Festival Coordinator – Front of House

We are inviting applications for an enthusiastic individual to be our Festival Coordinator for our 20th edition. The Festival Coordinator is responsible for line managing a team of 15-20 Programme Assistants, working closely with the Festival Manager and wider EAF team to oversee the staffing and management of the 2024 commission venues and welcome space; and assist with the delivery of events across the programme.  

  • Type of contract: Fixed Term
  • Contract dates: 15th July – 31st August 
  • Hours of work: 7.5hr days, 5 days per week. During the festival delivery dates this will include weekends.

Please send a CV and cover letter (max 2 pages), by email, outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job, to Alice Keen, Festival Manager at [email protected] and quoting Festival Coordinator in the email subject header.

We ask all applicants to fill in an anonymous equal opportunities form online. In line with The Equality Act 2010, and to assess how we are operating in line with our Equality, Disability and Inclusion aims, we collect information from applicants which does not relate to our assessment of your application. This data is used for statistical reporting only, is kept anonymous and is processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Please find Festival Coordinator recruitment pack with instructions on how to apply.

The closing date for applications is Monday 13th May 2024. 

Image credit: DIY Art Launch, Edinburgh Art Festival 2023. Photo: Chris Scott