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Programme Assistant
One Year Internship

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, driven and talented individual to undertake a 12-month paid internship with the festival. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to experience the full programming cycle, from development through to delivery, and will play a key role in contributing to the success of the 2021 festival.

Edinburgh Art Festival is delivered by a small and friendly team of passionate and committed individuals. We are working to become a more inclusive and diverse organisation, and we welcome applications from those who are currently under-represented within our organisation, and within the visual arts.


Download Programme Assistant Job Description

Download Job Application Form

View our Programme Assistant FAQs Document

To Apply

Please send a completed application form to using ‘Programme Assistant Application’ as the subject heading.

Deadline for applications: Midnight, Sunday 6 December 2020.
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 17/ Friday 18 December 2020.

Dependent on COVID-19 guidelines, interviews will be held either by zoom, or if feasible in person at our office, Institut français d’Écosse, in the centre of Edinburgh.

We ask all applicants to also fill in an anonymous online Equal Opportunities form.

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. 

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Image: Art Late Old Town, Edinburgh Art Festival 2019. Photo: Sally Jubb Photography.