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Are you interested in playing your part in bringing the Tattoo to life? We’d like to invite enthusiastic, passionate, and personable people to work with us and support the world class event that is The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Showcasing creativity through military and cultural music, dance and display, and connecting audiences, performers and staff from around the world, the success of the Tattoo enables us to contribute to Services and Arts charities each year. Vacancies can be found below. Permanent vacancies can be found below seasonal vacancies.

Seasonal vacancies

  • Marketing Assistant

    Seasonal

    Support the Marketing and Communications team in the delivery of the of the 2022 Tattoo campaign plan.

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  • IT Assistant

    Seasonal

    To assist the IT Executive in ensuring the smooth running of computer systems, providing first-line IT support and IT/data administrative duties.

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  • Ticket Sales Assistant

    Seasonal

    Support our audience to arrange their visit to this spectacular event on the Castle Esplanade along with planning other exciting activities while in Edinburgh.

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  • Receptionist

    Seasonal

    Assisting with a range of tasks to support the smooth operation of the iconic Edinburgh event and day-to-day running of the Tattoo office building.

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  • Event Steward

    Seasonal

    Acting as the welcoming ‘face’ of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the Stewards provide customer care services for all customers attending the Tattoo on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle; ensuring that customers are guided safely through queue and security checks and that the Event perimeter is maintained. To provide support and assistance to members of the Public and services in the event of an emergency (training to be provided).

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  • Follow Spot Operator

    Seasonal

    To operate a spotlight from the lighting gantry of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, to enhance the visual special effects in the outdoor show and highlight key figures.

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  • Usher

    Seasonal

    Act as the welcoming ‘face’ of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Ushers provide customer care services for all customers attending the Tattoo on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. Specific duties include ensuring that tickets are checked, and that the audience are able to find their way to their seats and locate facilities on site; and assisting members of the public in the event of an emergency. Training will be provided.

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  • General Assistant

    Seasonal

    To provide general support to The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Operations Staff during the annual Tattoo on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. Ensure environmental health, safety and routine administration supporting the Event is maintained. Provide support and assistance to members of the Operations Staff in the event of an emergency.

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  • Liaison Officer

    Seasonal

    Act as liaison between The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and a large international cast of performers, co-ordinating all administration and performance matters. You will be assigned responsibility for specific groups within the cast and work as part of the LO team to support wider performer interests and general success of the Event through involvement in a range of tasks.

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  • Hospitality Assistant

    Seasonal

    To assist the Hospitality Executive in responding to written, telephone and face-to-face enquiries from members of the public and travel trade from around the world. To process hospitality/ticket/merchandise orders and handle the administrative procedures arising from such sales with a particular focus on hospitality.

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Permanent vacancies

  • Ticket Sales Assistant (Permanent)

    Permanent

    Support our audience to arrange their visit to this spectacular event on the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade along with planning other exciting activities while in Edinburgh.

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Find out more about how you can become part of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performers.

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