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Head of Communications

Employer Edinburgh International Festival
Job Type Advertising & Copywriting Digital Media Journalism & Media Marketing & PR
Location Overseas
Specific Location Edinburgh
Salary £40–£43K
Closing Date 20/11/2018


The Edinburgh International Festival is looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated Head of Communications to join the team. The postholder will contribute to the development and delivery of the International Festival’s communication’s strategy across all channels.

The Edinburgh International Festival is an unparalleled celebration of the performing arts and an annual meeting point for peoples of all nations. With a deep commitment to virtuosity and originality the International Festival presents some of the finest performers and ensembles from the worlds of dance, opera, music and theatre for three weeks in August.

Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Director and line managing the Media team, the Head of Communications will support the International Festival’s overall aims and objectives by developing and implementing a communications strategy.

Educated to degree level or equivalent and experience of working at a Festival or seasonal event is desirable, as is experience of running international campaigns and a deep knowledge of the arts, including classical music or opera.

The role is based in central Edinburgh.
Salary: £40,000 – £43,000
Hours: Full Time


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