• Spiegeltent Supervisor 2019
    Apply before 5:00pm on Monday, 3rd June 2019

    This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop their skills in front of house or venue management. The role is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the front of house operations in our beautiful Spiegeltent, liaising with artists, tech team and catering staff to make sure the doors open on time.


  • Development Assistant
    Apply before 5:00pm on Thursday, 30th May 2019

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a wide range of events at one of the biggest Book Festivals in the world. This role is focused on sponsorship delivery which offers priceless fundraising experience in a unique festival environment. The contract runs from 4 July - 6 September 2019.


  • Author AV assistant
    Apply before 5:00pm on Thursday, 30th May 2019

    A fantastic chance for an expert in powerpoint to join the Programme team, work with the Technical team and liaise with authors to ensure the right thing happens on the screen behind all of our events.


Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season, celebrated annually in Scotland's capital city. Biennial at first, the Book Festival became a yearly celebration in 1997.

Throughout its history, the Book Festival has grown rapidly in size and scope to become the largest and most dynamic festival of its kind in the world. In its first year the Book Festival played host to just 30 'Meet the Author' events. Today, the Festival programmes over 700 events, which are enjoyed by people of all ages.

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