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Community Rail Line Officer - Marshlink Line

This exciting opportunity is offered for a self-motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal skills, to help further connect the community with its railway.

Community Rail Line Officer 
Marshlink Line

Hastings to Ashford Kent Part- Time: 17.5 hrs 
Salary: £24,101.33 (F/T) , £12,050.67 pro rata

You will work with existing stakeholders along the line to continue building a Community Rail Partnership. You will be responsible for developing and delivering an activity plan to:
•    be a voice for the local communities - organise steering group meetings in person and using virtual platforms, respond to transport consultations,  project manage initiatives along the line 
•    promote sustainable and healthy travel,
•    involve diverse groups
•    support social / economic development.
•    gain funding for projects,
•    handle marketing and communications  to promote leisure travel by rail a
•    develop a Try a Train project, encouraging marginalised groups to travel by train
•    contribute to website, social media, newsletters, and press releases

The post holder will be home based balancing home working with meetings at/near stations. A duty pass for GTR will be provided to allow travel on the rail network.  The post holder will work with the existing team of Line Officers with all aspects of developing, sustaining, and taking forward Community Rail Projects. Some evening and weekend work will be required. We are happy to discuss flexible working hours. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the current post holder Catherine Simmons  07375 531987, Fiona Morton, CEO on 07891 556897  or  

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Applications forms , Job Description/Person Spec can be downloaded from

Deadline for completed application forms is 9th Aug 2022 with interviews planned w/b 19th Aug in Hastings
•    Employer: SCRP 
•    Closing on: 
•    Working Pattern: Core hours, some evening and weekend work
•    Hours: 17.5 hours per week
•    Salary: £24,101.33 (F/T) , £12,050.67 pro rata
•    DBS Check: Enhanced

17.5 hours per week
Mainly home working
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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