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Jobs

Want to work with us? Find out how you can join the team.

Available Positions

Digital and Campaigns Manager
£28,000-£30,000 

The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated Digital & Campaigns Manager to join the team. We want you to help us deliver this unparalleled celebration of the performing arts, which brings some of the most exciting and creative artists working today to audiences from around the world. 

As part of the Marketing & Campaigns team, the Digital & Campaigns Manager will develop and implement an effective digital campaign strategy and continue to grow the Festival’s digital position in a vibrant arts landscape.

You can download the full job description here.

To apply, please visit our recruitment portal.

Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 29 January 2021.


Executive Assistant to Festival Director and Executive Director
£26,000 per annum

The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and highly organised Executive Assistant to join the team. We want you to help us to deliver this unparalleled celebration of the performing arts, which brings some of the most exciting and creative artists working today to audiences from around the world. 

We believe that being inclusive and diverse across all areas of our work helps us bring the best international festival to Edinburgh.

As part of the Executive Office, the Executive Assistant will provide pro-active professional and confidential assistance and administration support to the Festival Director, Executive Director and the Executive Office team. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and the ability to foster good relationships both within the organisation and externally. 

You can download the full job description here.

To apply, please visit our recruitment portal

Closing date is midday on Monday 1 February 2021.

Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland. Registered charity number SC004694.

The Edinburgh International Festival Technical recruitment pool
The Edinburgh International Festival is welcoming applications to our Technical recruitment pool in all areas of:

  • AV
  • Carpentry
  • Lighting
  • Stage crew
  • Stage Management
  • Sound
  • Wardrobe
  • Wigs and Make up

We want you to help us deliver this unparalleled celebration of the performing arts, which brings some of the most exciting and creative artists working today, to audiences from around the world.

Our dedicated, expert technicians with a can-do attitude, work across the city’s venues delivering quality technical support to our visiting companies, which has become synonymous with the International Festival.

Read the full information here.

To apply, please visit our recruitment portal

The deadline for submission to the pool is Friday 9 April 2021. Successful candidates will be contacted regarding available opportunities for the Edinburgh International Festival 2021.

Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland.
Registered charity number SC004694.

Other Festivals in Edinburgh 

There are also other festival organisations that take on staff on a temporary basis during throughout the year. You can find information about all jobs available at these festivals on the Edinburgh Festival City website here: edinburghfestivalcity.com/about/jobs