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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

  • Retail Assistant

    Seasonal

    Join the retail team of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo as a seasonal Retail Assistant based primarily at our headquarters on Cockburn Street, Edinburgh. The successful candidates will be required to maintain the high standards expected of an event such as The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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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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  • Tattoo Driver

    Seasonal

    To provide general driver support to The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Staff, ensuring the timely and efficient execution of tasks, during the annual event in Edinburgh. We’re looking for candidates who have a clean, presentable, and smart appearance with a polite, welcoming, and friendly attitude and outlook. The role of a driver is important to the successful and smooth operation of the Tattoo.

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  • Evening Retail Assistant

    Seasonal

    Join the retail team of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at the heart of the Tattoo venue. The successful candidates will be required to maintain the high standards expected of an event such as The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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

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