orders

· Be the first point of contact for external sales over the telephone and via email

· Report on actual and forecast income

· Maintain the online shop, ensuring the site is up-to-date and accessible

· Represent Living Streets at external exhibitions promoting Walk to School products

· Support the delivery of other income generating activities such as school, community or workplace based fundraising initiatives.

Other duties

Department

· Be an active contributor to the Development team and attend team meetings

· Regular out-of-office hours work will be required as will regular travel within the UK and occasionally abroad.

Organisation

· Contribute to the organisation and be an active contributor to staff meetings and internal communications

· Deputise for the Commercial Manager in their absence

· Undertake other duties from time to time, as requested by the line manager/Department Director/Chief Executive

· Champion the Living Streets corporate brand, messages, campaigns and communications initiatives to raise the profile and impact of Living Streets

· Support fellow staff and provide internal mentoring and training to others where appropriate

· Be an ambassador for Living Streets at public-facing events and in all dealings with partners, funders, wider stakeholders and the general public

· Adhere to Living Streets policies and procedures, working within communications and wider protocols, maintaining good liaison with other teams across the organisation.

Please note that we request no contact from agencies or media sales, applicants are advised to apply directly using the links below

For further information on the Job Role please see the documents below

Candidate Pack (Part 1)
Candidate Pack (Part 2)
Equal Opportunities Form