Work With Us

If you would like to apply to be part of Team GB during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe then please read about the positions we have available below. We will be looking for enthusiastic, motivated and fun staff to join the Team GB family… More information on each position we are hiring for is below.

  • PRODUCTION TEAM:
We are seeking: Lighting & Sound Technicians for our flagship venues. Experienced people only need apply.
If you’d like to apply or know more about the positions available, wages and provisions, please email: production@gildedballoon.co.uk and include your current CV with references.
  • BOX OFFICE TEAM:10257199_10152279137401630_2116744269884848447_n

As a member of the box office team, you must be a confident communicator with a friendly demeanor and the ability to keep calm under pressure. You’ll have the aptitude to process ticket sales in a busy environment and engage customers with your knowledge of the venue and our shows. You must be a willing and capable cash handler with excellent customer service skills who isn’t afraid to negotiate potentially tricky situations.

Computer literacy and previous box office experience are desirable but not essential – where as an interest in comedy, theatre, dance, circus or cabaret is a must!

Responsible to the Box Office Manager & Supervisors.

To apply for this position, fill out the Team GB Application Form now!

  • VENUE TEAM: pizap.com14280758150091

The Venues team are responsible for directing audiences to and from the appropriate theatres, ushering the shows, queue management, ensuring that performances start and end on time, liaising with performers, basic stage management responsibilities and troubleshooting as well as being the first point of contact for general, public enquiry.

As a fast-paced, public facing role you’ll have to have the stamina and enthusiasm for working in a busy theatre environment as well as the capacity to multi-task and think on your feet. Being a people person is a must since you’ll encounter thousands of people on a daily basis and we need you to be the pro-active face of the venue.  You’ll need to be a strong communicator with the confidence to work independently where necessary but you must first and foremost be able to function as part of a team.

Responsible to the Venue Manager & Supervisors.

To apply for this position, fill out the Team GB Application Form now!

  • STREET TEAM:pizap.com14280762166261

The Street Team are responsible for distributing flyers and PR materials on behalf of the shows affiliated with our venue. As ambassadors of the Gilded Balloon, you’ll be based in various outdoor locations, engaging the public with our programme. You must be an active and enthusiastic communicator with a genuine passion for theatre, comedy and the arts as you’ll be expected to see the shows you’re promoting. If you love meeting new people and have the kind of personality which doesn’t shy away from approaching members of the public come rain or shine then this is the role for you!

Responsible to Promotions Manager & Street Team Supervisors.

To apply for this position, fill out the Team GB Application Form now!

  • BAR TEAM:

The Bar Team are responsible for servicing all Gilded Balloon venue bars. The bar team are on hand to service customer’s needs before and after shows. You should have experience of working in a busy bar environment servicing beverages (barista experience would be good too) and food with a flair for customer service. You must be an active and enthusiastic communicator with a passion for theatre, comedy and the arts as you’ll be expected to promote shows as well as offer advice and guidance on the bar menus. Those that hold a personal license would be a big plus too! If you love meeting new people, being part of an arts festival environment and are damn good behind a bar then being part of the Team GB bar family is for you!

Responsible to Bar Manager & Bar Supervisors.

To apply for this position, fill out the Team GB Application Form now!

The application form will close on 19th May at 6pm. Please ensure you submit a completed form before this date. All interviews will be carried out in the first two week of June.

Team GB will contact you if you have been successful to come in for an interviews – if you have not heard from us, please do not contact us as I’m afraid you have been unsuccessful. Due to the high volume of applications we will only be able to contact those selected to attend an interview. 

Please note that all applicants should be 18 or above. 

Already worked for Team GB in the past? Please fill out the application form and intidicate when and in what position you worked with us. We’d love to welcome you back to the family!