Festival Assistant

Edinburgh International Film Festival


Salary: £408.75 per week

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is looking for Festival Assistants to support the smooth delivery of EIFF 2023.

About EIFF 2023

In 2023, in a special one-year iteration, Edinburgh International Film Festival will take place as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. EIFF’s compact and curated selection of films will be presented 18-23 August, complementing the EIF’s programme of world-class artistic activity.

Organisationally this edition of EIFF will exist under the auspices of the Edinburgh International Festival with primary funding and support provided by Screen Scotland.

About the role

Full-time, 14 or 16 August – 25 August 2023
£408.75 per week

We are seeking Festival Assistants with excellent communication and administrative skills who, supported by the Festival Coordinator, will assist different teams across the Festival to deliver an exceptional six day event. The ideal candidates will be confident working independently as well as part of a team, highly organised with great attention to detail and with experience of successfully working to shifting deadlines and priorities.

We are committed to provide an inclusive, welcoming, and consistently engaging experience for all audience members, artists and visiting companies, as well as ensuring accessibility in the workplace for staff and all visitors to, and users of, our buildings.

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.

We believe that being inclusive and diverse across all areas of our work helps us bring the best International Festival to Edinburgh.

This will be an Edinburgh-based role.


For a full job description and to apply online, visit our website.

Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 24 July.

Funded by The City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland.
Registered Charity Number SC004694

The closing date for this position is 20/07/2023 at 17:00

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