Traverse vision: To champion creative talent by placing powerful
contemporary theatre at the heart of cultural life, in order to
reflect the times, challenge the status quo and transform lives.
The Traverse has an established successful track record as a new
writing producer, dedicated to developing new plays, curating a
year-round programme of visiting companies and working in
partnership with specialist festivals such as manipulate, Chrysalis
and Edinburgh International Children's Festival. The company also
produces a celebrated creative learning programme. The theatre's
strong profile offers opportunity for fresh talent within the
Edinburgh Festival Fringe each August, showcasing world premieres
when the eyes of the cultural world are on Edinburgh. The Traverse
wants to appoint individuals to its Board who have an understanding
of the cultural and charity sectors, with specialist skills in
HR/Legal, Digital Media, Finance and Cultural
How to apply: The Board of Trustees meets
4 to 5 times a year and there is an expectation that Board members
will attend events and activities as well as to advocate for the
organisation when appropriate.
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining
why you would like to be involved, and what skills and experience
you have to offer, for the attention of Linda Crooks, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome and encourage applications from dynamic candidates with
diverse backgrounds and varied experience.
Closing date for applications: Monday
Festival Press Ticketing Assistant
We are currently seeking to appoint a temporary Press Ticketing
Assistant to be responsible for the organisation and communication
of press and media tickets during the Fringe Festival 2017.
Your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills will be
matched by your excellent organisation and time management.
You will be highly computer literate with particular
expertise in Microsoft Office and database management. A high
level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential whilst also
being able to work effectively to tight deadlines. Experience
of working in the arts and prior box office experience, whilst not
essential, would be an advantage.
This is a temporary, full-time position from 27 July to 20
Applicants must be able to provide documentary evidence of their
eligibility to work in the UK.
If you wish to apply for this post please complete the
application form and email to email@example.com.
Please note we cannot accept CVs in application for this
post. No agencies please.
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 8
June 2017. Applicants must be available for
interview between 14th and 16th June
Festival Box Office Assistants (temporary)
We are currently seeking Box Office Assistants (Temporary) for
the Fringe Festival 2017. Hours of work will be around 35 hours per
week including weekend, daytime and evening work from week
beginning 24th July to the 27th August
To apply, please complete the application form, paying
particular attention to the job description and essential
qualities. Please note CVs will not be accepted for this
Please send your completed application form by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by post to Traverse Theatre Box Office, 10 Cambridge Street,
Edinburgh EH1 2ED.
Please note all applicants must be able to provide documentary
evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK and, if applicable,
must hold any necessary work permit and/or visa.
Deadline for applications is 12pm, Thursday
8th June 2017.
If you have been successful in obtaining an interview we will
notify you before Wednesday 14th June 2017.
Interviews will be held between Wednesday 14th June and
Friday 16th June. Please note we are unable to offer
In-house Festival Photographer
The Traverse Theatre is on the hunt for a dynamic in-house
photographer to cover a wide range of productions and events during
the Traverse Festival 2017. Applicants do not need to have had
formal training or currently be a professional photographer, but
instead must be able to show a range of previous work to
demonstrate their ability, as well as be able to provide their own
Previous Traverse Festival photographers include Mihaela
Bodlovic, who now works regularly throughout Scotland, and who
'The Traverse is well-known for its open minded attitude to
new writing and its tradition of launching young writers, but
that's really not where its generous support stops. I can honestly
say working for the Traverse in 2015 has been the turning point in
my career, helping me gain the confidence and the contacts to
embark on a career as a freelance arts photographer. The Traverse
is host to some of the most sublime theatre at the Festival every
year and it's a total privilege to be there to capture it, both on
stage and off stage. It's a brilliant opportunity to work with some
of the coolest people at the Festival and a thoroughly rewarding
creative challenge. Seriously, get in there.'
If you wish to apply please download and complete an application
form and send by e-mail to email@example.com.
The deadline for applications is 12pm on Thursday 15
We are currently looking for a highly organised and experienced
Artistic Administrator to support the work of our Artistic and
Producing departments by providing effective and efficient
administration services and ensuring clear communications.
The successful candidate must have a passion for theatre and
with proven experience of delivering new writing projects.
You will show sound financial awareness and must have a track
record of managing budgets efficiently. First class
communication and interpersonal skills are a must as well as
experience of negotiating and creative problem solving. In
additional you must have experience of setting up and maintaining
databases and administrative processes with the ability to plan and
deliver events and projects effectively.
A self-motivator you must also be able to effectively prioritise
and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment, working to a high
standard whether alone or as a team member and always prepared to
meet new challenges head-on.
This is a permanent, full-time post with a probationary period
of six months.
For more information and to apply for this post, please download
the application pack and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org by
12 noon on Monday 5 June 2017. Applicants
must be available for interview on 12th and
13th June 2017.
Festival Front of House Ushers
We are currently seeking temporary Front of House Ushers for the
Fringe Festival 2017. Hours of work will be around 35 per
week including weekend, daytime and evening work from late
July/early August to 27 August 2017.
If you wish to apply please download and complete an application
form and send by e-mail to email@example.com.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 2 June
We are currently seeking to appoint a part-time Chef to join our
existing team and assist in the day to day running of our kitchen,
producing a range of quality food for the Traverse Bar Café and
Traverse Coffee Shop.
Candidates must have experience of working in a busy kitchen
environment, food preparation, service and maintaining all kitchen
areas and equipment to the highest standards of cleanliness.
Experience of supervising a small team of staff would be a definite
advantage. If you fit this description and are hardworking,
reliable, with a keen interest in food then we are looking for
We can offer an immediate start to the successful
candidate. This is an open-ended position with a probationary
period of six months. There are no guaranteed minimum hours
however we expect to be able to offer an average of 16 hours per
week. Working hours will include early mornings, evenings and
If you are interested in joining our team please send your CV
along with contact details for two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications: 12am, Sunday 28 May