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Start Date: 12/11/2019

Job Title: Cashier

Location: Hunter Square, Edinburgh

Salary: £550 Per Week 

Department: Bar

Reporting to: Bar Manager

Company Profile 

Underbelly is a UK based live entertainment company. Our vents and festivals division operate one of the largest operations at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, selling over 460,000 tickets for over 200 shows, in 22 venues over 25 days in 2018. 

2019 marks the eleventh year of Underbelly Festival on the Southbank - one of the biggest multi-arts offerings in London and London’s original pop-up festival, with over 140 shows programmed over 6 months on the South Bank. 

Underbelly also produces Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Edinburgh’s Christmas, Christmas in Leicester Square, Underbelly Festival in Hong Kong and West End Live in Trafalgar Square for Westminster City Council and the Society of London Theatre. 

In 2018 Underbelly sold over 1.5 million tickets to their various events. 

Purpose of The Role

Underbelly is looking for a full time Cashier for the duration of this years Edinburgh’s Christmas Festival.

You'll be working primarily to reconcile and bank all our takings. You'll also be entering this information along with invoices and delivery notes into spreadsheets. However, as always in a festival environment you could be asked to do other things and help around the office.

Dates of employment are approximately 12/11/2019 – 10/01/2020

Person Specification

You will need to have extensive cash handling experience, be flexible and have excellent IT skills, particularly with Excel spreadsheets. Your knowledge of Excel should be beyond a standard office user, you will understand how to create and adjust Macros. You will be a good team player but be able to work independently.

Please note that due to the large number of applicants, we will only be able to contact those selected for interview.

Terms and Conditions

This role is a fixed term contract, from the 12th of November 2019 – 10th of January 2020 inclusive.  You should be available to work for the full period on a full-time basis.  Pre festival, we work to a 5 day week however we work to a 6 day week during the festival, so you can expect 1 day off a week.  The exact time frame of this change will be agreed with the Operations manager in advance. 

Pay for this role is £100 per day.  This will be paid fortnightly for the duration of the contract.  You will need to be over 18 and find your own accommodation within Edinburgh as we do not provide any staff accommodation. You have to commit to working New Year's Eve daytime and evening. You will be required to work Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


To apply, please head to our online application portal here

Underbelly is committed to reducing its environmental impacts in its everyday operations. We are also committed to maintaining the open-access policy of Underbelly. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We expect employees to support these commitments and to assist in their realisation.

We regret that we will only be able to reply to shortlisted candidates.
Underbelly strives to be an equal opportunities employer.

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