Applications for Fringe 2018 Street Team (CLOSED)


Summerhall, Edinburgh’s biggest arts venue and award winning Fringe venue is now recruiting for our 2018 Fringe team.

Last year we looked after over 220,000 visitors and delivered over 2,200 performances in three and a half short, busy and exciting weeks.

Summerhall has committed to providing a safe and fair environment to work within. To that extent, amongst its many working conditions Summerhall pledges to give employees; legally entitled rest breaks, equal pay for young workers for the same roles as older workers, no unpaid trial shifts, consultation on rota changes and an environment free of discrimination on any grounds. Summerhall is also committed to paying hourly staff above minimum wage.

We are also proud to announce that Summerhall has achieved level one on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society’s Venue Access Award, and we are working towards reaching level two before Fringe 2018.

We require all applicants to be available to work for the full Fringe programme (1st August-26th August), including essential training over three dates in July between 23rd-25th, have a UK bank account and required visas to work within the UK. If you tick all of these boxes we want to hear from you.

We’ll be looking for gregarious and outgoing people who love chatting with the public, working as part of a team and getting things done on time.

Expectations of the role:

-We are looking for friendly, confident people who enjoy interacting with the public.

-You should be passionate about theatre, the arts and music and keen to advise and talk to our customers on site and people around Edinburgh, about our programme.

– Relevant experience of working in a Front of House role, Sales Person role or similar

– This is a fast paced and proactive role, expect to be on your feet and busy for each shift. Shifts for Street Team are only four hours long and are 11 – 3, 2 – 6, 5 – 9pm.

-Expect to work within a large team but also be prepared to some lone working

-Ensure Summerhall is kept to a high standard and take part in the upkeep of posters and reviews around the building.

-Excellent time keeping and dedication to the role is essential

– Be able to sell the venue and our values whilst being yourself!

To apply:

-Tell us about your relevant experience and what you can bring to our team.

-Tell us why you want to work for Summerhall

– Have you worked for Summerhall before, if yes, what department and year

– Please provide full contact details

-Reference ‘Street Team’ in the subject line of your application

You can apply by either submitting your CV, a cover letter or an email application to press@summerhall.co.uk

Applications for Front of House will close on Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 12:00.

Summerhall’s Equal Employment Policy is available to download here – Summerhall Equal Employment Policy

Monitoring forms are available to complete here

Good luck!