54 George Street Edinburgh EH2 2LR

Tel: 0131 220 4348

Email: enquiries@assemblyroomsedinburgh.co.uk

The Assembly Rooms Edinburgh are looking to add to our existing Customer Service Assistants for this year’s Fringe Festival to help things run smoothly in our front of House department.

There will be a significant amount of interaction with the public, so it is important that candidates are confident, friendly fun, chatty, energetic individuals with a passion for delivering excellent customer service.

We ask that all applicants are available to work the full month of August, and prepared to also work flexible hours.

This is a paid position at £9.22 per hour, and whilst the role is initially for the festival period, those who perform well will be offered the opportunity to continue to work in the venue for concerts and events all year around, including the opportunity to possibly work in our other venues, the Usher Hall and Church Hill Theatre. 

Details on application process and more information on the role can be found via the following link on the website myjobscotland.

https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/city-edinburgh-council/jobs/customer-services-assistant-assembly-rooms-78037

Please note – applications and CVs cannot be accepted unless through the link above.

Application deadline – Thursday 20th April.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

2017 is a year worth getting excited about as we celebrate our 230th anniversary!

It was 1781 when a competition was launched to design a new Assembly Rooms for Edinburgh’s New Town, that itself celebrates its 250th Anniversary. Architect John Henderson was selected as winner of the competition and in 1783 the foundations of his revised designs were laid.

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Edinburgh's New Town, part of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage area, is 250 years old this year!

In celebration of this milestone and as a signature event in Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, an atmospheric lumière experience has been developed, highlighting the city's beautiful Georgian architecture and bringing its original residents back to life, right in the heart of the New Town. 

A Guide to green travel, to and from Assembly Rooms Edinburgh

It’s no secret that we’re big on being green here at Assembly Rooms and this is something we like to encourage our staff, clients and guests to incorporate into their travel arrangements. This could be anything from taking public transport, using Park & Ride, walking or cycling (we particularly encourage the latter because you really get the chance to absorb the Edinburgh atmosphere - it's an amazing city).

Read on for helpful advice on how to travel green.

Shared Care Scotland held their ISBA10 Conference in Sept 2016 with 300 attendees. We cought up with them for our latest case study.

The Wellbeing at Work Events are one-day conferences in central Edinburgh & in London for HR professionals, business leaders and consultants. 

Assembly Rooms has been selected to take part in a year-long sustainability project to reduce the energy consumption of Edinburgh’s public sector buildings which will see the iconic venue become a ‘living lab’.

Drink Beer, Give Water. That is the core mission of Alan Mahon and Josh Littlejohn’s social enterprise craft beer - Brewgooder. The team behind Edinburgh’s popular SocialBite, are doing their part to bring clean water to those who need it most. For every Brewgooder Lager sold all of the profits go towards projects in developing countries.

For the fourth year running, Informatics Ventures, chose Assembly Rooms Edinburgh for its flagship Engage Invest Exploit (EIE) event, Scotland’s largest investor showcase. With its capacity to host a large exhibition and a conference simultaneously in separate rooms, the venue was ideal for the 600+ early stage start-ups, investors & guests who took part in the event.

Last month we hosted something a bit different., The Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival (EDEF) is the first major festival of its kind dedicated to event cinema and virtual reality, exploring artistic and creative areas which use digital technology in their delivery and development. With expert panels, keynotes, technology demonstrations and cinema showcases we hope you discovered a taste for technology!