Job Description

The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for a creative Digital Assistant to join the digital and communications team. We want you to help us present 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.

The Edinburgh International Festival is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We believe that an inclusive culture is the foundation for a successful workplace, and we strive to grow our diverse representation across our staff, our artists, and our audiences.

We are collecting data to measure the effectiveness of our recruitment methods, to ensure that they are fair. We strive to ensure our opportunities are accessible to people from all backgrounds.

We actively encourage applications from currently under-represented groups. We have identified ethnic minority backgrounds, and disabilities as the key areas we would like to focus our recruitment efforts in.

The Digital Assistant will support the wider team in the promotion of the Edinburgh International Festival brand and programme across digital channels, content, and social media. You will be part of a team representing the Festival online to 240,000 followers and will already have excellent communication skills.

You will have experience of creating, curating, and posting online content and should be enthusiastic about digital reporting and metric. Experience working for an arts organisation or an interest in the performing arts would be a bonus.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, 20 June 2024

Interviews will be held week commencing 24 June 2024


Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland.

Registered charity number SC004694.

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