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Job: Press Ticketing Assistant [ Traverse Festival - Temporary ]

The Traverse Theatre is currently seeking to appoint a temporary Press Ticketing Assistant to be responsible for the organisation and communication of press and media tickets during the Fringe Festival 2018. Your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills will be matched by your excellent organisation and time management. You will be highly computer literate with particular expertise in Microsoft Office and database management. A high level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential whilst also being able to work effectively to tight deadlines. Experience of working in the arts and prior box office experience, whilst not essential, would be an advantage. This is a temporary, full-time position from 25 July to 26 August 2018. For more information and to apply for the temporary role, please follow the link below >>>

Posted yesterday
By Traverse Theatre

Job: IT Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator The Role We are looking for a part-time systems administrator for our studio. This role has up until now been covered by the current studio staff but we are looking to employ a dedicated administrator, initially on a part-time basis but with the potential for full time employment as the studio grows. Given the part time nature of the initial role we are happy to work with the successful applicant to find a working pattern that works for all parties. Responsibilities -Managing our Windows-based local network and Synology storage servers currently ~ 20 workstations and 30 render nodes -Identify and remediate storage (SAN/NAS) or network bottlenecks -Installation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting the studio’s file servers and individual workstation computers and render farm -Management and deployment of software licenses and subscriptions -Managing our backup schedules and checking all backups are completed -Monitoring and troubleshooting our renderfarm -Repair and upgrade computer hardware as required. Including adding CPU’s, RAM, swapping broken components -Planning for systems upgrades and the future technology and infrastructure roadmap of the studio Requirements -Experience configuring, maintaining and repairing computer hardware -Ability to challenge existing ideas -Organised and detail-orientated -Good networking skills including knowledge of network troubleshooting techniques -Firewall and network security -File server management, Synology NAS & SAN -Familiarity with or network administration within, a high bandwidth-requirement network environments, where fast transfer speeds and large file transfer are the norm, a plus -Knowledge of common post production software and hardware, a plus -Knowledge of a CGI or VFX pipeline, a plus -Knowledge of Active Directory domain and user management -Knowledge of command line administration and scripting (Python etc), a plus Application process To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and references to info at

Posted 5 days ago
By Interference Pattern Ltd

Job: Hairdresser

****we are looking for a confident, friendly, fully qualified hairdresser to join our team in Edinburgh 🌼🌼🌼 Must have some salon floor experience and be willing to learn new techniques. Send cv to Chair rental opportunities also available

Posted one month ago
By Lady Jane Hair and Beauty

Job: Marketing & Sales Manager

The Marketing & Sales Manager is responsible for Dovecot’s marketing and sales activity. You will lead on all communications and publicity to support revenue and audience development targets, identifying and maximising marketing channels as well as opportunities to increase press coverage and visitor numbers. Responsible to the Head of Commercial & Visitor Services and working closely with the senior management team, you will develop and drive tapestry sales and commissions with knowledge and understanding of the processes and craftsmanship involved. If you would like to find out more about the role and apply for the position, please follow the link below >>>

Posted yesterday
By Dovecot Studio

Salary £25k plus benefits
Deadline 12 June 2018

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Job: Fringe Street Team 2018

An exciting opportunity to work with one of the biggest comedy promoters at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. For the month of August, Bound and Gagged Comedy are looking for outgoing people to leaflet and promote our shows whilst we are in Edinburgh. We want people who will be able to take the strain of working hard during the day and partying hard during the evening, this is ideal for students! The job will consist of: • Working as part of a team, handing out leaflets and talking to members of the public about our shows. • Staff are paid £7.50 an hour and you will receive payments weekly. • You will be required to work from Monday 30th July – Sunday 27th August. • You will have 1 day off so you will be able to see other shows • Staff work on average 4-6 hours per day. • The Festival is a very sociable event and our staff will be meeting and drinking with most of our acts. Staff will also see numerous other stars at the Festival. If you work with us for the month there are opportunities to go to some great parties, shows and one-off events. It is also a fantastic way of meeting new people and finding out more about the comedy industry. Also included are: • Passes / tickets to our shows. • VIP passes. To apply, email your CV to (PLEASE NOTE IF WE DO NOT CONTACT YOU THEN YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL).

Posted 2 months ago
By Bound and Gagged Comedy

Salary £7.50 an hour
Deadline 30 June 2018

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Job: Street Team members required for the Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Show And Tell are a multi award-winning live production company of stand-up comedy and theatre. We work with a wide range of leading UK artists and comedians – including Josie Long, Joseph Morpurgo, Simon Munnery, Kieran Hurley, Mae Martin and many more - and regularly present shows in London’s West End, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, on tour across the UK, in New York and internationally. We are seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our promotional street team at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This individual will be part of a small, dedicated street team, which will play a pivotal role in the promotion of our shows across the festival. Candidates must have previous experience in arts/street team promotion. A familiarity with our acts and knowledge of the fringe is highly preferable. The position is suited to someone who already has plans to be at the Fringe, working or performing, or is Edinburgh-based. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate good communication skills, be outgoing, willing to strike up a conversation with fringe goers and talk passionately about the shows they are promoting, details of all our Edinburgh Fringe 2018 shows can be found here - Job Specifications Working from August 1st – 27th 2018, with one day off. Between 4-5 hours per day. £1000 fee, any additional hours required beyond this will be agreed in advanced and paid at an hourly rate. Venue passes to two major Fringe venues (so you can see shows for free on your time off) Please note travel costs and accommodation can unfortunately not be provided. To apply please e-mail a covering letter and CV to us

Posted yesterday
By Show And Tell

Job: Account Manager

Do you want to be an Account Manager working with the UK’s top online retailers? We’re looking for an account manager or a senior account manager who will be the main point of contact for our retail clients to assist with their success. You will work directly with our customers to suggest improvements that will allow them to reach their goals. Your role will contribute directly to the continued growth of Digital Six, as much of our business comes from word of mouth as a result of successful relationships. We’re looking for a committed candidate, who will be experienced in account management. Ideally you will have a passion for ecommerce including a knowledge of retail websites and conversion rate optimisation strategies. The successful candidate will be expected to work with various members of the Digital Six team on different projects simultaneously. This role is ideal for an experienced account manager (or someone with other relevant experience) who would like to make an impact in a small dynamic business. We’re looking for someone who has good ideas and who is equally comfortable talking about technical details as sales and marketing ideas. We work with a range of business sectors (from construction to luxury brands) and so you must feel comfortable meeting with clients from all backgrounds including senior level executives and employees on the shop floor. You will take ownership for the work of your clients, being involved at every stage of the process to ensure excellent results. The ability to juggle multiple tasks yet still be highly organised is a must. You will be an expert communicator, people person with a flair for building rapport. Perks of the Job: You'll be doing challenging work in a great learning environment. If you are successful in your application you will enjoy great colleagues, team lunches, nights out, beers/prosecco on Fridays and healthy working hours. How to apply: If you think you are right for the job, please send your CV to including your salary expectations. No agencies please.

Posted 15 days ago
By Digital Six

Job: Promotional Street Team

Out of Hand Scotland are recruiting for Hand-to-Hand Street Team Distributors to join us starting this weekend up until the end of September. Candidates must have experience in distributing promotional flyers, engaging in conversation with the general public and being good communicators. Please apply with a copy of your most recent CV and cover letter and briefly explain why you would be most suited for this position? Look forward to hear from you soon. Kind Regards, Chloe

Posted 7 days ago
By Out of Hand Scotland

Salary £7.83 /hr
Deadline 24 July 2018
Out of Hand Scotland

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