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We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to lead on Close the Gap’s parliamentary work, engaging with parliamentarians and committees, and influencing legislative processes. You’ll be working in our small, busy team to influence policy around the causes of the gender pay gap by producing policy analysis, briefings and advocacy materials, and building and managing relationships with key stakeholders. Committed to an intersectional approach to women’s labour market equality, you’ll also be supporting a research project on disabled women’s experiences of work.


To influence policy around women’s labour market equality by developing policy reports, briefings and consultation responses, and participating in strategic level policy work. To deliver Close the Gap’s parliamentary engagement work, influence parliamentary processes, and shape Close the Gap’s approach to progressing its policy advocacy priorities.

Role information

Hours: 34 hours per week
Salary: £35,050
Pension: 10% employer contribution
Holiday entitlement: 28 days of annual leave and 13 public holidays
Location: 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW

Close the Gap is operating a hybrid working model, with the option to work from the Buchanan Street office or from desk space in Edinburgh.

Responsible to: Executive Director

The post is fixed term, funded until 30 September 2024 with a potential extension, depending on funding.

Close the Gap values diversity in our workforce, and recognise the benefits it brings to the organisation. We therefore particularly encourage applications from racially minoritised people and disabled people who are currently under-represented in the organisation.

We’re strongly committed to enabling flexible working for staff, and will consider all options to enable applicants to work flexibly.

Application notes

Electronic applications must be submitted using our online application form which you can find on our website at If you are unable to use an online application process please contact us at

The deadline for applications is Sunday 29 January 2023.

You will be notified by Thursday 9 February 2023 if you have been selected for interview.

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place remotely during the week commencing 20 February 2023.

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