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Publicists - Dance, Theatre and Contemporary Music

(full-time temporary contracts, April/May to September 2020)

Job Title: 2x Publicists
- 1x Contemporary Music Publicist
- 1x Theatre or Dance Publicist

Salary: £23,000pa
Contract: Full-time temporary, April/May to September 2020

The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for two experienced, passionate and dedicated Publicists to join the marketing and communications 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 Publicists will be well connected and have a deep understanding of their respective specialist field – music (contemporary), and theatre or dance. They will also be the primary point of contact for print, broadcast and online media on selected performances in the programme as well as the festival as a whole. They would work closely with the Media Manager and the Head of Communications on maintaining a busy and efficient publicity office in the lead-up to, and during, the Festival in August. 

Download the full job description here

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 2 March.
Interviews will be held in the weeks commencing 2 and 9 March.

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