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Communications Manager

  • Part time
  • £36,102 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Hybrid working, with office space at the Close the Gap main office in Glasgow or in shared office space in Edinburgh. An expectation to work from the office one day per week.
  • Closing 11th July 2024

  • Advertised from 21st June 2024
  • Negotiable 21-24 hours per week. Salary: £22,298 (21h) - £25,484 (24h) The post is fixed term, funded until 31 March 2025, with likely extension subject to funding.


Close the Gap values diversity in our workforce and particularly encourages applications from disabled people and racially minoritised people, who are current underrepresented in our team.

Flexible working options are available for this role, and we’re open to jobshare applications.

Role purpose

To effectively communicate Close the Gap’s work in innovative, authoritative, and accessible ways to our key audiences – employers, policymakers, women, trade unions and wider civil society. To develop and implement Close the Gap’s communications strategy, helping to create new and engaging approaches to promote our work. A key part of this role is co-ordinating Close the Gap’s social media channels and websites, to promote our products and services to employers and build Close the Gap’s brand recognition.

About you

We’re looking for an experienced communications professional who understands how to craft effective messaging that can motivate action on gender inequality. You’ll have great ideas on how to expand the reach of our work and be able to effectively market our products and services to key stakeholders. You’ll be able to create tailored content for our different audiences, and communicate complex information in accessible and engaging ways.

You’ll be a core part of our team, who’s proactive about getting things done, and willing to take the lead on key projects.

Organisation profile

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 do this by working strategically with policymakers, employers and unions to influence and enable action that will address the causes of the gender pay gap.

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 12pm on 11th July 2024.

You will be notified by 19th July 2024 if you have been selected for interview.

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place remotely during the week commencing 22nd July 2024.

Close the Gap (SCIO) (known as Close the Gap) is a Scottish charity, no SC046842.