Zero Tolerance
Zero Tolerance

Charity registered in Scotland SC023484

At Zero Tolerance our vision is clear: a world free of men’s violence against women. We work to end violence against women through tackling the root cause of this violence - gender inequality.

Current vacancies

Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,561 – £31,500 pro-rata
  • Hybrid - mostly home based with work in Edinburgh office/in person events as required by the role.
  • Closing 23rd February 2024

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse. We are a values-led organisation and seek to improve the way we integrate feminism, equality, and diversity into our work. We ensure our HR policies and practices reflect our values (including enhanced parental leave, miscarriage and menopause policies and flexible working) and our salary framework is fair and competitive. We are committed to staff learning and development and have recently launched a paid reading week for all staff and a whole team training programme about feminist leadership.

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We are open to as many different voices as there are experiences, but particularly welcome applications from Minority Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant, and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

Our aims

1. We will lead campaigning in Scotland to end all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) by raising public and political awareness of its cause and challenging gender inequality.

2. We will challenge and support key institutions to embed VAWG prevention in their work.

3. We will advance and share the evidence base on preventing VAWG.

4. We will make Zero Tolerance a place where feminist leadership happens.

What you’ll do

We are looking for a Support Officer to join our team to support Zero Tolerance’s work to promote gender equality and primary prevention of men’s violence in youth work, education and the early years.

You will support the development and delivery of the Zero Tolerance Under Pressure programme for youth workers. Alongside the Children and Young People: Policy and Practice Officer, you will monitor current trends and concerns for youth workers in the area of violence against women and girls (VAWG), identifying key areas to address through UP training.

The successful candidate will organise training sessions and develop materials to support training and other sessions with youth workers. You will Develop and maintain effective working relationships with freelance trainers and partner organisations and represent ZT at Children and Young People events as required

What we need

The successful candidate will have Experience of organising training or events and developing resources with knowledge and understanding of violence against women and gender equality. You’ll be a skilled communicator with the ability to create accessible and engaging resources and the ability to present complex ideas to a variety of audiences.

You will also have:

· A shared understanding of our vision, values, aims and positions

· Excellent problem-solving skills

· Organisational skills, managing both reactive and planned work

· Attention to detail

What do we offer?

· Competitive salary with annual pay progression. We operate a grading structure based on five salary grades. New employees start on point 1 of each salary grade and receive annual increments until the top of the grade is reached. This role is Grade 2, pro rata of £28,561 - £31,500)

· Staff pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution)

· 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays (pro-rata) and a flexible working hours policy

· We actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees and have implemented a paid reading week as well as continuous training opportunities for individual learning and whole team development.

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Policy Officer

  • Part time
  • £32,560.27 pro-rata
  • Hybrid - mostly home based with work in Edinburgh office as required by the role.
  • Closing 2nd October 2023

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse. We are a values-led organisation and seek to improve the way we integrate feminism, equality, and diversity into our work. We ensure our HR policies and practices reflect our values (including enhanced parental leave, miscarriage and menopause policies and flexible working) and our salary framework is fair and competitive. We are committed to staff learning and development and have recently launched a paid reading week for all staff and a whole team training programme about feminist leadership.

Our aims

  1. We will lead campaigning in Scotland to end all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) by raising public and political awareness of its cause and challenging gender inequality.
  2. We will challenge and support key institutions to embed VAWG prevention in their work.
  3. We will advance and share the evidence base on preventing VAWG.
  4. We will make Zero Tolerance a place where feminist leadership happens.

What you’ll do

We are looking for an experienced Policy Officer to join our team and lead on the development of robust, evidence-based policy responses to prevent violence against women and girls. You will support the organisation’s aims by building effective networks, monitoring and analysing public policy and researching and writing reports in line with campaign and policy priorities.

The successful candidate will often work in close collaboration with the women’s sector and other partners to influence key decision makers and stakeholders across local authorities, Scottish and UK governments and third sector organisations.

You will represent Zero Tolerance on advisory and working groups with stakeholders, acting as Chair/Co-chair as required and work with ZT colleagues to identify areas of influence and priority: incorporating the views and needs of marginalised women is essential in the role.

What we need

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, in a paid or voluntary capacity, with knowledge and understanding of violence against women and gender equality. You’ll be a skilled communicator with the ability to present complex ideas to a variety of audiences including senior politicians, stakeholders and partners.

You will also have:

  • A shared understanding of our vision, values, aims and positions
  • Understanding of the Scottish political landscape
  • The ability to understand complex policy issues, articulate clear and focused responses, and make judgements based on evidence
  • Organisational skills, managing both reactive and planned work
  • Proven experience of building networks

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We are open to as many different voices as there are experiences, but particularly welcome applications from Minority Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant, and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary with annual pay progression. We operate a grading structure based on five salary grades. New employees start on point 1 of each salary grade and receive annual increments until the top of the grade is reached. This role is Grade 3 £32,560.27-£35,940
  • Staff pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution)
  • 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays and a flexible working hours policy
  • We actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees and have implemented a paid reading week as well as continuous training opportunities for individual learning and whole team development.
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Treasurer

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th August 2023

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse. We are a values-led organisation and seek to improve the way we integrate feminism, equality, and diversity into our internal and external work.

We are looking for new Trustees to diversify the skills and experience of our current board and help us shape our next set of strategic priorities. We want Zero Tolerance to be a place where feminist leadership happens at all levels and are committed to welcoming Board members from all backgrounds.

Our aims

  1. We will lead campaigning in Scotland to end all forms of VAWG by raising public and political awareness of its cause and challenging gender inequality.
  2. We will challenge and support key institutions to embed VAWG prevention in their work.
  3. We will advance and share the evidence base on preventing VAWG.
  4. We will make Zero Tolerance a place where feminist leadership happens.

What does a Zero Tolerance trustee do?

Trustees look after Zero Tolerance’s assets and make sure the charity fulfils its main aim, which is the prevention of violence against women in all its forms.

The role of the Treasurer

The Treasurer is the Chair of the finance sub-committee. Working closely with the Co-Directors and Operations Manager, they oversee the preparation of the management accounts for distribution to the Board before each Board meeting. The Treasurer guides and advises the Board of Trustees on all matters relating to the financial administration of the charity, the approval of budgets, independently audited annual accounts, and financial statements. With the other trustees, the Treasurer develops strategic plans that ensure that the charity is on a stable financial footing.

Our Trustees commit to attending quarterly online Board, sub-committee meetings, and up to two in-person training and development days annually.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Committed to and share our vision, values, aims and positions
  • Understand that violence against women and girls is caused by, and a result of, a lack of equality between men and women.
  • Able to think creatively and embrace change.
  • Supportive of our prioritising learning.

We are open to as many different voices as there are different experiences, but particularly welcome applications from Black Minority and Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant, and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

Person specification

In addition to the qualities, knowledge and competencies outlined above for all trustees, the Treasurer must be able to demonstrate:

  • Relevant financial qualifications or experience
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to convey the detail of complex financial information to different audiences

What do we offer?

  • The chance to use your experience to shape our work to end violence against women and girls in Scotland.
  • Induction and training on how to be a charity trustee plus a board ‘buddy’.
  • As far as possible we will offer practical support to carry out the role, depending on individual needs, for example equipment, travel expenses, or help to cover caring responsibilities.
  • Training on our policy areas.
  • Equality and diversity training.
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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th August 2023

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse. We are a values-led organisation and seek to improve the way we integrate feminism, equality, and diversity into our work.

We are looking for Trustees to diversify the skills and experience of our current board and help shape our next set of strategic priorities. Zero Tolerance is a place where feminist leadership happens at all levels and we are committed to welcoming Board members from all backgrounds.

We are open to as many different voices as there are experiences, but particularly welcome applications from Minority Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant, and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

Our aims

  1. We will lead campaigning in Scotland to end all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) by raising public and political awareness of its cause and challenging gender inequality.
  2. We will challenge and support key institutions to embed VAWG prevention in their work.
  3. We will advance and share the evidence base on preventing VAWG.
  4. We will make Zero Tolerance a place where feminist leadership happens.

What does a Zero Tolerance trustee do?

Trustees look after Zero Tolerance’s assets and make sure the charity fulfils its main aim, which is the prevention of violence against women in all its forms. Our Trustees commit to volunteering at least 4 hours a month. This time includes attending quarterly online Board meetings, sub-committee meetings, and up to two in-person training and development days annually.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Committed to and share our vision, values, aims and positions
  • Understand that violence against women and girls is caused by inequality between men and women.
  • Able to think creatively and embrace change.
  • Supportive of Zero Tolerance as an organisation that prioritises learning.

We are particularly interested in applications from people who are Minority Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant, and who have other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector. We are also looking for volunteers who have skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Finance
  • HR
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion

What do we offer?

  • The chance to use your experience to shape our work to end violence against women and girls in Scotland.
  • Induction and training on how to be a charity trustee plus a board ‘buddy’.
  • As far as possible we will offer practical support to carry out the role, depending on individual needs, for example equipment, travel expenses, or help to cover caring responsibilities.
  • Training on our policy areas.
  • Equality and diversity training.
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Operations Manager

  • Part time
  • £36,076 – £39,821 pro-rata
  • Hybrid*
  • Closing 21st November 2022

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse.

We are a values-led organisation and seek to continually improve the way that we integrate feminism, equality and diversity into our internal and external work. Recently this has included an HR policies review that resulted in enhancements to employee benefits such as parental leave, and the introduction of miscarriage and menopause policies; a salary review to ensure our salaries are fair and competitive; and whole-team training on equalities issues including disability and anti-racism. We have just started a piece of work on feminist leadership.

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We would be particularly keen to encourage applicants from Black Minority and Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

What You’ll Do

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join us on a fixed term basis, to help support the team to adapt to post-pandemic work processes and practices. A varied and interesting role, you will lead on procurement for ZT as well as manage our office and home working systems. The Operations Manager will also support our Co-Directors with financial activity, including supervision of our finance role and producing management accounts and budgets. HR activity is an essential part of the role – as well as developing and implementing new HR policies, you will oversee recruitment processes to support vacancy fulfilment and create a strategy to help reduce and manage long-term vacancies.

What We Need

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role with strong knowledge and understanding of office processes, procedures and operations. Ideally with experience of working in the voluntary sector, knowledge of managing financial processes will be essential. Understanding of HR/recruitment process and best practice is also required, as is the ability to organise and manage your own time and workload.

You will also have:

• Ability to support the rest of the ZT staff team to understand relevant operational matters, and in particular to develop their budgets

• Good written and verbal communication skills with ability to present information clearly to a range of audiences

• Experience of planning, managing and improving processes in an office environment

• Ability to use own initiative to identify how to improve processes and to handle information requests

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on five salary grades. New employees start on point 1 of each salary grade and receive annual increments until the top of the grade is reached. This role is Grade 4 £36,076 - £39,821 .

*Location:We are currently working from home with desk space available at our Edinburgh office and have a hybrid model in development. It is anticipated the role holder will work primarily from home, with potential travel to Edinburgh for occasional meetings etc.

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Chair

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th September 2022

Zero Tolerance works to end violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Scotland by changing attitudes and behaviour so that VAWG is not tolerated at any level of Scottish society and abusive men are held to account.

We are at an exciting place in our journeyand are seeking a new chair to lead the organisation. Zero Tolerance celebrates 30 years of campaigning in 2022 and we have recently launched a new 4-year strategy with the following priorities:

1.Strengthen understanding of emerging and neglected forms of VAWG to enable more inclusive and impactful prevention activity

2.Drive improvements in media reporting on VAWG

3.Embed gender equality and VAWG prevention in children and young people’s environments

4.Make Zero Tolerance a place where feminist leadership happens.

Previous Board experience is preferred for the Chair role although we aim to support new and different voices within Zero Tolerance, and we will provide training and/or mentoring to the right candidate.

What does a Zero Tolerance trustee do?

As Chair you are a charity trustee. Trustees look after Zero Tolerance’s assets and make sure the charity fulfils its main aim, which is the prevention of violence against women in all its forms (please see Chair Information pack for more information).

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for volunteers who are:

·Committed to and share our vision, values and aims and positions

·Understand that violence against women and girls is caused by, and a result of, a lack of equality between men and women

·Able to think creatively and embrace change

·Supportive of our aspiration to be a learning organisation

We are open to as many different voices as there are different experiences, but particularly welcome applications from the following:

·Disabled people

·People from minority ethnic communities

·People who identify as transgender or non-binary

·People who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual

·People from a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds

·People with experience of mental health problems

·People with experience of caring roles

·Care experienced people

·Young people under 30

This isn’t just a tick box exercise - all experience is welcome. We know that we all need to learn together to improve our understanding of the barriers potential board members might face.

What do we offer?

·The chance to use your experience to shape ourwork to end violence against women and girls in Scotland

·Induction and training on how to be a charity trustee plus a board ‘buddy’

·As far as possible we will offer practical support to carry out the role, depending on individual needs, for example equipment, travel expenses or help to cover caring responsibilities

·Training on our policy areas

·Equality and diversity training

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This vacancy has now closed

Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,922 – £29,716 pro-rata
  • We are currently working from home with desk space available at our Edinburgh office and have a hybrid model in development.
  • Closing 20th July 2022

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse. We are a values-led organisation and seek to continually improve the way that we integrate feminism, equality and diversity into our internal and external work. Recently this has included an HR policies review that resulted in enhancements to employee benefits such as parental leave, and the introduction of miscarriage and menopause policies; a salary review to ensure our salaries are fair and competitive; and whole-team training on equalities issues including disability and anti-racism. Later this year we are planning a piece of work on feminist leadership.

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We would be particularly keen to encourage applicants from Black Minority and Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

What You’ll Do

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to provide a professional finance function and support us to operate as a sustainable charity and responsible employer. You will be responsible for the day to day management of Zero Tolerance’s financial systems and lead on development of organisational and project budgets, as well as provide quarterly management accounts and compile quarterly Board finance reports. The Finance Officer will also provide financial information to support funding bids and other regulatory requirements.

What We Need

With excellent financial acumen, attention to detail and the ability to present financial information clearly to a range of audiences, the successful candidate will have a sound understanding of office practices and procedures. You’ll have practical bookkeeping experience and thorough knowledge and understanding of financial systems including use of financial software. You will also have:

  • Understanding of budget and forecast management techniques
  • Confidence in liaising on financial matters with external partners
  • Ability to organise and manage own work to meet deadlines under pressure and work flexibly in response to changing priorities
  • Excellent IT skills, with good working knowledge of MS Office and advanced user of Excel

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on four salary bands. New employees start on point 1 of each salary band and receive annual increments until the top of the band is reached. This role is Band 2 £26,922 – £29,761.

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Policy Officer

  • Part time
  • £29,797 – £32,891 pro-rata
  • We are currently working from home with desk space available at our Edinburgh office and have a hybrid model in development.
  • Closing 23rd May 2022

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse.

We are a values-led organisation and seek to continually improve the way that we integrate feminism, equality and diversity into our internal and external work. Recently this has included an HR policies review that resulted in enhancements to employee benefits such as parental leave, and the introduction of miscarriage and menopause policies; a salary review to ensure our salaries are fair and competitive; and whole-team training on equalities issues including disability and anti-racism. Later this year we are planning a piece of work on feminist leadership.

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We would be particularly keen to encourage applicants from Black Minority and Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

What You’ll Do

We are looking for an experienced Policy Officer to join our team and lead on the development of robust, evidence-based policy responses to prevent violence against women and girls. You will support the organisation’s aims by building effective networks, monitoring and analysing developing public policy and researching and writing reports in line with campaign and policy priorities.

Influencing key decision makers and stakeholders across local authorities, Scottish and UK governments and third sector organisations is critical, with the successful candidate working in close collaboration with the women’s sector as a whole.

You will represent Zero Tolerance on advisory and working groups with stakeholders, acting as Chair/Co-chair as required and work with ZT colleagues to identify areas of influence and priority: incorporating the views and needs of marginalised women is essential in the role.

What We Need

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role with strong knowledge and understanding of violence against women and gender equality. You’ll be a skilled communicator with the ability to present complex ideas to a variety of audiences including senior politicians: as an effective negotiator, you will have the ability to influence and shape agenda at the highest levels and with a diversity of stakeholders and partners.

You will also have:

  • Excellent understanding of the Scottish political landscape
  • The ability to understand complex policy issues, articulate clear and focused responses, and make judgements based on quality evidence
  • Demonstrable project management skills, managing both reactive and planned work
  • Proven experience of building networks

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on five salary grades. New employees start on point 1 of each salary grade and receive annual increments until the top of the grade is reached. This role is Grade 3 £29,797 – £32,891.

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Research and Engagement Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,138 – £28,851 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh*
  • Closing 8th November 2021

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse.

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We would be particularly keen to encourage applicants from Black Minority and Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

What You’ll Do

We are expanding our team to include the newly created position of Research and Engagement Support Officer. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to contribute to ZT’s primary prevention work, identifying best practice in participatory methods to support our work priorities and ensuring what we do reflects the lived experience of diverse groups of women and girls. The successful candidate will work closely with ZT colleagues to support all aspects of research and engagement, connecting with a wide range of stakeholders to identify new audience groups, disseminate research findings and developing innovative engagement methods. This is a new and developing role; flexibility, feedback and evaluation will be crucial to its success as is a willingness to adapt to the needs of a small charity.

What We Need

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of a variety of research methods including participatory research. You’ll have the ability to work flexibly and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines; a creative approach and excellent problem-solving skills are also essential, as is experience of supporting campaigns and organising events.

You will also have:

· Understanding of VAWG and gender inequality

· Experience of supporting the development, implementation and analysis of research

· Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt your approach to suit audience need

· A confident approach to own learning and continuous improvement of work

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on five salary grades. New employees start on point 1 of each salary grade and receive annual increments until the top of the grade is reached. This role is Grade 2 £26,138 - £28,851.

*Location: Our office is in Edinburgh. We are currently all working from home. We will review working from home in January 2022 to determine future working arrangements for the organisation.

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Policy and Research Officer

  • Part time
  • £29,797 – £32,891 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh*
  • Closing 5th November 2021

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse.

Zero Tolerance has a commitment to diversity and challenging all forms of inequality alongside gender inequality. We would be particularly keen to encourage applicants from Black Minority and Ethnic, LGBT, disabled, migrant and other backgrounds currently underrepresented within the women’s sector.

What You’ll Do

We are looking for an experienced Policy and Research Officer to join our team and lead on our work to influence key decision makers and stakeholders across local authorities, Scottish and UK governments and third sector organisations. You will support the organisation’s aims by building and developing effective networks and relationships, whilst monitoring and analysing developing national and local public policy. In addition, you will maintain our organisational evaluation framework and the development and management of ZT’s evidence base, to ensure all of our activities are robustly underpinned.

What We Need

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role with strong knowledge and understanding of violence against women and gender equality. You’ll be a skilled communicator with the ability to present complex ideas to a variety of audiences: as an effective negotiator, you will have the ability to influence at the highest levels with a diversity of stakeholders and partners.

You will also have:

· Clear concise written skills with the ability to turn research evidence into clear findings that inform decisions

· Excellent understanding of the Scottish political landscape

· Demonstrable project management skills, managing both reactive and planned work

· Proven experience of building networks

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on five salary grades. New employees start on point 1 of each salary grade and receive annual increments until the top of the grade is reached. This role is Grade 3 £29,797 – £32,891.

*Location: Our office is in Edinburgh. We are currently all working from home. We will review working from home in January 2022 to determine future working arrangements for the organisation.

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Chair and Trustee Vacancies

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th September 2021

Zero Tolerance works to end violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Scotland by changing attitudes and behaviour so that VAWG is not tolerated at any level of Scottish society and abusive men are held to account.

We are at an exciting place in our journey. Zero Tolerance will celebrate 30 years of campaigning in 2022 and we are just about to launch a new 4-year strategy with the following priorities:

1. Strengthen understanding of emerging and neglected forms of VAWG to enable more inclusive and impactful prevention activity

2. Drive improvements in media reporting on VAWG

3. Embed gender equality and VAWG prevention in children and young people’s environments

We are looking for more and different voices to join our board and support our work. We want Zero Tolerance to be a place where feminist leadership happens at all levels and are committed to welcoming Board members from all background. Previous Board experience is not required as we will provide new trustees with full support, including a ‘buddy’ to help learn and develop as a Board member.

Our Chair is coming to the end of their term in 2022 so if you are interested in this role, or working with us to develop into this role, we would love to hear from you.

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Finance and Admin Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,138 – £28,851 pro-rata
  • Our offices are in Edinburgh, but there is likely to be flexibility about candidate location and home working
  • Closing 2nd July 2021

About Us

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse.

What You’ll Do

We are seeking to appoint a Finance and Admin Officer to provide a professional finance function and support us to operate as a sustainable charity and responsible employer. You will be responsible for the day to day management of Zero Tolerance’s financial systems and lead the procurement of services alongside supporting the Co-Directors and colleagues with administration. The Finance and Admin Officer will also lead on development of organisational and project budgets, as well as provide quarterly management accounts and compile quarterly Board finance reports.

What We Need

With excellent financial acumen, attention to detail and the ability to present financial information clearly to a range of audiences, the successful candidate will have a sound understanding of office practices and procedures. You’ll have practical bookkeeping experience and thorough knowledge and understanding of financial systems including use of financial software. You will also have:

· Understanding of budget and forecast management techniques

· Confidence in liaising on financial matters with external partners

· Ability to organise and manage own work to meet deadlines under pressure and work flexibly in response to changing priorities

· Excellent IT skills, with good working knowledge of MS Office and advanced user of Excel

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on four salary bands. New employees start on point 1 of each salary band and receive annual increments until the top of the band is reached. This role is Band 2 £26,138 – £28,851.

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Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £29,797 – £32,891 pro-rata
  • Working from home, occasional travel to Edinburgh when restrictions allow
  • Closing 10th May 2021

Zero Tolerance is a Scottish charity working to end men’s violence against women by promoting gender equality and by challenging attitudes which normalise violence and abuse.

What You’ll Do

We are looking for a Communications Officer to join our team and lead on our work to raise public and political awareness of men’s violence against women, and how to prevent it. You will support the organisation’s aims by developing and delivering impactful communication strategies, increasing Zero Tolerance’s profile through both traditional and new media engagement.

What We Need

An excellent communicator with a self-motivated and enthusiastic approach, the successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role ideally with a sound understanding of violence against women and gender equality. You’ll be a skilled project manager with the ability to work flexibly, often to tight timescales; the willingness to adapt to the needs of a small charity is also essential. You will also have:

  • A strong understanding and experience of working with the media
  • Demonstrable experience of developing, delivering, and evaluating projects
  • Knowledge and experience of developing and delivering social media campaigns via multiple platforms
  • Experience of producing publications for print and online

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent pension scheme (6% employers’ contribution) and 28 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays. We have a flexible working hours policy, and actively encourage continuous professional development for all our employees. We also offer annual pay progression, and operate a grading structure based on four salary bands. New employees start on point 1 of each salary band and receive annual increments until the top of the band is reached. This role is Band 3 £29,797 – £32,891.

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