Job Description

The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for two Event Officers to join the Development 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. As part of the Development Team, the Event Officer will assist in delivering events and hospitality for our donors, members, supporters, and artists..

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.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Sunday 7 April 2024.

First round of interviews (10 min online interview) will be held 16, 17 and 18 April. A second round of in-person interviews will be held 24 and 25 April.

Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland.

Registered charity number SC004694.

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