Join our team

The Young Women’s Movement is Scotland’s national organisation for young women and girls’ leadership and rights.

Young women are at the heart of everything we do and we work collectively to equip with them the resurces, networks and platforms to lead meaningful change and create a more equal society. It’s the dedication, passion and skills of our team that makes a difference for young women and girls across Scotland.

Are you ready to join an intergenerational feminist team that will embrace your ideas and support and encourage you to bring your whole self to work? Are you ready to make a difference to the lives of young women and girls?

We work across Scotland supporting young women and girls to lead positive change on issues that matter to them. Collaboration, participation, and feminist leadership are three core principles underpinning our work. 

Our staff support young women and girls to develop vital confidence and leadership skills, produce innovative research on the issues affecting young women and girls, and platform young women’s voices to key decision makers, businesses and stakeholders. 

Benefits include comprehensive training opportunities, competitive salaries, a 4-day (28 hour) working week with flexible working options, and inclusive policies for parental and menopause leave to promote staff’s wellbeing. 

Why work with us?

  • We operate a 4-day working week, which means full-time is 28 hours 
  • We offer flexible working options and patterns 
  • Our annual leave entitlement is 28 days a year, including public holidays 
  • We provide 1 additional day of annual leave for your birthday (or to take another time that you would like to celebrate) 
  • All staff members are enrolled in our Employer Life Assurance Scheme 
  • You can access a range of benefits and discounts through our life assurance app 
  • We are committed to supporting staff development through training opportunities 
  • Wellbeing and mental health support are a priority, all of our staff can access counselling through our EAP provider.  
  • We have a number of feminist policies to support our staff e.g. fertility and menopause policies. 
  • You’ll be joining an intergenerational feminist team that will embrace your ideas and support and encourage you to bring your whole self to work. 

How do I apply?

Please fill in this form to apply for one of our advertised positions, unless specified otherwise on the vacancy page. If you are applying for more than one job then please fill in a separate application form for each.

Please also complete and submit an equal opportunities form as part of your application.

The equal opportunities monitoring form includes sections on ethnicity, gender and disability and includes a request for the individual to give their consent, under data protection legislation, to process the information.