Front of House Assistants

Full time, temporary contract: Wednesday 7 August – Sunday 25 August 2024
Rate of pay: £12.00 per hour + holiday pay.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, motivated, and hardworking Front of House Assistants for this year’s festival. Ideally, you’ll have previous experience in a customer-facing role, high standards of presentation and confident communication skills. You will also have the ability to work as part of a large team, problem solve under pressure and a strong attention to detail.

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  • Front of House Supervisors
    Apply before 11:59pm on Sunday, 2nd June 2024

    Full time, temporary contract: Tuesday 6 August – Monday 26 August 2024
    Rate of pay: £13.88 per hour + holiday pay.

    This is an ideal opportunity for individuals who wish to build on their existing customer service skills in a high-pressure festival environment. Excellent customer service and communication skills, enthusiasm, and an ability to work effectively as part of a team are all essential for this role.

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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 in size and scope becoming one of the largest public celebrations of words and ideas in the world. Today, the Festival programmes around 600 events for adults, children and schools each August and produces a wide-ranging Communities Programme across the year. 

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