Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Assembly Festival Bar Managers


Bars are an essential part of the Assembly Festival experience, they are the social areas where audiences and
performers gather, adding to the energetic buzz of the site. As a Bar Manager, you’ll be in looking after the
Bars Team and Supervisors on the front line, serving drinks and making our customers day. This role is vital. We
expect hard graft and an ability to work in a team with new people, creating a great working environment
conducive to an amazing experience.

Our Bar Managers main goal is to ensure the customer receives the highest quality service and in assisting the
smooth operational running of the bar, making sure staff are fulfilling their duties to the best of their ability.

Roles are available in Edinburgh from early July for the Jazz Festival and Food Festival and roll through until the end of August to cover the Fringe or from Early August for the Fringe dates only.

Rate of pay starts from £600 per week paid fortnightly depending on bar and role (as hours of operation and responsibility differ

Staff are required to be 18+ due to the licensed nature of our sites, and have a legal right to work in the UK, no Visas are able to be offered for these roles

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Opportunities

  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Administration Support & Festival Reception
    Apply before 6:00pm on Friday, 17th May 2024

    The Administration Support Team will be key to ensuring the smooth running of the office and supporting the teams within it, they are front line to our management offices and will meet and greet numerous performing companies, artists and agencies.

    £12.00 per hour
    Fixed term, two roles available; one runs full time from 15 July – 29 August –and one starts 29 July – 29 August 2024. Evening and weekend work as required, you may be required to work on bank or public holidays.
    Edinburgh-based role – City Centre

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  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Venue Manager
    Apply before 11:59pm on Sunday, 21st April 2024

    The Venue Manager role ensures the successful day to day operation and running across the venues and sites bringing together all departments to ensure they are aligned and understand all operational requirements in enough time whilst delivering a high-quality customer experience, and the role will work with all departments across the site from Bars to Box Office to create a positive team culture and outstanding customer experience. We aim to bring a fun, engaging, world-class experience.

    You will require experience in font of house management and a thorough understanding of audiences and live events. You will work closely with a Production Manager to look after both the performing companies in the venue and the front of house/customer experience and teams.

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  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Venue Production Manager
    Apply before 11:59pm on Sunday, 21st April 2024

    We're looking for a top notch production manager to join our Fringe Team! Oversee the build, technical rehearsals and running of your venue (and sub-venues)

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  • Edinburgh 2024 - Festival Production Coordinator
    Apply before 6:00pm on Sunday, 21st April 2024

    We're on the look out for a top notch Production Coordinator - you will be a role focused on supporting the Technical and Operations team in the delivery of the Festival presentation. The role will also assist with staffing and contracting the technical team and be responsible for assisting in the set-up, management and implementation of Assembly Festival across any venues or sites it builds and operates.

    Strong administration skills are an absolute must and a background or understanding of Technical Theatre is a great advantage. You must be personable as you will be working with people at all stages of their careers from new to very experienced. It is a fast paced role that requires multi-tasking skills.

    We are looking for someone who is Edinburgh based to join the team as this role has the potential to extend beyond the Fringe Festival season.

    Dates: Part time April - Full time May to September, may extend.
    Rate: depends on experience from £600 per week.
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  • Edinburgh 2024 - Assembly Festival Technicians - Lighting, Sound, Stage Management and General Technicians

    We are looking for experienced, Lighting, Sound, Stage Management and General Technicians to join our Edinburgh Team. Our venues range from 50 to 800 seats.

    We hire General Tech's as well as lighting, sound and stage management specialised teams.

    Roles are available in Edinburgh to build and work in our temporary theatre venues from early July for the Jazz Festival and Food Festival (some venues only) or Mid-July and roll through until the end of August to cover the Fringe or from Early August for the Fringe dates only.

    Roles paid dependent on experience, contract length and venue size on a tier system - between £3,600 to £4,100 for the Build/Break Fringe Period.

    Staff are required to be 18+ due to the licensed nature of our sites, and have a legal right to work in the UK, no Visas are able to be offered for these roles.

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  • Edinburgh 2024 - Bar Logistics Team

    We are looking for superstar Bar Logistics team members and Supervisors!

    As a Bar Logistics team member you will be responsible for ensuring our bars are set up with everything they need to serve. You will coordinate stock movements between multiple venues, accept and put away deliveries in our cellars and store rooms and work directly with the bar team to make sure drinks are flowing and customers are having a great time. We expect hard graft and an ability to work in a team with new people, creating a great working environment conducive to an amazing experience. This role requires you to be flexible and mature.

    Roles are available in Edinburgh from Mid-July for the Jazz Festival and Food Festival and roll through until the end of August to cover the Fringe or from Early August for the Fringe dates only.

    Staff are required to be 18+ due to the licensed nature of our sites, and have a legal right to work in the UK, no Visas are able to be offered for these roles.

    Team Roles are paid at £12 per hour, paid fortnightly in arrears.
    Supervisor rates start from £14.50 per hour, paid fortnightly in arrears.

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  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Assembly Festival Box Office Team

    You will be part of a well-trained team who have a thorough knowledge of the ticketing system and our Festival programme. As a member of the Box Office team, you will be an important and skilled team member able to resolve customer queries, advise and direct customers. You will have a professional manner, be a people person and happy to gather and organise information for our customers, providing unbeatable customer service at this front-line position.

    The Box Office Assistants main goal is to ensure the customer receives the highest quality service and in assisting the smooth operational running of the box office, making sure staff are fulfilling their duties to the best of their ability.

    We operate 5 venue hubs so need a large team of strong customer focused and team members who are confident working with the public, are bright, bubbly and approachable.

    Roles are available in Edinburgh from Mid-July for the Jazz Festival and Food Festival and roll through until the end of August to cover the Fringe or from Early August for the Fringe dates only.

    Roles are paid at £12.00 per hour, paid fortnightly in arrears.

    Staff are required to be 18+ due to the licensed nature of our sites, and have a legal right to work in the UK, no Visas are able to be offered for these roles.

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  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Assembly Festival Front of House Team

    Front of House Assistants (ushers) work as part of the Front of House (FOH) team to ensure the smooth operation of the venues before, during and after shows. The role will require an ability to work well within a large team and be aware of expected movements of audiences and performers, facilitating the fast turnaround between shows and be the face of Assembly.

    We operate 5 venue hubs so need a large team of strong customer focused and team members who are confident working with the public, are bright, bubbly and approachable.

    Roles are available in Edinburgh from Mid-July for the Jazz Festival and Food Festival and roll through until the end of August to cover the Fringe or from late July for the Fringe dates only.

    Roles are paid at £12 per hour.

    Staff are required to be 18+ due to the licensed nature of our sites, and have a legal right to work in the UK, no Visas are able to be offered for these roles. Roles are paid at £12.00 per hour, paid fortnightly in arrears.

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  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Build & Break / Site Crew

    We're looking for enthusiastic and experienced team members to join our site carpenters and Site Managers to help build and break the Festival as well as experienced site crew for the run!

    We're interested in hearing from you if you have experience in construction/carpentry/festival or event building/fencing and scaffolding and painting as well as plant operators or build crews. Roles are offered on a contract basis and run on varying dates between June an July for the build and late August to September for the break.

    There are additional site crew roles based on a full time rota across the festival.

    Roles are paid dependent on skill set and experience but are no less than £13.60 per hour.

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  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Front of House Duty Managers

    The Front of House Duty Manager will work as part of the Front of House (FOH) team to manage the smooth operation of the venues and the site before, during and after shows. The role will require an ability to manage a team and be aware of expected movements of audiences and performers, facilitating the fast turnaround between shows and to be the face of Assembly to audience members and performers.

    Front of House Duty Managers should be experienced within a theatre environment and have experiencing seating large venues quickly and with grace, the ability to lead a team and respond in a fast paced environment is required.

    We operate 5 venue hubs so need a large team of strong customer focused and team members who are confident working with the public, are bright, bubbly and approachable.

    Roles are available in Edinburgh from Mid-July for the Jazz Festival and Food Festival and roll through until the end of August to cover the Fringe or from Early August for the Fringe dates only..

    Rate of pay from £14.50 per hour, depending on venue and experience.

    Staff are required to be 18+ due to the licensed nature of our sites, and have a legal right to work in the UK, no Visas are able to be offered for these roles.

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  • Edinburgh Fringe 2024 - Street Food Team - Kitchen Staff, FoH staff and Supervisors

    Assembly’s Street Food stalls are an essential part of the Assembly Festival experience, they are the social areas where audiences and performers gather, adding to the energetic buzz of the site. As a Street Food team member, you will be on the front line, creating meals that bring smiles to punters faces and warmth to their bellies. This role is vital. We expect hard graft and an ability to work in a team with new people, creating a great working environment conducive to an amazing experience. This role requires you to be flexible and mature. Your focus will be on prepping for and serving meals and beverages, dealing with stock, keeping the food stalls and venue clean, working with other departments and being friendly to customers.

    Rate: £12 per hour for team and £14.50 for supervisor roles.

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Assembly Festival

Assembly Festival 

 

EDINBURGH 31ST JULY - 26TH AUG 2024

 

In 2023 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, a total of 868 artists came from 27 countries to perform with Assembly Festival at the world's largest arts festival.  Our programme featured a total of 3,940 performances, with over 453,000 tickets being issued to 204 shows. They were supported by a team of over 650 Assembly Festival staff, all of whom were paid at least the UK real Living Wage.  Assembly Festival’s award-winning programme garnered over 3,290 stars from the media, more stars than are present on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.