Marketing and Communications Assistant

  • Part time
  • £22,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd July 2024

  • Advertised from 25th June 2024
  • Permanent. 21 hours per week.


Due to a significant period of change and growth for the charity, we’re looking to fill new posts.

The Marketing and Communications Assistant will support the organisation to deliver accessible communications across a range of platforms including social media. The post holder will work with people with learning disabilities to develop key messages and create clear, succinct, and engaging content for different stakeholder audiences.

The post holder will support delivery of the communication strategy as well as contributing to elements of business development and income generation.

The post holder must have effective communication and organisation skills with a high level of accuracy and technical ability to manage and maintain the day-to-day running of the website and social media platforms.

About SCLD:

The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) vision is of a fairer Scotland where people with learning disabilities live full, safe, loving, and equal lives.

SCLD is a human rights defender organisation and aims to make a significant contribution to systems and culture change across Scotland to ensure people with learning disabilities are empowered to live the life they choose.

People with learning disabilities drive the charity’s work and are at the heart of all design and delivery.

Our key aims:

  1. People with learning disabilities champion and defend their own and other people's human rights and lead the work to improve policy, practice, and legislation.
  2. People with learning disabilities are confident about what they can achieve and use their voices to lead, participate and influence change.
  3. Practitioners and service providers learn from shared experiences, resulting in improved practice and services informed by human rights standards, data, and evidence.

Application notes

Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of SCLD’s vision, mission, and values. SCLD encourages and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those with lived experiences that reflect the communities SCLD serves.

SCLD is committed to creating an inclusive working environment where everyone feels free to be themselves and where equity of opportunity is a fundamental principle.

SCLD is a Disability Confident employer, it actively supports and promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities.

To apply for this role, return the completed application form and equal opportunities form to by Monday 22 July 2024 at 5pm.

If you would like to arrange an informal chat about the role please email

To find out more about SCLD please visit our website The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities - SCLD