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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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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

Production Manager – maternity cover, FTC 12 months

£28,000 - £30,529
We're on the lookout for a Production Manager to join our team on a maternity cover

Project Manager

£28,000 - £30,529
We are seeking an experienced and ambitious candidate to join our Production and Projects Team as a Project Manager

Front of House Team

£8.75 per hour
Shifts, will include evening/weekend work
Festival venues across Edinburgh
Your chance to be the face of a world class Festival.

Event Manager

£10 per hour
Shifts, will include evening/weekend work
Festival venues across Edinburgh
Be responsible for the smooth running of events.

Programme Managers

Circa £28,000
Permanent, full-time
Here is your chance to develop our Festival, Learning and Worldwide programmes