Momentum Events Assistant


Closing Date 24 June 2024

About the Organisation

Edinburgh’s Festivals are world-class cultural assets for Scotland with an international reputation and appeal unmatched by any other cultural event on the globe. They are distinctively Scottish and yet profoundly international.

Festivals Edinburgh is the high-level organisation, created and driven by the directors of those festivals. Our mission is simple - to work collaboratively to maintain and develop Edinburgh’s position as a world leading sustainable festival city. 

About the Role

Momentum is an international delegate programme, delivered by Festivals Edinburgh on behalf of Edinburgh’s Festivals, British Council Scotland, and Creative ScotlandIt provides a dynamic platform for key cultural players from across the world to engage and build relationships with Edinburgh’s Festivals, the wider Scottish cultural sector, and the international community that flocks to our city during the summer Festivals season.  

Momentum 2024 will welcome 9 international delegations, all based out of our Delegate Centre in Edinburgh City CentreThe Events Assistant will work closely with the International Programme Officer to deliver a busy programme of events and help Delegate Centre operations to run smoothly.    

We are looking for a calm, welcoming person, with experience of providing excellent customer service and delivering events.    

We are looking for two super-organised, unflappable people with an understanding of Edinburgh’s festivals, great communication skills, and experience of juggling complex schedules.   

How to Apply

  • Download: the full job description HERE
  • Apply: Please send a CV and covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job, by email to Amy Lea, International Programme Officer, at:
  • Deadline: 12 noon on Monday 24 June 2024
  • Interviews: will be held via Zoom w/c 1 July 2024

Festivals Edinburgh is committed to equal, fair and proper employment opportunities. We actively encourage applications from currently under-represented groups, in particular people of the Global Majority and d/Deaf or disabled applicants. Please see application pack for further details.

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