Dovecot Gallery is recruiting casual staff to provide support to the Front of House at Dovecot Gallery and Tapestry Studio, acting as the first point of contact for customers and visitors. We are looking for people who can work flexibly, with usual hours being between 9am-6pm Monday-Saturday. On Sundays (excluding during August) Dovecot closes to the public but is open for events and private hire.

The post holder will be responsible for providing customer service, and high quality support to the Front of House Coordinator and the Events Manager, on events and hospitality, commercial activities, building and facilities management. The role will include invigilating exhibitions, selling tickets, working in the retail outlet, working at events and ensuring the building is presentable and accessible for visitors at all times.

Dovecot Gallery is a landmark centre for contemporary art, craft and design built around the international Dovecot Tapestry Studio. Housed in a converted Victorian baths building in the heart of Edinburgh, Dovecot programmes, commissions and produces exhibitions and events for audiences and clients who share a passion for making and the creative arts. 

Experience working in an arts venue is desirable but not essential.

Location: Edinburgh 
Salary: Casual (zero hours contract) £8.91/hour
Reports to: Front of House Coordinator 
Days: Flexible cover shifts, incl. evenings and weekends. 

Please send your CV and a covering note via email

Closing date: Tuesday 11th May.

Zoom Interviews will be held on Friday 14th May.


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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot Studios will reopen to the public on Monday 26 April 2021

Opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12-3pm
Sat: 10am-5pm


Pinks at Dovecot

Mon-Sat: 10am-4pm