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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

  • Advertised from 12th April 2021
  • Starting Salary: £29, 797 (pro rata) Permanent (subject to continued funding). 30 hours per week


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.

Application notes

For a full job description, application form and details of how to apply, please visit our website to access the application pack Vacancies | Zero Tolerance

For any questions relating to the vacancy please contact Square Peg HR is our recruitment partner for this vacancy and application forms will be returned to Square Peg HR’s recruitment platform.

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th May @ 5pm.

Interview date: w/c 7th June 2021

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.