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Head of Lighting

(fixed term, seasonal)

Competitive salary, dependent on experience
Negotiable: Jun - Sep annually

The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated Head of Lighting 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.  

The role of Head of Lighting is an integral role to the delivery of the Edinburgh International Festival. The person for the role must be an excellent communicator and be able negotiate directly with visiting companies, both nationally and internationally. They have to be able to manage, delegate and supervise a team of technicians, whose workload will vary depending on the demand of that year’s festival programme. The job demands the up most attention to detail during preparation and planning stages, which will be relied upon in the pressured and concentrated three-week festival period. They should be able to demonstrate excellent knowledge of their field, being able to offer solutions with reference to up to date practices and ensuring Edinburgh International Festival deliver at the highest level. 

Download the full job description here

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 25 November.
Interviews will be held in January 2020.