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Communications and European Project Officer

Communications and European Project Officer

Secondment Opportunity or Fixed Term Contract until March 2019

Job Reference: LC722

Salary: £34,390 per annum

The London European Partnership for Transport (LEPT) coordinates, disseminates and promotes the sustainable transport agenda for London and London boroughs, in Europe. London Councils manages LEPT and seeks a Communications and European Project Officer to take forward this work.

We are looking for someone to join the small team at LEPT and who can be an ambassador for London on sustainable transport, building effective working links with London boroughs, Transport for London, and European partners. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of the LEPT communications strategy through the websites, electronic bulletins and newsletters; coordinating internal and external events; managing and maintaining the financial reporting systems; and being the first point of call for all incoming enquiries from member boroughs, and other stakeholders from across London and the EU. The role will also include also identifying and bidding for future European funding under the relative EU funding calls.

Further information about LEPT and its current projects can be found at: http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/services/lept/default.htm

London Councils represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London. We aim to get the best deal for Londoners and to ensure that London’s councils have the resources, freedoms and powers to do the best possible job for their residents and local businesses. We also run a number of services on behalf of the boroughs including the Freedom Pass, London Lorry Control Scheme, Taxicard and Health Emergency Badge.

Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd September 2018

Interviews: W/C 17th September 2018

To apply online please visit https://jobs.londoncouncils.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number LC722 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

As a Disability Confident Employer, London Councils will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the post