Work for us

Close the Gap is Scotland’s expert policy advocacy organisation working on women’s labour market participation. Our vision is for a Scotland where all women have a good working life.

We are a small team that thrives on working collaboratively across our areas of work and value the benefits this brings to the organisation and to staff.

Current vacancies

Communications Manager

Closing date: July 12, 2024

Anticipated week of interview: 22nd July 2024

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Working for Close the Gap 

As an organisation whose work is focused on labour market equality, we're committed to being a best practice employer.

Close the Gap offers the following benefits to staff: 

  • Flexible working options in hours, time and location to support healthy work-life balance
  • Time off in lieu policy
  • A shorter working week of 34 hours
  • Sector-leading employer pension contribution of 10%, with no mandatory employee contribution
  • 28 days (FTE) annual leave
  • 13 public holidays (FTE) including office shutdown between Christmas and New Year
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Sector-leading enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and parental pay, leave and other provisions
  • Support for learning and development to enable staff to develop their knowledge, skills and experience
  • A focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 access to free and confidential support and advice through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Support with travel costs through Railcards, where applicable

Close the Gap is a Living Wage and Living Hours accredited organisation.

Equality, diversity and inclusion 

We value diversity in our organisation and are committed to fostering an inclusive working environment.

In order to deliver genuine labour market equality for women, we strive to take an intersectional approach to our work. This includes seeking to ensure our team reflects the diversity of Scotland’s society. We are taking steps to achieve this, and encourage applications from groups that are currently under-represented in our team, including racially-minoritised people and disabled people

We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where every employee is valued and respected.