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.


Gilded are seeking experienced venue technicians to operate both audio and lighting for our Fringe venues. Candidates must be able to commit fully to the contractual dates; July 24th to September 2nd. Please email your CV to and include in your email information about what lighting and audio consoles you have experience on.

  • BOX OFFICE MANAGEMENT TEAM:10257199_10152279137401630_2116744269884848447_n

The Assistant Box Office Manager is an important link between promoters, artists, staff and our patrons; providing advice and guidance, thinking pragmatically and laterally to solve problems on the spot, and delivering an exceptional level of customer service under stressful situations.

The Assistant Box Office Manager will ideally:

  • Have experience working in a venue or festival box office
  • Have experience in management or supervising a team
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and be self-motivated
  • Have a strong familiarity with an existing ticketing platform, particularly Red61 VIA.

This position is a short-term contract for 24th July – 1st Sept. Due to the nature of our business you will be expected to work such hours as are necessary to complete your work, this is particularly relevant during the Fringe itself.

To view the full job specification click HERE

Deadline: 19th July


  • 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.

Applications for 2017 are now closed.

  • 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.

Applications for 2017 are now closed.


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.

Applications for 2017 are now closed.

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!