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Edinburgh Festival Venue Stage Manager

We are looking for Venue Stage Managers to look after our larger spaces at the Edinburgh Fringe. You'll be working with a team of lighting and sound technicians along with our Front of House team to manage the running of the venue, handling technical rehearsals, keeping the venue running to time, and working on turnarounds with companies to ensure everything runs smoothly.

As part of a large team at the biggest arts festival in the world, you'll be working with a range of world-class companies covering a variety of shows made up of music, comedy, drama, burlesque, and circus acts. The Underbelly crew work hard to create fantastic venues and festival sites in Edinburgh, throughout the UK, and across the world. The Fringe Festival is the centrepiece of our year, and our Technical staff a vital component of it.

Venue shifts split the days in two, keeping working hours to a reasonable length averaging 8-9 hours a day through the run. Your venue pass allows you to see any shows at our other venues through the Fringe, and discount at our bars. Accommodation is not provided as part of the position, however we can advise on where best to look, and also help match up with other technicians working with us to help find places. You should ideally be available for the entirity of August, and the pay rate will be £1900+ if invoicing dependent on experience.

Underbelly is committed to the sustainability of all the events that it operates. We are committed to produce high quality events which are inclusive and accessible to people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We aim to successfully employ and retain disabled people and those with health conditions. We expect employees to support these commitments and to assist in their realisation. 

To apply, fill in an application here and you should hear from us soon.