Job Description

The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for a Media Assistant to join the Audiences 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.

As part of the Audiences team, the Media Assistant will support in the promotion of the Festival, working closely with our Head of Communications and Digital, Media Manager and wider Communications and Digital team to work across press and wider communication from the Festival.

Closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 8 March 2024.

Interviews will be held week commencing 18 March 2024.

Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland.

Registered charity number SC004694.

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