Work With Us


Our amazing staff are integral to ensuring a smooth, safe and fun environment for all artists and audiences who attend Gilded Balloon venues and events year-round and during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We have a small team of full-time staff and we recruit for temporary staff and crew for our various events including the Fringe in August.

Check out our current vacancies and how to apply below. If you have any questions or would like further information about any of our roles email



The Artist Services Coordinator will work closely with the Assistant Producer to act as a first point contact for performers and visiting companies. While on shift this will include a variety of administrative duties; managing inboxes, answering phone calls, and sharing information with relevant departments as necessary.
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Working alongside other venue technicians to ensure the smooth technical installation, operation and deinstallation of all Gilded Balloon managed temporary venues. Gilded Balloon have 17 temporary venues across 3 locations in Edinburgh.
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As Technical Site Manager, you will work alongside the Production Manager to manage Gilded Balloon’s technical team and installation at a designated hub venue. You’ll be responsible for liaising with existing suppliers to ensure visiting company needs are met and manage the installation and running of stage, lighting, sound and vision for each venue contained within the hub. You’ll also be responsible for training of staff as required and troubleshooting technical issues at all of our venues.
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Our amazing staff are integral to ensuring a smooth, safe and fun environment for all artists and audiences who visit Gilded Balloon venues during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We’re on the look out for the best of the best to join our Box Office, Bar, Promo and Front of House teams for Fringe 2022!
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Our statement on equal opportunity

Gilded Balloon is committed to encouraging equality of opportunity, greater diversity and inclusion, and eliminating discrimination across our activities. This includes providing fair treatment to our current and prospective workforce. We strive to challenge all forms of discrimination and inequality including those based on the grounds of race, colour, ethnicity, nationality, social or economic background, gender, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, disability, religion or beliefs, income, age or sexual orientation. Gilded Balloon aims to promote a positive culture that celebrates diversity, where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better business outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all staff. From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do. We expect our employees to support these commitments and to assist in their realisation.

Code of Conduct

In order to create safe and enjoyable spaces for our staff, visiting companies and audiences it’s very important to us that anyone engaging with Gilded Balloon signs up to our Code of Conduct. We expect anyone working with us to share in it’s ethos. You can read our Code of Conduct here.

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