Work with Us

Assembly Festival set the standard for theatre, comedy and entertainment and are one of the largest multi-venue operators on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We present high calibre work in temporary theatre spaces across the city ranging from lecture theatres and churches to tents and shipping containers. 2019 marks Assembly’s 39th year, and we will present a programme of over 200 shows in comedy, theatre, dance and music drawn from over 12 countries across 5 hubs including the magnificent Assembly Hall, our year-round home – Assembly Roxy, Assembly Rooms, George Square and surrounding spaces and Assembly Checkpoint.

Assembly Festival supports the principle of equal opportunity in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious or political beliefs. To avoid discriminatory practice in the recruitment of new employee’s, selection for the interview is based entirely on job-related criteria.

Application for Fringe 2019 will open in early March 2019.


Assembly Festival are looking for a Technical Manager to join our senior management team. The role will lead the Technical Management team and the 100 technical staff and be responsible for the set-up, management and implementation of Assembly Festival venues and to support the 200 plus companies presenting their shows within our venues.

Assembly Festival sets the standard for theatre, comedy and entertainment on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, by presenting high calibre work in temporary theatre spaces and we transform old churches, lecture theatres and grand halls as well as creating a Spiegelgarden in Edinburgh’s George Square. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality professional service, and our technical team comes from all over the world to work with us and the companies that form our programme.

Please find a brief job description here, and if it still sounds like you, you’re an experienced professional and are interested in a challenging, exciting, intense and thoroughly rewarding role working as part of our team then please drop a CV and cover note to

Further details:

Applications to be recieved by 27th January 2019



4th March – 23rd June 2019 – location as agreed

24th June – 8th September 2019 – Edinburgh based

9th September – date and location to be agreed


Salary based upon experince.