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Paid Positions

Edinburgh Science is a dynamic educational charity. Each year we deliver one of Europe’s largest science festivals, a primary school education programme that tours Scotland-wide and a variety of international programming activities and projects. We believe in inspiring, encouraging and challenging people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and understand the world around them.

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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 practice in the areas of Diversity and Equality.

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.

Work Placements

Edinburgh Science is committed to supporting upcoming talent and encouraging those who wish to build a career in science communication, events or festival management. As such, we are able to offer a limited number of placements each year to students in full time education that are interested in learning more about a particular area of our business.

Full details on our work placement scheme

We are a Living Wage Employer

Production Manager – Maternity cover

£28,000 - £30,529 plus benefits
Full-time, FTC 6 months
Main Office, Edinburgh
We're on the lookout for a Production Manager to join our team on a maternity cover

Development Officer (Fundraising)

£23,460 - £26,419 per annum, plus benefits
Full-time, Permanent
Main Office, Edinburgh
We're looking for a flexible, creative and enthusiastic new member of our Development Team

Production Officer

Circa £24,000 per annum, plus benefits
Full-time, Permanent
Main office, Edinburgh
We are seeking a talented and experienced Production Officer

Education Sales Assistant

£315 per week (temporary contract)
35 hours (full-time)
Main Office, Edinburgh
Are you a strong, clear communicator? Can you build good relationships with people? Do you have a positive telephone manner? 

Schools and Volunteer Co-ordinator

£315 per week (temporary contract)
35 hours (full-time)
Main Office, Edinburgh
Do you love customer service and delivering clear and welcoming communication? We've got the job for you!

Worldwide Project Officer

Circa £24,000* (temporary contract)
35 hours (full-time)
Edinburgh, UK and Abu Dhabi, UAE
Do you have proven event management skills with experience in dealing with logistics, travel and operational planning? Why not put your skills to the test.