Marketing Support Assistants

Dance Base is the home of dance at the Fringe with an inspiring and eclectic line up of 39 shows, from 36 companies from 12 countries.  

We’re looking to expand our marketing capacity during August and appoint Marketing Support Assistants to help us. We’ll pay £10 per hour, give you free access to all Dance Base shows and work flexibility to find shift patterns that suit you. If interested, please email emma.pirie@dancebase.co.uk outlining briefly how you demonstrate the five attributes in the ‘about you’ section below.  

Tasks include (but not limited to)  
 
Promoting shows directly to the public 

- Working mostly in front of Dance Base and on the Grassmarket and talking to people about the Dance Base programme  

Distribution of promotional material

- Distributing Dance Base print to and within our partner venues, including local cafes and bars.

Display around the Dance Base building
 

- Help to ensure that the pend area is fully up to date with show posters, and reviews as they come in
- Ensure that mini guides always available in front of Dance Base  

Marketing support

Provide additional support to the marketing and communications team as required through the festival 

About you:
You'll have an interest in dance
You’ll love meeting new people 
You'll love the buzz of the festivals
You'll be willing to turn you hand to whatever needs doing
You'll share our values: inclusive, collaborative, brave and responsible 

We'll give you:
Real living wage salary and a flexible working schedule  
Free access to all Dance Base shows
A supportive team environment and our commitment to best practice working  
Opportunities to network with dance artists and international presenters and promoters 

Immediate start

Creative Scotland
Supported by Edinburgh
Supported by the City of Edinburgh Council
Living Wage