We believe in inspiring, encouraging and challenging people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and understand the world around them.
We are best known for Edinburgh’s annual Science Festival – the world’s first science festival and still one of the world’s largest festivals. We are also known for our Learning programmes that see Generation Science tour Scotland and bring science to life in classrooms throughout the year. These programmes promote STEM careers to teens through initiatives such as Careers Hive. Our worldwide element shares our content, passion and expertise more widely through an extensive portfolio of international projects.
We are committed to equal opportunity and to a culture that respects difference. This is a key employment value to which all employees are expected to give their support. As an employer, we can play a leading part in the promotion and application of best practices in the areas of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed organisation and we aim to successfully employ and retain disabled people and those with health conditions.
As users of the disability symbol, we offer a guaranteed interview to all disabled applicants who meet the vacancy minimum criteria for an advertised role. The general level of competence is set out in the job description/person specification of each individual vacancy profile.
Other Festivals in Edinburgh
Other Festival organisations employ staff on a temporary basis throughout the year. You can find information about all jobs available at these Festivals on the Edinburgh Festival City website.