International Projects Officer opportunity

Festivals Edinburgh is seeking an International Projects Officer to support the development and delivery of the Momentum 2019 programme.

Festivals Edinburgh is the high-level organisation, created and driven by the directors of Edinburgh’s 11 major festivals, to take the lead on their joint strategic development and maintain their global competitive edge. Our job is simple, to work collaboratively to maintain and develop Edinburgh’s position as the world’s leading festival city.

Momentum is a delegate programme, based in Edinburgh, which runs for the month of August. It provides a dynamic platform for key cultural players from across the world to engage and build relationships with the world’s leading Festival City, the wider Scottish cultural sector, and the international community that flocks to Edinburgh during the peak Festivals season. It is delivered by Festivals Edinburgh (on behalf of Edinburgh’s Festivals), British Council Scotland, and Creative Scotland.

Job purpose:
The International Projects Officer will support the development and delivery of the Momentum 2019 programme. The role involves project management to deliver the logistical and administrative structure for Momentum alongside ensuring our delegates have the best possible experience during their visit to Edinburgh. The role supports the International Projects Manager, acting as a liaison for Festivals Edinburgh with key partners, contributing to the development of programmes for visiting international delegations and providing support to delegates before, during and after their visit. The role also involves the recruitment and supervision of a wider team to facilitate the smooth running of operations.

You can download the full job description from our website.

£23,400 per annum (pro rata)

This is a temporary fixed-term contract working full time May-September and part time prior to and after this period. Standard office hours are 9:30am-5:30pm Monday-Friday but these will vary in last week of July and during August.

To apply:
Please send a CV and cover letter demonstrating your relevant abilities and outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the requirements of the job, FAO Camille Mateos, International Projects Manager at

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 20 March 2019 at 5pm
Interviews: Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 March 2019

Location: Edinburgh City

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